Lilyen McCarthy ‘21 Recruiting Profile

  • Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School
  • Mackinaw, IL
  • Women's Volleyball
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Lilyen McCarthy's Women's Volleyball Recruiting Profile
Illini Elite VBC
Dominant Hand:
Prim. Position:
Sec. Position:
Approach Jump
9 ft 5 in
Block Jump
8 ft 9 in
Standing Reach
7 ft 7 in

Personal Statement

Hello, my name is Lilyen McCarthy.  I have loved the sport of volleyball since I was 6 years old.  Each year I strive to improve my skills on the court.  I have played club ball for five years to gain valuable court time and improve my volleyball IQ.  My hard work allowed me to be the only freshman to make a very competitive varsity team in 2017.  Sophomore year I earned a starting spot on our varsity team that reached the championship Sectional game.  I have been captain and a leader on many of my teams.  Each game I bring high energy and a positive attitude to help my team achieve its full potential.

Along with wanting to find a college with a competitive volleyball program, finding a school with an excellent academic program is extremely important to me.  I have maintained a 4.0 while taking the accelerated classes at Dee-Mack High School.  I am also taking AP level courses my junior and senior years.  I have learned valuable time management skills while remaining involved in many rewarding extracurricular activities, such as FBLA, Student Council, National Honor Society, and many charitable events.  My leadership skills have also been recognized as I was the only student from Dee-Mack High School nominated for the Illinois Leadership Seminar for 2019.  My goal is to find a college where I can achieve success in both athletics and academics at the highest level possible.


High School Information

  • Conference:
  • Mid-State (Mid Central)
  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 3 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 2 years
  • 2019 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #15
  • Season Schedule
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #15
  • Team Awards:
    Sectional 2nd Place, Regional Champs
  • 2017 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #15
  • Team Awards:
    Regional Champs, Sectional 2nd Place, Conference Champs

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 2 seasons
  • 2019 Illini Elite VBC (16s)
  • 2018 Illini Elite VBC (15s)

Coach References

  • Club Director
  • Andy Erins
  • High School Head Coach
  • Brandon Mueller



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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Advanced Math, Enriched English
AP Classes:
Yes. AP Biology
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Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • A Honor Roll (2018
  • Award
    • 2019); National Honor Society; FBLA National Qualifier; 2018 Most Outstanding Student in Biology 1
  • Award
    • Computer Concepts 1
  • Award
    • Civics; 2019 Most Outstanding Student in Biology 2
  • Award
    • Computer Concepts 2
  • Award
    • Advanced Math 2
  • Award
    • Spanish 2; Future and Business Level BAA (FBLA); 2018 December Student of the Month
  • Activity
    • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Activity
    • Student Council
  • Activity
    • Freshman Class President
  • Activity
    • Sophomore Class Representative
  • Activity
    • Book Club
  • Activity
    • WYSE Academic Team

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