18 Candace Carey
18 Candace Carey
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr
Hometown: Charlottesville
High School: Albemarle
Position: MF
Major: Double: Biology and Art
gp 19
p 39
g 30
a 9
  • "I made VWC my top choice because I wanted to play lacrosse and I felt very comfortable on my visit."
  • Selected VWC over Drexel University, Maryland Institute College of Art, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia Tech

VWC Season Highlights

2014

  • Ranked fourth for the Marlins in goals scored with 20
  • Scored four goals in a 12-10 win at Meredith College
  • Recorded five draw control wins against Sweet Briar College and again versus Christopher Newport University
  • Picked up eight ground balls during an 11-7 victory over Bridgewater College

2013

  • Scored three goals in a 19-2 win over Hollins University
  • Picked up four ground balls in a 19-5 win over Centenary College

2012

  • Scored 10 goals and picked up 15 ground balls
  • Recorded two goals in a 14-7 win over Randolph-Macon College and two in a 19-2 win over Hollins University

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Three-time Dean's List honoree
  • Posted a 4.00 GPA Winter '13 and Winter '14

Prep Accolades

  • Competed in lacrosse, field hockey, and indoor track
  • Lacrosse co-captain
  • Commonwealth District All-Academic Award
  • Third leading scorer
  • Compiled the third most checks in a season

Personal

  • Daughter of Donna and Charles Carey; mother attended the Fashion Institute of Technology and father attended Virginia Union University
  • Has two siblings, Alexis and Justin. Alexis attends Virginia Tech.
  • Favorites include the book series "The Uglies" and "The Crucible," the movie "The Little Mermaid," and the TV series "Bones" and "That 70's Show"
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "Funny, outrageous, caring, hard worker, artistic."
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "Meeting and getting to know people who are so well rounded. I love the feeling of having a team. Athletes have drive, devotion, and a deep sense of what it means to have heart."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "My overall understanding of the game and my sense for the field."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "I hope to play to my best potential as often as I can."
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "I would spend the day on a ship with Red Bear the pirate because who wouldn't want to see what its like to be a pirate."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "Shark Week because I would love to be able to dive with sharks."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I am sitting in Milan eating gelato on a break from working on a new illustration."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "The power to fly, I could go where I wanted, whenever. It's something I've always wished I could do."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I hate grapes."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "Give more than what you ask for."
Recent Games
Apr 10 at Roanoke L, 18-6
Apr 12 Meredith W, 16-12
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 15-10
Apr 18 Shenandoah L, 17-16
Apr 25 at Shenandoah W, 11-8
Apr 29 at Randolph-Macon L, 14-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 10
Points 39 26
Goals 30 20
Assists 9 6
Shots 80 54
Shooting percentage 37.5 37.0
Shots on goal 47 32
Shots on goal percentage 58.8 59.3
Free position goals-shots 8-24 6-18
Ground balls 32 18
Draw controls 33 20
Turnovers 56 32
Caused turnovers 17 12
Fouls 3 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 14 at St. Mary's (Md.) L, 18-12 1 0 1 0-1 3 1 4 0 3 33.3 1 33.3
Mar 2 vs. Ferrum W, 16-7 1 0 1 0-0 2 4 1 2 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 4 Neumann W, 14-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 9 Hilbert W, 19-0 2 1 3 0-0 2 3 0 1 5 40.0 3 60.0
Mar 11 at Chris. Newport L, 17-4 3 0 3 1-2 0 1 4 0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Mar 14 at Randolph W, 15-2 3 0 3 0-3 4 0 5 5 7 42.9 6 85.7
Mar 18 at Lynchburg L, 13-11 3 0 3 2-3 1 0 3 1 6 50.0 5 83.3
Mar 21 Guilford L, 11-10 2 0 2 0-2 4 1 3 1 8 25.0 4 50.0
Mar 23 at Marymount (Va.) W, 10-8 1 1 2 0-1 2 2 3 1 2 50.0 2 100.0
Mar 28 at Washington and Lee L, 11-9 0 0 0 0-1 1 2 4 0 3 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 1 Sweet Briar W, 18-12 5 2 7 3-5 0 5 1 0 8 62.5 6 75.0
Apr 4 Hollins W, 19-2 1 3 4 0-1 3 4 3 2 5 20.0 3 60.0
Apr 7 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 10-8 3 1 4 1-1 1 2 2 1 6 50.0 4 66.7
Apr 10 at Roanoke L, 18-6 1 0 1 0-1 0 2 3 0 6 16.7 1 16.7
Apr 12 Meredith W, 16-12 1 1 2 0-1 3 1 5 1 4 25.0 1 25.0
Apr 15 Randolph-Macon L, 15-10 1 0 1 0-0 2 2 4 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 18 Shenandoah L, 17-16 1 0 1 0-1 2 2 4 2 4 25.0 2 50.0
Apr 25 at Shenandoah W, 11-8 1 0 1 1-1 1 0 1 0 4 25.0 3 75.0
Apr 29 at Randolph-Macon L, 14-3 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 4 0 1 0.0 0 0.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 16 8 10 2 12 0-1 15 7 12 7 20 50.0 16 80.0
2012-13 15 6 10 2 12 4-8 23 21 20 11 29 34.5 19 65.5
2013-14 16 16 20 0 20 6-14 37 27 46 10 48 41.7 40 83.3
2014-15 19 19 30 9 39 8-24 32 33 56 17 80 37.5 47 58.8
Total 66 49 70 13 83 18-47 107 88 134 45 177 39.5 122 68.9
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 19 30 9 39 8-24 32 33 56 17 80 37.5 47 58.8
Conference 10 10 20 6 26 6-18 18 20 32 12 54 37.0 32 59.3
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 13 7 20 3-10 16 19 22 7 36 36.1 20 55.6
Away 10 10 16 2 18 5-14 14 10 33 8 42 38.1 26 61.9
Neutral 1 1 1 0 1 0-0 2 4 1 2 2 50.0 1 50.0
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Wins 10 10 18 9 27 5-13 18 22 23 13 44 40.9 29 65.9
Losses 9 9 12 0 12 3-11 14 11 33 4 36 33.3 18 50.0
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February 1 1 1 0 1 0-1 3 1 4 0 3 33.3 1 33.3
March 9 9 15 2 17 3-12 16 14 25 11 38 39.5 25 65.8
April 9 9 14 7 21 5-11 13 18 27 6 39 35.9 21 53.8