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#8 Kelsey Sidney
Position: Middle Hitter
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chesterfield, Mo.
High School: Marquette High School
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Kelsey Sidney Bio
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2013

 

2014 (Senior): One of two Spartans to play in all 112 sets during the season … Named to the All-Southern Conference First Team … Tabbed the SoCon Offensive Player of the Month for September … Paced UNCG in total blocks (113) and blocks per set (1.01) while ending up fifth in blocks per set and seventh in hitting percentage among Southern Conference players … Finished second on the squad in total kills (289) and third in kills per set (2.58) … Set the program single-match record for hitting percentage in a four-set match with a .714 showing (15k/0e/21ta) against Howard (Sept. 6) … Tallied double-digit kills in 13 matches and collected a career-high 10 blocks in contest against Howard and Wofford (Oct. 10) … Notched a personal-best 21 kills in the win over the Bison at the Liberty Invitational … Chipped in with two service aces against Alabama A&M (Sept. 12).

2013 (Junior): Played in 21 matches and earned eight starts … Tallied a season-high 11 kills and hit .412 against Davidson (Nov. 15) in the regular season finale … Posted four blocks at Wake Forest (Aug. 31) … Recorded a pair of service aces against Louisiana (Sept. 13) in the Spartans’ first match of the University of Georgia’s Benson’s Hospitality Group Invitational.

2012 (Sophomore): Competed in 93 sets and made nine starts … Produced her first career double-double at High Point (9/4) with 10 kills and a career-high 10 digs … Enjoyed the best performance of her career against Southern Conference foe The Citadel (Sept. 22), putting down a personal-high 18 kills to hit .773 in the match (18k/1e/22ta) … Hit efficiently against Youngstown State (Sept. 15), putting down 10 kills on 21 attempts with just two errors for a .381 mark … Posted a career-high three aces at North Carolina Central (Aug. 24).

2011 (Freshman): Played 30 matches, including 14 starts, to earn her first letter … Played 79 of a total 118 sets … Named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll … Averaged 1.20 kills per set and 0.58 blocks per set … Tallied a career-high nine kills against Samford (Nov. 5) … Posted eight kills against Navy (Sept. 4), North Carolina Central (Oct. 4) and Western Carolina (Oct. 30) … Notched a career-high seven total blocks against Navy, including a career-best six block assisted.

High School: Played all four years at Marquette High School in Chesterfield, Mo. For coach Scott Szevery … earned all-district honors during her time at Marquette … averaged .94 blocks per set … as a senior, she helped lead her team to the District 7 title …was also a three-year letterwinner in track & field where she advanced to the district championships.

Club: Played three seasons for coaches Luke Young and Andrea Knapp on the top club in St. Louis, Mo., Team Momentum.

Personal: Kelsey Anne Sidney … born July 16, 1993 in Chicago, Ill. … daughter of Paul and Lisa Sidney … has three younger siblings, Maxwell, Andrew and Hallie … father, Paul, played basketball at Benedictine University … majoring in elementary education at UNCG.

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