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Brenna McIlroy
Brenna  McIlroy

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Garland, Texas

High School:
Rowlett

Height:
5-11

Position:
Outside Hitter

11/06/2015

Auburn defeats South Carolina, 3-1

Four Tigers record double-digit kills

10/22/2017

10-22-17 Florida vs Auburn Volleyball

10-22-17 Florida vs Auburn Volleyball

10/13/2017

10-13-17 LSU vs Auburn Volleyball

10-13-17 LSU vs Auburn Volleyball Anthony Hall

10/01/2017

10-01-17 Volleyball vs Arkansas

10-01-17 Volleyball vs Arkansas

09/08/2017

9-8-17 South Alabama vs Auburn Volleyball

9-8-17 South Alabama vs Auburn Volleyball Anthony Hall

08/29/2017

08-29-17 Volleyball vs Alabama State

08-29-17 Volleyball vs Alabama State



  Awards and Honors

  • 2017 SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 30)
  • 2017 War Eagle Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2017 Hyatt Regency Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 War Eagle Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 Active Ankle Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2015 War Eagle Invitational All-Tournament Team (MVP)
  • 2015 SEC Freshman of the Week (Aug. 31, Sept. 14, Nov. 9)

  CAREER

Her 3,094 career attempts ranks 10th on the Auburn career list ... She ranks tied for fourth in single-season history (rally-scoring only) with a 3.13 kills/set average in 2016 ... Her 2.86 kills/set in 2017 ranks eighth ... Also among the program's top servers, ranking fourth in single-season history with 36 in 2016 ... Among the Top 10 in single-season history in attacks - 1,113 (No. 1, 2016), 1,043 (No. 4, 2015), 938 (No. 9, 2017).

  2017

Started all 27 matches and played in all 102 sets at outside hitter ... Had a team-best 292 kills on the year with a 2.86 kills/set average ... Led the Tigers with 938 attempts ... Finished with 18 double-digit kill performances with eight double-doubles (kills/digs) ... Had a season-best 20 kills in the team's 3-1 win over Tennessee (11/9) ... Her 17 kills and 17 digs at South Carolina (10/29) helped her earn SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Week recognitition ... Notched a career-best .481 hitting percentage vs. Clemson (9/9) as she totaled 14 kills on 27 attempts with one error ... Had a .478 hitting clip at Georgia Tech (8/25) to open the season, going 12-1-23 ... Finished with 14 kills and a season-best 19 digs vs. Alabama (11/1) ... Totaled 278 digs on the year for a 2.73 digs/set average, ranking third on the team ... Second on the squad with 21 service aces ... Led the Tigers with 672 serve receptions.

  2016

Played in 29 matches with 27 starts at outside hitter ... Led the squad with 351 kills and a 3.13 kills/set average ... Totaled 1,113 attempts ... Second on the team with 36 service aces and her .32 aces/set average came in seventh in the SEC ... Among the best in the league with 12 double-doubles on the year (digs/kills) ... Finished with 20 double-digit kill performances ... Set a career-best vs. Georgia (10/2), having 21 kills and a .417 hitting percentage ... Totaled 20 kills with 13 digs vs. LSU (9/23) ... Had 18 kills and a season-best 17 digs vs. Kentucky (11/4) ... Put together an 18-kill performance in the upset of No. 21 Louisville (9/3) ... Came in third on the team with a 2.29 digs/set average, having 257 for the season ... Tied a career-high with four aces vs. Jacksonville (9/10).

  2015

Played in all 121 sets and started all 30 matches at outside hitter for Auburn ... Finished tied for first on the team with 333 kills, having a 2.75 kills/set average ... Had a team-high 1,043 attempts for the season ... Totaled 19 double-digit kill performances and 11 double-doubles ... Reached double-digit digs in 13 matches ... Came in third on the squad with 291 digs and a 2.40 average ... Her 32 service aces and .26 aces/set average finished second on the team ... Recorded three or more blocks in nine matches ... Set a season-high in kills with 19 in the team's 3-2 win over No. 11 Florida (11/8) ... Opened the season with a pair of double-doubles, having 17 kills and 11 digs against Stephen F. Austin (8/28) and 18 kills with 13 digs vs. Jacksonville (8/29) ... Notched 16 kills and 18 digs with three blocks against St. John's (9/19) ... Reached 20 or more digs in two matches ... Set a career-high with 22 digs at home vs. LSU (10/4) ... Totaled 15 kills, 21 digs and a career-best four blocks at LSU (10/25) ... Had 15 kills against Texas A&M (9/30), at Arkansas (10/30) and at No. 24 Kentucky (11/27) ... Had 16 in a 3-1 win over South Carolina at home (11/6) ... Picked up 13 kills in a five-set victory against Ole Miss (11/20).

  High School/Club

Played for Rowlett High School ... Club team was Dallas Premier ... Two-time district MVP (2012, 2013) ... Was named to PrepVolleyball's Frosh 59, Soph 79 and top 100 Senior Aces ... Helped team to 2012 district title and Garland ISD tournament titles in 2011 and 2014 ... led team in kills three straight seasons.

  Personal

Full name is Brenna Kate McIlroy ... Parents are Kerry and Tracy McIlroy ... Has three siblings, reese, Elizabeth and Erin ... Erin played volleyball at John Brown University ... Father played basketball at Stephen F. Austin ... Working to get a degree from the College of Education.

McIlroy's Career Highs
Category Career High Opponent Date
Kills 21 at Georgia 10/2/16
Attempts 61 (2x) last vs. Santa Clara 9/30/16
Hitting Percentage .481 vs. Clemson 9/9/17
Assists 5 (2x) last vs. Missouri 9/29/17
Digs 22 vs. LSU 10/4/15
Blocks 4 at LSU 10/25/15
Aces 4 (2x) vs. Jacksonville 9/10/16
Points 21.0 (2x) last at Georgia 10/2/16

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