LWSN highlights a local native that plays at the collegiate level every Monday. If you have a suggestion on a female athlete to highlight , send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This week’s feature is on former Mercy volleyball star Meredith Jewell.
Tidbits from UK SID
2017 (Junior): Appeared in 27 matches … Posted a UK best 10 digs against Northern Iowa (9/2) … Recorded at least one dig in first 16 matches of the season … Nine digs came vs. USC (9/2) … Had eight scoops against Utah (8/25) … Registered two aces at Creighton (9/1) … Put up one kill against Arkansas State (8/25), Northern Iowa (9/2), USC (9/2) and Georgia (11/17) … Appeared in every NCAA Tournament match with 10 total digs.
Sophomore (Morehead State): Earned first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference honors … Named preseason All-OVC … Earned OVC Defensive Player of the Week once … 41st in nation in kills with 431 … 12th in nation in attacks with 1,343 … Earned double-digit kills in 25 matches … Had career-high in digs with 22 vs. SIU Edwardsville … Recorded career-high 82 attacks against The Citadel.
Freshman (Morehead State): Named Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year … Earned All-OVC honors … Earned OVC Newcomer of the Week five times … 41st in the country with 471 kills (3.99 per set) … 17th in nation with 1,398 total attacks … Led Morehead State in digs with 2.46 per set … Had a career-high 70 attacks against Eastern Illinois.