Bears Battled Injuries, Came Close to NCAA Bid
Bears earn league-best six first team selections
Bears drop to 4-11 in Big 12 Conference play with one match to spare
Bears put seven on first team and one on second team
Bears look to split season series with Horned Frogs after October loss
Played in all 32 matches in her rookie campaign as a defensive specialist and finished third on the team in digs (314) and digs per set (2.68) ... Limited receiving errors with just 22 in 117 sets of play ... Added 44 assists and 14 service aces on the season ... Had double-digit kills in half the season's matches and had six in Big 12 Conference play ... Recorded a season-high 23 digs in a road loss to Kansas State, Oct. 27 ... Tallied 57 digs over four matches with double-digits in that category in all four to mark her best span of the season from Sept. 2 to Sept. 7.
Helped lead Lake Travis (Texas) High School to back-to-back state titles as junior and senior, including perfect 50-0 record as senior and No. 1 national ranking by PrepVolleyball.com ... Also helped Austin Junior Volleyball 17 Mizuno to 17 Open National Club Championship ... Libero earned district defensive MVP honors twice, first-team all-district honors four times and first-team all-centex and first-team all-state once ... Led team to Pearland Classic title and was named Outstanding Defender ... Earned academic all-district honors four times and academic all-state honors once ... National Honor Society member.
Full name is Mackenzie Alysse Mayo ... Born Nov. 26, 1993, in Austin, Texas ... Daughter of Stephen and Shannon Mayo ... Has two brothers, Tyler and Austin ... Majoring in health science studies.