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Mackenzie

Cole

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Defensive Specialist / Libero
Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Oakdale, N.Y.
High School: Connetquot

Bio

High School: Six-year varsity starter at Connetquot High School, playing in over 150 consecutive varsity matches ... Named the 2017 Gatorade New York State Player of the Year ... Earned Senior Ace distinction from PrepVolleyball ... Collected 2017 First Team Under Armour All-America honors ... Also picked up All-America accolades from PrepVolleyball and MaxPreps ... Led Connetquot to state championships as both a sophomore and a senior ... Led high school to a 39-1-2 season as a senior ... Totaled 333 kills while hitting .296 and contributing 74 aces and 292 digs as a senior ... Made the USA Volleyball Youth National Training team in both 2016 and 2017 ... A four-time USA Volleyball A1 High Performance selection ... Earned five all-county selections and four county MVP honors ... Named League II Player of the Year four times ... Also named all-state and All-Long Island four straight years. 

Personal: Born Mackenzie Mae Cole on May 3, 2000 in Stony Brook, N.Y. ... Daughter of Rick and Brooke Cole ... Had one older sister (Taylor) and one younger brother (Trey) ... Father is the athletic director at Iona College ... Sister plays soccer at Iona ... Uncles George Dunn and Richie Dunn played soccer at Duke.

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