Morgan Hentz Is A 3x NCAA Champion Libero And A Pro Volleyball Player
Morgan Hentz is a 3-time NCAA champion libero who played at Stanford and an American professional volleyball player in the Athletes Unlimited Pro League.
Morgan Hentz is a 3-time NCAA champion libero who played at Stanford and an American professional volleyball player in the Athletes Unlimited Pro League. "I can always control my effort, I can always control my attitude and I can always control my focus"
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Listen in as Morgan Hentz is interviewed by Jimmy Garcia of KZSU Stanford Radio after the match against USC on Nov 10, 2016
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Morgan Hentz is a pro volleyball player who has played in Germany before joining the Athletes Unlimited Pro League for the 2020-21 and 2022 - 2023 season.
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Morgan Hentz Pro Volleyball Player Overseas
Morgan playing professionally with Dresdner SC in Germany during the 2020-21 season.
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Morgan Hentz College Volleyball Athletic Accomplishments as a Stanford Cardinal VIDEO
Stanford libero Morgan Hentz is the third multiple-time recipient of the Pac-12 Libero of the Year award after winning the honor for the second-consecutive year.
The junior was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week five times this season, and is also one of 35 players in league history to collect over 1,500 career digs (1,580 digs).
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Get to know Stanford University volleyball freshman Morgan Hentz.
(Stanford Athletics) VIDEO
AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
NCAA Champions VolleyballMag.com All-America honorable mention NCAA Final Four All-Tournament TeamAll-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention All-Pac-12 Freshman Team NCAA Madison Regional All-Tournament Team Recorded double-digit digs in all 34 matches, including 20+ digs on 13 occasions Set a Stanford single season record with 630 digs and ranked third with 4.88 digs per set Collected 15 digs and five assists in her collegiate debut versus San Diego (Aug. 26) Had 21 digs, two aces and her first collegiate kill, a pancake dig that sailed over the net and fell in-bounds in the fifth set against Cal Poly (Sept. 11) Her dig/kill against the Mustangs was voted the top play of the month on NCAA.com Had 16 digs and tied her season-high with six assists against Boise State (Dec. 3) in the NCAA Tournament Career-high five aces to go with 27 digs against No. 16 Florida State (Dec. 9) Season-best 30 digs in a five-set win at No. 3 Wisconsin (Dec. 10) Notched 27 digs in the national semifinal win over No. 1 Minnesota (Dec. 15) Totaled 27 digs in the NCAA finals win over No. 5 Texas (Dec. 17)
Top College Volleyball Sophomore
Stanford University Sophomore Libero Morgan Hentz at the AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet in Kansas City, Mo.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017)
Pac-12 ChampionsPac-12 Libero of the Year AVCA All-America first team VolleyballMag.com All-America first team AVCA All-Pacific North RegionAll-Pac-12 Conference NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 23)Aggie Classic ‘Best Libero’Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention Ranked fourth in the Pac-12 with 4.08 digs per set Ninth-best average in a single season in school history 486 total digs was the 10th-most in a single season at Stanford Season-high seven assists at Texas A&M (Sept. 3)18 digs and registered her first kill of the season at No. 25 Colorado (Sept. 25) 24 digs versus No. 18 UCLA (Nov. 16), including the 1,000th of her career Collected 19 digs and six assists in a sweep over No. 2 Texas (Dec. 9) in the NCAA Regional Final Season-best 25 digs and six assists in the NCAA semifinal versus No. 2 Florida (Dec. 14) VIDEO
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From the AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
AS A JUNIOR (2018)
NCAA Champions, Pac-12 Champions Pac-12 Libero of the Year AVCA All-America first team VolleyballMag.com All-America first team AVCA All-Pacific North Region All-Pac-12 Conference NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team/Co-Most Outstanding Player Five-time Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15) Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention Third in the Pac-12 with 4.88 digs per set Tied for the third-most in a single season in program history 591 digs were the fourth-most in a single season in school history Career-high 32 digs in the national final win over No. 6 Nebraska (Dec. 15) Season-best nine assists in a sweep over West Virginia (Sept. 1) VIDEO
2019 AVCA All-American: Morgan Hentz, Stanford
From the 2019 AVCA All-America/Players of the Year Banquet Presented by the NVA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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AS A SENIOR (2019)
NCAA Champions, Pac-12 Champions Pac-12 Libero of the Year AVCA All-America first team espnW All-America first team VolleyballMag.com All-America first team AVCA All-Pacific North Region All-Pac-12 Conference Pac-12 Tom Hansen Medal Winner Senior CLASS Award finalist AAU Sullivan Award semifinalist (2020) Three-time Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 2) Preseason All-Pac-12 Conference NCAA All-Tournament Team NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament TeamPac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll Broke the school record for career digs (2,310), becoming just the third player in school history and 14th in Pac-12 history to register 2,000 career digs 2,310 career digs is fourth all-time in Pac-12 history Program-record 4.72 career digs per set Led the Pac-12 with 5.03 digs per set - second-most in a single season in school history 603 total digs was the fourth-most in a single season in program history Recorded double-digit digs in 32 matches and reached the 20-plus dig mark on 18 occasions Career-high 11 assists at No. 21 California (Sept. 26)
Morgan Hentz had an outstanding volleyball career at Stanford, winning three national championships, three Pac-12 Libero of the Year awards and the NCAA Final Four Co-Most Outstanding Player in 2018. Watch her top plays from her four NCAA tournament runs.
Morgan Hentz High School Varsity Volleyball Achievements
A 2016 graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, Ky. Four-year letterwinner in volleyball, captaining her team as a junior and senior (2014 and 2015) Four-time regional champions (2011-2015) Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year (2015) 2015 Miss Kentucky Volleyball 2015 Under Armour All-American and West Team MVP Greater Cincinnati NKY Sportswoman Association’s High School Sportswoman of the Year (2016) Named a Max Preps High School All-American and KHSAA First Team All-State No. 22 Senior Ace (PrepVolleyball.com) and finalist for national player of the year PrepVolleyball.com All-American and Academic All-American (2015) Two-time Cincinnati Enquirer NKY Volleyball Player of the Year (2014, 2015) PrepVolleyball.com All-American and National Junior of the Year finalist (2014) Two-time KHSAA State Championship All-Tournament Team (2013, 2014) Played for NKYVC First team in NKYVC club history to win two open qualifies in one season
Morgan Hentz is interviewed by Pro Volleyball USA about playing professional volleyball overseas in Germany and here in the United States.
(video by ProVolleyballUSA)
Morgan Hentz Pro Volleyball Player Athletes Unlimited
During the 2020-2021 Season:
Three-time First-Team AVCA and VolleyballMag.com All-America selection for the Cardinal
… member of three NCAA Championship teams
… led Stanford to three Pac-12 titles from 2017-19
… earned Pac-12 Libero of the Year honors three times
… member of 2016 All-Pac-12 Freshman Team
… selected as co-recipient of NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player award in 2018
… garnered three NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team commendations
… two-time NCAA Stanford Regional All-Tournament Team selection
… earned Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week award nine times during her career
… 2019 Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year honoree … one of three players in Stanford history with 2,000 or more digs after setting school record with 2,310 career digs
… also ranks fourth in Pac-12 history in career digs … holds three of the top five marks on Stanford’s single-season digs list, including school-record 630 digs in 2016
… Senior CLASS Award finalist in 2019
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"I can always control my effort, I can always control my attitude and I can always control my focus"
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