jadyn mccartney junior I outside hitter I chadron, nebraska
Get to know jadyn
What is the best part about being on the unc volleyball team?
I love the connections and the close knit family we have at unc. The staff and players are all enjoyable to work with, especially kyle :). We get the opportunity to go to awesome places and play some incredibly competitive teams.
What is your favorite part about the university of Northern colorado?
I love the campus at unc and the education program is amazing as well!
What was it that made you choose unc over other schools that were recruiting you?
The size of unc is perfect. I really like the town AND university but most importantly the team truly felt like family. The way the team interacts and how close they are is amazing.
Why did you choose volleyball over other sports?
Not as much running :) I also just enjoy the team aspect of the game.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE VOLLEYBALL MEMORY?
Either traveling to hawaii for the ncaa tournament (2019) or taking illinois to 5 sets on our home court.
What is your favorite book?
"Calm my anxious heart" by linda dillow.
What is your favorite movie?
dear john or eight below.
what if your favorite holiday?
christmas by far
What is your hidden talent?
I am really good at math.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I always wanted to be a professional basketball player.
What major are you studying, why’d you choose it?
I am studying Elementary Education. I chose this major because I adore kids and I want to help others learn and grow as people. My emphasis is Special Education and I thoroughly enjoy it! I also went into education because I want to coach high school volleyball later on in life.
If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?