All-conference selections Young and Manning lead Mustangs into final matches
Mustangs and Golden Hurricane square off for third time this season
Caroline Young leads the Mustangs into crucial matches versus intrastate rivals
Mustangs can clinch a spot in the C-USA Championships this weekend
SAAC to sponsor Pack the House at Sunday's match
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2013 (Jr.): Played in 75 sets over 26 matches with six starts...Recorded 97 digs on the year with a season-best 10 against San Francisco (9/13)...Had three kills in two different matches...Notched an ace in two matches against Lamar and Grambling State.
2012 (So.): Played in 98 sets over 30 matches with 15 starts...Had 105 kills, scoring a career-high 10 twice, against Cal State Fullerton (8/25) and against Wichita State (9/6)...Also had 10 digs against CS-Fullerton for her first double-double...Fifth on the team with 142 digs...Had a career-high 13 digs at Rice (9/28), and recorded 11 digs at Tulsa (9/19)...Also recorded 26 blocks with 10 service aces and 12 assists...Scored four aces twice, against Charleston Southern (8/24) and at Houston (9/30)...Posted a career-high five blocks at UCF (10/5).
2011 (Fr.): Played in 42 sets over 20 matches with four starts...Had 44 kills, averaging 1.05 per set...Recorded 40 digs...Also had 17 blocks with three assists and one ace...Recorded season-highs with 11 kills and eight digs at UTEP.
High School: Three-year letter winner for head coach Ashleigh Alhfinger at Cypress Woods High School... Named to AVCA Under Armour All-America Second Team as a senior...Led Cypress Woods to three-straight District Championships and a Regional Championship in 2010...Earned All-District Honors in 2009 and 2010...Named to the Junior Olympics All-Tournament Team in 2009 as a member of the Boomers Volleyball Club...Earned Academic All-State honors as a senior...Team Captain...Also lettered in track.
Personal: Full name is Carla Sherise Armstrong...Daughter of Lahcen and Connie Armstrong...Father is an officer in the United States Coast Guard...Grandfather, Louis Armstrong, played football at Oregon State...Has an older brother, Christopher Lee...Her biggest thrill in sports is exceeding expectations as an underdog against an opponent...Her favorite thing about SMU is the resources offered to excel in athletics and academics...Her favorite athlete is Usain Bolt...Her favorite foods are baked salmon and prime rib...Major is mechanical engineering.