Mac Podraza


Player profile

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

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

• 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

• 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