UND Roster

2017-18 Volleyball Roster

#8 Caroline Holt


Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Bloomington, IL
High School Central Catholic

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  • Two-Time Team Captain (2016, 2017)
  • Second Team All-ACC (2016)
  • Became the ninth player in program history to reach the 2,000-assist milestone for her career despite just playing two seasons at Notre Dame
  • Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference (2015)
  • MVC Player of the Week (2015)
  • MVC Newcomer of the Week (2014)

AS A SENIOR (2017)

  • Started all 32 matches and played in 120 of a possible 122 sets
  • Led the team with 1,230 assists, ranking 10th in program history for assists in a season
  • Finished the season with nine double-doubles (assists & digs)
  • Dished out 40 or more assists in 14 matches and 50 or more in six outings
  • Notched a season-high 59 assists in the five-set victory over Florida State (10/1)
  • Put down four kills on two occasions during her senior campaign, coming both times against Louisville
  • Recorded a career-high 21 digs at Duke (11/3)
  • Matched her career high in blocks in the victory at Virginia Tech (10/8) with six blocks

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Received second team All-ACC honors in first season at Notre Dame
  • Started the first 22 matches at the setter position for the Irish in 2016 before her season was cut short by a foot injury.
  • Finished the season with 834 assists, 25 kills, 20 service aces, 147 digs and 27 total blocks
  • Led the team and ranked second in the ACC in assists per set (10.97) in 76 sets for a total of 834 on the season
  • Had a season high 64 assists in five sets against Howard as well as seven digs, two blocks and one service ace (Sept. 3)
  • Had a stellar game against Rhode Island with 41 assists, two service aces, seven digs, six blocks, and one kill (Sept. 10)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015 – at Loyola-Chicago)

  • Earned second team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors after standout year with the Ramblers
  • Tabbed team captain after freshman season
  • Finished fifth in the MVC in assists per set (8.55) and 12th in service aces per set (0.25)
  • Played in 118 sets and totaled 49 kills (.392 A%), 1,009 assists, 29 service aces, 203 digs and 25 blocks
  • Became first ever Loyola player to earn MVC Player of the Week accolades after averaging 13.86 assists per set over a two-match span, including a 43-assist effort in a three-set sweep of Illinois State and a 54-assist performance in a four-set win over Indiana State
  • Had 40 or more assists in nine matches, 50 or more in five contests and a whopping 65 to go along with eight digs and four kills in a five-set match versus Southern Illinois
  • Had two double-doubles on the year: 26 assists and 13 digs versus New Hampshire and 36 assists and 20 digs at Missouri State
  • Posted 10 kills (.818 A%), 47 assists, seven digs and three blocks against Wichita State
  • Had 53 assists, five kills (.833 A%) and three digs at Drake
  • Named to Dean’s List

AS A FRESHMAN (2014 – at Loyola-Chicago)

  • Played in all 28 matches and totaled 103 sets as the team’s primary setter
  • Entered match in the second set of the season opener and played the remaining 103 sets the rest of the season
  • Passed out 1,142 assists (11.09 per set), tops in the Missouri Valley and 24th nationally among all setters and sixth nationally among all freshmen
  • Her 1,142 assists were the most by a Loyola freshman setter since Lauren Holbrook in 2001
  • Notched three double-doubles on the season, including 63-assist, 13-dig performance against Drake
  • Also recorded 50 assists and 11 digs in road win at Southern Illinois and 41 assists and 12 digs against Wichita State
  • Totaled season-best three kills, 46 assists, eight digs and four blocks against Missouri State
  • Dished out a Valley-best 69 assists in just four sets against Evansville
  • The total was the best single-match total by a Rambler since Holbrook handed out 74 assists against Cleveland State in the 2004 Horizon League Championship match and helped her earn Valley Newcomer of the Week honors (Nov. 3)


  • Graduated from Bloomington Central Catholic in May 2014
  • Earned four letters each in volleyball, basketball and softball
  • Earned team MVP honors all four years in softball and two times each in volleyball and basketball
  • Was a State Farm Athlete of the Year finalist and an Andi Collins national finalist in 2014
  • Proven winner who had a career record of 108-32 in volleyball and a 77-11 mark in basketball
  • Posted 125 kills, 757 assists, 288 digs, 53 blocks and 29 aces during senior season
  • First team all-area selection by the Bloomington Pantagraph after junior and senior campaigns
  • Nominated for Pantagraph Player of the Year award in 2013
  • Four-time all-conference selection who was unanimous first team pick as a senior
  • Guided team to sectional title match in Illinois Class 3A tournament in 2013
  • Starter as a freshman on team that earned runner-up honors in Class 2A tourney during freshman season
  • Played club volleyball for Illini Elite, helping them to 19th-place finish at national tournament
  • Averaged 10.2 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 3.6 steals per game as starting point guard on basketball team
  • Served as leadoff hitter and shortstop for softball team
  • Member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta National Mathematics Honor Society, Student Council (vice president), Vita Christi and yearbook (sports editor)
  • Caroline Anne Holt born in Bloomington, Illinois to Andy and Jean Holt
  • Has two older brothers, Andrew and Zachary, and a younger sister, Madeline
  • Father played baseball at Creighton under Jim Hendry, the former general manager of the Chicago Cubs and the current assistant general manager of the New York Yankees
  • Mother played basketball and softball at Creighton and was a two-time All-American and an Academic All-American before becoming the first female inducted into the Creighton Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Brother, Andrew, played baseball at Creighton
  • Brother, Zachary, is a senior on the baseball team at South Dakota State
  • Cousins Jake, Bill and Joe Mauer all have spent time in the Minnesota Twins organization
  • Jake is a manager in the Twins minor league organization
  • Joe was the first pick of the 2001 MLB Draft and has the highest batting average for a catcher in MLB history
  • Other cousin, Brian Holt, played soccer at Creighton and then professionally for Reading United, Harrisburg City Islanders, Philadelphia Union and New York Cosmos
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in psychology