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World League 2011
22nd 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 January 20, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii, which is where he grew up. Although his father and step-grandfather were on the 1968 US Olympic Volleyball Team, Stanley did not start playing volleyball seriously until he was 17.

 

Stanley (205cm, 104kg) joined the US team in 2000 and was a starter right away. He played in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, where the US won the gold medal. Additionally, he was named MVP of the Olympic men's volleyball tournament in 2008 and was 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.

 

Stanley was named the USA Volleyball Men's Indoor Player of the Year for 2010. Stanley finished 2010 as the team's leading scorer with 252 points (3.82 points per set) on 191 kills (0.25 hitting percentage), 28 blocks (0.42 blocks per set) and 33 aces (0.50 aces per set). His kills and aces led the team. He also had 80 digs (1.21 digs per set), which was third best on the team.

 


 
 

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