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Meghann Wright   22
Meghann Wright

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hiram, Ohio

High School:
Berkshire

Height:
5-10

Position:
RS

Twitter Handle:
blondecurlz22


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GENERAL:
  • Very athletic, skilled student athlete with an excellent work rate
  • Hits with tremendous authority and is one of top jumpers on the team
  • Has progressed on both offense and defense, gives team great balance on right side
  • Could be a breakthrough star in the MAAC

2013:
  • MAAC All-Academic and MAAC Honor Roll selection
  • December's Leo Dufort Siena College Student Athlete of the Month
  • Started all 28 matches and played all 100 sets
  • Second on team with 241 kills and 2.41 kills per set
  • Third on team with 205 digs and 2.05 digs per set and 21 aces
  • Posted eight double-figure kill matches and two double-doubles
  • Season-high 18 kills in thrilling five-set win at Canisius (9/29)

2012:
  • MAAC All-Rookie Team selection
  • Made a major impact on the right side in 28 matches played
  • Named MAAC Volleyball Rookie of the Week (11/5) after posting career high 11 kills and adding 12 digs in win at Marist
  • Had 14 kills and just one error in 24 attacks on Siena's Western New York swing at Canisius and Niagara (10/20 and 10/21)
  • Posted double digit digs in each of the last five matches after doing so juts once in first 23 matches played
  • Career-high 22 digs in MAAC championship match loss to Fairfield (11/18)

2011:
  • Missed season after ACL surgery in June of 2011

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Recipient of Berkshire's School Athletic Award
  • A Third Team All-Ohio selection, and CVC League MVP in volleyball
  • Holds her high school's record for kills
  • Served as team captain for two years
  • First Team All-Ohio and CVC MVP in basketball - holds Berkshire's scoring record with 1,109 points
  • Second Team All-Ohio selection in track after placing third in the state in the high jump, and fourth in the in the 4 x 400 relay

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Born in Naples, Italy
  • Daughter of Thomas and Lauri Wright
  • Psychology major at Siena who aspires to be a physical therapist
  • Chose Siena because of the academic and volleyball reputation, and to be part of a team that can win Division I conference titles and compete in NCAA Tournament
  • Has gone through two ACL surgeries, the most recent coming in June of 2011
  • Assisted in community efforts through school programs and youth camps

COACH PIERRE SAYS:
    "Meghann is really a player to watch this year. I think she is poised to really surprise people. She continues to improve her all-around game and makes us very dangerous and unpredictable on offense with her powerful swing on the right side."

GETTING TO KNOW MEGHANN:
    Nickname: Meg
    Major: Psychology
    Instagram Handle: meeeeeg22
    What I like most about Siena: The friendly community
    What I like most about Siena volleyball: My teammates
    What I like most about coach Pierre: His sense of "style"
    Another Siena sport I follow: Men's Soccer
    Player I most relate to on the team: Rachel Stocklosa
    Best moment at Siena: Making it to the finals
    My goal for the upcoming season: To win the MAAC championship
    My biggest fear is: Spiders
    My hobbies are: Painting and drawing
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Soap
    My biggest fans: My parents
    Best advice I have ever received: To let mistakes go and relax
    Three words that describe me: Perfectionist, caring, determined
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Misty May-Treanor
    Sport I always wanted to try: Lacrosse
    My dream job: A physical therapist for a professional team
    If I had a million dollars, I would: Travel the world
    If I could have any pet, I would have: Penguin
    My dream car: 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

    Favorites

    TV show: Breaking Bad and Prison Break
    Class at Siena: Painting
    Vacation spot: Florida
    Color: Teal
    Sports Team: Cleveland Indians
    Ice cream: Cherry Garcia
    App: Instagram
    Animal: Penguin
    Food: Crab legs
    Song: Latch by Sam Smith
    Pro athlete: Matt Anderson
    Actress: Rachel McAdams
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