Mary-Kate

Short

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#15

Middle Hitter/Right Side
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lighthouse Point, Fla.
High School: Cardinal Gibbons

Bio

2013: Served asteam captain…Played in 25 of 28 matches on theseason…appeared in 75 sets…finished second on theteam with 46 blocks (0.61 per set)…also gathered 74 kills,eight digs and six service aces…had a career-high sevenblocks against Bucknell (9/20)…member of the Holy CrossLeadership Academy.

2012: Played in 26matches with 24 starts...appeared in 73 sets...ranked second on theteam with a career-best 49 blocks and 0.67 blocks per set...stoodfifth on the team with a career-best 68 kills and third with acareer-best 15 aces...led the team with a career-high six blocksagainst Brown (8/31)...tallied six kills against both Brown (8/31)and Central Connecticut (9/8)...won the team’s Raising theBar Award, for her improvement in the weight room...member of theHoly Cross Leadership Academy.

2011: Played in five matches with threestarts...appeared in 10 sets...led the team with four blocks andtied for the team-lead with two aces against Navy (9/17).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of thevarsity volleyball team at Cardinal Gibbons H.S. for coach KathrynFarland…team captain as a senior…earned 2010 thirdteam Miami Herald honors, 2010 Sun Sentinelhonors and 2009 Miami Herald honorable mentionaccolades…team won the 2010 state championship while going25-1, while previously winning the 2009 district championship andqualifying for the final four at the 2008 statechampionship…selected to the Broward County All-Starteam…also a member of the Tribe Volleyball 18 Platinum clubteam for coach Michelle Piantadosi…club team qualified forthe 2011 USAV National Tournament and finished fifth at the 2010USAV National Tournament in the open / gold division…herBoomers Volleyball club team placed fifth at the 2009 AAU NationalChampionship…member of National Honor Society and SpanishHonor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Mike and RandiShort…has two brothers (Michael and Corry)...a Psychologymajor.

 Short's CareerStatistics
Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2011 10 1 0 0 5 3
2012 73 68 5 31 49 15
2013 75 74 3 8 46 6
Total 158 143 8 39 100 24

 

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