Carissa Damler
Carissa  Damler


Brownsburg, Ind.

High School:




VB Sweeps Northwestern

Purdue earned its second sweep of Northwestern this season


VB Takes Down Illinois in 3

Purdue defeats the Fighting Illini in three sets on their home floor


Purdue Suffers First Home Loss of 2017

Purdue's streak of sets won on Belin Court is clipped at 18


VB Set to Begin B1G Play at Holloway

Purdue opens Big Ten play with Northwestern and Ohio State


Boilermakers Win Stacey Clark Classic

Purdue finishes non-conference play with sweep of Loyola (Chicago)

2016: Saw action in all 33 matches, starting 17 ... tallied 1.80 digs per set ... posted double-digit digs in six matches, including a career-best 14 vs. Howard ... dished out 40 assists, including season-best four vs. Coastal Carolina, at Notre Dame and vs. Illinois ... served up 11 aces ... made good on 95 percent of 330 serve reception chances.

2015: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 10 matches ... recorded 14 digs, one ace and one assist ... posted season-best six digs vs. Ball State ... served up an ace vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

2014: Redshirted the season.

High School: A two-time all-conference selection, garnering accolades each of her last two seasons ... earned the defensive specialist award on her Brownsburg High School team her junior and senior seasons ... led team in aces and was among the top five in the state for digs as a junior ... a four-year letterwinner under coach Bob Yeager ... a semi-state finalist in cross country as a rookie ... Honorable Mention Academic All-State selection as a senior ... a four-year honor roll member ... a two-year National Honor Society member ... plays club volleyball for the Circle City VBC.

Personal: Full name is Carissa Angeline Damler ... born June 9, 1996 ... parents are Chuck and Marie Damler ... has four sisters: Christen, Collette, Corinne and Cecilia, and one brother: C.J..

Favorite things
Favorite sweet treat: Red Velvet Cheesecake
Favorite ice cream flavor: Mint Chocolate Chip
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite sport besides volleyball: Football
Favorite sports team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Favorite Athlete: Steph Curry
Favorite TV show: Orange is the New Black Series
Favorite Movie: Les Miserables
Favorite Book: The Notebook by Nicolas Sparks
Favorite Musical Artist: Chris Brown or Wiz Khalifa
Favorite type of pizza: Pepperoni Stuffed Crust Pizza
Favorite Actor & Actress: Morgan Freeman & Rachel McAdams
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite place on campus: My bed
Favorite city: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Favorite outdoor activity:Star Gazing or Tubing
Favorite animal/furry friend: My dog, Teddy
Favorite class at Purdue: EDPS
Favorite Purdue professor:Kristie Niffenegger


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