School's First Coach Of The Year Since 1995
Former Mean Green Star Carnae Dillard Honored Before Match
Alumni Roster Features Four Former All-Conference Selections
Dillard made an immediate impact on her professional squad as she was voted Sweden’s Player of the Year, the highest award in the Elitserien League. She was the leader of the Elite Series with 317 points and carried that over to Elitserien league play, pacing EVS with 461 points while averaging 17.1 points per match.
The former North Texas great was a two-time Conference USA Player of the Year and earned Honorable Mention All-America honors as a senior. She tallied 2,327 kills over her four-year Mean Green career, finishing as the program’s leader in kills, attacks (6,063) and kills in a season (687).
Her prestigious career featured 53 matches of 20 or more kills, including 18 in her senior campaign, and a career-best 31 kills on four occasions. She finished third in digs with 1,426 while becoming only the second Mean Green player to be recognized as an All-America selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Dillard graduated from North Texas in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology.