College signing

MacKenzie Reed: Penn State Berks volleyball

Name: MacKenzie Reed

High school: Hollidaysburg

Hometown: Duncansville

Sport: Volleyball

Position: Setter

College choice: Penn State Berks

Other colleges considered: Cedar Crest

Why I picked Penn State Berks: “Penn State is a leader in forensic science, and I was recruited by coach Jessica Franko.”

Greatest high school achievement: “Being a team captain all four years of high school and achieving all six H-pins for honor roll.”

Coach Jamie McGreal’s quote: “I am so thrilled to have had an opportunity to coach MacKenzie Reed. She is an athlete that has such outstanding work ethic on and off the court. She is one of the hardest working individuals I have ever had the privilege to coach. I have no doubt she will have much success at the college level as I know she will put 110 percent and push herself everyday. I wish MacKenzie the best.”

How I got my start playing volleyball: “Friends asked me to attend an open gym in sixth grade.”

Favorite college growing up: Penn State

Other interests: Coaching youth volleyball

What getting to play in college means to me: “Hard work and dedication to the sport I love has come full circle.”

Probable college major: Forensic science with biology focus

Parents: John and Melissa Reed