12 - Kali Carter
Kali Carter
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, Ind.
High School: Columbus East
Position: OH
AS A SENIOR (2004): For the second consecutive season, named to the "All-Horizon League" first team...set career-highs with 32 kills and 30 digs in the team's four-game win over Western Illinois in the Butler Invitational...the 32 kills set a new Butler single-match mark...had double-figure kills in 24 matches...posted double-digit digs on 21 occasions...had 18 double-doubles...led the team and finished second in the conference with an average of 4.57 kills per game...her 3.55 digs per game were second on the team and fifth in the league...finished eighth in the circuit in service aces...added 39 aces, 39 blocks, 43 assists and a .227 hitting percentage...earned league weekly honors for the week of Nov. 1...finished in the top four in both career kills and digs.

AS A JUNIOR (2003): Earned first-team "All-Horizon League" honors following the 2003 season...one of only four Horizon League performers to rank in the Top Ten in kills, digs and points...recorded both her 1,000th career kill and 1,000th career dig during the season...her 4.06 kpg led the Bulldogs and ranked fourth in the league...finished the season sixth in the league and second on the Butler roster with 3.74 dpg...her 507 total kills (fourth) and 467 total digs (seventh) rank her among Butler's single-season leaders...hit .222, while adding 44 assists, 32 service aces and 51 total blocks...led the Bulldogs with 567.5 total points...started all 32 matches, while being one of only two Bulldogs to appear in all 125 games in 2003...recorded double figures in kills in 29 of the team's 32 matches...posted 24 double-doubles (kills and digs)...posted three consecutive 20-20 performances (vs. Purdue, Wright State and Youngstown State)...set new career highs with 24 kills against Wright State Oct. 3 and 26 digs against Youngstown State Nov. 7...her 83 attacks against UW-Green Bay Oct. 17 were the third-highest total for a single match in Butler history...earned All-Tournament honors in Butler's three regular season tournaments, including being named MVP of the University of New Orleans Invitational, which the Bulldogs won.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2002): Was a constant presence both offensively and defensively, ranking in the top of nearly every category for the Bulldogs...started in all 35 games at the outside hitter position...averaged a team-best 3.17 kills per game and her 2.82 digs per game ranked second on the team...recorded double figures in kills on 24 occassions...tallied 20 or more kills three times...her 22 kills against Youngstown State marked a new career high...collected double figures in digs 18 times...tied a career high with 20 digs against Montana State...ranked second on the team with 33 aces...served up a season-high three aces against UIC...hit a season-best .444(11-3-18) against Providence...averaged 0.36 blocks per game...her five block assists and five total blocks against Cleveland State each set new career highs.

AS A FRESHMAN (2001): Played in 20 matches and 74 games...missed five matches due to an illness...came on as Butler's top freshman, leading the newcomers in many offensive and defensive categories...was cited to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...averaged 2.27 kills per game, which ranked third on the team...her 2.78 digs per game ranked second among her teammates...recorded 22 service aces on the season...averaged 0.31 blocks per game....recorded double figures in kills 10 times...her 14 kills against Austin Peay set a season high...hit a blistering .571 (13-1-21) against North Carolina State...served up a season-high four aces against Saint Louis...notched seven double-doubles on the year...her 20 digs against UIC set a new season-high...tallied double figures in digs 11 times...recorded two or more total blocks on seven occasions.

AT COLUMBUS EAST HIGH: Was a two-sport standout...two-time all-state member...a three-time All-Hoosier Hills Conference member...earned a place on the all-area team during her junior and senior years...accumulated more than 1000 kills, 900 digs, 100 aces and 200 total blocks throughout her prep career...cited to the academic all-state team...played with the Circle City Volleyball Club, guiding her team to a second place finish in the 1999 USA Junior National Volleyball Championships, a fifth place finish in the 2000 Championships and a third place finish in the 2001 Championships ...as the center for the basketball team, she led her team in scoring during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born June 17, 1983...daughter of Mike and Trena Carter...sociology major.