The George Washington University: Women's Volleyball

MacKenzie Knox
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MacKenzie Knox

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, CA

High School:
Edison

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
01/30/1990

Experience:
3 yrs.

Major:
Sociology



05/20/2012

73 GW Senior Student-Athletes Participate in Commencement

Student-Athletes Join Estimated 25,000 Graduates, Families and Friends on the National Mall

11/18/2011

GW Volleyball Falls to Duquesne in A-10 Championship Tournament

Knox Hits .571 with Career-High 16 Kills in Final Match

11/12/2011

GW Volleyball Splits Final Regular-Season Matches

Colonials Fall to Rhode Island on Friday, Outlast Fordham on Saturday; Advance to A-10 Championship

11/05/2011

GW Volleyball Clinches A-10 Championship Bid With Thrilling 3-2 Win Over Duquesne

Knox Shines on Senior Night With 10 Kills and Four Blocks

11/05/2011

GW Volleyball Slams Saint Louis in Five Sets, 3-2

Colonials Improve to 11-1 at Smith Center; Host Duquesne Saturday for Senior Day

11/04/2011

Post-Match Interviews vs. Saint Louis - 11/4/11

GW Volleyball: Post-Match Interviews vs. Saint Louis - 11/4/11


AT GEORGE WASHINGTON:
Started 115 of GW's 122 sets as a junior in 2010 and scored 211.5 points ... hit an efficient .298 with 183 kills and recorded 53 total blocks (4 solo, 49 assisted) ... slowly regained her stamina after an injury sidelined her for much of 2008, she appeared in 69 sets as a sophomore in 2009 and scored 91 points on 81 kills and 18 total blocks while hitting a team-best .386 (81k-20e-158att.) ... also added seven assists ... appeared in 60 sets before suffering a season-ending injury ... made an impact as a freshman in 2008 by recording 71 kills, 36 block assists and 93 points prior to the injury.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Led Edison H.S. in kills and was team captain and MVP as a senior under coach Brian Boone ... was named All-Orange County First Team in 2007, first team All-Sunset League, second team All-CIF and Best Offense Player of the Year at Edison ... Along with with teammate, Alyssa Valentine,helped propel their club team, TCA-18 Third Degree Black, to the National Championship for the 18 Open division in the USA Volleyball 2008 Girls Junior Olympics Volleyball Championships on June 29, 2008 in Dallas, TX. Knox and Valentine led the Edison High School Chargers into the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Championships and the Total Complete Athlete club team to a fifth-place finish in the 2007 Junior Olympic 17 Open Championships. In her final season with the Chargers, the 6-2 middle blocker led her team with 167 kills and 45 blocks.
"MacKenzie is someone we watched at JO's this summer and knew right away we should recruit her," said Coronel. "She is a very offensive middle that can hit anywhere along the net with control and power. Her experience playing for a nationally ranked club team has really matured her game and I expect her to be ready as a freshman for the speed of play in college."

PERSONAL:
Born January 30, 1990, in Newport Beach, California ... full name is MacKenzie Clark Knox ... daughter of John and Lisa Knox ... has one younger sister, Taylor (19) who is a sophomore right-side hitter for the Colonials in 2011 ... enjoys playing beach volleyball, swimming, reading and movies ... sociology major.

GW Hatchet feature - Oct. 6, 2011

MacKenzie Knox's 2010 match-by-match statsGet Acrobat Reader

MacKenzie Knox's 2009 match-by-match statsGet Acrobat Reader

MacKenzie Knox's 2008 match-by-match statsGet Acrobat Reader

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 15 at Temple (10/21/11)
Attempts 25 (three times) Last vs. Duquesne (11/5/11)
Hitting Pct. .800 (12-0-15) vs. Howard (10/20/09)
Assists 3 at Virginia (9/4/10)
Service Aces 3 vs. Delaware State (9/12/08)
Block Solos 2 at Pittsburgh (9/21/10)
Block Assists 6 (four times) last vs. Rhode Island (10/16/11)
Digs 4 vs. Rider (9/13/08)
Points 17.5 at Temple (10/21/11)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year Sets Kills E Att. Pct. Asst. Aces Blocks-Solo Blocks-Assisted Digs Pts.
2008 60 71 38 185 .178 8 4 0 36 10 93.0
2009 69 81 20 158 .386 7 0 2 16 8 91.0
2010 115 183 58 420 .298 13 0 4 49 19 211.5
TOTAL 244 335 116 763 .287 28 4 6 101 37 395.5
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