Mackenzie Niston - Greeneville, TN
Ahava Volleyball Club & South Greene H.S.

Personal Information

Name:Mackenzie NistonCity & State:Greeneville, TNBirth Year:2005
Middle Blocker / Outside Hitter2024 Graduate

Physical Attributes

Height:5'11"Weight:143Bench:110Squat:240Handed:RightPositions:Middle Blocker, OHAdditional Sport:Track

Athletic Accomplishments

This young lady plays volleyball at South Greene H.S., competing in highly regarded play in Tennessee. As a freshman, Mackenzie was the full-time starting Middle Hitter on the varsity unit, helping lead her varsity squad to a 4th place finish in the State Tournament. In addition to her team's success, Mackenzie has showed her individual skills in this past season, which led to her being named Newcomer of the Year. As a sophomore, she helped lead her SGHS team to a State Championship. To say Mackenzie is a young lady to keep a close eye on would be a tremendous understatement!

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Sophomore Accomplishments
1st in State
State Qualifier

1st in Substate
1st in Region
1st in Districts
Full-Time Varsity Starter

All-Tournament Team
"Most Blocks" Team Award
Field Events MVP (Track)

Freshman Accomplishments
Full-Time Varsity Starter
Newcomer of The Year
Led Team in Blocks
4th in State
State Qualifier
1st in Substate
1st in Region
1st in Districts

8th Grade Accomplishments
Full-Time Starter on 8th Grade Team
Team Captain
2nd In District
1st In Region
State Tournament Qualifier
3rd in State

7th Grade Accomplishments
State Tournament
2nd In District

Athletic Statistics

Standing at 5'11" as a junior, Mackenzie combines her high Volleyball IQ with her excellent blocking ability to dominate the game at her position. This tremendous blocking ability coupled with her innate court awareness is what led to her leading her team in blocks (43) as ONLY A FRESHMAN. 

Sophomore HS Season Stats
Kills: 92
Total Blocks: 72
Digs: 40
Aces: 5

Freshman HS Season Stats
Kills: 73
Total Blocks: 43
Digs: 68
Aces: 4

Scholastic Information

School:South Greene H.S.Graduation Year:2024GPA:3.87SAT:NAEnrollment:400Major:Veterinarian / Medical
Honors:Honors & Dual Enrollment Courses, NHS, Greene County Youth Council Volunteer

High School Coach:Stephen GreggPhone:(423) 948-5364Second or Club Coach:Jason MorrisPhone:(304) 563-1297Club Team:Ahava Volleyball Club

Upcoming Schedule & Recent News

Mackenzie also understands the importance of keeping her grades up to reach her collegiate goals. Currently carrying an outstanding 3.87 GPA as a junior (including AP/Dual Credit Courses), Mackenzie is already on the right track for her career. For more information on Mackenzie, contact our National Director of Girls Basketball, Rebekah Morgan, at (706) 506-1418. Our staff at the Corporate Office in San Antonio can also be reached at (210) 494-6363 anytime!

Additional Club Coach Contact Info
Jason Morris - (304) 563-1297
Eddie Pennington - (303) 547-5500
Erika Waycaster - (423) 470-2476

Coach Quotes
"First to arrive last to leave. Cares more about her teammates and winning then she does about herself and her stats. Just selfless. Literally works harder than anyone one. Through that her leadership shines. Can play for me any day!"
- Travel Coach Jason Morris

“Kenzie is an explosive athlete who is eager and hungry to continue to grow in her skill! She is a true utility athlete on the floor. Can be used an any position on the floor! Kenzie is a player that her teams looks to in the tough positions and she pulls through for them. Her character is also something that stands out for Kenzie. She is a leader and a composed one at that! Kenzie is a top tier athlete and excited to see her continue to grow!”
- Club Coach Erika Waycaster