Name: Liz McMahon
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Opposite
Height: 6-7
Hometown: Liberty Township, Ohio
High School: Lakota West High School (West Chester, Ohio)/2011
College: University of Illinois

Most Notable

  • First player at University of Illinois in any sport to win the Senior CLASS award
  • Two-time AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • Helped U.S. win silver at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games as she led offense with 3.45 kills per set. Was leading scorer of the Youth Olympic Games teams prior to an injury before the gold-medal match


  • 2017: Pan Am Cup (Gold); FIVB World Grand Prix

Did You Know:

  • League champion and most valuable player of 2015-16 South Korea V-League playing with IBK Altos
  • Played in 134 career matches at University of Illinois
  • Posted 1,443 career kills, 434 blocks, 180 digs, 30 service aces and 21 assists, with a lifetime .248 hitting percentage at University of Illinois
  • Graduated from University of Illinois in 2015 with a degree in sport management
  • Named the 2008 Gedney's Pickle Lover of the Year where she won a year's supply of pickles
  • Member of 2010 U.S. Women's Junior National Team that won gold at the NORCECA Women's U20 Continental Championship
  • Parents are Kevin and Janine McMahon
  • Siblings are brother Colin and sister Clare

Liz McMahon's Favorites
Food: Cereal ... Book: Seeds Planted in Concrete ... Music Type: Indie ... Musical Group: Zac Brown Band ... Movie It's a Wonderful Life ... Actress: Sandra Bullock ... Professional Teams: Chicago Bulls and Cubs ... Athlete: Michael Jordan.

Hobbies and Interests: Loves being creative with graphic design, journaling and crafting.

Most Admired Person: Both of her parents because "they've made me who I am.

Happiest Moment in Life: "Christmas mornings with my family

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