4 - Meghan Byrne
Meghan Byrne
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Downers Grove, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy
Position: OH
m 32
k/s 2.45
h % .212
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.26
sa/s 0.38
d/s 1.26

2013: Received AVCA All-Central Region honorable mention recognition ... Named to the all-UAA second team for the third straight year ... Became the 23rd player in school history to surpass 1,000 career kills when she recorded a career-high 22 against Webster in the season opener (8/30) ... Finished her career with 1,272 kills, which ranks 12th in school history ... Her 3,272 career attacks is the seventh-highest total in school history ... Finished third on the team with 287 kills ... Also had a team-high 45 ace serves ... Posted double-digit kills in 12 matches ... Recorded double-doubles against Heidelberg (12 kills, 10 digs) and Brandeis (11 kills, 10 digs) ... Selected to the all-tournament team at the Labor Day Classic ... Named UAA Athlete of the Week Sept. 3 ... Academic all-UAA.

2012: Named to the all-UAA second team for the second year in a row ... Selected to the NCAA Regional all-tournament team, and also earned all-tournament honors at the WU/ASICS Invitational ... Finished second on the team with 258 kills in 28 matches ... Ranked fourth on the team with 24 aces and sixth with 117 digs ... Recorded double-digit kills in 11 matches ... Tallied a season-high 16 kills against Elmhurst (9/7) and Hope (9/15) ... Notched four aces against Dominican (9/2) ... Academic all-UAA.

2011: Received AVCA honorable mention All-America honors for the second year in a row ... Earned AVCA first-team All-Central Region honors ... Named second-team all-UAA ... Ranked second on the team with 308 kills ... Finished third for WU in hitting percentage (.303) and kills per set (3.02) ... Recorded double-digit kills in 13 matches ... Tallied a season-best 17 kills against Case Western Reserve University, and also notched a career-best nine digs in that match (10/15) ... Academic all-UAA.

2010: Honorable mention AVCA All-America … Named AVCA first-team All-Central Region and selected as the AVCA Central Region Freshman of the Year … Earned first-team All-UAA honors in addition to being named UAA Rookie of the Year … Named to the 2010 Kenosha, Wis. Regional All-Tournament Team … Led Washington University in kills (419), hitting percentage (.349) and aces (49), ranking second in kills per set (3.27) … Finished with a career-high 20 kills against Emory (11/6) … Reached double-digit kills in 25 matches … Twice tabbed as the UAA Athlete of the Week (Sept. 14, Oct. 5).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played volleyball for four years at Benet Academy where she was a team captain … Helped Benet post a 35-5 record in 2009, winning regional and sectional championships … IHSA Academic Award winner … National Honor Society … Spanish Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology and marketing … Daughter of Thomas and Maryann Byrne.

