The George Washington University: Women's Volleyball

Kelsey Newman
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Kelsey Newman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, NC

High School:
Charlotte Catholic

Height:
6-0

Position:
Outside Hitter

Birthdate:
11/24/1992

Major:
Physical Therapy



11/21/2013

GW Volleyball's Newman & Osuchukwu Earn A-10 All-Conference Honors

Duo Named Second Team All-Conference; ChiChi Named to All-Rookie Team

11/04/2013

GW Volleyball's Newman & Clemens Earn Atlantic 10 Weekly Awards

Newman Named Offensive Player of the Week, Clemens Tabbed Rookie of the Week

11/01/2013

GW Volleyball Downs Dayton, 3-1, for Key A-10 Win

Three Players Register Double-Digit Kills as Colonials Top Flyers For First Time Since 2002

10/20/2013

GW Volleyball Downs George Mason, 3-1, For Fifth Straight Win

Three Players Post 10+ Kills as Colonials Strike First in Revolutionary Rivalry

10/17/2013

GW Volleyball Visits La Salle and Hosts George Mason This Weekend

Colonials Look to Extend Three-Match Win Streak

09/29/2013

GW Volleyball vs. Towson 9/29/13

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).

-- HIGH SCHOOL:
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)

PERSONAL:
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.

CAREER HIGHS
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 3 (three times) last at Saint Louis (11/15/13)
Block Solos 5 vs. Boston College (9/8/12)
Block Assists 4 (two times) Last vs. Duquesne (10/5/12)
Digs 18 (three times) Last at Duquesne (11/10/12)
Points 26.5 vs. Temple (10/14/12)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year Sets Kills E Att. Pct. Asst. Aces Blocks-Solo Blocks-Assisted Digs Pts.
2011 67 161 74 434 .200 7 8 4 15 61 180.5
2012 100 290 153 922 .149 11 21 15 33 174 342.5
2013 94 287 146 735 .192 15 21 3 22 182 315.0
TOTAL 261 738 373 2,091 .175 33 50 22 70 417 838.0
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