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  Margaret Acton
Margaret Acton

Player Profile

Elmhurst, Ill.

High School:



2010 Photo Gallery | Career Stats | 2010 Match-by-Match

Set the school record for single-match digs after collecting 45 against Robert Morris (Oct. 19) ...that improved upon the previous mark of 36 set in 2003...earned the starting role as the team's libero during the match against Dayton (Aug.27)...played in 110 of the team's 115 sets during the year....led the team with a 4.05 digs per set average... chipped in a team-high 445 digs on the year... earned a kill against USF (Oct. 9) when she outsmarted the defense with a pass to the opposite corner of where the Bulls were on the court...recorded seven matches with 20-plus digs...turned in a career-high with three aces against Robert Morris (Oct. 19)...assisted on seven kills against Big East foe Seton Hall (Oct. 3)...recorded seven matches with 20 plus kills...served three aces against the Colonials (Oct. 19).

A transfer from Lehigh University and will enroll as a sophomore libero/defensive specialist on this year's roster...played in 56 sets and averaged over two digs per set, for a total of 116 on the season...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll during the 2009 season.

A standout defensive player for suburban Chicago's Fenwick High School...served as team captain and MVP as a senior...earned Area Player of the Year honors...named an unanimous All-East Suburban Catholic Conference selection...averaged approximately six digs per set as a senior...considered one of the best defensive players within the ultra-competitive Chicago Prep Volleyball scene...played club volleyball at 1st Alliance Volleyball Club, which is located on Chicago's Southside and is considered one of the strongest programs in the Midwest...led her team to a third-place finish at the 2009 JVDA National Championships in Louisville, Ky., and in the gold division at the AAU National Championships in Orlando, Fla....garnered AAU All-America accolades...selected as a member of the Great Lakes Regional Team...coached by Nic Paquiz Jr. at 1st Alliance, a former assistant coach at Big East school...named an Illinois State Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.

Born on April 17,1991...daughter of William and Sheila Acton...has one sister, Mary.

Acton's Career Highs
Kills: 1
vs. South Florida (9-18-10)

Attempts: 4
at Seton Hall (10-3-10)

Digs: 45
vs. Robert Morris (10-19-10)

Assists: 7
at Seton Hall (10-3-10)

Service Aces: 3
vs. Robert Morris (10-19-10)