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Carson Clark


Carson Clark

Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
Birth Year: 1989
Position: Opposite
Height: 6-6 (200cm)
Weight: 200 lbs (90kg)
College: UC Irvine
Joined Team: 2010


  • Member of the 2014 FIVB World League Championship team that won a gold medal. 
  • Won a gold medal at the 2013 NORCECA Continental Championship
  • Voted Most Outstanding Player of the 2012 NCAA National Championship as UC Irvine won its second title during Clark's time on the team. Named AVCA First Team All American and All-MPSF


Carson Clark
   Carson Clark attacks against Iran at the 2014 USAV Cup.
  • In 2014, won gold at the NORCECA World Championship Qualifier and played on the World Championship team
  • In 2013, played in five sets of the NORCECA Championship and was the United States’ second-leading scorer with 124 points on 104 kills, three blocks and a team-high 17 aces
  • Won gold medals with the Pan American Cup teams in 2012 and 2010
  • Has played professionally in France, Poland and Greece
  • Competed in 21 sets for the U.S. team at the World University Games in 2011
  • Was on Boys' Youth National Team that earned a silver medal at the 2006 NORCECA U19 Continental Championship
  • Won NCAA National Championships with UC Irvine in 2012 and 2009
  • Graduated from UC Irvine in 2012 with a degree in sociology
  • Considered leaving UCI after his junior year to play overseas professionally, but stayed and ended up winning his second NCAA national championship
  • Four-time AVCA All American (first team in 2012 and 2010)
  • Was selected to Volleyball Magazine’s Fab 50 while at Santa Barbara High School
  • Began playing volleyball in 2003 for the Southern California Volleyball Club

“Carson has the opportunity to become a good player that can start.” - U.S. Head Coach John Speraw in the Daily Pilot

“Everybody on the team is there to win and to represent Team USA in the best way possible. In volleyball, you can’t win with just one guy and I think that’s a good thing because you’re a little more humble. We’re hungry and ready to be the best in the world.” - Carson Clark

Related Links

U.S. Men's Update: Carson Clark Chats - USA Volleyball
Video: UC Irvine… Carson Clark Interview
Men's Volleyball: Team USA Sweeps Iran - Daily Pilot
UCI sweeps to NCAA title - Daily Pilot

Last updated Jan., 2015

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