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Megan Bickford
Megan Bickford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

High School:
Olathe South

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB


11/06/2010

Coastal Carolina Volleyball Senior Day

Coastal Carolina volleyball celebrates Senior Day - Nov. 6, 2010

Ranks fifth in the Big South in career hitting percentage and first in the Coastal Carolina record book at .324... Fifth in Coastal history in total blocks with 317 and fourth in assisted blocks with 257... Sixth among Coastal's blocks per set leaders with a 0.85 average...

Junior Season (2009): Remained a consistent contributor throughout the season... Played in 127 sets and 33 matches... Named to the All-Big South Second Team... Selected to the Big South All-Tournament Team... Leads the team in hitting percentage with .310... Ranks second on the team in service aces with 37 and recorded the only service ace for the Chants in the NCAA Tournament against Nebraska, breaking the Huskers seven-game streak of not allowing any aces... Named Big South Player of the Week Oct. 19 after posting 39 kills, 15 blocks and 18 digs to lead the Chanticleers to a 3-0 record that week, including handing UNC Asheville its first conference loss of the season... Posted a season-high 15 kills against UNC Asheville (Oct. 17)... Registered a season-high three service aces against Western Carolina (Sept. 19)... Had 13 matches with double-digit kills... Knocked down 12 kills against Liberty in the Big South Championship match (Nov. 21)... Posted six blocks against Charleston Southern (Oct. 13)... Named to the Gamecock Invitational All-Tournament Team...

Sophomore Season (2008): Played 128 sets in 35 matches... Leads Coastal Carolina in all-time hitting percentage with .331...Fourth among Coastal Carolina's blocks per set leaders with a 0.92 average... Finished third in the Big South in hitting percentage with.325. .. Second on the team in kills (307) and total blocks (107)...Big South All-Tournament selection... Earned double-digit kills in 14 matches, including a season high back-to-back 17 kill performances in the semifinal and final match of the Big South Championship... Knocked down 17 kills on a .481 attacking percentage against Liberty (Nov. 23) in the Big South Championship match... Carried the attack and defense in the semifinal match against High Point (Nov. 22) tallying 17 kills and eight total blocks... Had a season high eight blocks against High Point (Nov. 22) and Radford (Oct. 25)... Named to the Wichita State Shocker Classic All-Tournament team after recording 44 kills and 16 total blocks in five matches.... Was 11-for-14 from the floor to hit .714 against Idaho State (Sept. 6)...Was 14-for-19 and hit .684 against Lamar (Sept. 5)... Registered 13 kills and seven total blocks in the win against Winthrop (Nov. 11)...Had 15 kills with an attacking percentage of .444 at UNC Asheville (Oct. 18)...

Freshman Season (2007): Concluded a stellar rookie season with the team's top hitting percentage (.337), block assists (105) and total blocks (118) and was one of two players to appear in all 116 games and 32 matches... Ranks fourth in block assists and fifth in total blocks among Coastal Carolina's single-season leaders... First Team All-Big South Conference and All-Freshman Team selection after finishing second overall in the Big South Conference in hitting percentage and third in blocks... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Louisville Invitational, Comfort Suites 49ers Volleyball Classic and The Caravelle Resort Invitational... Selected as the Big South Conference New Balance Freshman of the Week Sept. 10 after a .438 (41-for-80) hitting percentage and 15 block assists... At the Louisville Invitational, registered her first of four error-free matches vs. Louisville (Aug. 25), going 6-for-9 with a .667 hitting percentage... Also recorded no attack errors vs. UNC Greensboro Sept. 8 (19-for-33, .576 percentage), at Liberty Oct. 6 (5-for-11, .455 percentage) and at Presbyterian Oct. 26 (11-for-21, .524 percentage)... Led the team with a .532 hitting percentage (38-for-62) at The Caravelle Resort Invitational... Registered double-digit kills in 17 matches... Had 15 or more kills in seven matches, including a career-best 19 vs. UNC Greensboro... Top hitting percentages came vs. Buffalo (Sept. 14) in The Caravelle Resort Invitational, where she hit .684 and was 14-for-19 with one error... Recorded eight total blocks at both Radford (Oct. 5) and Charleston Southern (Oct. 9)... Totaled at least one block in all but one match... Had a career-best seven block assists at Radford (Oct. 5) and then had a career-best three block solos two weeks later vs. Radford (Oct. 19)... Served up a career-best four aces vs. UNC Wilmington (Sept. 25)... Had 18 matches with a service ace, including 10 in which she had two or more... Served up a career-high four aces vs. UNC Wilmington (Sept. 25)...

High School: Three-year letterwinner... Served as team captain... Helped team to the Kansas State Championship as a junior and then a third place finish her senior year... As a senior, named First-Team All-State, First-Team All-State Tournament Team, 2006 Sunflower MVP, All-League, All-Metro, All-Olathe, and All-Sun... Also lettered in basketball and softball...

Personal: Full name: Megan Kathryn Bickford... Daughter of Brice and Kristi Bickford... Mother, Kristi, played volleyball at Fort Hays State University, while father, Brice, played football... Brother, Austen, played baseball at Fort Hays State... Majoring in recreation and sport management.