Crusaders Volleyball BIO
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Chelsey O'Donnell
Player Profile:
Chelsey O'Donnell 2289452
Position: Setter
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: West Allegheny

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Captain

Enters the 2010 season rankedsecond all-time at Holy Cross with 2,378 career assists...only thesecond Crusader to record 2,000 career assists.

2009: Started in all 29 matches and played all 105sets…served as team co-captain…was third on the HolyCross all-time single-season list with a career-best 893 assists,and ranked third in the Patriot League…her 8.50 assists pergame were eighth all-time at the school…led the team andranked third in the league with a career-best 37 serviceaces…was fourth on the team with a career-best 219digs…posted eight double-doubles...had a career-best 64kills…recorded 14 digs and 42 assists at Bryant (9/9) as theteam won 3-1…earned Beanpot Classic All-Tournament honors(9/12)…tallied 12 digs and 44 assists at Quinnipiac(10/13)…had a season-best 53 assists at Colgate(9/25)…had 43 assists against Bucknell (10/23) as the teamwon 3-1…member of the Patriot League Academic HonorRoll.

2008: Played 25 matches and 85 sets…led theteam in assists (594) and service aces (22), while ranking third intotal blocks (25), digs (182) and digs per set (2.14)…hadeight double-doubles…earned Beanpot Classic All-Tournamenthonors (9/20)…had 39 assists and a season-best 14 digsagainst Central Connecticut (9/10)…posted a season-best 43assists and registered 12 digs versus Wagner (9/13) as the team wonthe match 3-2…recorded 42 assists against Bryant(9/13)…tallied 42 assists and 11 digs versus Navy(11/15).

2007: Played all 28 matches and all 94sets…led the team in assists with 891 and assists per setwith 9.48…her 891 assists rank fourth on the Holy Crossall-time single-season list and her 9.48 assists per set rankthird…led the Patriot League in assists byfreshmen…ranked third on the team in digs (197) and digs perset (2.10), fifth in service aces (21) and total blocks (17), andsixth in kills (43)…named to the Wildcat InvitationalAll-Tournament team…recorded 42 assists and eight digs inher collegiate debut in the 3-1 win over St. Peter’s(8/24)…posted her first career collegiate double-double with35 assists and 10 digs at Northeastern (8/31)…recorded 45assists and nine digs against Loyola (Md.) (9/8)…earned hersecond double-double with a career-best 58 assists and acareer-best 21 digs against Providence (9/12)…had 49 assistsand nine digs at Navy (10/19)…recorded her thirddouble-double with 33 assists and 13 digs against Lafayette(11/2)…earned 43 assists and eight digs against Colgate(11/10).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsityvolleyball team at West Allegheny H.S. in Imperial, Pa., for headcoach Curt Russell...team won the state championship in2006...WPIAL runners-up in 2005 and 2006...served as a team captainas a junior and senior...earned 2006 PIAA State MVPhonors...received 2006 WPIAL Player of the Year accolades...in 2006she was named to the All-PIAA first team, the All-WPIAL first team,the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star team andthe MAC All-Tournament team..received second team All-WPIAL honorsin 2005...earned first team All-Section honors three times andsecond team accolades as a freshman...named Team MVP in 2005 and2006, while she won the Coaches Award in 2005...received PostGazette, Tribune Review & The Times Athlete of the Week honorsin 2006...two-time team captain for Pittsburgh Elite.

Personal: Daughter of Jeff and DanaO’Donnell...has one brother (John)…a Psychologymajor.

O'Donnell's CareerStatistics

Year Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2007 94 43 891 197 17 21
2008 85 48 594 182 25 22
2009 105 64 893 219 20 37
Total 284 155 2378 598 62 80
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