9 Mackenzie Bright
9 Mackenzie Bright
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Duxbury, Mass.
High School: Duxbury
Position: OH/OPP
Major: English
Dream Job: Author
Favorite Place on Campus: Cousens Gym
Favorite Professional Athlete: Kerri Walsh Jennings
Favorite Pregame Meal: Pasta
Pregame Superstition: Lace the right shoe before the left
Hobbies: Watching The Great British Baking Show with Angela Yu
m 30
k/s 2.73
h % .221
a/s 0.03
b/s 0.31
sa/s 0.04
d/s 0.50

2016 (Sophomore): Competed in 29 of 31 matches and 94 of 116 sets for the Jumbos as they had one of their best seasons in program history, compiling a 27-4 record, a perfect 10-0 NESCAC regualr season mark and hosting and winning an NCAA Regional for the first time since 2009...one of three Jumbos to go over the 200-kill plateau, finishing with a career-high 201...posted career highs of 49 digs, 24 total blocks, 17 block assists and seven solo blocks...ranked No. 15 in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) in kills...named MVP of the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament in Medford, Mass., on Nov. 11-13...went off with a career-high 18 kills during a 3-1 triumph over visiting Springfield in the regional final of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Nov. 13...posted 17 kills and tied a career high with seven digs in a 3-1 win at Endicott on Sept. 9...recorded 10 or more kills in nine matches, including final three matches during the NCAA Tournament run. 

2015 (Freshman): Played in 22 matches during her rookie campaign, taking the court in 67 sets…finished the season with 142 kills for a 2.12 kills per set mark to go along with 11 blocks and 36 digs…made her collegiate debut in a 3-0 loss to ranked Christopher Newport and tallied two kills…finished a 3-1 win over Williams with 11 kills and four digs…helped the Jumbos beat Connecticut College, 3-0, with eight kills and a dig…tallied 12 kills and two block assists in a 3-0 win over Western Connecticut State…helped the Jumbos top UMass-Boston with eight kills and a dig…in a 3-0 win over Keene State she added nine kills and seven digs…added ten kills and four digs to a 3-1 win over Bates…helped the Jumbos with eight kills in a 3-0 blanking of Hamilton…added 11 kills to a 3-1 regular season ending loss to Middlebury.

Before Tufts: Played volleyball, softball and was on the swimming team at Duxbury High School…was a Boston Globe All-Scholastic selection, Boston Herald All-Scholastic selection and a Patriot League All-Scholastic selection for volleyball…was selected to the All-State team for volleyball…was a Patriot League All-Star and was selected as the Patriot League MVP for volleyball.

Personal: Daughter of Debbie and Fred…has one brother, Matthew (17)….mother ran track and played hockey for Colby.

Recent Games
Oct 28 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1
Nov 3 Bates W, 3-1
Nov 4 Amherst W, 3-0
Nov 5 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1
Nov 10 vs. Mass.-Boston W, 3-0
Nov 11 vs. MIT L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 10
Sets 112 37
Kills 306 122
Kills per set 2.73 3.30
Errors 130 47
Total Attacks 795 292
Hitting Percentage .221 .257
Assists 3 0
Assists per set 0.03 0.00
Service Aces 5 4
Service Errors 8 3
Service Aces per set 0.04 0.11
Reception Errors 17 7
Digs 56 25
Digs per set 0.50 0.68
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 35 11
Block Total 35 11
Blocks per set 0.31 0.30
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 328.5 131.5
Points per set 2.9 3.6
Matches started 16 3
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 at Clark University W, 3-0 1 3 15 1 24 .583 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 8 Rochester Inst. W, 3-1 1 4 7 4 22 .136 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Sep 9 Minn.-Morris L, 3-2 1 5 7 6 39 .026 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Sep 9 Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 20 .350 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 15 Bates W, 3-0 - 3 16 4 34 .353 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Sep 16 Colby W, 3-0 - 3 13 4 25 .360 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Sep 19 at Bowdoin W, 3-2 - 5 17 8 37 .243 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 22 vs. Washington (Mo.) L, 3-2 1 5 16 7 35 .257 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Sep 22 vs. Millikin L, 3-1 - 4 5 5 20 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Sep 23 vs. Ill. Wesleyan L, 3-1 - 4 10 3 29 .241 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 23 vs. Wis.-Oshkosh W, 3-2 - 5 13 7 37 .162 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Sep 26 Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 25 .440 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 29 Hamilton W, 3-0 - 3 8 5 27 .111 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 30 Williams W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 11 .545 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Oct 4 at Rivier W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 12 .333 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 6 at Amherst W, 3-2 1 5 18 7 44 .250 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Oct 7 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 22 .273 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 13 Middlebury W, 3-1 1 4 15 10 39 .128 0 0 0 1 6 0 3 0 3 0 16.5
Oct 14 vs. WPI W, 3-0 1 3 3 3 13 .000 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 14 at Endicott L, 3-2 - 4 7 5 24 .083 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1 1 4 10 2 20 .400 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Oct 21 at Babson W, 3-0 - 3 7 4 15 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 21 at Springfield W, 3-0 - 3 15 3 31 .387 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 15.5
Oct 27 at Connecticut Col. W, 3-1 - 4 11 4 24 .292 0 0 0 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 28 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 4 11 4 29 .241 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Nov 3 Bates W, 3-1 - 4 11 8 35 .086 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Nov 4 Amherst W, 3-0 1 3 8 7 24 .042 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Nov 5 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1 1 4 7 7 32 .000 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 10 vs. Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 22 .227 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Nov 11 vs. MIT L, 3-2 1 5 9 4 24 .208 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 22 67 142 2.12 70 372 .194 3 0.04 1 0.01 36 0.54 1 10 11 0.16 149.0 2.2
2016-17 29 94 201 2.14 80 567 .213 4 0.04 7 0.07 49 0.52 7 17 24 0.26 223.5 2.4
2017-18 30 112 306 2.73 130 795 .221 3 0.03 5 0.04 56 0.50 0 35 35 0.31 328.5 2.9
Total 81 273 649 2.38 280 1734 .213 10 0.04 13 0.05 141 0.52 8 62 70 0.26 701.0 2.6
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 112 306 2.73 130 795 .221 3 0.03 5 0.04 56 0.50 0 35 35 0.31 328.5 2.9
Conference 10 37 122 3.30 47 292 .257 0 0.00 4 0.11 25 0.68 0 11 11 0.30 131.5 3.6
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Home 12 42 119 2.83 58 333 .183 3 0.07 2 0.05 19 0.45 0 15 15 0.36 128.5 3.1
Away 11 41 123 3.00 40 282 .294 0 0.00 3 0.07 26 0.63 0 11 11 0.27 131.5 3.2
Neutral 7 29 64 2.21 32 180 .178 0 0.00 0 0.00 11 0.38 0 9 9 0.31 68.5 2.4
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Wins 23 81 245 3.02 93 592 .257 1 0.01 5 0.06 44 0.54 0 24 24 0.30 262.0 3.2
Losses 7 31 61 1.97 37 203 .118 2 0.06 0 0.00 12 0.39 0 11 11 0.35 66.5 2.1
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September 14 53 154 2.91 57 385 .252 1 0.02 2 0.04 16 0.30 0 17 17 0.32 164.5 3.1
October 11 40 109 2.73 44 273 .238 0 0.00 3 0.07 32 0.80 0 13 13 0.33 118.5 3.0
November 5 19 43 2.26 29 137 .102 2 0.11 0 0.00 8 0.42 0 5 5 0.26 45.5 2.4