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#11 Kelsey O'Neill

Height 6-1
Class Sr.
Hometown Skokie, Ill.
High School Loyola Academy
Previous School Pittsburgh

2017 as a Senior… Played in 32 matches… had 185 kills and ranked second on the team with 106 blocks… tallied 115 kills and 68 blocks in Big Ten play… registered eight blocks, six kills, and a .429 attack percentage at Ohio State on Nov. 18… tallied 11 kills and a .556 attack percentage at Maryland on Nov. 17… had 11 kills against Ohio State on Nov. 11… had 10 kills and a personal-best eight blocks against No. 22 Purdue on Nov. 5… tallied seven kills, five blocks, and a career-high .778 attack percentage against Indiana on Nov. 3… had five kills, a .364 attack percentage, and four blocks at No. 10 Michigan State on Oct. 28… recorded eight kills and a personal-best .727 attack percentage at Michigan on Oct. 27… tallied six kills and five blocks against Northwestern on Oct. 21… registered seven kills and a .400 attack percentage against Illinois on Oct. 20… had four blocks at No. 6 Minnesota on Oct. 15… recorded seven kills and five blocks at Indiana on Oct. 11… had three blocks against No. 4 Nebraska on Oct. 7… registered seven digs and a career-high .636 attack percentage against No. 22 Michigan on Oct. 4… had eight kills, a .615 attack percentage, and four blocks against No. 3 Minnesota on Sept. 30… chipped in seven kills and a .312 attack percentage at No. 2 Penn State on Sept. 23… had six kills and a .364 attack percentage against Princeton on Sept. 16… recorded six kills and a .455 attack percentage at American on Sept. 16… tallied nine kills, a .500 attack percentage and six blocks against Iowa State on Sept. 8… registered seven kills, a .462 attack percentage, and seven blocks against NIU on Sept. 8… recorded a personal-best 11 kills, a .375 attack percentage, and two blocks against Indiana State on Sept. 2… racked up a career-high six blocks against coastal Carolina on Sept. 2… amassed six kills and three blocks at Long Beach State on Aug. 26… had three blocks against No. 2 Stanford on Aug. 26.

2016 as a Junior (Pittsburgh)… Was part of the first Pitt volleyball team to reach the NCAA Tournament in 12 years and the first to advance to the second round in 13 years… recorded five kills and one block assist in Pitt’s first win in the NCAA tournament in 13 years… logged six kills and two total blocks in a win over Virginia… posted seven kills, three digs and one block assist in a win over Georgia Tech… tallied eight kills and two block in a shutout win at Clemson… recorded nine kills, one dig, and four total blocks in the Panthers’ win over #8 North Carolina… posted a career-high 14 kills, one dig, and three blocks against #15 Florida State… amassed career-high six blocks against Wake Forest… racked up 10 kills, two digs, and three blocks in a win over Georgia Tech… tallied 10 kills, two digs, and five total blocks in a win over Colorado State.

2015 as a Sophomore (Pittsburgh)… Recorded a kill and a block against Grand Canyon…tallied two kills, a dig, and a block assist against Youngstown State… had a kill against Duquesne… notched one kill at Michigan… posted career-highs in kills (five) and blocks (three) against Bowling Green… tallied three kills and two blocks at Virginia… recorded two kills and a block at Syracuse… notched three kills and a dig at Boston College… amassed three kills and one dig against Clemson… recorded nine kills against Duke… registered eight kills and three digs against Louisville…tallied nine kills against North Carolina.

2014 as a Freshman (Pittsburgh)… Had two kills against Norfolk State… recorded two kills and three digs at Georgia Tech.

High School… Went to Loyola Academy… led team to a 27-9 record as a senior…an All-GCAC Conference selection… chosen for USA Volleyball Indoor High Performance rosters on multiple occasions including the 2012 US Girls’ Youth National Volleyball Training Team, the 2012 Girls’ youth National A2 Team, the 2012 Girls’ youth Holiday Camp and the 2013 Girls’ Youth A1 Team… a four-year Loyola Scholar who ranked in the top 5% of the class… competed on the club level for Wildcat Juniors Volleyball Club (2010-14).

Personal… Daughter of Shawn and Ann O’Neill…has a younger brother.