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Meghan Haggerty
Player Profile:
Meghan Haggerty 822976
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy

Honors and Awards
» AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2012, 2013)
» AVCA All-North Region First Team (2013)
» AVCA All-Mideast Region Honorable Mention (2012)
» Two-time Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week
» All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2012)
» Four-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (2012)
» Academic All-Big Ten (2013)
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012)

2015 (Senior)
• Posted 10 kills and three blocks at Texas on Sept. 4 with a .400 hitting percentage
• Recorded eight kills and five blocks vs. Oregon on Sept. 5 while hitting .462

2014 (Junior)
• Started all 33 matches and averaged 1.22 kills and 1.25 blocks per set
• Ranked sixth in the Big Ten and first on the team in blocks with 140
• Recorded at least five blocks in 16 matches
• Earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week following a career-best 11 blocks vs. Purdue, the second weekly honor of her career
• Recorded a season-best 10 kills against Florida State in the season opener
• Notched a hitting percentage of .300 or better 13 times
• Totaled 137 kills to rank fifth on the team

2013 (Sophomore)
• Played in 31 matches, including 28 starts
• Named honorable-mention AVCA All-American and first-team AVCA All-North Region
• Averaged 1.73 kills and 1.05 blocks per set
• Notched 178 total kills and 108 blocks
• 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), which included 12 combined blocks in the two matches and a season-high 13 kills against Wisconsin
• Tallied 11 blocks against Michigan on Nov. 16
• Notched at least five blocks nine times
• 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)
• Became just the eighth true freshman to start a season opener under Coach John Cook at NU
• Named an AVCA Honorable-Mention All-American and All-Mideast selection
• Earned Big Ten All-Freshman honors
• Four-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week
• Averaged 1.98 kills and 0.97 blocks per set
• 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
• Posted a career-high 17 kills in her second career match 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 season-best .818 hitting percentage against Oklahoma on Sept. 6

Before Nebraska
• Joined the Huskers from Benet Academy in Glen Ellyn, Ill.
• 2011 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and was ranked No. 14 on’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
• 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

• Born Oct. 6, 1993 in Hinsdale, Ill.
• Parents are Jerry and Stacey Haggerty
• Major is marketing

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