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#20 Meghan Haggerty
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy
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Honors and Awards

  • 2013 AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American
  • 2013 First-Team All-North Region
  • 2013 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week
  • 2012 AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American
  • 2012 AVCA Honorable-Mention All-Mideast Selection
  • 2012 Big Ten All-Freshman Team
  • 2012 Four-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2013)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012)

2013: Sophomore
Meghan Haggerty played in 31 matches in 2013, including 28 starts • Was named an honorable-mention AVCA All-American and earned first-team AVCA North Region honors • Recorded a season-high 13 kills against Wisconsin on Oct. 5 • Notched 178 kills on the season and averaged 1.73 kills per set • Averaged 1.05 blocks per set on the season • Hit .300 or better 19 times • Was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts against Minnesota and Wisconsin (Oct. 4-5) • Posted 12 blocks combined in the two matches and notched an average of 1.5 blocks per set, while recording a season-high 13 kills against Wisconsin • Tallied 11 blocks against Michigan on Nov. 16 • Notched at least five blocks nine times during the season • Had 11 kills on 17 swings for a .558 hitting clip against San Diego in the NCAA Regional Semifinal • Named Academic All-Big Ten.

2012: Freshman
Haggerty became just the eighth true freshman to start a season opener during Coach John Cook’s career at Nebraska • Named an AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American and All-Mideast selection • Earned Big Ten All-Freshman honors • Named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week four times in 2012 • Led the Huskers in hitting efficiency at .333, which ranked eighth in the Big Ten • Recorded a hitting percentage of .300 or better 18 times • Averaged 1.98 kills and 0.97 blocks per set • Posted a career-high 17 kills against UCLA on Aug. 25, notching a .600 hitting percentage (17-2-25) • Her 17 kills were the most by a Nebraska middle blocker since Tracy Stalls tallied 17 (17-2-26) against UCLA during the 2006 NCAA Semifinal match • Posted nine kills on 11 swings for a .818 hitting percentage against Oklahoma on Sept. 6, with just one more kill she would have ranked 10th all-time on Nebraska’s single-match individual hitting percentage list • Posted 11 kills on 25 swings against Penn State, notching five total blocks • Recorded six blocks against Ohio State • Recorded a stellar .700 hitting percentage against Michigan State, posting eight kills on 10 swings • Notched a .778 clip against Illinois, posting seven kills on nine attacks and no errors • Helped the Huskers to a pair of wins against Indiana and Purdue in early November, hitting .342 over the two matches and averaging 1.9 kills and 0.9 blocks per set • Posted eight blocks and seven kills against the Hoosiers and recorded 10 kills against Purdue • Had 10 kills against Minnesota on Nov. 16 and notched seven blocks against Northwestern on Nov. 24.

High School
Haggerty joined the Huskers from Benet Academy in Glen Ellyn, Ill. • 2011 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and was ranked No. 14 on PrepVolleyball.com’s list of senior aces • Guided Benet Academy to the 2011 Illinois 4A state championship and a No. 4 national ranking by ESPN HS • Named a first-team Under Armour All-American and the most valuable player in the East Suburban Catholic Conference in 2011 • Earned recognition as a 2011 second-team All-America honoree by Volleyball Magazine • Honored as a 2011 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area pick • Played club volleyball at Sports Performance Volleyball Club under the direction of coaches Rick Butler and Troy Gilb • Helped Sports Performance Volleyball Club win the 2010 AAU 18 Open National Championship and finished second in 2011 • Named a 2012 All-American at the AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships • Named the Best Middle Blocker at the 2011 National Junior Classic, helping her team to a first-place finish • Ranked 14th on the list of Senior Aces by PrepVolleyball.com • Regarded as one of the top-25 seniors in the class of 2012 by ESPN and one of the best senior players by the American Volleyball Coaches Association • Earned second-team All-America honors by ESPN HS in 2011 • Is joined on the 2014 team by her younger sister, Maddie.

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