9 Mackenzie Bright
9 - Mackenzie Bright
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
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
Previous Team: SMASH
m 26
k/s 2.37
h % .193
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.31
sa/s 0.10
d/s 0.75

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 (18)….mother ran track and played hockey for Colby.

Recent Games
Oct 20 vs. Babson W, 3-1
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1
Oct 26 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0
Oct 27 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-2
Nov 2 vs. Middlebury W, 3-0
Nov 3 at Bowdoin L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 26 10
Sets 91 36
Kills 216 82
Kills per set 2.37 2.28
Errors 103 40
Total Attacks 587 242
Hitting Percentage .193 .174
Assists 5 1
Assists per set 0.05 0.03
Service Aces 9 3
Service Errors 11 5
Service Aces per set 0.10 0.08
Reception Errors 14 7
Digs 68 32
Digs per set 0.75 0.89
Block Solo 2 1
Block Assist 26 10
Block Total 28 11
Blocks per set 0.31 0.31
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 240.0 91.0
Points per set 2.6 2.5
Matches started 16 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 Clark University W, 3-1 - 4 13 3 25 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 7 vs. Oglethorpe W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 17 .235 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 7 vs. Otterbein W, 3-2 1 5 11 5 30 .200 2 2 4 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 8 vs. Berry L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 15 .133 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Sep 8 at Emory L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 20 .100 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 12 Brandeis W, 3-1 - 4 15 1 27 .519 0 1 1 2 7 0 4 0 4 0 18.0
Sep 14 at Bates W, 3-0 1 3 1 4 18 -.167 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 15 at Colby W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 14 .500 0 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 18 Endicott L, 3-1 1 4 11 10 36 .028 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Sep 21 Bowdoin L, 3-2 - 5 9 5 27 .148 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 22 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-1 - 4 6 4 26 .077 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 22 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 17 .235 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 26 at Wellesley L, 3-1 1 4 11 6 27 .185 1 0 0 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 28 at Hamilton W, 3-1 1 4 6 5 24 .042 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 29 at Williams W, 3-1 - 2 2 5 16 -.188 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 2 at Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 - 3 4 2 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 5 Amherst L, 3-2 - 5 12 4 30 .267 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 14.0
Oct 6 Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 11 2 26 .346 0 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 12 at Middlebury L, 3-1 1 4 17 3 36 .389 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Oct 19 Springfield W, 3-0 1 3 7 6 23 .043 1 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 20 vs. Babson W, 3-1 - 4 15 2 28 .464 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1 - 4 9 4 25 .200 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 26 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0 1 3 8 5 22 .136 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 27 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-2 1 4 8 6 29 .069 0 0 0 1 6 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Nov 2 vs. Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 5 4 16 .063 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 5.5
Nov 3 at Bowdoin L, 3-2 1 1 1 2 4 -.250 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
  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
2018-19 26 91 216 2.37 103 587 .193 5 0.05 9 0.10 68 0.75 2 26 28 0.31 240.0 2.6
Total 107 364 865 2.38 383 2321 .208 15 0.04 22 0.06 209 0.57 10 88 98 0.27 941.0 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 26 91 216 2.37 103 587 .193 5 0.05 9 0.10 68 0.75 2 26 28 0.31 240.0 2.6
Conference 10 36 82 2.28 40 242 .174 1 0.03 3 0.08 32 0.89 1 10 11 0.31 91.0 2.5
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Home 9 35 94 2.69 42 245 .212 1 0.03 3 0.09 34 0.97 1 14 15 0.43 105.0 3.0
Away 11 35 72 2.06 41 219 .142 2 0.06 3 0.09 23 0.66 0 8 8 0.23 79.0 2.3
Neutral 6 21 50 2.38 20 123 .244 2 0.10 3 0.14 11 0.52 1 4 5 0.24 56.0 2.7
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Wins 16 54 128 2.37 54 337 .220 4 0.07 7 0.13 41 0.76 0 16 16 0.30 143.0 2.6
Losses 10 37 88 2.38 49 250 .156 1 0.03 2 0.05 27 0.73 2 10 12 0.32 97.0 2.6
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September 15 54 119 2.20 63 339 .165 4 0.07 7 0.13 40 0.74 1 14 15 0.28 134.0 2.5
October 9 33 91 2.76 34 228 .250 1 0.03 2 0.06 28 0.85 1 10 11 0.33 99.0 3.0
November 2 4 6 1.50 6 20 .000 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 2 2 0.50 7.0 1.8