2014 USA Volleyball A2 Program Tryout Participant
2013 SEC Community Service Team
SENIOR SEASON (2014)
Completed her LSU career playing in 73 matches for the Tigers, seeing action in 214 total sets during her tenure… Earned 175 kills on a .193 lifetime average, with seven assists and a service ace… Earned 144 blocks, averaging 0.67 for her career, with 22 solo and 122 assisted… Earned 50 digs in her career… Played in 22 matches in her final season as a Tiger, making 11 starts with 73 sets played… Earned 55 kills on a .182 attack percentage with two assists… Finished fourth on the team in blocks with 26, earning six on the solo end and 30 assisted for a 0.49 blocks per set average to go along with 19 digs… Accounted for no less than three blocks in eight matches on the season... Earned four kills or more in eight matches on the year... Made the transition to starting middle blocker in the opener against San Diego and finished with four kills and three blocks... Had five kills and a block against South Florida... Hit .800 with four kills and no errors with a block against Purdue... Had four kills and five blocks against Central Arkansas... Produced three solo blocks against Samford and four total in the match with two kills... Had her third match with at least four blocks against Florida State... Hit .300 with four kills and two blocks against Baylor... Produced three blocks with two digs against UTSA... Had three blocks and three kills against the Bears in the UTSA Classic finale... Had six kills to go along with three blcoks, an assist and ace against No. 14 Kentucky... Earned four kills with two blocks against Alabama... Had three kills with three blocks and a dig at Kentucky... Finished with four kills with a .300 average in the win over South Carolina... Earned the start to register three kills with a block against Mississippi State... Earned a kill and dig in the win over Missouri... Registered a kill and a dig against Oregon in the NCAA tournament second round.
JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Garnered 27 appearances which included 12 starts from the right side position … Secured 0.87 kills and 0.89 blocks per set … Posted five-plus blocks on seven occasions, while her 76 total blocks were third on the team … Named to the 2013 SEC Community Service Team for her work with Companion Animal Alliance, Friends of Animals Baton Rouge and Pets Against Shelter Surrender … Earned a starting nod during eight of LSU’s first nine matches (Aug. 30-Sept. 20) … Came away with six kills and four blocks against UC Davis (Aug. 31) … Registered a career-high nine blocks during LSU’s five-set win over San Diego State (Aug. 31) … Belted a season’s best 10 kills versus Arkansas-Little Rock (Sept. 6) … Turned in seven kills and six blocks at Rice (Sept. 7) … Equaled a career-high with nine blocks as LSU erased a 2-0 deficit at Miami (Sept. 13) … Tallied eight kills and five blocks at Houston (Sept. 21) … Played a major role in LSU’s 3-2 comeback win at Texas A&M (Oct. 9) where the Aggies were held to 33 kills and a .103 hitting percentage over the final three sets … Picked up five blocks at Auburn (Oct. 18) followed by seven kills on a .333 hitting clip at Alabama (Oct. 20) … Contributed five blocks at Tennessee (Nov. 17) … Provided four of LSU’s eight blocks over the final three frames as the Tigers wiped away a two-set deficit versus No. 24 Michigan (Dec. 6) in the NCAA Tournament First Round … Crushed six kills on nine errorless swings at No. 3 Washington (Dec. 7) during NCAA Tournament Second Round.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Totaled 18 appearances, 15 coming during SEC play, which included four starts ... Chipped in 0.67 kills and 0.52 blocks per set ... Picked up kills in 12 of her 18 appearances ... Totaled two kills and two blocks at North Carolina (Sept. 7) ... Belted 14 kills on 27 swings with only one error and came away with 12 of her 24 blocks during a four-match stretch (Sept. 16-28) ... Slapped three kills and added three blocks during the South Carolina (Sept. 16) and Kentucky (Sept. 21) matches ... Cranked a season's best five kills to go along with a career-high five blocks during LSU's five-set win at Mississippi State (Sept. 28) ... Came away with four kills and four blocks in a start at Auburn (Oct. 19) ... Notched four kills, two assists and a blocks versus Arkansas (Nov. 21).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Tallied six appearances, including two starts ... Posted 1.50 kills and 0.80 blocker per set in 10 frames of action ... Recorded a block in four of six outings ... Recorded a career-high four blocks and added three kills as a starter versus Alcorn State (Aug. 26) ... Tacked on one kill and one block against Jacksonville State (Aug. 27) ... Exploded for a career-best 11 kills and a .667 hitting percentage as a starter versus Grambling State (Sept. 2) ... Notched a block against Georgia (Oct. 14) during SEC debut.
Coached by Mandy Burgess at Vestavia Hills High School in Alabama ... LSU's 2011 recruiting class tabbed No. 18 nationally by PrepVolleyball.com ... Rated among PrepVolleyball.com's Top 150 Senior Aces ... Secured 6A All-State First-Team and All-Tournament Team status as team made her to 2010 State Final Four ... Named to 2009 Metro Top 10 and Top 5 Blocker in the state ... Participated in 2010 USA Youth Olympic Team and USA Women's Junior A2 program ... Also member of 2009 USA Continental Team ... Four-year participant in Vestavia Hills Youth Leadership program.
Full name is Madison Layne Mahaffey ... Daughter of Mike and Kris Mahaffey ... Father ran track at Mississippi State, while mother played basketball at Ole Miss ... Born on August 9, 1993 ... Has one brother, Cody (19) ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Also recruited by Alabama, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri and Ohio State.