Saints' Quest for Their Ninth MAAC Championship Starts Today
Siena Will Play Fairfield in the Finals for Fifth-Time in Eight Years
Akeo, Akana, Ahearn, and Wright Named to All-Conference Teams
Saints on Verge of 20 Wins
Red-Shirt Freshman Has Emerged as Major Contributor
GENERAL: Very athletic, skilled student athlete...Hits with tremendous authority and is one of top jumpers on the team...Expected to add a huge boost after missing last season with injury.
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: Born December 21, 1992 in Naples, Italy...Daughter of Thomas and Lauri Wright...Plans to study science at Siena and 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...Assisted in community efforts through school programs and youth camps.
PIERRE ON WRIGHT: "Meghann is a very athletic player. She is versatile, and she is anatural leaper with a devastating arm swing at 5-10. She is a hard worker with a winning attitude. It's great to have her back. She will challenge for a starting spot on the outside."
GETTING TO KNOW MEGHANN:
Nickname: Meg, Blondie, T-Swift
Follow me on Twitter: @Blondecurlz22
My favorite class at Siena is: Abnormal psych
My favorite spot on campus is: The gym
Other sports I like to follow at Siena: Basketball, lacrosse, soccer
What I like most about Siena volleyball: My teammates
What I like most about Coach Pierre: His accent
Favorite Coach Pierre Quote: "Bones make balls go away!"
If I didn't play volleyball, I would: Play basketball
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Jackie Skeen, she understands my family guy jokes
The funniest player on the team is: Anita, you never know what crazy thing she is going to do next
My most embarrassing sport moment: I came to a game with two right shoes
My most overused phrase in text messages is: hahaha
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I'm originally from Missouri
My hidden talent is: I can paint and draw
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Workaholics, so I could work with my best friends and mess around all day
What is one thing you can't do without? Sweatpants
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Australia
The best player I ever played against was: Jackie Styles
My hobbies are: Drawing, playing video games, eating, hanging with friends, and playing sports
My biggest fear is: Spiders and cats
If I were a crayon, I would be this color: Purple
Professional athlete: Matt Anderson
Pro sports team: Cleveland Indians
Flavor of ice cream:Cherry Garcia
Pizza Topping:Pepperoni and mushrooms
Day of the Week: Friday!