Peyton McCarthy

#17 Peyton McCarthy

Pos. MH
Ht. 6-1
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
High School Seton

2017: Appeared in 23 matches in her freshman year at Valpo, seeing action in 48 sets ... hit at a .268 clip with 78 kills (1.62/set) and 16 blocks ... had breakout match Sept. 15 at Western Illinois, hitting .545 as she tallied six kills on just 11 swings without an error ... registered seven kills and four blocks Sept. 23 versus Drake ... hit .545 with seven kills at Southern Illinois Sept. 25 ... set season highs with nine kills (on .600 hitting) and six blocks in Nov. 1 win at Chicago State ... match against the Cougars kicked off a month of November in which she averaged 2.20 kills/set on .333 hitting ... racked up eight kills against Illinois State Nov. 3 ... helped Valpo to win over Bradley in straight sets Nov. 4, matching season high with nine kills on .438 hitting ... closed regular season with six-kill effort in win over Southern Illinois Nov. 18.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Saints ... earned All-League honors in each of her four seasons, including First Team accolades as a senior ... led league in kills in each of her final two seasons ... also received All-City and All-District accolades ... named to the PrepVolleyball Frosh 59 list and was an Honorable Mention member of the Soph 79 ... also a member of the AVCA Under Armour Phenom list ... played club volleyball for NKYVC ... named tournament MVP at the USA Volleyball National Championships in the summer of 2016, helping lead NKYVC to the national title ... also played one year of basketball and was the league's leading rebounder.

Personal: Daughter of Chris and Rose McCarthy ... major is education.