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Carly Schnieder
Carly  Schnieder


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Mother of Mercy



  • 2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2018 AVCA Top Flight Honoree
  • 2018 CCSA All-Academic Team
  • 2018 USA Volleyball Collegiate Championship Qualifier
  • 2018 NCSA All-American Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Year

  • 2018
  • Went 19-8 in duals in the No. 3 position (21-10 overall), including a team-best 8-1 record against conference rivals with teammate Julia Mannisto.
  • Of their 21 total wins, nine came against AVCA top-20 opponents.
  • Their 21 total wins rank sixth in program history for a single season. After two full season together, Schnieder and Mannisto are now the winningest pair in program history (with 43 wins).
  • Paired with Katie Smith in the opening weekend of the season, and went 2-1 with wins over Florida State and FAU.
  • Signature wins over Georgia State (3x), LSU, Hawai'i, Grand Canyon and FIU.
  • Qualified for the USA Volleyball Collegiate Championship.
  • Earned the NCSA All-American Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Year, the first college beach volleyball student-athlete to be recognized.

  • 2017
  • Had a career year, winning 22 matches with teammate Julia Mannisto. The duo went 12-4 in the threes pair, 9-6 in the fours and 1-0 in the fives.
  • Tied for the most wins in program history by a freshman.
  • Mannisto and Schnieder helped clinch the team's come-from-behind 3-2 victory over No. 11 FIU to open the season, as they won their match at the threes in three sets.
  • As a pair, the two won four matches against teams ranked in the AVCA Top-15 coaches poll.

  • Won the AAU National Championship with Gamecock teammate Katie Smith in the summer of 2016
  • Also won the USA Beach Volleyball National Championship with Smith in the summer of '16.
  • Southwest District first team honoree.
  • First-team GGCL.
  • Plays club volleyball with Ohio Valley Beach Volleyball Academy for coach Rob Long.
  • Won the U18 club national championship with OVBVA and teammate Katie Smith, and was an AVCA High School beach volleyball honorable mention All-American.

  • Daughter of John and Gwen Schnieder.
  • Mother played volleyball at Xavier, and cousins Brent and Garrett Celek are NFL players.
  • Pharmaceutical Studies major.
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