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Megan Maynard
10  Megan Maynard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valparaiso, Ind.

High School:
Valparaiso

Height:
5-11

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
3L

2006 (Junior): Played in all 99 games for the Miners...made switch from outside hitter to defensive specialist...recorded seven double-digit dig performances...registered a career-high 21 digs against Houston (Oct. 15)...posted a personal best three aces against Illinois-Chicago and has totaled 16 aces so far while adding 12 assists and five kills.

2005 (Sophomore): Sat out most of the season due to back injury...registered 12 kills, eight digs and six blocks in eight matches for the Miners.

2004 (Freshman): Ranked second on the team in kills per game (2.70) and third in kills (219)...had a season-best 20 kills against Texas-Pan American (Sept. 11), recording a .487 attack percentage...served four aces against Louisiana Tech (Nov. 11).

High School: Lettered in volleyball, track and diving at Valparaiso High School...garnered Gatorade Player of the Year and Post Tribune and Vidette Times Player of the Year honors...earned first team All-State as well as conference MVP honors as a senior... led Indiana class 4-A high schools in kills as a senior and sophomore... named to the Indiana All-Star team in 2002...tabbed all-conference and all-area as a junior...Offensive Most Valuable Player in 2001...became the first freshman to make and start on the varsity team...earned 12 letters during her high school career, the most by any VHS female athlete...placed sixth at the Duneland Athletic Conference Diving meet in 2002...chose UTEP over Alabama, Purdue and Denver.

Personal: Megan is the daughter of Robert and Karen Maynard...born on Oct. 28, 1985 in Valparaiso, Ind...criminal justice major.

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