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Nakeyta Clair

Nakeyta  Clair

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Country Club Hills, Ill.

High School:
Rich Central HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

Birthdate:
10/13/1994

Experience:
3L

08/18/2016

Volleyball Alum Nakeyta Clair Signs Pro Contract

Two-Time All-SEC Honoree Will Spend Next Eight Months in Sweden

01/13/2016

Another Record Year

A Look Back at the 2015 Season

12/08/2015

Clair, Laporte Named AVCA All-Region

Rebels Have Multiple Honorees for Second Straight Year

11/25/2015

Clair, Cather Honored by SEC

Senior Middle Blocker Earns All-SEC Honors for Second Year in a Row

11/25/2015

Rebels Push Back the Tide

Gibson and Thompson with Double-Doubles

08/29/2014

Ole Miss vs. Siena

Ole Miss went 2-0 on the opening day of the Buffalo Classic including a 3-0 win over Canisius and Siena.

CAREER: Became the second All-American in the history of the program ... Two-time AVCA All-Region honoree ... Two-time All-SEC selection ... Set the career and single season records for total blocks, block assists and block solos ... Ranked second all-time in kills with 1,177.

2015:
Named to the AVCA All-Region Team ... Second two-time honoree in program history ... Named to the All-SEC Team ... Became the first two-time honoree since 2010-11 ... Ranked seventh in the SEC in hitting percentage at .366 ... Set the school record for total blocks (435) in the win over Tennessee ... Set the school record for block solos (102) in the win over South Carolina ... Became the school record holder in block assists with seven in a 3-1 win at Georgia and finished with 333 ... Set the single season record for block solos at Auburn, with 34 ... Posted 13 kills and hit .632 with three blocks in the win at Alabama ... Had eight kills and six blocks in the most recent loss to Missouri ... Hit .444 in the win over LSU with six kills and five blocks ... Had 20.5 points in the five-set loss to Texas A&M with 17 kills on a .323 clip ... Posted seven kills and six blocks to help the Rebels win the season series vs. Arkansas for the first time since 2009 ... Recorded 16 kills to help lead the Rebels to the 3-2 win at Arkansas ... Notched 16 kills on a .519 clip and added four blocks to lead the Rebels at Missouri ... Recorded 12 kills on a .381 clip and added two block solos in the win over South Carolina ... Named to the Fight Like Hal Memorial Tournament All-Tournament Team and the Rebel Classic All-Tournament Team ... Named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week Aug. 31 ... Helped lead the Rebels to the Magnolia Invitational title for the eighth time in nine years ... Named the MVP of the Magnolia Invitational.

2014:
Earned All-America honors ... First player in program since 2011 to earn the honor ... Named to the All-SEC and AVCA All-South Region teams ... First player to earn either since 2011 ... Set the single season record for kills (366) ... Finished second in the SEC in hitting percentage at .405 ... Ranked sixth in kills per set (3.39), sixth in points per set (4.03) and 12th in blocks per set (0.94) ... Posted 101 total blocks ... Became second player in school history in rally scoring to achieve 300 career blocks ... Ranks second in career with 315 blocks ... Posted an attack percentage above .300 in 23 of 32 matches ... Posted 17 kills and hit .405 at Texas A&M ... Recorded 18 kills on a .607 clip to lead Rebels to a 3-1 win at Mississippi State ... Notched 17 kills on a .467 clip to lead Rebels in win over South Carolina ... Tallied 13 kills and hit .333 in a win at Auburn ... Posted a team-high 17 kills on a .560 clip to help lead the Rebels to a five-set win at Alabama ... Helped lead the Rebels to a 3-0 win over Mississippi State with 10 kills on a .316 clip ... Tallied 16 kills and four blocks and hit .520 in a loss at Arkansas ... Posted a team-high 14 kills and hit .500 to lead the Rebels to a 3-0 win over Missouri, snapping the Tigers 20-match SEC win streak ... Equaled her career-high with 20 kills in a five-set loss at South Carolina ... Named to the Rebel Classic All-Tournament Team ... Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 8 ... Recorded a career-high 20 kills and hit .594 in the win over UT-Martin ... Named Memphis Invitational Tournament MVP ... Named the MVP of the Buffalo Classic ... Helped lead the Rebels to the championship, the team's first tournament title away from Oxford since the 2007 season ... It marked the Rebels' first 4-0 start without dropping a set since 1984 ... Earned Dean's List Honors.

2013:
Started in every match ... A force at the net, led the team and was sixth in the SEC with 1.14 blocks per set ... Led the team in kills per set (2.64) and hitting percentage (.289) ... Finished with double-digit kill totals in eight of the final nine matches ... Broke the single-season program record for block assists (105) and total blocks (130), and finished second in single-season program history for solo blocks (25) ... Had a team-high tying 18 kills in a win over LSU ... Notched 11 kills and eight total blocks (2 solo, 6 assists) at Auburn ... Had a team-high 13 kills at Alabama ... Tallied team-high 15 kills vs. Georgia and seven total blocks ... Had team-high 13 kills vs. Texas A&M ... Had 15 kills and four block assists at Tennessee ... Had a career-high 19 kills at Miss. State while hitting .536 ... Tallied a team-high 12 kills and a .556 hitting percentage at Arkansas ... Had a career-high tying nine total blocks vs. Tennessee, including a career-high tying three solo blocks ... Notched 11 kills and five total blocks (1-4) vs. Auburn ... Tallied 11 kills, a career-high tying three solo blocks and three block assists at Georgia ... Named MVP of the Rebel Classic ... Had 13 kills, three solo blocks and four block assists vs. Chattanooga ... Had 12 kills on a career-best .733 hitting percentage vs. Southern Miss ... Named to the Magnolia Invitational All-Tournament team ... Registered a single-match program-record tying nine block assists vs. Arkansas State ... Had 13 kills vs. Arkansas State.

2012: Named to SEC All-Freshmen team ... Two-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Oct. 22, Nov. 19) ... Played in 76 sets and 24 matches ... Had the highest blocks per set average on the team (1.11) ... In SEC matches, ranked eighth in the league in hitting pct. (.344), and third in blocks (1.19/set) ... Averaged 10.09 kills per match over the last 11 matches, the second most on the team ... Had nine kills, two solo blocks and five block assists vs. Alabama ... Had a season-high tying 14 kills and a season-high seven block assists at Arkansas ... Had a team-high 11 kills, with a .611 attacking clip, and six total blocks at Miss. St. ... Tied her season high w/ 14 kills at LSU while also registering a season-high six block assists ... Had a team-high 11 kills and her first two service aces at Kentucky ... Tallied season-high 14 kills vs. S. Carolina and had eight total blocks ... Had 13 kills w/ an attacking clip of .706, committing just one error, and had seven total blocks vs. Missouri ... Charted seven kills at Miami (Fla.) in her first match.

High School: Three-year letter winner at Rich Central High School ... Named to the All-State Team as a senior ... All-Conference selection as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Holds the school record for most kills ... Played high school ball for head coach Craig Marek.

Club: Played three years of club volleyball.

Miscellaneous: Daughter of Carmelita Meyers and Frank Clair ... Born: Oct. 13, 1994.

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