Position: Outside Hitter
Hometown/Residence: Bartlett, Ill. / Bartlett, Ill.
Birth Date: June 25, 1992
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Nebraska / NA / 2013
Joined Team: May 2014
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2014 – Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)…USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Roudn).
INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 - Started four of five matches of Montreux Volley Masters that led to a 3.93 scoring average with a 37.5 kill percent in her international debut...Produced team-high 59 points in three of the four USA Volleyball Cup matches with 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 of FIVB World Grand Prix, logging a 2.46 point average and 1.23 dig average.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: As a senior at University of Nebraska, named an AVCA First-Team All-American and was one of four nominees for Honda Sports Award for Volleyball...Selected the Big Ten Player of the Year and earned unanimous All-Big Ten honors...Prior to Nebraska, played three seasons at University of Tennessee...Chosen All-SEC 1st Team in 2012 and SEC Player of the Year in 2011...Tabbed AVCA All-American Second Team in 2011... Chosen SEC All-Freshman Team in 2010.
OTHER USA VOLLEYBALL EXPERIENCE: Selected to U.S. Women's National Volleyball A2 Team in 2011.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Helped St. Francis High School (Ill.) to over 100 wins during her prep career...Ranked No. 19 on PrepVolleyball.com's list of Senior Aces and earned high school All-America honors by both PrepVolleyball.com and Volleyball Magazine…Played for Sports Performance Club in Naperville, Ill.
PERSONAL: Born Kelsey Robinson on June 25, 1992, in Elmhurst, Ill…Parents are Mike and Sue Robinson…Sister Caitlyn (three years younger)…Favorite food is any dessert…Favorite book is The Hunger Games…Favorite movie is Anchorman…Favorite singer is Carrie Underwood…Favorite sports team is Green Bay Packers…People most admired are her parents because “of how hard they work.”…Happiest moment in life was “getting to an Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament.”
LAST UPDATED: July 28, 2014
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