Claire McElheny 14
Claire McElheny

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Westfield, Ind.

High School:
Brebeuf Prep

Height:
6-2

Position:
RS


01/21/2013

2012 Michigan Volleyball Roster

2012 Michigan Volleyball Roster

12/13/2012

Postgame Quotes: #3 Texas 3, Michigan 2 - NCAA Tournament Semifinals

Postgame Quotes: #3 Texas 3, Michigan 2 - NCAA Tournament Semifinals

12/13/2012

U-M's Magical Run to Final Four Ends with Five-Set Loss to Texas

Volleyball's Magical Run to Final Four Ends with Loss to Texas

12/12/2012

Final Four Notebook: Meet the Media, Practice at KFC Yum! Center

Volleyball Final Four Notebook: Meet the Media, Practice at Yum!

12/09/2012

Bound for Final Four: U-M Upends No. 2 Stanford in Regional Final

Bound for Final Four: Volleyball Beats Stanford in Regional Final

12/08/2012

Volleyball Team Reacts to Making Final Four

Wolverine players comment on clinching a spot in the NCAA Final Four.

08/20/2012

2012 Volleyball Season Preview

Despite just one senior on the 2012 squad, the Wolverines look to make a return trip to the NCAA Sweet 16.

08/31/2012

Volleyball vs. Central Michigan

#22 Michigan 3, Central Michigan 0 (25-23, 25-11, 25-15)

Fifth-Year (2012)... Varsity letterwinner ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award ... Co-captain ... Appeared in 30 matches, starting 28 ... Put up double-digit kills in 11 matches ... Had 15 kills and a .419 hitting percentage in the national semifinal match against Texas (Dec. 13) ... Recorded 11 kills and five digs in the four-set win over No. 2 Stanford in the NCAA Tournament regional final (Dec. 8) ... Had 12 kills and five blocks in the NCAA Tournament second-round win over Louisville (Nov. 30) ... Set a career-high with 18 kills at Northwestern (Nov. 16) ... Hit a sizzling .900 (9-0-10) in a straight-set win over No. 10 Minnesota (Nov. 10) ... Registered 11 kills in the five-set match vs. No. 1 Penn State (Oct. 20) ... Had five blocks against Michigan State (Oct. 17) ... In the three-set win over No. 22 Illinois (Oct. 10), had 11 kills and a .474 hitting percentage ... Led Michigan with 12 kills in a four-set match at No. 6 Nebraska (Sept. 30) ... Had 10 kills and four total blocks in a four-set victory over Indiana (Sept. 21) ... Put down seven kills and added a season-best nine digs in the five-set win over Virginia Tech (Aug. 25) ...

RS-Junior (2011) ... Varsity letterwinner ... Appeared in all 35 matches, starting 26 on the right side ... Named MVP of the La Quinta Inn & Suites Invitational (Sept. 2-3) and to the all-tournament team at the Dayton Marriott Flyer Classic (Sept. 9-10) ... Reached double-figures in kills 16 times this season ... Led Michigan in kills seven times ... Went for a match-high 18 kills against No. 6 Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 3) ... Put down 11 kills at Wisconsin (Nov. 11) ... Had 10 kills and five blocks at No. 2 Nebraska (Nov. 4) ... Recorded 12 kills against No. 11 Purdue (Oct. 28) ... Put down 10 kills at Northwestern (Oct. 15) ... Tallied 14 kills against No. 14 Minnesota (Oct. 7) ... Totaled 12 kills and two blocks against Iowa (Sept. 30) ... Tallied 11 kills and two blocks against Xavier (Sept. 16) ... Recorded career highs in kills (19), attempts (40) and points (20.0) against Pepperdine (Sept. 10) ... Tallied 15 kills on 21 attempts against Santa Clara (Sept. 3).

RS-Sophomore (2010) ... Varsity letterwinner ... Appeared in all 33 matches, starting 25 on the right side ... Named to all-tournament team at Michigan/adidas Invitational (Sept. 10-11) ... Reached double digits in kills seven times ... Recorded 14 kills against Purdue (Nov. 19) ... Recorded 16 kills and a .448 hitting percentage against Wisconsin (Oct. 30) ... Put down 15 kills at No. 6 Illinois (Oct. 29) ... Had 15 kills on a .464 attack percentage against No. 14 Minnesota (Sept. 25) ... Recorded 11 kills against Utah (Sept. 18) ... Set a new career high with 16 kills at Arizona State (Sept. 17) ... Recorded nine kills in back-to-back matches against Chicago State and Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 11).

RS-Freshman (2009) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Appeared in seven sets ... Tallied four kills and a block assist ... Posted a career-best two kills twice, at Eastern Michigan (Sept. 9) in her first collegiate action and versus Niagara (Dec. 4) in first NCAA Tournament appearances ... Picked up first block assist against Fairfield (Sept. 11).

Freshman (2008) ... Medical redshirt.

Prep ... Brebeuf Jesuit Prep (2008) ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 ... Four-time all-county (2004-07) ... Three-time first team all-state (2005-07) ... Two-time all-state superteam (2006-07) ... 2005 state champions with a perfect 38-0 record ... Two Final Four appearances (2004, '06) ... Owns blocking and kills records for Brebeuf Jesuit ... Also lettered in basketball as a freshman.

Club/Junior ... Munciana Volleyball Club (2008) ... AAU Nationals runner-up (2008) ... JDVA Nationals runner-up (2008) ... Munciana Volleyball Club (2003-06) ... Four-time team captain (2003-06) ... AAU Nationals All-Tournament team (2005).

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and Arts ... Birthday: November 14, 1989 ... Full name is Claire Breanne McElheny ... Daughter of Craig and Diane McElheny.

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