Hometown/Residence: Bonsall, Calif.
Birth Year: 1989
College/Major/Grad Year: University of California-Berkeley/Social Welfare/July 2011
Joined Team: January 2011
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2012 - Pan American Cup (Gold). 2011 – Pan American Games (Bronze).
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2012 – Started one match and played in nine sets during the Pan American Cup…Tallied 17 running sets versus Colombia in only start of the Pan Am Cup, which included three kills on six errorless attacks and four blocks for seven points. 2011 – Started four of five matches at Pan American Games in helping the U.S. win the bronze medal…averaged 4.67 assists, 1.17 points and 0.50 blocks per set while converting six of nine errorless attacks for kills at Pan American Games.
OTHER USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Led U.S. Women’s National A2 Team to the gold medal at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships and selected to the all-tournament team…Became first player to become a three-time selection for the U.S. Women’s National A2 Program. 2009 – Named all-tournament at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships after leading her USA A2 squad to the bronze medal. 2008 – Helped her USA A2 squad to the gold medal at the USA Volleyball Open National Championships, earning all-tournament in the process.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 - Named American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division I Player of the Year and All-America First-Team after leading University of California-Berkeley to a runner-up finish in the NCAA Division I Women's National Championship...Became second-player in school history to receive three AVCA All-America honors...Set the Golden Bears to a 30-4 overall record...Ranked eighth nationally in assist average at 11.83, leading to a team .308 team attack efficiency...Added averages of 2.52 digs, 1.08 blocks and 0.97 kills per set...Ranks second in school history and sixth in the Pac-10 with 5,697-career assists and is the third setter to reach at least 1,000-career digs. 2009 - Received her second AVCA All-America Second Team selection...Named to the NCAA Gainesville Regional All-Tournament team...Recorded nine double-double matches (assists and digs) and set the eighth-best single-season mark for assists at Cal with 1,371...Led the team with 11.24 aps (fifth in the Pac-10 and 23rd in the country) and was second in digs with 2.33 per set. 2008 - Selected to the AVCA All-America Second Team...Named to the All-Pac-10 team and the AVCA All-Pacific Region Team... Selected for Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention...Led the team and ranked third in the nation with 12.00 assists per set, while her 1,392 assists ranked sixth in Cal's all-time single season records...Second on the team with 281 digs (2.42 dps) and third on the team in service aces (17). 2007 - Earned Pac-10 All-Freshman team honors as she led the Bears in total assists with 1,550 (second-best Cal all-time single-season total) and a 12.81 assist per set average...Appeared in 34 matches and all but two of Cal's 121 sets as a true freshman...Finished the season fourth on the team in total blocks with 111 and logged seven double-double matches.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE: Led her club team, Epic 18-I (Poway, Calif.) to a bronze finish at the 2006 USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships and was named 2007 USAV Girls' Junior National Championship all-tournament...Helped club team to a fifth-place finish at the 2005 USA Volleyball Junior National Championships and a seventh-place finish in the 2007 event, both times earning all-tournament… Started playing club volleyball in 1999 with Vintage-Temecula…Named PrepVolleyball.com Fab 50 Selection for four straight years while playing for Fallbrook High School in Fallbrook, Calif...Named 2005 CIF Player of the Year, 2006 CIF Player of the Year, 2006 San Diego Division I CIF Player of the Year and the 2007 San Diego Division I CIF Player of the Year as the starting setter at Fallbrook....Selected 2006 and 2007 North County Player of the Year and Avocado League MVP...Named Fallbrook High School Female Athlete of the Year for 2006-07...2006 San Diego Hall of Champions Inductee...2007 Andi Collins Outstanding Setter Award...Also a standout track athlete as she was a CIF and state qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles and the long jump, and was the 1998 Long Jump National Champion.
PERSONAL: Born Carli Ellen Lloyd on Aug. 6, 1989, in Fallbrook, Calif.…Mother’s name is Cindy Lloyd…Father deceased and raised by uncle Galen Tomlinson…Has Brother is Doug Lloyd (1986) and sister is Coral Lloyd (1984)…Grandfather Doug Tomlinson was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians (1950)…Uncle Galen Tomlinson was part of the show American Gladiators (1987-1994) as the character “Turbo.”…Loves to eat and favorite foods are pizza, chicken parmesan, caesar salad and sushi…Favorite books are any mystery and romance novels…Favorite music categories are country, hip-hop, R&B…Favorite movie is The Notebook among a long list of them…Favorite actress is Rachel McAdams and favorite actor is Johnny Depp…Favorite professional team is the San Diego Chargers (NFL)…Favorite athlete is Steve Prefontaine…Hobbies include reading, working with children, exercise/working out, spending time at the beach…Most admired people are “my uncle Galen Tomlinson and my mom because each of them have sacrificed a lot to be very good parents. They are extremely supportive and loving and always do what is best for the family. I hope that one day I can be half of the mother my mom is and I hope to be admired as much as my uncle is by everyone around him. They each make me aspire to be a better person, but in different ways and I love and respect both of them very much.”…Happiest moment in her volleyball life was “beating University of Southern California to advance to the 2010 NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship match.”
Last Updated: Dec. 5, 2012