13 - Houston Callaway
Houston Callaway
Height: 6-9
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Thurmond, N.C.
Position: Middle Blocker
Previous School: East Wilkes HS
m 8
k/s 1.53
h % .222
a/s 0.00
b/s 0.74
sa/s 0.37
d/s 0.37

As a junior (2012): Played in seven matches, including two starts…tallied 12 kills and a .409 hitting percentage on 22 attempts…Posted a season-high five kills on six swings against Barton (Mar. 25)…Tallied three kills and a .400 hitting percentage against King (Apr. 4).

High School: Graduated from East Wilkes High School in Edwards, N.C…Three-time all-conference selection in tennis.

Personal: Full name is Houston Dane Callaway…Born on June 13, 1991 in Elkin, N.C…Son of Mike and Gwen Callaway…Has one sister, Molly…His father played football at Appalachian State University in 1987 before being drafted to the Seattle Seahawks…Majoring in athletic training with a minor in psychology…Plans to attend physical therapy school.

More about Houston: Favorite books: “Black Hawk Down”, “A Night Thoreau Spent in Jail”, “What Every Body is Saying”…Favorite midnight snack: Cookout…Favorite movie: “Armageddon”…Favorite musical artists: JET, Shania Twain, Wood Brothers…Favorite song: “Party for Two” by Shania Twain…Favorite sports teams: Duke Blue Devils, Seattle Seahawks and the Los Angeles Lakers…Favorite athletes: Manu Ginobli of the San Antonio Spurs, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, former Argentine professional tennis player Guillermo Canas and professional Ukrainian tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov…Houston’s advice to kids: “You don’t have to eat your vegetables to grow”…Favorite color: Purple…Favorite food: Lasagna…Favorite sports other than volleyball: Soccer, tennis, curling…People Houston most admires: Avery West, John Orta and his father…Best advice Houston has ever been given: “If you don’t have a reason to smile, go ahead and get in the box”…What people don’t know about Houston: He can ride wheelies in a wheelchair…When Houston was a kid, he tried to be like: Lion-O from Thundercats…When people first meet Houston, they think: “Do you play basketball?!”.

Recent Games
Mar 28 at Lewis L, 3-0
Mar 30 at Ohio St. L, 3-1
Apr 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0
Apr 5 at Penn St. L, 3-0
Apr 6 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0
Apr 10 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 8 5
Sets 19 12
Kills 29 19
Kills per set 1.53 1.58
Errors 15 8
Total Attacks 63 37
Hitting Percentage .222 .297
Assists 0 0
Assists per set 0.00 0.00
Service Aces 7 5
Service Errors 10 8
Service Aces per set 0.37 0.42
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 7 6
Digs per set 0.37 0.50
Block Solo 2 1
Block Assist 12 8
Block Total 14 9
Blocks per set 0.74 0.75
Block Errors 7 6
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 44.0 29.0
Points per set 2.3 2.4
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 19 at Limestone W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at King (Tenn.) L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Barton W, 3-2 3 5 1 6 .667 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Jan 26 at Mount Olive L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Limestone W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 Coker W, 3-0 2 3 2 6 .167 0 2 3 0 2 1 1 2 2 0 6.5
Feb 5 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at NJIT W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Saint Francis (PA) W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington Adventist W, 3-0 3 5 5 13 .000 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 8.5
Feb 15 P.R.-Mayaguez W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Erskine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 3 5 1 11 .364 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 6.0
Mar 1 Mount Olive L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 at Coker L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Mar 4 Lourdes W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Erskine L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Barton W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Lindenwood L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Park L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Quincy W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 Pfeiffer W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 NJIT W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 23 at George Mason L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Lewis L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at Ohio St. L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0 3 6 4 14 .143 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 4 0 8.0
Apr 5 at Penn St. L, 3-0 2 2 1 3 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Apr 6 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 2 3 1 10 .200 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Apr 10 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 8 19 29 1.53 15 63 .222 0 0.00 7 0.37 7 0.37 2 12 14 0.74 44.0 2.3
Conference 5 12 19 1.58 8 37 .297 0 0.00 5 0.42 6 0.50 1 8 9 0.75 29.0 2.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 10 17 1.70 12 43 .116 0 0.00 4 0.40 4 0.40 2 8 10 1.00 27.0 2.7
Away 4 9 12 1.33 3 20 .450 0 0.00 3 0.33 3 0.33 0 4 4 0.44 17.0 1.9
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 6 16 27 1.69 14 60 .217 0 0.00 6 0.38 7 0.44 2 11 13 0.81 40.5 2.5
Losses 2 3 2 0.67 1 3 .333 0 0.00 1 0.33 0 0.00 0 1 1 0.33 3.5 1.2

January 1 3 5 1.67 1 6 .667 0 0.00 2 0.67 2 0.67 0 1 1 0.33 7.5 2.5
February 3 8 13 1.62 8 30 .167 0 0.00 4 0.50 4 0.50 2 4 6 0.75 21.0 2.6
March 1 1 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 1 1.00 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 1.0
April 3 7 11 1.57 6 27 .185 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.14 0 7 7 1.00 14.5 2.1