AS A JUNIOR (2008)
Meagan Dooley played in 115 sets during her junior season...led the team with 28 solo blocks, was second in total blocks (121) and third in kills (260)...earned her third consecutive nod from the league after being named to the All-Big East Second Team...chipped in 260 kills...totaled 58 blocks and posted a 1.16 blocks per set average in conference play......had three blocks and two solo stuffs against Louisville...tied the third-best all-time career record with her two solo blocks in that match against the Cardinals...named to the ESPN Academic All-District Second Team...posted 10 kills against Syracuse...added seven blocks and five kills against Connecticut...tallied 11 kills against Youngstown State...registered six blocks and 10 kills versus Notre Dame...had a career-high 11 blocks and 11 kills against Cincinnati for her second double-double of the season...recorded 12 kills against Kentucky...earned another 12 kills against Western Carolina...tallied 17 kills against Duquesne...tallied her first double-double of the season against Villanova with 10 kills and 11 digs..chipped in 10 kills against Seton Hall...set two career-highs against Georgetown with nine block assists and 10 total blocks...put up seven blocks against Connecticut.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007)
Dooley played in all 113 sets last season, leading the team in blocks (132) and block solos (46) and was third in kills (357)...averaged 3.16 kills and 1.17 bocks per game...named to the Big East Weekly honor roll on Aug. 3...an All-Big East Second Team selection...added 15 kills against Alabama-Birmingham...tallied five blocks each in the Georgia Tech and Duquesne contests...blocked a season-high six shots against Buffalo...tied a then-season high record with six blocks in the UCLA match...recorded game two's winning point with a kill against Notre Dame... posted 14 kills and seven blocks against the Fighting Irish... earned All-San Diego Invitational honors...chipped in 10 kills against DePaul...tallied a career-high four block solos against No. 19 St. John's...held a game-high 15 kills in the UConn match and posted a .458 hitting percentage...recorded 13 kills and six blocks in the Seton Hall match...tallied a season-high 17 kills and tied a career-high four block solos against Villanova...recorded a career-high nine blocks in the RMU contest...posted a career-high 23 kills against Marquette...Preseason All-Big East selection...earned ESPN The Magazine All-Academic honors...a Big East Academic All-Star.
AS A FRESHMAN (2006)
Dooley rotated between outside and middle hitter throughout the season, demonstrating her versatility and skill both offensively and defensively...earned All-Big East Second Team accolades...began her season earning all-tournament honors at the Magnolia Invitational and a spot on the Big East's honor roll... set career-highs with eight block assists and nine total blocks against Rhode Island (Sept. 1)...recorded nine putaways and averaged 1.25 blocks per game against No. 12 Tennessee (Sept. 8)...set a career-high three block solos against Robert Morris (Sept. 12)...had four blocks and eight kills for 11 points against No. 24 Arizona (Sept. 15)...set a career-high 20 kills against Connecticut (Sept. 24)...earned Rookie of the Week honors after having 14 kills and two blocks in the Panthers' sweep over West Virginia (Oct. 13)...had a career high 13 digs against Syracuse (Oct. 22)...had 16.5 points with seven blocks and 12 kills against Seton Hall (Oct. 29)...had second highest hitting percentage (.251) and led the team in solo blocks (21).
Dooley was named the Greater Miami Conference Athlete of the Year...an All-State First Team selection...earned All-GMC honors all four years...led club team to a third-place finish at the national championships in the 17-open age division and earned all-tournament honors in 2003 and 2005...played on the Junior National A2 team in 2004...as a senior, led her team in kills with over 500 on the season...team finished in Top 16 in 2005 and won the conference and district championships...named to the All-Conference Second Team as a freshman and was a first team selection every other year...nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman in 2005...a member of the National Honor Society and graduated fourth in a class of 600.
Born Oct. 13, 1987...daughter of Joe and Bonnie Dooley...has one brother... majoring in liberal studies/special education with a children's literature certificate.
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