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- United States
- Birth Date
- Birth Place
- California, USA
- 180 cm
- 75 kg
Hometown: Bonsall, California
High School: Fallbrook High School (Fallbrook, California)
College: University of California-Berkeley/Social Welfare/July 2011
2016 Olympic Games (Bronze Medal)
Bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic Games
Started all 19 matches of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League and led Team USA to gold
Set Team USA to the 2015 Pan American Cup gold medal and was the leading setter in running set average at 6.27 per set
Named the 2015 Most Valuable Player at the Pan American Games
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:
2018 - FIVB Volleyball Nations League
2017 - FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Place) ... USA Volleyball Cup vs Brazil ... FIVB World Grand Champions Cup (Bronze)
2016 - FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze)
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs China...Pan American Cup (Gold)...Pan American Games (Gold).
2012 - Pan American Cup (Gold)
2011 – Pan American Games (Bronze).
DID YOU KNOW
Joined U.S. Women's National Team in January 2011
Started four of five matches at 2011 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
Her uncle Galen Tomlinson, who was Turbo in the 1980s television series American Gladiator, was her mentor and coach in both volleyball and track and field in her youth. After the passing of Lloyd’s father when she was four years old, Tomlinson moved in shortly afterwards and came to be a father figure for her. To read more about the relationship, click here
Led U.S. Women’s National A2 Team to the gold medal at the 2010 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
Named all-tournament at the 2009 USA Volleyball Open National Championships after leading her USA A2 squad to the bronze medal.
Helped her USA A2 squad to the gold medal at the 2008 USA Volleyball Open National Championships, earning all-tournament in the process.
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
Captured three all-tournament honors in final three seasons of competing in the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships
Grandfather Doug Tomlinson was a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians
Siblings are brother Doug and sister Coral
Started playing volleyball in 2000 while in sixth grade
Carli Lloyd's Favorites
Food: Loves to enjoy a good meal, and loves a lot of different types of food. Her mom's homecooking is wonderful to come home to after being overseas for awhile. Homemade chips, guacamole and tacos :) ... Book: The Noticer ... Music Type: I Like to Mix it Up ... Movie The Notebook ... Actress/Actor: Rachel McAdams and Johnny Depp ... Athlete: Steve Prefontaine. "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." - Kerri Walsh Jennings
Hobbies and Interests: Reading/learning about how I can be better. Writing. Connecting with friends/family. Playing with my nieces and nephews. Playing beach volleyball. Being in nature.
Most Admired Person: My mom and uncle because "they are the best parents I could have ever asked for."
Happiest Moment in Life: "In my volleyball life my happiest moment was finding out I would be traveling to the 2016 Olympics."