AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
Appeared in 10 matches and 23 sets as a libero ... Produced double-digit digs three times ... Season highs of 11 digs, three assists and five sets played vs. Long Beach State (1/5) in the third-place match of the UCSB Asics Invitational ... Had 11 digs and two assists at UCLA (2/2) and 10 digs vs. UCLA (1/4) at the Asics Invite ... Four digs and two assists vs. Stanford (4/6).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Appeared in 21 matches and 61 sets as a libero ... Season-high 12 digs vs. Loyola (1/11) ... Nine digs at Hope International (2/3) ... Produced eight digs in his collegiate debut at Hawai’i (1/5) ... Seven digs vs. Pepperdine (1/27) ... Five digs and season-best three assists vs. BYU (2/9).
Played for D1 Chicago Volleyball Club (2008-11).
A 2011 graduate of Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, Ill. ... A three-year varsity starter ... Named All-West Suburban Conference (WSC), all-area and all-state as a senior ... The Hilltoppers’ captain in 2010 and 2011 ... An all-conference and all-area pick as a junior and all-area as a sophomore ... The varsity squad’s starting setter as a sophomore, leading the team in assists ... GWHS finished second in conference and fourth in state in 2011, winning regional, sectional and super-sectional matches ... Also placed second in the league in 2010 ... Set school records for career digs (453), single-season digs and single-season aces (42 in 2009) ... Hilltoppers’ three-time aces leader and two-time digs leader ... Earned WSC All-Academic honors ... Competed in soccer as a freshman.
Born Nov. 11, 1992 in Winfield, Ill. ... Parents are Edward and Julie McGinnis ... Has two older siblings, a sister named Sarah and a brother named John ... Has a cousin, Alison McGinnis, who was a pole vaulter at the University of North Carolina from 2004-08 ... Cousins Colin and Emmet Carrier played football at the University of Chicago ... Majoring in economics at Marshall College ... Counts going to the state tournament as a senior in high school among his top volleyball memories ... Hobbies include movies and soccer ... A fan of the Chicago Bulls, Bears and Cubs ... Bulls guard Derrick Rose is his most admired athlete ... Parents are his greatest influence.
|City/State:||Glen Ellyn, IL|
|High School:||Glenbard West HS|