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    Kelly Mason
    Kelly Mason

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Temecula, Calif.

    High School:
    Great Oak

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    L

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    MCJ-Public Relations

    01/30/2014

    Bulldogs Lead MW Volleyball with 12 Academic All-MW Honors

    Eight Bulldogs now sport multiple career honors, including three with three or more laurels.

    Fresno State
    2010 (Senior): As a senior, Mason started in all 28 matches and all 105 sets ... she led the Western Athletic Conference in digs with an average of 5.0 digs per set ... led the team in total digs (483) and digs per set (4.60) ... recorded 20 service aces on the season to rank her second highest on the team ... Mason recorded a career high 32 digs against Utah State on Oct. 30, 2010 ... recorded 20 plus digs in 12 matches throughout the season ... recorded a career high three aces against Air Force on Sept. 2, 2010 ... named to the Fresno State Invitational All-Tournament team and the Fresno State Classic All-Tournament team ... was named to the All-WAC Academic team for the fourth straight season ... won the Fresno State volleyball Fighting Spirit Award for the 2010 season ... was the one female student-athlete named the Bulldog Spirit Award winner for the 2010-11 season.

    2009 (Junior): Became the starting libero and played in all 31 matches and 122 sets ... was ranked in the top 10 in the WAC all season in digs and digs per set ... led the team in digs (471) and digs per set (3.87) ... posted 23 assists, 15 service aces and 16.0 points on the year ... posted new personal season-highs in matches played, sets played, assists, service aces, digs and points ... had double-digit digs in 24 matches ... posted a career match-high with three assists at Nevada on Nov. 9 ... tied a career-high with 25 digs twice during the season, once vs. Idaho on Oct. 10 and the second at Cal State Bakersfield on Nov. 17 ... named to the Fresno State Invitational All-Tournament team ... Academic All-WAC.

    2008 (Sophomore): Played in 26 of the Bulldogs' 27 matches, starting in three ... recorded three double-digit dig performances, including a season-high 15 digs in the season opener against CSU Bakersfield on Aug. 29 ... served two aces against Northern Arizona on Sept. 5.

    2007 (Freshman): As a freshman, Mason stepped up to play libero and was second on the team with 294 digs ... had a career-high 25 digs vs. Idaho ... her three service aces against Boise State helped the Bulldogs to a new five-match record ... played in a team-high 107 games.

    Great Oak High School
    Four-year volleyball varsity letter winner ... first-team all-League sophomore-senior seasons and second-team all-league freshman year ... all-valley selection junior and senior year ... honorable mention all-valley sophomore year ... a member of three all-tournament teams ... prep athlete of the week on two occasions ... team captain ... CIS scholar-athlete for three years ... graduated with a 4.0 GPA ... a member of the National Honor Society and the ASB.

    Personal
    Born September 16, 1988 ... parents are Susan and Steve Mason ... has one brother, Kevin ... father played one year of baseball at Pepperdine ... former club teammate Ericka Schultz plays volleyball at Louisiana Tech ... hobbies are shopping, road trips and eating ... favorite athlete is Peyton Manning for his work ethic and determination ... chose to attend Fresno State because the campus is beautiful and the people are all very friendly ... was also recruited by the University of North Carolina.

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