Women's Volleyball

6 Megan Epperson
6 Megan Epperson
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. John, Ind.
High School: Lake Central HS
Position: RS/OH

In the record book: Third all-time in kills (1012), digs (945), and service aces (114)…Sixth in block solos (53) and block assists (150)…Seventh in kills per set (2.83), total blocks (203), and points per set (3.51)…Eighth in sets played (357) and matches played (100).

As a junior (2010): All-Conference Carolinas First teamConference Carolinas all-Tournament team…Led the team and second in the conference in kills (383) and kills per set (3.25)…Second on the team in points (447), digs (314), and digs per set (2.66)…Recorded 18 double-doubles, including 10 in conference play…Posted at least 10 kills in 26 of 33 matches…Notched at least 10 digs in 19 matches…Opened the season with a double-double against USC Aiken (Sep. 3), notching 12 kills and 14 digs…Recorded at least eight kills in 27 straight matches (Sep. 3-Nov. 9)…Posted five straight double-doubles (Sep. 6-11)…Season-high 21 kills and 19 digs against Fort Lewis (Sep. 11)…Followed with 19 kills and 15 digs against UC-Colorado Springs (Sep. 11)…Five straight double-doubles in conference play (Sep. 24-Oct. 2)…Season-high six consecutive double-doubles (Oct. 16-27)…Equaled a season-high with 19 digs and added 18 kills at Lenoir-Rhyne (Oct. 22)…Notched a season-high .562 hitting percentage with 10 kills on 16 swings against Mount Olive (Nov. 9) in the first round of the conference tournament…Season-high five blocks against Queens (Nov. 12) in the semifinal round…Tallied 13 digs against Wingate (Nov. 19) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

As a sophomore (2009): All-Conference Carolinas Second team…Second on the team and eighth in the conference in kills per set (2.91)…Second on the team in points (449.5), points per game (3.59), digs (322), and digs per set (2.58)…Notched 10 double-doubles…Posted at least 10 kills in 20 matches…Notched at least 10 digs in 14 matches…Season-high 19 digs against Charleston (Aug. 28)…Posted a double-double with 16 kills and 13 digs against Lincoln Memorial (Sep. 4)…Notched a season-high 17 kills against St. Andrews (Sep. 19) and Lenoir-Rhyne (Sep. 22)…Season-best four straight double-doubles (Oct. 23-24)…Equaled a season-high with 17 kills and added 15 digs against Anderson (Nov. 13)…Posted nine kills and 18 digs against Flagler (Nov. 20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

As a freshman (2008): Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year…Ranked 10th in the conference in blocks per set (0.75)…Second on the team in kills (2.32), blocks per set (0.75), digs (309), and digs per set (2.71)…Posted six double-doubles…Had at least 10 kills in 12 matches…Posted at least 10 digs in 13 matches…Notched 14 kills against West Virginia State (Aug. 30)…Posted double-doubles against Lenoir-Rhyne (Sep. 9) and Lincoln Memorial (Sep. 13)…Season-high 15 kills against Mars Hill (Sep. 13)…Back-to-back 12-kill performances against Limestone (Sep. 20) and Belmont Abbey (Sep. 23)…Had nine kills and 17 digs against Pfeiffer (Oct. 1)…Posted a double-double against Mount Olive (Oct. 24) with 12 kills and 21 digs…Notched a double-double against Pfeiffer (Oct. 28) with 11 kills and a season-high 23 digs…Posted 18 digs in the regular season finale at Barton (Nov. 8).

High School: Graduated from Lake Central High School in St. John, Ind…Coached by Amber Alm…All-conference and all-region first team…Offensive Player of the Year…Played club volleyball for Celtic Force…Coached by Kim Rosenlund.

Personal: Born on May 8, 1990 in St. John, Ind…Daughter of Daruss and Pattie Epperson…Has one sister, Julianne…Majoring in business administration…Plans to attend graduate school.

More about Megan: Favorite book: “Something Borrowed”…Favorite midnight snack: Oreos…Favorite movie: “The Town”…Favorite musical artist: Rascal Flatts…Favorite song: “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” by Jake Owen…Favorite sports teams: Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago White Sox…Favorite color: Purple…Favorite food: Deep dish pizza…People Megan most admires: Her parents.