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Meghan McDowell

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Position
6'2''
Height
Freshman
Class
Clarendon Hills, Ill.
Hometown
Hinsdale Central
High School

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