98 Makenzie Northrup
Makenzie  Northrup


San Clemente, Calif.

High School:
San Clemente


Defensive Specialist


Career:Has appeared in 67 sets during her time as a wildcat in a total of 32 matches with two starts ... In the past year has become an integral part of Villanova's defense ... Averaging 0.88 digs per set with a total of 59 career digs ... Career stats include three total attacks, three service aces and four assists

Saw action in 64 sets of 29 sets with two starts ... Posted three service aces and 54 digs on the season ... Became a regular part of the Wildcat defensive rotation.

Saw limited action in three matches for the season ... Averaged 1.67 digs per set for a total of five digs, including four digs in her only set at Lehigh (Sept. 10).

San Clemente High School: Earned three varsity letters as her team's libero ... Set a single-season school record with 513 digs and broke the previous mark of 336 which had stood for 12 years ... Named an all-county selection and was an All-South Coast 1AA first team all-league choice as a senior ... Team co-captain and team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... Team was a CIF Division I-AA quarterfinalist her sophomore and junior seasons ... Four-time Varsity Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the Superintendents/Principals Honor Roll ... Member of the California State Scholarship Federation as a senior ... During her senior season led the South Coast 1AA league in digs and also ranked sixth among California Division I schools and 15th out of all California seniors statewide ... Played club volleyball for the Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club and was on the club's top team every year from 2008 through 2013.

Personal: Born 4/11/95 in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... Youngest of three children of Richard and Nancy Northrup ... Siblings are Tiffany Martineau (31) and Brett Northrup (26) ... Hobbies include playing beach volleyball, soccer and swimming ... Also likes quilting and other social activities ... Chose to attend Villanova beacuse of the academic challenges offered, the quality of the education and for the opportunity to play Division I volleyball.



Attack        1 vs American        Sept. 13, 2014
Assists        1, three times        Last on Sept. 13, 2014
Service Aces    1, three times        Last on Sept. 24, 2014
Digs        9 vs American        Sept. 13, 2014

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