Carnae Dillard
Carnae  Dillard
San Antonio, TX

High School:
Lady Bird Johnson HS





Volleyball Alumni Match Set For August 19

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Volleyball Announces Carnae Dillard As Assistant Coach

Former Mean Green Star Returns As Coach


Conference USA Releases Preseason Rankings for 2016

#MGVB Is Slated To Finish Sixth


All-American Dillard Signs Pro Volleyball Contract

Four-Year Standout Will Play For Engelholms Volleybollsällskap In Sweden


Dillard Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

Outside Hitter Is Second Player In Program History To Earn Top Honor


VB: North Texas vs UNC-Charlotte

VB: North Texas vs UNC-Charlotte


  • Named to the AVCA Honorable Mention All-America team, becoming only the second NT player in program history to be awarded with such an honor
  • Took a spot on the AVCA All-Southwest Region Team
  • Was Conference USA Player of the Year for the second consecutive year
  • Finished the season with program records in career kills (2,327), career attacks (6,063) and kills in a season (687 in 2015)
  • Closes out the season as the NCAA leader in kills per set (5.41) and attacks per set (13.92), while finishing second in points per set (5.86)
  • Played in 127 sets and started every match for the Mean Green
  • Five-time Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week
  • Notched a season-best 31 kills versus Rice and UTEP, tying her career best
  • Had a season-high 24 digs versus Boise State
  • Earned a spot on five all-tournament teams: Tiger Invitational, Oklahoma Nike Invitational, North Texas Invitational, Tulsa Invitational (MVP) and the Conference USA Championships
  • Moved into third-place on NT's all-time dig list versus Rice
  • Recorded a double-double in 25 of the team's 33 matches
  • Earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or better


  • Named Conference USA Player of the Year
  • Named to the C-USA all-conference first team
  • Finished the season among the NCAA's best: third in kills per set (5.39) and points per set (5.9), fourth in attacks per set (13.21) and fifth in total kills (615)
  • Currently sits in second place in NT history with 1,640 kills and third in school history with 4,295 attacks
  • Four-time C-USA Player of the Week
  • Made the all-tournament team in each of three tournament appearances (North Texsa Invitational, Mean Green Classic, Delta Zeta Classic)
  • Named as the National Player of the Week by the American Volleyball Coaches Association in week 11
  • Finished the season with 20 double-doubles, the second-most in the NCAA\
  • Played in 114 of the team's 118 total sets
  • Recorded a career-best 4 aces versus Marshall
  • Notched a season-high 30 kills versus Northwestern State
  • Tallied 23 digs at Middle Tennessee, a season high


  • Named to C-USA all-conference first team
  • Currently sits in fifth place in NT history with 1,025 career kills
  • Named to the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup (hosted by the Univ. of Houston) All-Tournament team
  • Had team and season-high 28 kills against Idaho on .407 attack percentage (third highest of her career)
  • Finished first on the team with 522.5 points
  • Finished the season with 18 double-doubles
  • Made All-Tournament team at the North Texas Invitational
  • Led NT in attacks and kills and is second in aces
  • Tied her career high in kills with 31 against Marshall
  • Had two 26-dig performances
  • Set a new career high with 75 attacks against Southern Miss
  • Registered a career-high 5 assists versus UTA


  • SBC Freshman of the Year
  • SBC First-Team All-Conference and All-Sun Belt Tournament selection as a freshman
  • Second in the league in kills per set with 4.09
  • Two-time SBC Player of the Week
  • Tied for ninth all-time in NT history in kills in a single match with 31 against Troy
  • Twice tied for third all-time in total attacks in a match with 74 at UALR and against Troy
  • Single-season record holder for total attacks with 1513 on the year
  • Reached fourth all-time in single-season kills with 552 and first all-time among freshmen
  • Only Division I player with over 550 kills, 275 digs and 90 blocks in 2012

Lady Bird Johnson High School

  • PrepVolleyball.com High School All-American
  • 2011 Texas Sportswriters Association 5A Player of the Year 
  • Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) All-State selection
  • San Antonio Express-News Player of the Year 
  • TGCA All-Star Game participant
  • PrepVolleyball.com "Senior Ace" (nation's top 150 high school seniors)
  • District 26-5A MVP
  • Racked up 738 kills, 650 digs, 81.5 blocks and 41 aces as a senior 
  • Led Johnson to its first UIL State Tournament and posted 23 kills in the state semifinal match
  • 30 kills and six blocks over Reagan punched Johnson's ticket to state 
  • Was a member of the 2011-12 Under Armour All-America Watch List 


  • Most highly-decorated signee in program history
  • Daughter of Dawn and Carl Dillard; has one brother, Donta

North Texas Mean Green