Duo Led Colonials to Best Regular Season Since 2000 and No. 2 Seed in A-10 Championship
Osuchukwu Records Career-High 30 Kills in Victory
Newman Named Co-Player of the Week; Osuchukwu Named Defensive Player of the Week
Duo Named Second Team All-Conference; ChiChi Named to All-Rookie Team
Newman Named Offensive Player of the Week, Clemens Tabbed Rookie of the Week
George Washington vs. Towson 9/29/13
2013 as a junior: Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference selection ... led team and finished eighth overall in the Atlantic 10 with 287 kills ... double-digit kills in 12 matches ... posted career-high kills with 24 vs. Stephen F. Austin (9/6) ... also tied career high with three aces at Saint Louis (11/15) ... finished fourth on team with 25 total blocks (three solo, 22 assist) ... posted career-highs in digs (182) and assists (15) while tying career-best mark in aces (21) ... posted five double-doubles ... double-digit digs in six matches ... led team with 19 kills in upset of VCU (10/12) ... posted double-double of 12 kills and 10 digs in Atlantic 10 quarterfinal win over Rhode Island (11/22) ... named to All-Tournament Team at George Washington Invitational ... Named Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 4 after hitting .309 with 37 kills and 24 digs in a pair of wins over Dayton and Duquesne.
2012 as a sophomore: Ranked second on team with 290 kills and 922 attacks ... appeared in 100 of GW's 102 sets ... hit .149 (290k-153e-922a) ... ranked third on team with 48 blocks (15 solo, 33 assists) ... averaged 2.90 kills/set ... recorded double-digit kills in 14 matches ... six double-doubles ... posted at least 3.0 blocks in five matches ... totaled 342.5 points, ranking second on team ... posted career-high 23 kills on 66 attempts against Temple (10/14) ... also posted career highs in block solos (5), block assists (4), digs (18), aces (3), assists (3) and points (26.5) ... ranked fourth on team with 174 digs ... hit .153 (166 kills, 3.13/set) in Atlantic 10 matches ... recorded multiple service aces in five matches.
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.
|Kills||24||vs. Stephen F. Austin (9/6/13)|
|Attempts||66||vs. Temple (10/14/12)|
|Hitting Pct.||.667 (8-0-12)||vs. Howard (8/30/11)|
|Assists||3 (three times)||Last vs. Elon (9/7/13)|
|Service Aces||4||vs. Georgetown (9/16/14)|
|Block Solos||5||vs. Boston College (9/8/12)|
|Block Assists||4 (three times)||Last at George Mason (10/3/14)|
|Digs||19||vs. Hampton (11/10/12)|
|Points||26.5||vs. Temple (10/14/12)|
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