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World League 2010
21st Edition

 
- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
   
 
Team name  Stanley
First name Clayton
Last name Stanley
Age (birth date) 36  (20/01/1978)
Hometown
Languages English
   
   
Position Height Weight Spike Block
205 cm 104 kg 357 cm 332 cm
             
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  16 26 211 253
 
Volleyball career
International debut Winnipeg, Canada 
Club debut Outrigger
Actual Club Ural UFA 
Personal
Hobbies Surfing, video games 
Favourites Books:
Food: Hawaiian
Movie: Pulp Fiction
Music: Anything but country
Other sports:
 
   Profile
 

Opposite Clayton “Clay” Stanley was born Jan. 20, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii, which is where he grew up. Although his father and step-grandfather were on the 1968 U.S. Olympic Volleyball Team, Stanley did not start playing volleyball seriously until he was 17.

Stanley (205cm, 104kg) joined the U.S. National Team in 2000 and was a starter right away. He played in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, where the U.S. won the gold medal. He was named MVP of the Olympic men's volleyball tournament as the U.S. Men finished with a gold medal. Stanley was the top scorer of the tournament with 146 points on 116 kills, 15 blocks and 15 aces. He was also the leading server, averaging 0.45 aces per set. He was the leading scorer in seven out of eight of the United States' matches.

In 2009, Stanley was the fifth-leading scorer on the team, finishing with 137 points on 107 kills, 16 aces and 14 blocks in 42 sets. His hitting percentage was 0.445. His 16 aces put him second on the team. He helped the U.S. win the FIVB World Championship qualifier and finish sixth in the FIVB World League.

Stanley played college volleyball for the University of Hawaii in 1997-2000. He is single. He has played in the Russian Super League during the past three winter seasons.


 
 

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