15 - Mary-Kate Short
Mary-Kate Short
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lighthouse Point, Fla.
High School: Cardinal Gibbons
Position: MH/RS

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Captain

2012: Played in 26 matches with 24 starts...appeared in 73 sets...ranked second on the team with a career-best 49 blocks and 0.67 blocks per set...stood fifth on the team with a career-best 68 kills and third with a career-best 15 aces...led the team with a career-high six blocks against Brown (8/31)...tallied six kills against both Brown (8/31) and Central Connecticut (9/8)...won the team’s Raising the Bar Award, for her improvement in the weight room...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2011: Played in five matches with three starts...appeared in 10 sets...led the team with four blocks and tied for the team-lead with two aces against Navy (9/17).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Cardinal Gibbons H.S. for coach Kathryn Farland…team captain as a senior…earned 2010 third team Miami Herald honors, 2010 Sun Sentinel honors and 2009 Miami Herald honorable mention accolades…team won the 2010 state championship while going 25-1, while previously winning the 2009 district championship and qualifying for the final four at the 2008 state championship…selected to the Broward County All-Star team…also a member of the Tribe Volleyball 18 Platinum club team for coach Michelle Piantadosi…club team qualified for the 2011 USAV National Tournament and finished fifth at the 2010 USAV National Tournament in the open / gold division…her Boomers Volleyball club team placed fifth at the 2009 AAU National Championship…member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Mike and Randi Short…has two brothers (Michael and Corry)...a Psychology major.

 Short's Career Statistics
Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2011 10 1 0 0 5 3
2012 73 68 5 31 49 15
Total 83 69 5 31 54 18