Recent Games
Nov 2 Buffalo St. W, 3-0
Nov 8 at Brandeis W, 3-1
Nov 8 vs. Emory L, 3-0
Nov 9 vs. Carnegie Mellon L, 3-2
Nov 14 vs. UW-Whitewater W, 3-0
Nov 15 at Elmhurst L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 7
Sets 117 24
Kills 287 56
Kills per set 2.45 2.33
Errors 111 17
Total Attacks 832 155
Hitting Percentage .212 .252
Assists 12 1
Assists per set 0.10 0.04
Service Aces 45 5
Service Errors 53 12
Service Aces per set 0.38 0.21
Reception Errors 23 3
Digs 147 16
Digs per set 1.26 0.67
Block Solo 3 0
Block Assist 27 5
Block Total 30 5
Blocks per set 0.26 0.21
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 348.5 63.5
Points per set 3.0 2.6
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 Webster W, 3-1 4 22 4 37 .486 0 4 2 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 27.0
Aug 31 Blackburn W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Wis.-Platteville W, 3-0 3 8 2 21 .286 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 1 Iowa Wesleyan W, 3-0 3 6 2 15 .267 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 10.0
Sep 1 Cornell College W, 3-1 4 12 3 33 .273 0 2 1 0 5 0 1 1 1 0 14.5
Sep 6 Ohio Northern W, 3-0 3 8 0 22 .364 0 4 1 0 9 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 7 Pacific Lutheran W, 3-2 5 10 6 35 .114 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 7 Wittenberg W, 3-1 4 10 3 23 .304 1 1 0 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 13 vs. Hope L, 3-1 4 6 4 32 .062 0 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 13 vs. Calvin L, 3-0 3 9 7 26 .077 0 0 4 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 14 vs. Juniata L, 3-2 5 10 2 30 .267 1 2 3 1 7 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Sep 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 3-1 4 12 4 28 .286 1 1 4 2 10 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 27 UW-Eau Claire W, 3-0 3 8 1 20 .350 2 0 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 28 Millikin W, 3-2 5 10 8 37 .054 1 2 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 28 Elmhurst L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Greenville W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 vs. Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 3 6 0 14 .429 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 5 vs. Brandeis W, 3-0 3 5 0 10 .500 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 6 vs. Chicago L, 3-1 4 8 3 21 .238 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 11 vs. St. Catherine W, 3-1 4 8 6 31 .065 0 4 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 11 at UW-Whitewater W, 3-2 5 12 7 38 .132 1 3 3 1 6 0 6 0 6 0 18.0
Oct 12 vs. Westminster (Mo.) W, 3-1 4 3 1 18 .111 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Oct 12 vs. DePauw W, 3-0 3 12 0 29 .414 1 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Oct 19 Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0 3 9 1 26 .308 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 19 Case Western Reserve W, 3-0 3 9 2 19 .368 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 20 New York U. W, 3-0 3 9 3 28 .214 0 5 1 1 5 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Oct 20 vs. Emory W, 3-2 5 10 8 37 .054 0 0 3 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Nov 1 Mich.-Dearborn W, 3-0 3 9 6 29 .103 1 0 2 2 9 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Nov 2 Wisconsin Lutheran W, 3-0 3 5 0 11 .455 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Nov 2 Buffalo St. W, 3-0 3 8 1 18 .389 0 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Nov 8 at Brandeis W, 3-1 4 11 5 34 .176 0 2 3 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Nov 8 vs. Emory L, 3-0 3 6 5 23 .043 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 9 vs. Carnegie Mellon L, 3-2 5 12 8 43 .093 0 0 1 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 13.5
Nov 14 vs. UW-Whitewater W, 3-0 3 6 5 23 .043 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 15 at Elmhurst L, 3-0 3 8 4 21 .190 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2010-11 38 125 413 3.30 87 909 .359 9 0.07 48 0.38 102 0.82 6 35 41 0.33 484.5 3.9
2011-12 35 102 307 3.01 82 748 .301 3 0.03 28 0.27 126 1.24 3 22 25 0.25 349.0 3.4
2012-13 28 94 258 2.74 74 757 .243 4 0.04 24 0.26 117 1.24 4 21 25 0.27 296.5 3.2
2013-14 32 117 287 2.45 111 832 .212 12 0.10 45 0.38 147 1.26 3 27 30 0.26 348.5 3.0
Total 133 438 1265 2.89 354 3246 .281 28 0.06 145 0.33 492 1.12 16 105 121 0.28 1478.5 3.4
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 32 117 287 2.45 111 832 .212 12 0.10 45 0.38 147 1.26 3 27 30 0.26 348.5 3.0
Conference 7 24 56 2.33 17 155 .252 1 0.04 5 0.21 16 0.67 0 5 5 0.21 63.5 2.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 15 52 143 2.75 42 374 .270 5 0.10 26 0.50 73 1.40 1 10 11 0.21 175.0 3.4
Away 3 12 31 2.58 16 93 .161 1 0.08 5 0.42 17 1.42 0 7 7 0.58 39.5 3.3
Neutral 14 53 113 2.13 53 365 .164 6 0.11 14 0.26 57 1.08 2 10 12 0.23 134.0 2.5

Wins 25 90 228 2.53 78 636 .236 10 0.11 40 0.44 120 1.33 2 21 23 0.26 280.5 3.1
Losses 7 27 59 2.19 33 196 .133 2 0.07 5 0.19 27 1.00 1 6 7 0.26 68.0 2.5