Meg Viggars
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    Meg Viggars

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Stoke-on-Trent, England

    High School:
    Loughborough College

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Setter/Hitter

    Birthdate:
    01/31/1994


    08/28/2014

    Salukis kick off season at Illini Classic this weekend

    Southern will play two top-20 teams (No. 11 Illinois, No. 20 North Carolina) and Long Beach State, who is receiving votes in 38th place.

    08/21/2014

    Volleyball picked fifth in MVC preseason poll

    Hannah Kaminsky and Taylor Pippen named to MVC Preseason All-Conference Team

    08/14/2014

    Volleyball prepares for a highly-anticipated season

    The Saluki women will compete in scrimmages on each of the next two Saturdays.

    06/09/2014

    Saluki Volleyball announces 2014 schedule

    Southern will face 11 schools in 2014 who finished the 2013 season with an RPI within the top-100, including two schools who finished in the top-25: No. 16 Illinois and No. 24 North Carolina.

    05/01/2014

    Volleyball adds three more for 2014

    SIU has added Nellie Fredriksson (Ängelholm, Sweden), Ashley Edelen (Louisville, Ky.) and Alex Rosignol (Mount Carmel, Ill.) for 2014.

    08/08/2014

    2014 Volleyball Team Photos

    Head shots and team shots of the 2014 SIU Volleyball team.

    09/03/2013

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    Volleyball vs. MTSU

    2013
    MVC All-Freshman Team

    MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 11)
    MVC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 25)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    MVC All-Freshman Team • MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 11) • MVC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 25) • Started and played in 32 of SIU's 33 matches (120 sets) • Fourth on SIU's roster with 227 kills (1.89 per set) • Second on SIU's roster with 212 assists (1.77 per set) • Tied for third on SIU's roster with 24 service aces, which also tied for 21st in the MVC at 0.20 per set • Tallied 361 digs (3.01 per set), the second-most for SIU in 2013 • Her 361 digs registered as the 13th best in the Valley in 2013 • Had 83 total blocks (0.69 per set), the 25th-most in the Valley in 2013 • In conference-only play, ranked 13th in digs (213, 3.09 per set), 16th in blocks (52, 0.75 per set) and 21st in service aces (15, 0.22 per set).

    Pre-SIU
    Played for the Newcastle Staffs club team, helping her squad to national championships at the under 14, under 15 and under 18 level • Also helped Newcastle Staffs to a national Shield championship in 2011 and a runner-up finish at the under 16 level • Earned MVP honors at the U16, U18 and Shield national championships • Was a member of the England Juniors squad at age 13 and represented Great Britain in beach volleyball at the 2008 Junior Olympics • Was selected to the Great Britain squad in the run up to the London Olympics • Helped the England Developmental squad win the Novotel Cup in Luxembourg in 2012.

    Personal
    Full name is Megan Elizabeth Viggars • Major is criminology and criminal justice • Born Jan. 31, 1994 in Stoke-on-Trent, England • Has two siblings, Sam and Chelsey • Daughter of Anthony and Jennifer Viggars.

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