Morgan Hentz

Position: Libero
Height: 5’9″
Hometown: Lakeside Park, KY
College: Stanford

PVF Transactions: Signed with Atlanta prior to the 2024 Inaugural Season.


Professional Experience

  • Atlanta Vibe – 2024
  • Athletes Unlimited (USA) – 2022-23
    • 2023 AU Defensive Player of the Year
  • Dresder SC 1898 (Germany) – 2021


International Experience & Events (Team USA)

  • 2023 Volleyball Nations League Final Round
  • 2022 World Championship – 4th
  • 2022 USAV Cup Friendlies vs. Türkiye
  • 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League Final Round – 5th
  • 2015 FIVB U18 World Championship in Peru – Silver Medal


College Experience

  • Hentz was a three-time First-Team AVCA and VolleyballMag.com All-America selection at Stanford. She was a key member of three NCAA Championship teams and played a pivotal role in Stanford winning three Pac-12 titles from 2017 to 2019.
  • Her exceptional skills as a Libero earned her the Pac-12 Libero of the Year honors three times. She also received recognition for her contributions beyond the defensive role, as she was named co-recipient of the NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player award in 2018.
  • Hentz etched her name in the Stanford record books as one of three players in Stanford history with 2,000 or more digs, setting a school record with 2,310 career digs.
  • Her remarkable achievements extended to her role on Stanford’s beach volleyball team, where she ranks third in program history with 50 career victories. She teamed up with Amelia Smith to register 18 victories during the 2018 campaign, a performance that is tied for second place on the Cardinal’s single-season list.


High School/Club Experience

  • Hentz is a 2016 graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, Ky., where she was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball, captaining her team as a junior and senior (2014 and 2015).
  • She was named the 2015 Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year and Miss Kentucky Volleyball, along with an Under Armour All-American nod and a West Team MVP award in her senior season.
  • Greater Cincinnati NKY Sportswoman Association’s High School Sportswoman of the Year (2016)
  • Named a Max Preps High School All-American and KHSAA First Team All-State
  • No. 22 Senior Ace (PrepVolleyball.com) and finalist for national player of the year
  • PrepVolleyball.com All-American and Academic All-American (2015)
  • Two-time Cincinnati Enquirer NKY Volleyball Player of the Year (2014, 2015)
  • PrepVolleyball.com All-American and National Junior of the Year finalist (2014)
  • Two-time KHSAA State Championship All-Tournament Team (2013, 2014)
  • She played for NKYVC, where she was a part of the first team in NKYVC club history to win two open qualifiers in one season.


Personal

  • Hentz earned her degree in psychology from Stanford in 2020.
  • She has three younger siblings (Abby, Louie and Joelle), and shares her life with her dog named Tommy.