2013: Redshirted at Creighton
• Redshirted for Creighton’s 23-9 team that reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
• Was able to practice and travel with the team, but did not participate in any matches.
• Only action came in Blue-White scrimmage (Aug. 23), where she finished with 42 assists, 12 digs, two blocks and an ace.Northview High School
• Honored with Northview Senior Athlete Award and as Detroit Free Press Senior Athlete of the Year and OK Conference Female Athlete of the Year.
• Named first team all-conference in volleyball twice and basketball once.
• Named Volleyball Team MVP as a junior.
• Played in Champions of Character basketball All-Star Game as a senior.
• Earned three varsity letters each in volleyball and basketball.
• High school team won 41 matches in her three years on varsity.
• Club team, MVA, finished 15th in the open division of AAU Nationals in 2012, and was coached by Mayme Vliestra.
• Creighton’s first volleyball player from Michigan since restarting the program in 1994.Creighton Awards & Honors
2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic TeamMore About Kenzie
Full Name: MacKenzie Ryanne Crawford
Birthday: Feb. 21, 1995
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Parents: Donald and Kara Crawford
Siblings: Conner (17), Kali (16)
Major: Exercise Science
Career Aspiration: Occupational Therapy
Favorite TV Show: SpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite Vacation Spots: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Hobbies: Basketball, drawing
2014 Summer Job: Volleyball camps
Thoughts on the BIG EAST: Cool trips
Why Creighton: Gut feeling, the girls, and Omaha felt like Grand Rapids
Player you Model Your Game After: Alicia Glass
Favorite Part About The Ryan Center/Sokol Arena: Atmosphere on game day
Match I’m Most Excited For: Butler
Favorite Professor at Creighton: Dr. Fong
Favorite Road Trip: New York
Best Volleyball Memory: Seeing New York for the first time
Favorite Quote: “Good, better, best, never let it rest until your good is better and your better is best” (Tim Duncan)