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25 Meghan McDowell
Meghan  McDowell

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Clarendon Hills, Ill.

High School:
Hinsdale Central

Height:
6-2

Position:
S

08/10/2015

Virginia Volleyball Preseason Blog

Daily account from student-athletes in preseason

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

02/02/2015

Virginia Volleyball Spring Blog

Catch up with the Cavaliers throughout the spring

09/11/2014

Getting to Know UVa Volleyball's Second Years

Learn more about Virginia's second years

08/12/2014

Volleyball Preseason Blog

Daily account from student-athletes in preseason

09/08/2015

Volleyball vs. VCU (by Matt Riley)

Volleyball vs. VCU (by Matt Riley)

2016
• Appeared in 16 matches for the Cavaliers this season, starting five
• Recorded a career high eight digs and four blocks against Northwestern (8/27/16)
• Tallied double digit assists in five games this season, including a career high 39 against Buffalo (8/26/16)

2015
• Played in 19 matches
• Recorded 38 assists and nine blocks
• Dished out a season-high 12 assists and had two blocks against Alabama (9/12)
• Had a block in eight matches
• Recorded four kills

2014

• Played in 15 matches with two starts
• Earned 41 assists and five blocks
• Notched a career-high 13 assists against Loyola-Chicago on Sept. 12

2013
• Did not play, earning a redshirt for the season
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Ranked No. 41 on PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces List
• Named to the Illinois All-Star Team in 2012-13
• Earned Dupage County All-Area Team honors and West Suburban All-Conference honors for 2012-13
• Named to the West Suburban All-Conference Academic squad in 2012-13
• Also named a Hinsdale Central and IHSA Scholar Athlete for 2012-13
• Was Hinsdale Central's team captain and MVP for 2012-13
• Earned all-conference honors in the long jump and triple jump in 2010-11
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Earned the Young Scholar Award in 2010
• Named to the Dean's List in 2010 and 2011
• Played club for Sports Performance

Personal
• Daughter of Sheila and Roger McDowell
• Has two brothers, Scott and Patrick
• Brother, Scott, plays football at Illinois

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