Kelsey Robinson


Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-2
Hometown/Residence: Bartlett, Ill. / Bartlett, Ill.
Birth Date: June 25, 1992
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Nebraska / Broadcast Journalism / 2013
Joined Team: May 2014

Most Notable

  • Named Second Best Outside Spiker for 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix after leading the Finals in Receiving with a 80.5 efficiency percent
  • Chosen Best Receiver at 2016 NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament as Team USA won gold and spot into 2016 Olympic Games
  • Selected to FIVB World Championship roster in her first season of competition with Team USA, which included four starts and averages of 3.05 points and 1.85 digs per set as the Americans won their first-ever World Championship
  • Named AVCA All-America First-Team as a senior at University of Nebraska in 2013
  • Made debut with Team USA at 2014 MOntreux Volley Masters, starting four of the matches and averaging 3.93 points per set

2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs China ... FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)...NORCECA Championship (Gold).
2014 – Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)…USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold).

Did You Know

  • Averaged 2.08 points per set during 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix with nine starts, while converting 37.7 percent of attacks
  • Produced a team-high 59 points in three of four USA Volleyball Cup matches against Brazil in 2014, leading to averages of 4.54 points, 3.77 kills, 0.54 blocks, 0.23 aces and 1.77 digs per set
  • Started five of nine matches in the 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix
  • Selected Big Ten Player of the Year in 2013 as a senior at University of Nebraska
  • Transferred to Nebraska after three seasons at University of Tennessee, which including SEC Player of the Year and AVCA All-America Second-Team in 2011
  • Selected to U.S. Women's National Volleyball A2 Team in 2011
  • RAnked No. 19 on's list of Senior Aces and earned High School All-American honors by two publications
  • Helped St. Francision High School (Ill.) to over 100 wins during her prep career
  • Grew up liking basketball over volleyball as a big Chicago and Michael Jordan fan. She wears No. 23 in honor of Jordan.

The Big Blurb
Robinson on winning 2014 FIVB World Championship: “That was the first championship I ever won — I didn’t win a state or national title — so that was one of the most amazing things I’ve ever been a part of. To make history was really special, and an honor to represent our country that way.” - Lincoln Journal Star, Nov. 2, 2014

Related Links

  • Omaha World-Herald: Former Huskers Continue Long Line of Players to Represent Team USA (July 22, 2015)
  • Lincoln Journal Star: Robinson Shines in Return to States (July 22, 2015)
  • Omaha World-Herald: Former Husker Volleyball Players Glad to be Back in Familiar Arena (July 21, 2015)
  • KMTV Morning Blend: Kelsey Robinson Guest Appearance (July 21, 2015)
  • Omaha World-Herald: Robinson All-In on Demands of U.S. National Volleyball Team (July 5, 2015)
  • Lincoln Journal Star: Robinson Quickly Becomes World Champion
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    Last Updated: Jan. 10, 2016

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