Mary

Mullen

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Middle Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mendota Heights, Minn.
High School: Convent of the Visitation

Bio

• A Veteran Leader the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2016:

  • Played in all 29 matches, appearing in 95 sets
  • Set an all-time Holy Cross record with 247 career blocks
  • Finished second on the team with 68 total blocks
  • Also had 81 kills, 10 assists, 20 digs and seven service aces
  • Tallied a season-best nine blocks in against Navy on Oct. 8 and a season-high seven kills against Bucknell on Oct. 15

2015:

  • Appeared in 27 of 29 matches, playing in 100 sets on the season.
  • Led the Crusaders with 96 blocks, averaging 0.96 per set for the year.
  • Her 96 blocks on the season rank fifth-best in school history, while her average of 0.96 blocks per set rank fourth all-time.
  • Ranked seventh in the Patriot League for blocks per set.
  • Ranked seventh on the team with 49 digs for the year.
  • Registered 90 kills on the season, ranking her third on the Crusaders.
  • Notched 16 service aces, ranking sixth on the team.
  • Registered a career-high nine digs in a 3-2 win over Navy on Oct. 9.
  • Named to Fairfield Invitational All-Tournament Team.

2014:

  • Played in 25 of 27 matches on the season.
  • Appeared in 91 sets.
  • Her 0.91 blocks per set were good for the most by any freshman in program history.
  • Blocks per set ranked fourth in the Patriot League for the season.
  • Blocks per set are the fifth best in school history for a single season.
  • Finished with 83 blocks which ranks sixth most in school history for a single season and most by any freshman.
  • Ranked fourth on the team in kills with 113 and third on the team in aces with 16.
  • Named to All-Tournament team at the Temple Invitational (Sept. 6) recording six blocks and 10 kills throughout the tournament.
  • Tallied eight blocks in a 3-1 win over Army (Sept. 13).
  • Recorded 11 kills in a win over Colgate (Sept. 26).
  • Became the fourth Crusader ever to earn Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Sept. 29) while posting a .733 hitting percentage and 11 kills in a win over Bucknell (Sept.20).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Was a four-year starting member of the varsity volleyball team at Convent of the Visitation High School under coach Joe Zimmerman.
  • Was a captain and named team MVP for her senior season.
  • Earned All-Conference honorable mention accolades as a freshman and sophomore.
  • Earned All-Conference honors as a junior and senior.
  • Team made state tournament appearances during her freshman and sophomore seasons.
  • Was a three-season varsity alpine skiing team member with coach Jason Nickelson.
  • Was a team captain during the 2012-2013 season of her club volleyball team (Mizuno Northern Lights) under coach Jackie Richter.
  • Club team took third place at USJO National Championship in 2010.
  • Won the AAU’s club division championship in 2012.

Personal:

  • Daughter of Brian and Joanne Mullen.
  • Has one brother (Charlie).
  • Majoring in Environmental Studies.
Mullen's Career Statistics
Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2014 91 113 10 46 83 16
2015 100 90 9 49 96 16
2016 95 81 10 20 68 7
Total 286 284 29 115 247 39
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