14 Sierra Cartano
14 - Sierra Cartano
Nickname: KiKi
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
High School: Enloe HS
Position: D
Major: Finance and Mathematics
g 2
a 0
pts 4
gw 0

FMU: 3-year returning starter....CoSIDA Academic All-District 3 Team 2019....PBC Team of Academic Distinction 2017, 2018, 2019....Started 42 of 47 career matches....Played in all 16 matches as a junior (11 starts)....2 assists vs Columbia College (10-2-18)....Scored first goal vs Albany State (10-6-18)....4 of 7 shots were on target (.571 SOG%)....In first 2 seasons, has played 2632 of possible 2811 minutes (94%)....Started all 14 matches as a sophomore....4 shots (3 on target)....2017 Team Captain....Started all 17 matches as a freshman....Recorded 2 shots....Good composure on the ball....Has simple decision making qualities....Not flashy, but incredibly consistent....Very technical....Her ability to keep possession will help the team continue to grow into our style of play.....Part of a 10-member recruiting class for 2016....Should bring a high level of competitiveness to FMU training and games....Has been brought in to form a new foundation for our program....Has agreed to be a part of something she can’t yet see, but knows will happen in the future....Will be a vital part of our future successes....Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society member....Kappa Mu Epsilon mathematics honor society....Phi Kappa Phi honor society....Chi Alpha Sigma national college athlete honor society....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2017, 2018, 2019....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2016 (fall), 2017 (spring, fall), 2018 (spring, fall), 2019 (spring).

PERSONAL:

  • Born Sierra Rose Cartano in Raleigh, N.C.
  • Product of Enloe High School, where she played for coach Bob Anderson
  • Four-year letterwinner
  • Served as team captain and earned All-Conference honors as a senior
  • Earned All-Conference honors as a senior
  • Three-time Academic All-Conference selection
  • Nickname is Kiki

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: I wanted to be like Hannah Montana, but I wanted three different identities
  • Favorite Superhero: Squirrel Girl
  • Favorite Athlete:  Micahla Kitchen
  • Favorite Sports Team:  Francis Marion Baseball Team
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show:   The Office
  • Favorite Food:  Olives (and olive juice)
  • Favorite Vacation Spot:  Anywhere on a beach with music and my pals.
  • Instagram Account: @sierracartano  
  • Your Motivation Music: Whitney Houston
  • Favorite Thing About FMU:  The happy little squirrels that prance around campus that occasionally jump out and startle you
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity:  Hanging out with all the cats at pats oasis; Meow
  • Goals for Upcoming Season:  CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT
  • Why you first chose your sport: Since my brother did it, I had to do it too; I turned out to be better than him
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Mental game is everything
  • Interesting Notes:  When I was just a young buck, I tried out ballet as a potential hobby, but was forced to quit due to an inability to skip
  • Brush With Greatness:  I once kayaked the blue waters of Florida and the cows of the sea (manatees) came up and wrestled around my boat
Recent Games
Oct 23 at USC Aiken W, 2-0
Oct 26 Clayton St. L, 1-0
Oct 30 UNC Pembroke W, 2-1
Nov 2 at Columbus St. L, 5-0
Nov 5 Belmont Abbey W, 1-0
Nov 9 Flagler L, 6-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 11
Games started 14 10
Goals 2 2
Assists 0 0
Points 4 4
Shots 4 3
Shot Pct .500 .667
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 8 Lees-McRae W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 11 Catawba L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 14 at Coker W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 21 S.C. Beaufort W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 at Queens (N.C.) T, 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 at North Georgia L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 2 Lander L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Young Harris L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 9 at Georgia College L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 12 Ga. Southwestern W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Albany St. (Ga.) W, 4-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 23 at USC Aiken W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 Clayton St. L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 30 UNC Pembroke W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 at Columbus St. L, 5-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 5 Belmont Abbey W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 9 Flagler L, 6-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 17 17 .00 .00 .00 .12 .000 .00 .000
2017-18 14 14 .00 .00 .00 .29 .000 .21 .750
2018-19 16 11 .06 .19 .31 .44 .143 .25 .571
2019-20 17 14 .12 .00 .24 .24 .500 .18 .750
Total 64 56 .05 .05 .14 .27 .176 .16 .588
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 17 17 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
2017-18 14 14 0 0 0 4 .000 3 .750 0 0 0-0 0
2018-19 16 11 1 3 5 7 .143 4 .571 0 0 0-0 0
2019-20 17 14 2 0 4 4 .500 3 .750 0 0 0-0 0
Total 64 56 3 3 9 17 .176 10 .588 0 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 14 .12 .00 .24 .24 .500 .18 .750
Conference 11 10 .18 .00 .36 .27 .667 .27 1.000
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 8 .11 .00 .22 .33 .333 .22 .667
Away 8 6 .13 .00 .25 .13 1.000 .13 1.000
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 7 .13 .00 .25 .38 .333 .25 .667
Losses 8 7 .13 .00 .25 .13 1.000 .13 1.000
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September 6 3 .00 .00 .00 .17 .000 .00 .000
October 8 8 .13 .00 .25 .25 .500 .25 1.000
November 3 3 .33 .00 .67 .33 1.000 .33 1.000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 14 2 0 4 4 .500 3 .750 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 11 10 2 0 4 3 .667 3 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 8 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
Away 8 6 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 8 7 1 0 2 3 .333 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 8 7 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
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September 6 3 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 1 0 2 2 .500 2 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
November 3 3 1 0 2 1 1.000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0