Allyson Carey

Bel Air, Md.

High School:
John Carroll

Vanderbilt '12

U.S. Team

  • Gold medalist at 2007 FIL U19 World Cup in Canada
  • U.S. National Team (2011-12)
  • U.S. U19 Team (2007)
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  • IWLCA All-America first team (2010-12)
  • All-ALC first team (2010-12)
  • Tewaaraton Award nominee (2011-12)
  • As a senior in 2012, led Vanderbilt in goals, points, draw controls and caused turnovers.
  • Finished career as Commodores career leader in ground balls (166) and draw controls (263); ranks among school’s all-time top six in goals, assists, points, and caused turnovers.

Getting to know…

  • Nickname? AC
  • Other sports played in high school? soccer
  • Favorite lacrosse player? Jen Adams
  • Favorite athlete from another sport? Mia Hamm
  • Best advice received from a coach? Hustle on every inch of the field
  • Strengths as a player? My competitive edge – it makes me fight to get the ball back.
  • Game-day ritual? Visualize the draw
  • What one thing do you wish you knew before you knew it as a lacrosse player? Using my left hand playing defense – it’s easier to force your opponent to her weak side.
  • Tip for young players? We all make mistakes. It’s what you do after a mistake that matters.
  • Best lacrosse moment? Beating Duke my senior year.