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Chelsea Wintzinger
Chelsea Wintzinger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala.

High School:
Huntsville

Height:
5-7

Position:
Setter

Major:
Pharmacy

2013 Capital One Academic All-American (Third Team)
2013 Capital One Academic All-District
2010, 2011, 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Wintzinger bio

2013:
Started all 30 matches and played in all 108 sets as Auburn's primary setter in their 6-2 offense ... Became fifth player in Auburn history to record 2,500 career assists ... Finished career fourth on Auburn's all-time assists list (2,654) ... Held or shared the team lead in assists in 27 of 30 matches ... Led Auburn and ranked third in the SEC with 35 service aces (0.32/set), setting a 25-point rally-scoring era school record ... Had a season-high 35 assists and matched a career-high with three service aces in Senior Day win over Ole Miss (11/24) ... Recorded 11 double-doubles on the season ... 20 assists, 10 digs at Saint Louis (8/30) ... 18 assists, 11 digs vs. Nebraska (8/31) ... 33 assists, 10 digs vs. Green Bay (9/5) ... 28 assists, 10 digs vs. Troy (9/6) ... 26 assists, 10 digs at Jacksonville State (9/9) ... 28 assists, 11 digs at Notre Dame (9/14) ... 31 assists, 10 digs vs. Florida State (9/21) ... 30 assists, 12 digs vs. LSU (10/18) ... 25 assists, 12 digs vs. Arkansas (11/10) ... 34 assists, 13 digs at LSU (11/15) ... 16 assists, 11 digs vs. Tennessee (11/22) ... Also recorded 16 kills during the season ... Had three kills vs. Tennessee (11/22) and two each vs. Troy (9/6), Loyola-Chicago (9/14) and LSU (10/18) ... Named a Capital One Third-Team Academic All-American ... Capital One Academic All-District Selection as named by CoSIDA.

2012:
Started 29 of 30 matches at setter as Auburn ran a 6-2 offense ... Played in all 109 sets during the season ... Led Tigers with 680 assists (6.24/set) ... Was second on the team in service aces with 19 (0.17/set) ... Ranked third on the team with 290 digs (2.66/set) ... Had 14 double-doubles on the year, second-best on the team and tied for seventh in the SEC ... Led team in assists in 23 matches this season ... Posted a season-high 35 assists in 3-1 win over Alabama (9/23) ... Had four more matches with 30 or more assists: 30 vs. LSU (10/19), 34 vs. Missouri (10/12), 33 vs. Georgia (11/4) and 34 vs. Texas A&M (11/9) ... Had a career-high 19 digs in a five-set loss at Tennessee (11/16) ... Topped the 15-dig plateau five total times during the season ... Had two kills in wins over Mississippi State (9/14) and Alabama (9/23) ... Had 35 assists and led team to .474 hitting percentage in win at South Carolina (10/26) ... Helped lead team to seven matches with hitting percentages over .300 ... Will enter senior year just 15 assists shy of 2,000 for her career and just outside the all-time top five at Auburn.

2011:
Served as team's primary setter, playing in all 30 matches with 25 starts ... Played in 107 of a possible 108 sets during her sophomore season ... Led Auburn with 791 assists (7.39/set) ... Had second-most service aces on the team with 16 ... Also posted 45 kills and 11 blocks on the year ... Led team in assists 26 times during the year ... Recorded five double-doubles on the season ... 30 assists, 11 digs at South Carolina (11/18) ... 34 assists, 10 digs vs. LSU (11/4) ... 42 assists, 10 digs in win at Alabama (10/30) ... 27 assists, career-high 14 digs in win over South Carolina (10/2) ... 29 assists, 13 digs vs. FIU (9/2) ... Posted then-career highs in assists (35), kills (6), attacks (12) and aces (2) in win over Alabama (9/23) ... Had then-career high 40 assists, 13 attacks and 2 blocks at Georgia (10/5) ... Career-best 50 assists and nine digs at Mississippi State (10/9) ... Recorded season-best six kills in back-to-back matches vs. Alabama (9/23) and Ole Miss (9/25) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2010:
Only Auburn player to see time in all 121 sets in 34 matches during the season ... Made two starts against Middle Tennessee and College of Charleston ... Was second on the team with 514 assists (4.25/set) during the season ... Had a season-high 31 assists at Georgia in the final match of the regular season (Nov. 24) ... Recorded three double-doubles during the season ... First double-double came against Mercer when she had 16 assists and 10 digs (Sept. 1) ... Had 14 assists and 11 digs in loss at No. 1 Florida (Oct. 15) ... Went for 19 assists and 10 digs in win over Mississippi State (Nov. 21) ... Had double-digit assists in 30 of Auburn's 34 matches ... Had three service aces and two kills on six attacks - all season highs - in win over UT Martin (Aug. 28) ... Named to SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

High School:
Only four-time high school All-American in the history of Prepvolleyball.com ... Holds the national high school record for assists in a career with 7,655 ... Named 2009 Gatorade Alabama Player of the Year ... Named 2009 Alabama Player of the Year by the Birmingham News and Huntsville Times ... Finalist for the 2009 Schelde National Player of the Year award and for the Andi Collins National Setter of the Year award ... 2006 Prepvolleyball.com National High School Freshman of the Year ... Led Huntsville High School to four state championship titles (2005-07, 2009) ... Three-time Alabama All-Tournament Team MVP and a five-time team selection ... Five-time selection to various All-Area, All-Metro, All-City and All-State first teams ... Broke the Alabama state record for career assists as a sophomore and set a state record for assists in a season with 1,734 ... Two-time U.S. Junior Olympic Volleyball Championships All-Tournament team selection (2008, 2009) ... Named ESPN/Rise Magazine National Female Athlete of the Week on Nov. 5, 2009 ... Was a Sports Illustrated - Faces in the Crowd on Jan. 11, 2010.

Personal:
Full name is Chelsea Nicole Wintzinger ... Daughter of Roland and Kathy Wintzinger ... Has an older sister, Lauren, and a younger sister and brother, Lindsey and Trey ... Father swam for Alabama and her sister Lauren played volleyball for Alabama.

Year Sets MP Kills KPS E TA Pct. Ast. APS SA SAPS SE Digs DPS RE BS BA TB BPS
2010 121 34 16 0.13 6 45 .222 514 4.25 25 0.21 35 158 1.31 0 0 0 0 0.00
2011 107 30 45 0.42 22 140 .164 791 7.39 16 0.15 26 202 1.89 0 1 10 11 0.10
2012 109 30 10 0.09 11 38 -.026 680 6.24 19 0.17 28 290 2.66 0 0 0 0 0.00
2013 108 30 16 0.15 4 34 .353 669 6.19 35 0.32 27 222 2.06 0 0 0 0 0.00
Totals 445 124 87 0.20 43 257 .171 2654 5.96 95 0.21 116 872 1.96 0 1 10 11 0.02