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Makenzie Frieden
Makenzie  Frieden


Friendswood, Texas

High School:


Defensive Specialist/Libero



Business Management


Big Runs Lift Volleyball Past Cross-Town Foe UNO, 3-1

Tea Juric posts double-double with 18 kills and 19 digs; Green Wave tally season-high 13 aces


Volleyball Opens American Action With Dramatic 3-2 Win Over Tulsa

Juniors Ally Frank and Annie Shurtz come off the bench to tally 38 assists and eight blocks, respectively


Volleyball Downs Incarnate World, 3-1, in Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic Opener

Green Wave use four freshmen starters to defeat Incarnate Word; Tea Juric posts 14 kills, 28 digs


Volleyball To Open 2015 Campaign At Bearkat Invitational

Green Wave to face Montana State, Prairie View A&M, UTSA and host Sam Houston State


Volleyball Gets Defensive In Day 2 Of Preseason Practice

Green Wave put focus on passing, serve-receive in preparation for 2015 campaign


Tulane vs New Orleans (9-29-15)

Photos By Parker Waters


Tulane vs Nicholls State (9-11-15)

Photos By Greg Juan


Tulane Volleyball vs USF (11/23/14)

Photos By Parker Waters

Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has recorded 219 digs (2.15/set), 26 assists (0.25/set), eight service aces (0.08/set) and a kill in 34 matches and 102 sets of action during her career.

2014: Saw action in 18 matches and 49 sets as a sophomore...finished second on the team in digs per set (3.35) and fifth in total digs (164) while contributing 18 assists, six service aces and a kill...missed early portion of the season due to injury...recorded eight double-digit dig outings, including a career-high 25 vs UCF (11/21)...added five multiple-assist outings, including a career-high tying three vs USF (11/23) and at UConn (11/28)...posted career-best two aces at Houston (11/5)...recorded first career kill vs USF...off the court, was a member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

2013: Played in 16 matches and 53 sets as a true freshman...finished sixth on the team in digs (55) and seventh in digs per set (1.04)...tallied three-plus dig outings on seven occasions, including a season-best 18 digs to go with a pair of assists at New Orleans (9/11)...recorded a season-high three assists vs Florida A&M (9/13) during the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic...tallied service aces at Youngstown State (9/6) and vs UTSA (9/27)...off the court, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Friendswood High for coaches Jerry Linch and Kelly Beck...helped lead the Mustangs to a combined 113-18 overall record and a 42-1 mark in District 24-4A play as Friendswood won three-consecutive league titles and advanced to the playoffs each year, including a regional finalist showing as a junior and a third-place showing in the state as a senior...claimed all-district honors her final two prep campaigns, garnering first-team status as a senior and second-team distinction as a junior...as a senior, named first-team Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State, LoneStarVolleyball.com All-Texas, a VYPE Houston Top 40 Player and District 24-4A Defensive Player of the Year after posting a school-record 555 digs to go with 34 service aces and five kills in 132 sets of action...tabbed first-team Academic All-District and selected to participate in the Greater Houston Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star Tournament...played club volleyball for AVA 18 Rox where she helped the team finish second in the 18 Open duirng the Big South Qualifier and qualified for the 18 Open Junior Nationals...also lettered once in cross country where she finished 10th at the district meet and was an individual Regional qualifier as a freshman

Personal: Born Makenzie Lee Frieden on Dec. 13, 1994, in Friendswood, Texas...daughter of Don and Debi Frieden...has one brother, Marshall...majoring in business management.

Frieden's Career Statistics

Year MP-SP Kills Kills/Set Err. Att. Pct. Assists Asst/Set Service Ace Service Error Aces/Set Digs Digs/Set Block Solo Block Assists Total Blocks Blocks/Set Block Errors Ball-Handling Errors Points Points/Set
2013 16-53 0 0.00 0 1 .000 8 0.15 2 12 0.04 55 1.04 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 2.0 0.04
2014 18-49 1 0.02 0 2 .500 18 0.37 6 8 0.12 164 3.35 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 7.0 0.14
Career 34-102 1 0.01 0 3 .333 26 0.25 8 20 0.08 219 2.15 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 9.0 0.09