2 - Megan Mitchell
Megan Mitchell
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Minden, Nev.
High School: Douglas HS
Position: S

In the record book: Second in program history in total assists (2137)…Third in assists per match (9.89)…Tenth in service aces (82).

As a sophomore (2010): All-Conference Carolinas First teamConference Carolinas all-Tournament teamConference Carolinas Player of the Week…Third-best single-season assist total (1156) in program history…Fifth-best single-season assist average in program history (9.81)…Posted at least 40 assists in 10 matches …Five matches with at least 50 assists…Had at least three service aces in seven matches…Five double-doubles…Posted at least five kills in nine matches…Led the team and the conference in assists and assists per match…Led the team in service aces (50)…Fourth on the team in digs (208) and digs per set (1.76)…Back-to-back matches with 51 assists against Fort Lewis (Sep. 11) and UC-Colorado Springs (Sep. 11)…Posted a double-double against Fort Lewis with 51 assists and a season-high 19 digs…Notched six kills on seven swings against Queens (Sep. 13) to post a .857 hitting percentage…Posted six kills and 41 assists against Limestone (Sep. 24)…Notched 52 assists against Belmont Abbey (Sep. 29)…Recorded a season-high 55 assists at Pfeiffer (Oct. 5)…Posted eight kills on nine swings at Limestone (Oct. 8) to go along with 42 assists…Season-best 10 kills and .909 hitting percentage at Mount Olive (Nov. 5).

As a freshman (2009): All-Conference Carolinas Second teamConference Carolinas Player of the Week…Fourth-best single-season assist average (9.99) in school history…Fifth-best single-season assist total in program history (979)…Led the team in total assists, assists per set, and service aces (32)…Fifth in digs (188) and digs per set (1.92)…Appeared in 29 matches…Posted at least 40 assists in seven matches…Five double-doubles…Posted 35 assists and a season-high six kills against Carson-Newman (Sep. 5)…Notched a double-double with 47 assists and 14 digs against Pfeiffer (Sep. 12)…Posted six kills with a season-best hitting percentage of .714 at St. Andrews (Sep. 19)…Back-to-back matches with at least 40 assists against Lenoir-Rhyne (Sep. 22) and Mount Olive (Sep. 25)…Notched at least 45 assists while posting a pair of double-doubles in back-to-back matches against Limestone (Oct. 10) and Lander (Oct. 23)…Season-high 49 assists against Lander…Had 45 assists against Anderson (Nov. 6)…Nearly tallied a double-double with 47 assists and nine digs against Flagler (Nov. 20) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Graduated from Douglas High School in Minden, Nev…Coached by Suzi Townsell…MVP of the Las Vegas High School Invitational and Sierra League as a senior…Three-time all-Northern Nevada selection…Named to the all-State Academic team on three occasions…All-State Academic team MVP as a senior…Three-time all-Sierra League honoree…Played club volleyball for Silver State Volleyball Club…Coached by Justin Malley.

Personal: Born on May 10, 1991 in Santa Barbara, Calif…Daughter of Andrew and Beth Mitchell…Has one brother, Trevor…Majoring in business administration with minors in psychology and mathematics…Member of Sigma Beta Delta, Alpha Chi, and the honors program.

More about Megan: Favorite movie: “The Town”…Favorite musical artist: Jason Aldean…Favorite saying by Coach Schneider: “Let’s be great today”…Most thrilling moment in sports: Back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances…Favorite color: Purple…Favorite food: In’n’out Burger.