News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.
Cramer Takes Gold; Nichol, Jones Earn Bronze in Dallas.
Cramer, Drews, Jones, Nichol set to train, compete in Dallas in June.
Four players have previous USA Volleyball A2 Program experience.
Volleyball players up Purdue's tally to 52 honorees and nine on the freshman team.
2013: Honorable Mention AVCA All-Northeast Region selection ... Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, Sept. 24 ... Academic All-Big Ten ... averaged a team-best 3.98 digs per set, ranking 10th on the season Top 10 list ... pulled up 493 digs, ranking eighth on the season Top 10 ... served up a team-high 32 aces, including a career-best four at USF ... ranked fifth in the Big Ten in overall digs per set and fourth during conference play (4.14) as well as sixth in overall aces per set (0.26) ... tallied double-digit digs 30 times, including 20 or more five times, while leading the Boilers on 30 occasions ... dished out 113 assists (0.91 per set) and made good on 95 percent of her serve reception chances ... helped the Boilers to a hitting percentage of .250 or better in 15 matches, including .300 or better in 12 contests ... moved into second place on Purdue's all-time digs list with 1,811 and fourth in career digs per set (3.49) ... named to the Golden Dome Invitational all-tournament team ... member of the U.S. Women's National Team A2 Program during summer 2013 and won the gold medal as part of Team White.
2012: Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection ... Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, Sept. 24 ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started 33 matches, averaging a team-best 4.23 digs per set and serving up a team-high 36 aces, averaging 0.29 per set, ranking seventh in the Big Ten ... led the team in digs 26 times ... ranked fourth in the Big Ten in both overall and conference play digs per set (4.15) ... recorded 1,000th career dig vs. Michigan, Sept. 22, becoming the 15th Boilermaker to acheive the feat ... tallied double-digit digs in 29 matches, including 20 or more nine times ... posted her first career double-double with a 12 assist, 21 dig effort vs. Jacksonville State; also managed a double-double with 11 assists and 20 digs at No. 9 Nebraska ... pulled up career-high tying 30 digs against Rice, Aug. 31 ... dished out 118 assists (0.95 per set) ... made good on 96 percent of her serve reception chances ... ranks fourth in career digs 1,318 ... named to the Big Ten/Big East Challenge and Tiger Classic all-tournament teams.
2011: Preseason All-Big Ten selection ... Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 10 matches, starting seven at libero, before having season-ending shoulder surgery ... averaged 2.70 digs per set, second most on the team ... tallied double-digit digs three times ... led team in digs against Baylor, Western Carolina and Ball State ... made good on 97 percent of her 122 serve reception attempts ... served up 12 aces, including two or more five times ... dished out 20 assists ... put down a kill against Denver.
2010: Academic All-Big Ten ... Saw action in 35 matches, starting 32 at libero ... posted a team-leading 3.97 digs per set, ranking eighth among Big Ten players ... tallied 4.05 digs per set in conference play, ranking seventh in the league ... pulled up 524 digs, ranking sixth on the Purdue season list ... registered double-digit digs on 29 occasions, including 20 or more seven times and a career-best 30 at Minnesota ... became the ninth player in Purdue history to reach the 30-dig milestone in a match ... led the team in digs on 29 occasions ... served up 14 aces, including a career-best three against Tulane ... dished out 79 assists ... made good on 96 percent of serve reception opportunities ... put down six kills from the back row ... named to Pitt Invitational all-tournament team.
2009: Saw action in 30 matches, starting in 17 of them...posted double-digit digs in five matches...averaged 1.72 digs per set for the season...registered a .951 serve receive percentage with 450 receptions on 473 attempts.
High School: A three-time all-conference selection, earning honorable mention accolades as a sophomore and first team honors her final two seasons ... selected as the Martinsville Reporter Times Player of the Year and listed on PrepVolleyball.com's list of Defensive Dandies as a junior ... named as a 4A Indiana All-Star and an IHSAA Student-Athlete Role Model as a senior ... a member of Martinsville's state championship as a freshman and sectional title team her sophomore year under coach Roxie Chapman ... named team co-MVP as a junior and senior ... played club volleyball for the Circle City Volleyball Club, which won the 2009 National Junior Classic title as she earned MVP honors ... earned all-conference honors as a sophomore on the basketball team ... named as the basketball team's MVP and Offensive Player of the Year as a senior, while earning the Elks Outstanding Female Athlete award ... won the sectional tennis title as a junior ... the tennis team's Co-MVP her last two years.
Personal: Given name is Carly Lynn Cramer ... born May 7, 1991 ... parents are Bill and Cindy Cramer ... has three sisters: Lori, Jill and Sara, who plays volleyball at St. Joseph's College ... major is food science.