Name: Kelsey Robinson
Position: Outside Hitter
Birthplace: Elmhurst, Ill.
Hometown: Bartlett, Ill.
High School: St. Francis High School (Illinois)
College: University of Nebraska '13, Broadcast Journalism
2016 Olympic Games (Bronze Medal)
World Championship Experience
2014 FIVB World Championship (Gold Medal)
Bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic Games as she was a key reserve in the back row with some time spent playing outside hitter, scoring 30 points without a start in eight matchesNamed Second Best Outside Spiker for 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix after leading the Finals in Receiving with a 80.5 efficiency percentChosen Best Receiver at 2016 NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament as Team USA won gold and spot into 2016 Olympic GamesSelected to FIVB World Championship roster in her first season of competition with Team USA, which included four starts and averages of 3.05 points and 1.85 digs per set as the Americans won their first-ever World ChampionshipNamed AVCA All-America First-Team as a senior at University of Nebraska in 2013Made debut with Team USA at 2014 MOntreux Volley Masters, starting four of the matches and averaging 3.93 points per setMAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS:2016 -
NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze).2015 -
USA Volleyball Cup vs China ... FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)...NORCECA Championship (Gold).2014 –
Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)…USA Volleyball Cup vs. Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold).Did You Know
Averaged 2.08 points per set during 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix with nine starts, while converting 37.7 percent of attacksProduced a team-high 59 points in three of four USA Volleyball Cup matches against Brazil in 2014, leading to averages of 4.54 points, 3.77 kills, 0.54 blocks, 0.23 aces and 1.77 digs per setStarted five of nine matches in the 2014 FIVB World Grand PrixSelected Big Ten Player of the Year in 2013 as a senior at University of NebraskaTransferred to Nebraska after three seasons at University of Tennessee, which including SEC Player of the Year and AVCA All-America Second-Team in 2011Selected to U.S. Women's National Volleyball A2 Team in 2011RAnked No. 19 on PrepVolleyball.com's list of Senior Aces and earned High School All-American honors by two publicationsHelped St. Francis High School (Ill.) to over 100 wins during her prep careerGrew up liking basketball over volleyball as a big Chicago and Michael Jordan fan. She wears No. 23 in honor of Jordan.Started playing indoor club volleyball at age 10Kelsey Robinson's Favorites:Food:
Mendocino Farms and freeze from pressed juicery ... Music Type:
Atmospheric, Indie, Electronic, Dance-Pop ... Musical Group/Person:
The XX & Rufus Du Sol ... Movie:
Bad Boys 2 ... Professional Team:
Green Bay PackersHobbies and Interests:
Cooking/creating recipes, traveling, and writing for my website.Most Admired Person:
Her grandparents because "first example of hard work and love."Happiest Moment in Life:
"Playing in the Olympics and having my family and loved ones there to watch."