Kelsey Berrington

#4 Kelsey Berrington

Pos. S
Ht. 5'9"
Yr. So.
Hometown Britton, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Tecumseh

2014: Started all 33 matches as a junior, and was the only Crusader to play in all 120 sets ... has not missed a set through her first three seasons at Valpo ... named to the Horizon League All-League Team ... totaled 1,281 assists on the year, averaging 10.68 assists/set ... ranked third in the league and 60th nationally in assists/set ... assist total ranks ninth in a single season in Crusader history ... enters final season at Valpo sixth in career assists, within striking distance of third place ... Crusader offense hit .250 on the year with her leading the way, 27 points better than any other Horizon League club and a program single-season record by 11 points ... also contributed 80 kills on .315 hitting offensively, as well as 33 service aces - most on the team and seventh-best in the Horizon League ... defensively, finished third on the team with 330 digs (2.75/set) and also chipped in 48 blocks ... reached double figures in digs 20 times, registering double-doubles in all 20 of those matches ... surpassed previous career high of 43 assists 11 times, setting a new career-best standard of 64 assists against North Dakota State Oct. 19 ... also matched career high with 19 digs against the Bison, a mark she would again tie Nov. 8 against Oakland ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at NCCU Invitational Aug. 29-30 to open the season, registering 103 assists over Valpo's three tournament matches ... picked up a pair of double-doubles and tied career high with four aces against Campbell on the 30th ... tallied 55 assists and 17 digs in five-set win over IUPUI Sept. 3 ... named Tournament MVP as the Crusaders captured South Dakota State's Jackrabbit Invitational Sept. 5-6 ... averaged 11.18 assists/set over Valpo's three wins at SDSU as the Crusaders hit at least .272 in all three matches ... recorded double-doubles in two of three tournament matches both Sept. 12-13 at UT Martin's Skyhawk Invitational and Sept. 19-20 at the Crusader Classic ... recorded five blocks to go with 42 assists and 15 digs to open Crusader Classic versus Murray State Sept. 19 ... hit .417 with six kills while handing out 43 assists and totaled 16 digs in win over Youngstown State Oct. 3 ... followed with six kills on .364 hitting and 45 assists the next day versus Cleveland State ... handed out 50 assists and recorded career-best six blocks against UIC Oct. 17 ... handed out 48 assists and tallied five blocks Nov. 11 in win at IPFW ... named to Horizon League All-Academic Team ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2013: One of just two Crusaders to appear in every set, playing in 126 sets over 33 matches as a sophomore ... ranked seventh in the league in assists (5.89/set) ... also averaged 2.26 digs/set and tallied 24 service aces ... finished in double figures in assists 32 times, including 21 efforts of at least 20 assists ... picked up at least 10 digs on 15 occasions, recording a double-double all 15 times ... opened season with 22 assists in win at UCF Aug. 30 ... earned All-Tournament honors at Valpo's Popcorn Classic Sept. 6-7, averaging 6.5 assists/set as the Crusaders went 4-0 to claim the tournament title ... also tallied 3.25 digs/set at the Crusaders' home tournament, securing double-doubles in all four matches ... posted 32 assists versus Eastern Michigan (Sept. 6) and 30 in tournament clincher over Iowa (Sept. 7) ... recorded 30 assists in win over SIU Edwardsville Sept. 14 ... dished out 32 assists in five-set win Oct. 4 in league play over Green Bay ... set season high with 37 assists in come-from-behind win at IUPUI Oct. 15 ... registered double-double in league win over Oakland Oct. 18, tallying 26 assists and career-best 19 digs ... matched career high with four service aces to go with 23 assists and 16 digs Nov. 9 against Youngstown State ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Was the only Crusader to appear in every set, playing 33 matches and 131 sets during her rookie season ... earned a spot on the Horizon League's All-Newcomer Team ... ranked eighth in the league in both assists (5.98/set) and service aces (0.24/set), leading the Crusaders in both categories ... also averaged 1.98 digs/set as a freshman ... finished in double figures in assists in all 33 matches, including 22 outings of 20 or more helpers ... also picked up double digits in digs in 11 matches, tying for team-high honors with 11 double-doubles ... kicked off career with 16-assist, 13-dig double-double against Southeast Missouri State Aug. 24 ... set season best with four service aces and also registered 27 assists and 15 digs in victory over South Dakota State Aug. 25 ... set all the way around the rotation Sept. 7 against Savannah State, picking up 38 assists ... had stretch of 12 straight matches with at least 20 assists from Sept. 28 through Nov. 3 ... registered five double-doubles during that stretch, including 28 assists and a season-best 18 digs against Loyola on Oct. 19 ... put down season-high four kills on just five attacks Oct. 20 versus UIC ... recorded season-high 43 assists Nov. 3 at Cleveland State.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Indians ... earned First Team All-State honors as a senior after being named to the Second Team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... a three-time First Team All-Region and First Team All-Conference honoree ... earned All-County honors all four years ... helped squad to state championship match as a senior as the Indians broke school record for wins in a season ... Tecumseh captured district title in each of her final three seasons ... twice named the County Player of the Year by the Daily Telegram ... named Best Female Athlete at Tecumseh as a senior ... played last three years of club volleyball for NorthShore Wood ... helped team to a second-place finish in the American division at the 2011 USAV National Championships, earning All-Tournament honors in the process ... named Best Setter in the Ohio Valley Region (OVR) in 2012 ... a two-year member of the Lakeshore Region High Performance team ... also played six years of club volleyball for Borderline ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Kelsey is the daughter of Chuck and Kim Berrington ... mother is currently the head men's and women's volleyball coach at Siena Heights, and was formerly head women's coach at Eastern Michigan for 19 years ... major is elementary education with a minor in mathematics.