Female Athlete of the Week: Berkeley Prep's MacKenzie Dagostino



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Tue. November 23, 2010 | Eduardo A. Encina

Berkeley Prep junior MacKenzie Dagostino has been on a volleyball court for as long as she can remember. Dagostino, the daughter of longtime Buccaneers coach Randy Dagostino, was peppering shortly after she could walk.

For the past two seasons, Dagostino has played a large part in Berkeley's back-to-back Class 3A state titles, and this week she helped lead the Buccaneers to their 14th state title. As the team's setter, she is the catalyst to Berkeley's success. It's up to Dagostino to perform in Berkeley's quick-set offense.

Dagostino, who has committed to Maryland, had 53 assists, 10 kills and 10 digs in the 3A semifinal in the Bucs' sensational five-game win against Orlando Bishop Moore and then tallied 45 assists, 16 digs and 11 kills in the championship win over North Broward Prep.

If you have a standout athlete with a memorable performance that you think should be considered, e-mail us at hometeam@tampabay.com. Athletes of the week each receive tickets to a future Lightning game, courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning.


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