NU volleyball’s Kelsey Robinson was selected as one of three’s finalist’s for AAU’s Sullivan Award which goes to the most outstanding amateur athlete. Past winners of this award which has been given since 1930 include names like Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Peyton Manning, Michael Phelps, and Tim Tebow. The winner will be honored at an awards ceremony on Friday, April 11th at the AAU National Headquarters in Orlando, Florida.
Robinson played and started in all 33 matches for the University of Nebraska volleyball team, totaling 530 kills and averaging 4.45 kills per set for the 2013 season. She led the Big Ten in kills and points per set during the conference season and ended her senior year ranked ninth in hitting percentage, second in kills, and fifth in aces in the Big Ten. She was honored as the AVCA/Sports Imports Player of the Week and was named to the 2013 AVCA First-Team All-American and First Team North Region.