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Maddie Anderson


Player profile

(Updated July 2021)
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
high school
Palm Beach Gardens


Year Overall Tourn. Dual
2020 12-1 0-0 12-1
2021 32-6 0-0 32-6
2022 31-12 0-0 31-12
Total 75-19 (.798) 0-0 75-19 (.798)


  • CCSA All-Tournament Team w/ Brook Bauer (2022)
  • AVCA All-American First Team w/ Brook Bauer (2022)
  • CCSA All-Conference Team w/ Brook Bauer (2022)
  • CCSA All-Academic Team (2022)
  • AVCA Pair of the Week w/ Brook Bauer (April 11, 2022)
  • CCSA Pair of the Week w/ Brook Bauer (March 23, 2022)
  • Preseason All-CCSA (2022)
  • 2022 Breakthrough Player of the Year
  • Volleyball Magazine Second Team All-American w/ Alaina Chacon (2021)
  • CCSA Pair of the Tournament w/ Alaina Chacon (2021)
  • CCSA All-Freshman Team (2021)
  • CCSA Pair of the Week w/Sara Putt (March 31, 2021)
  • Preseason All-CCSA Watch List (2020)


Finished the 2022 season with a 31-12 record, notching 14 wins against top-10 ranked opponents… competed with Brook Bauer for all but two matches during the season going 29-12 as a pair on court one and 1-0 on court two… named CCSA Pair of the Week (3/23/22) and AVCA Pair of the Week (4/11/22) with Bauer… named to the CCSA All-Academic Team, All-Conference Team and All Tournament Team for the 2022 season… finished the season with an AVCA First Team All-American honor with Bauer… ranked tied for fourth all-time at Florida State for career wins on court one with 30 wins… went on a nine-match winning streak (4/1-4/15) featuring wins against No. 10 FAU, No. 11 Georgia State, No. 5 LSU, No. 2 TCU, No. 15 FIU, No. 19 Stetson and No. 3 UCLA… most notable wins feature defeats over No. 1/3 UCLA (three times), No. 2 TCU (three times), No. 4 LMU, and No. 6 LSU (five times).


Finished the 2021 second on the team in wins, after finishing with a 32-6 record… was 0-2 on court one, 6-0 on court two, 25-4 on court three and 1-0 on court four… was named a Volleyball Magazine Second Team All-American with Alaina Chacon… named to the CCSA Freshman Team… won 23 matches to start the season while partnered with Sara Putt… was 23-3 on the season with Putt as a partner with a 1-0 record on court two and a 22-3 record on court three… went 4-1 with Liz Waters-Leiga, including a 3-1 record on court three and a 1-0 record on court four… ended the season paired with Alaina Chacon, going 5-2 together; 0-2 on court one and 5-0 on court two… was named the CCSA Pair of the Week on March 31 with Putt after going 4-0 against No. 17 Georgia State, No. 16 Stetson, No. 9 TCU and No. 15 South Carolina… went 21-6 on the season against ranked opponents with nine wins over top-10 teams… earned wins over No. 1 LSU, No. 10 TCU, No. 3 LSU, No. 9 TCU, No. 1 USC (twice), No. 7 TCU and No. 4 LSU (twice).

FRESHMAN (2020):

Played in all 13 matches of the 2020 season, finished with a 12-1 record…went 10-1 on court three and 2-0 on court two…started the season off paired with Kate Privett on court three… The two went 10-2 together with six wins over ranked teams, including No. 9 Stetson, No. 7 Cal Poly and No. 10 Grand Canyon…Anderson and Privett held their opponents to 10 or fewer points in a set six times and outscored their opposition by an average of 4.7 points per set in 11 matches…she capped off her season playing her final two matches with Madison Fitzpatrick on court two…the duo went 2-0 with wins over UNCW and North Florida.

Prior to FSU

BEACH:  2019 AVCA First-Team High School All-American… won p1440 Nationals 18U 2019 … placed 3rd AAU Nationals 2019… first place Ft. Lauderdale Open with teammate Kate Privet;… first place in Texas AVP 18U … won BVCA’s 2018 and 2nd place AAU Junior Olympics 2018… 1st place Women’s open event in Florida with FSU Alumni Aurora Davis  2018… 2nd place Manhattan Beach Open 2018… four 1st place Cal Cup tour stops in 2018… number one ranked 18U player in CBVA rankings 2019 with 8886 points… two 2nd place finishes in Florida Women’s open with fellow FSU ‘20 recruit Raelyn White… took 3rd in prestigious Cal Cup event with sister Nole 2016… Anderson completed a Junior Beach volleyball career with 78 USAV events with first place finishes in 37 of those events and top 3 finishes in 62 of those events… she claimed two 1st place finishes at the USAV Beach Wars in Gulf Shores… first place in the USAV JBT National Championship in 14U in Milwaukee, WI… earned AAA California rating at age 15… First place AVP First Championships 2019.

INDOOR:  Played all the way around for the 2015 2A State Champions (with Lake Worth Christian) and the 2017 9A State Runners-Up (with Palm Beach Gardens) – first 9A state title game in school history… had 330 kills, 36 aces, 92 blocks and 214 digs… 2017 Palm Beach Post Player of the Year… Land Rover Palm Beach Player of the Week (11/13/17)… Esmark High School All American 2018… All area player of the year- Palm Beach County Fall 2017… Palm Beach Post -PB Gardens large-schools player of the year… Sun Sentinel Palm Beach 9A-6A girls volleyball player of the year… Six-year club team captain Palm Beach Juniors with 4 trips to Junior Olympics.


Born December 26, 2001… Daughter of William L. Anderson and Dr. Marianne E. May… has four siblings Emmy, Erik, Jared, & Cassie (also plays beach volleyball at Florida State)… Mother played indoor volleyball and softball at Northwestern and played beach for 15 years after college… graduated high school on the Honor Roll… earned probability & statistics Honors Excellence Award and US History Honors Excellence Award… Traveled throughout the country for 6 months playing beach tournaments in the Midwest, Southeast, and California while home schooling on the road… Home schooled for 6 years and graduated high school two years early and took a GAP year to travel the world, work, learn, and grow… comes to FSU as a 17 year old freshman.