University of Iowa Athletics

#8 Mallory Husz

Height 6-0
Class Sr.
Hometown Council Bluffs, Iowa
High School Lewis Central
Mallory Husz - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2011 as a Senior… team captain… Academic All-Big Ten… Iowa’s Big Ten sportsmanship honoree… appeared in 30 games with 29 starts… named tournament MVP of the Columbia Invitational… recorded eight kills vs. Saint Louis (8/27)… recorded a double-double with 11 kills and 11 blocks vs. Southern Miss… recorded a season-high 12 kills vs. Columbia (9/16)… recorded four kills and four blocks vs. Ohio State (9/23)… recorded five kills and one block vs. Penn State (9/24)… recorded five kills and totaled six blocks vs. Indiana (10/7)… recorded three kills vs. Purdue (10/8)… recorded four kills and five total blocks vs. Penn State (10/28)… recorded five kills and three total blocks vs. Ohio State (10/30)… recorded a season-high 15 kills and seven blocks vs. Michigan (11/4)… recorded nine kills and three blocks at Purdue (11/10)… recorded seven total blocks at Indiana (11/12)… recorded nine kills vs. Illinois (11/26)… letterwinner.

2010 as a Junior… Academic All-Big Ten… appeared in 28 matches with 25 starts… played in 100 sets… earned Big Ten’s Sportsmanship award… member of Iowa’s Leadership Council… ranked second on the team in kills (237) and blocks (93)… missed Minnesota contest (10/6) due to shoulder injury… returned in third set at No. 24 Northwestern to record two kills and three total blocks… named Hawkeye Challenge MVP… recorded a career-high 21 kills and 11 blocks vs. SIU (8/28)… matched her career-high with 21 kills vs. Creighton (9/4)… named to the all-tournament team at the Marcia E. Hamilton Active Ankle Challenge… recorded 12 kills and two blocks in five-set win vs. Indiana (10/2)… recorded seven kills and three blocks at Penn State (10/16)… recorded five blocks and 16 kills while attacking at a .452 clip vs. Wisconsin (10/22)… recorded five kills at Minnesota (10/27)… recorded a team-high nine kills at Purdue (11/5)… recorded seven kills and four blocks vs. Michigan State (11/12)… came off the bench to record nine kills and three blocks vs. Michigan (11/13)… recorded six blocks and six kills at Illinois (11/19)… recorded seven blocks and seven kills at Wisconsin (11/20)… recorded seven kills and one block vs. Penn State (11/26)…recorded eight kills and a career high two assists vs. Ohio State (11/27)… letterwinner.

2009 as a Sophomore… Academic All-Big Ten… Played in 26 matches and 71 sets with 16 starts… started the final nine contests… recorded career-highs in blocks (7) and kills (12) vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 11)… recorded at least one block in 22 of 26 contests… averaged four blocks per match over the final eight matches… recorded a career-best three digs on four separate occasions… served first two service aces of career at Northwestern (Nov. 21)… season-best .333 attack percentage vs. Penn State (Nov. 7).

2008 as a Freshman… Played in 17 matches and 33 sets with five starts… first collegiate start came at Purdue (Oct. 3)… finished season with 40 kills, seven digs and 19 block assists… career-high 10 kills against Indiana (Oct. 11)…career-best .400 attack percentage vs. Northwestern (Sept. 27)…career-high three block assists vs. Tulsa (Sept. 20).

High School… first team all-state as a senior… second team all-state selection as a sophomore and junior… three-time first team all-region and all-district pick… three-time unanimous first team all-conference selection… Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil Volleyball Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior… Council Bluffs Female Athlete of the Year as a senior… ranked 91st nationally in her recruiting class by… played in Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association Volleyball Classic All-Star Game… played for Top Ten Volleyball Club and helped them place second at the 2008 AAU Junior Nationals… also lettered in basketball and track… three-time Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil Basketball Player of the Year… third team all-state as a sophomore, second team all-state as a junior and senior… holds 16 school basketball records… chosen to play in the Iowa Girls Athletic Association’s Gatorade Showcase Game… participated in state track meet in distance medley, 4X200 and 4X400 meter relays, long jump and 400 meters… member of the honor roll, Relay for Life, and National Honor Society… nominated into the Lewis Central Athletic Hall of Fame.

Personal… Born 1/19/90… parents are Del and Sheryl Husz… Has two sisters, Jill and Mandy… health & sports studies major, and health sciences major.

Personal Bests
Kills: 21, two times, last vs. Creighton, Sept. 4, 2010
TA: 40 vs. Southern Illinois, Aug. 28, 2010
Attack %: .611 vs. Columbia, Sept. 16, 2011
Assists: 2, two times, last vs. Nebraska, Nov. 22, 2011
Aces: 2 vs. Northwestern, Nov. 21, 2009
Digs: 3, 10 times, last vs. Penn State, Oct. 28, 2011
Solo Blocks: 4 vs. Wisconsin, Oct. 22, 2010
Total Blocks: 11, two times, last vs. Southern Miss, Sept. 2, 2010