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Ally Carey

Ally Carey

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Position: Midfield
Hometown: Bel Air, Md.
College: Vanderbilt '12
Height: 5'7"
Birthday: 7/23/1990

Teammates on Carey

Brings a “freshness” to the team…tremendously skilled on the draw…extremely tough player, goes hard all the time…has the height and stick strength to come down with the ball on the draw…powerful when driving to the cage…very in tune with the system and her teammates and executes very well.

U.S. Team

  • Gold medalist at 2013 FIL World Cup in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Led team with 22 draw controls and added four goals and two assists at 2013 World Cup
  • Gold medalist at 2007 FIL U19 World Cup in Canada
  • U.S. National Team (2011-13)
  • U.S. U19 National Team (2007)

College

  • IWLCA All-America first team (2010-12)
  • All-ALC first team (2010-12)
  • Tewaaraton Award nominee (2011-12)
  • Finished career as Commodores career leader in ground balls (166) and draw controls (263)
  • Rranks among Vanderbilt’s all-time top six in goals, assists, points, and caused turnovers.
  • As a senior in 2012, led Vanderbilt in goals (29), points (39), draw controls (80) and caused turnovers (20)
  • As a junior in 2011, led team in ground balls (60), draw controls (59) and caused turnovers (32)
  • As a sophomore in 2010, led Commodores in ground balls (49), draw controls (63) and caused turnovers (42), while ranking second in assists (26) and points (66)
  • As a freshman in 2009, led team in draw controls (61) and ranked second in points (53) and ground balls (32)
Year GP-GS G A PTS GB DC CT
2012 15-15 32 10 42 23 80 20
2011 16-16 29 11 40 60 59 32
2010 18-18 40 26 66 49 63 42
2009 16-16 31 22 53 32 61 16
Total 65-65 132 69 201 165 263 110

Getting to Know...

  • Nickname: AC
  • Other sports played in high school: Soccer
  • Favorite lacrosse player: Jen Adams
  • Favorite athlete from another sport: Mia Hamm
  • Best advice received from a coach: Hustle on every inch of the field
  • Strengths as a player: My competitive edge – it makes me fight to get the ball back.
  • Game-day ritual: Visualize the draw
  • What do you wish you knew earlier as a lacrosse player: Using my left hand playing defense – it’s easier to force your opponent to her weak side.
  • Tip for young players: We all make mistakes. It’s what you do after a mistake that matters.
  • Best lacrosse moment: Beating Duke my senior year.

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