MacKenzi Welsh 9
MacKenzi  Welsh

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bolingbrook, Ill.

High School:
Plainfield East

Height:
6-1

Position:
S


05/24/2017

At the Net with MacKenzi Welsh

At the Net with Volleyball's MacKenzi Welsh

04/26/2017

Welsh to Represent Junior National Team at Pan Am Cup

Volleyball's Welsh to Represent Junior National Team at Pan Am Cup

12/14/2016

Senior Cole, Freshman Welsh Garner AVCA All-America Honors

Cole, Welsh Garner Volleyball All-America Honors

12/06/2016

Cole, Welsh Earn AVCA All-North Region Team Honors

Cole, Welsh Earn Volleyball All-Region Honors

11/29/2016

Cole, Welsh Earn All-B1G Conference Honors

Volleyball's Cole, Welsh Earn All-B1G Conference Honors

Freshman (2016-17)
• AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
• AVCA All-North Region Honorable Mention
• All-Big Ten Freshman Team
• All-Big Ten Honorable Mention
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 10)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 17)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 24)
• Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week (Nov. 14)
• Collegiate debut: August 26 vs. Saint Louis
• Named to the Panther Invitational All-Tournament Team
• Led the team in assists in all 35 matches, averaging 10.61 assists per set
• Recorded 13 assist-dig double-doubles
• Totaled a .750 hit percentage to go with 35 assists and four blocks against American (Dec. 1)
• Tallied a career-high 73 assists in a five-set heartbreaker to No. 2 Minnesota (Nov. 20)
• Recorded 67 assists with 13 digs in a five-set victory over No. 9 Penn State (Oct. 22)
• Rallied for a season-high five kills and 49 assists with 11 digs vs. No. 1-ranked Wisconsin (Oct. 15)
• Recorded 53 assists and a career-high 19 digs in a five set loss at Pitt (Sep. 10)
• Tallied a season-high four service aces against Colgate (Sep. 17)
• Recorded a season-high four block assists against Northern Iowa (Aug. 27) and Coastal Carolina (Sep. 10)
• Finished year with 85 kills at a .368 attack percentage

Prep
• Plainfield East High School (2016)
• Four-year varsity letterwinner
• Four-year team captain
• Guided Plainfield East to three straight IHSA Regional berths
• Three-time Voyager Media All-Area Team selection
• Three-time Herald News All-Area Team honoree
• Four-time Southwest Prairie All-Conference Team selection
• Named to the Prep Volleyball 100 Aces (2015)
• Named to the Volleyball Magazine 25 Underclassmen to Watch list (2014)
• Earned All-State Special Mention during her sophomore and junior seasons
• Prep Volleyball National Freshman of the Year finalist, Sophomore Elite Honorable Mention, and a Top 50 Junior
• Selected to the Under Armour All-America Second Team
• HP USA A1 team selection in 2014 and 2015

Club
• Sports Performance Volleyball Club
• Helped propel her teams to AAU National Championships in 2013 and 2015
• Open AAU All-American
• Open AAU Premier All-Star
• HP USA A1 team selection in 2014 and 2015

Personal
• MacKenzi Anne Welsh
• Daughter of Tom and Judy Welsh
• Born Feb. 19, 1998
• Brother wrestled for Central Michigan for three years

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