2013 (R-Fr.): Joins the Ball State women’s volleyball team after redshirting at Cincinnati last season.
2012 (RS): Sat out the season as a redshirt.
Earned four letters in volleyball at Center Grove High School for coaches Deb McClurg (2008-10) and Julie Hammill (2011) … helped guide the Trojans to a 14-14 overall record her senior season by blasting 399 kills for a 4.11 kills-per-set average … also hit .295 as a senior, while posting 237 digs, 53 service aces and 52 total blocks … named to the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association First Team All-State squad as a senior, while also earning ICGSA Senior All-State honors ... named South Player of the Year and Johnson County Player of the Year her junior year ... named ICGSA First Team All-State and Junior All-Star her junior year ... also a member of the varsity track team in 2009 and 2010 in the high jumping event … played Junior Olympic volleyball for Team Indiana … helped the squad place third at the AAU National Championship in 2009.
Majoring in telecommunications or communication studies … born April 1, 1994 in West Chester, Ohio … daughter of Ted and Kristi Kitchel … has two brothers, Tyler and Scott … her father Ted was a basketball player at Indiana … her mother Kristi was a member of the diving team at UNLV … full name is Mackenzie Dalyn Kitchel.