Colonials Host Rhode Island in Home Finale and Senior Day on Sunday
2011 as a freshman: Finished fifth on team with 161 kills in debut season at GW ... scored 180.5 points on 161 kills, 19 blocks (four solo, 15 assisted) and seven service aces ... named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Sept. 12 after hitting .329 with 35 kills and 12 digs in three matches at the GW Invitational ... posted double-digit kills in eight matches ... posted eight digs against Rhode Island (10/16) ... totaled four blocks assisted vs. Xavier (10/9).
Four-year Varsity All-Conference member (2007-10) at Charlotte Catholic High School under coach Tim Leary ... honors include:
2008-10: Varsity MVP (led team in kills, digs, and blocks)
2010: Varsity Team Captain
2007-10: Charlotte Sports Weekly "Super Team" member
2008-10: 3A/4A Queen City "Player of the Year"
2008: Charlotte Observer All-Mecklenburg 2nd Team member
2009-10: Charlotte Observer All-Mecklenburg 1st Team member
2010: Charlotte Observer "Player of the Year"
2009-10: Charlotte Observer "Player of the Week"
2010: South Charlotte News "Player of the Week"
2010: three-time AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) Max Preps "Player of the Week"
Senior Year High School Stats: 476 kills, 427 digs, 66 blocks, 109 service aces
Her Club Team, Carolina Union Volleyball Club 18's SLAM, won second place in the American division at Big South (Atlanta, GA) and Northeast Qualifier (Baltimore, MD)
Born November 24, 1992 in Charlotte, North Carolina ... full name is Kelsey Renee Newman ... daughter of Lee and Susan Newman ... has a younger sister, Jenna (16) and a younger brother, Jonathan (12) ... hobbies include playing Interfaith Basketball ... aspires toward a career as a physical trainer, science teacher or coach ... plans to major in biology.