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Carly Black

#24 Carly Black

D | Sr. | 5-8 | Horsham, Pa. | Hatboro Horsham

  • Has started all 52 career matches

2015-16 Junior

  •  CoSIDA Academic All-District II selection
  •  Started first seven matches of year before suffering a season-ending knee injury
  •  Helped WVU backline post a program-record 15 shutouts, the third-best mark in the NCAA
  •  WVU defense allowed just 11 goals all year, the fewest in program history

2014-15 Sophomore

  •  Capital One Academic All-America Second Team
  •  Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team
  •  Started all 22 matches at center back and helped the team post 12 shutouts, including five in Big 12 regular-season play, with four coming on the road
  •  Saw action in a team-high 2,073 minutes
  •  Tallied assist in team’s lone goal in 1-1 draw vs. Georgetown on Sept. 12
  •  Registered a career-high four shots vs. Texas in Big 12 Championship semifinal on Nov. 7
  •  TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (Oct. 21)

2013-14 Redshirt Freshman

  •  All-Big 12 Newcomer Team
  •  Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team
  •  Started all 23 matches at center back and finished fourth on the team with 2,097 minutes played
  •  Netted game-winner and first career point in 4-1 victory against Wright State on Sept. 22
  •  Set up game-winning goal in the Mountaineers’ 1-0 victory over Oklahoma State in Big 12 Soccer Championship final on Nov. 10

2012-13 Freshman

  •  Medical redshirt

High School

  •  ESPNHS Top 100 recruit (No. 72)
  •  TopDrawerSoccer Top 100 recruit (No. 85)
  •  TopDrawerSoccer Top 25 Defender (No. 17)
  •  TopDrawerSoccer Pennsylvania Top 10 recruit
  •  Named 2011 Suburban One Top Five Players To Watch
  •  2010 First Team Suburban One All-League
  •  Played club for PDA Charge, voted Soccer America’s No. 1 Girls Soccer Club in the Nation (2011)
  •  Five-time state cup champion (2007-11)
  •  2007 Region 1 champion and twice Region 1 Premier League champion (2008, 2010)
  •  ECNL Nationals Silver Medalist (2010, 2011)
  •  ODP state team member (2005-09) and ODP regional team participant (2005-09)
  •  Twice member of U.S. National Pool (2008, 2009)
  • 2010 id2 National Camp player and March 2012 ECNL PDP
  •  Four-year student government officer
  •  English Excellence Award (2009) and Champions of Learning medal in Honors Physics (2012)
  •  Graduated in Top-10 percent of class academically
  •  National Honor Society member
  •  High School Administrators Leadership Award

Personal

  •  Daughter of Ed and Patsy Black
  •  One of two children
  •  Mother played soccer at La Salle
  •  Birthday is February 4
  •  Majoring in exercise physiology
  •  Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  •  Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  •  President’s List
  •  Dean’s List 
SeasonClassGPStartShotsSOGGoalsAssists
Totals 7162401015
2013Fr232313212
2014So222216302
2015Jr773000
2016Sr19108501

Duo Named Academic All-Americans

By Shannon McNamara | November 22, 2016

Senior Carly Black and sophomore Bianca St. Georges of the No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team earned 2016 Academic All-America honors today, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Black, St. Georges Collect Academic Honor

By Shannon McNamara | October 27, 2016

Defenders Carly Black and Bianca St. Georges of the No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team were named to the 2016 Academic All-District 2 Women’s Soccer Team today, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

European Tour Recap

By Shannon McNamara | May 20, 2016

Taking advantage of an NCAA rule that allows programs to travel overseas as part of an international tour every four years, the West Virginia University women’s soccer team traveled to Barcelona, Spain, and Paris, France, May 7-16. The Mountaineers spent five days in each city and participated in four friendly matches, finishing with a 3-1 mark.