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Mac Podraza

Setter

Player profile

  • Hometown Sunbury, Ohio
  • Last School Big Walnut H.S.
  • Year Junior
  • Height 6-2

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020)
• AVCA All-American Honorable Mention (2020-21)
• AVCA Northeast All-Region (2020-21)
• First Team All-Big Ten (2020-21)
• Big Ten Setter of the Week (Feb. 22; March 1; March 8; March 22, 2021)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2020 (Sophomore)
• Played in all 20 matches and 81 sets
• Totaled 883 assists (10.9 per set), 163 digs (2.01 per set), 72 kills, 44 blocks and 23 service aces
• Had a season-high 53 assists against Nebraska
• Totaled a season-high 15 digs against Penn State
• Had a season-high seven kills against Illinois

2019 (Freshman)
• Started 14 of the 28 matches she played in
• Second on the team with 537 assists
• Also second among Big Ten freshmen behind 6.32 assists per set
• Third for the Buckeyes with 53 blocks (49a, 4s)
• Added 72 digs, 71 kills and six service aces
• Had a pair of double-doubles against Illinois and Iowa
• Recorded 22 matches with double-digit assists, including 10 with at least 20 helpers
• Handed out a career-high 66 assists versus Texas Tech
• Registered a .688 hitting clip with a career-high 12 kills and 16 assists against the Hawkeyes

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Four-year letterwinner at Big Walnut High School
• Named District and OCC Player of the Year as a senior
• Under Armour Second Team All-America laurels
• Two-time USAV All-American and JVA All-National Team member
• Invited to participate in Ohio’s state all-star match
• Earned First Team All-OCC twice
• Recorded her 1,000th career assist during her junior season
• 2016 OCC Player of the Year and First Team All-District selection
• Played club ball with Mintonette Sports, where she led her U-16 team to a USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Chris and Chris Podraza
• Has two brothers, Jackson and Blake
• Her mother played volleyball at the University of Minnesota
• Arts and sciences major