The Salukis concluded the 2014 season with their third consecutive appearance at the MVC Tournament.
This is the first season SIU has had athletes selected to each All-Conference team in the same year.
SIU opens the tournament against No. 4 Missouri State at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Junior Taylor Pippen was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team for the second straight year.
SIU continues on to post-season play at the MVC Tournament beginning Thanksgiving Day.
Photos from SIU's Senior Day match against Drake on Nov. 8, 2014.
Photos from SIU's volleyball match vs. Loyola on Oct. 3, 2014 at Davies Gym.
Head shots and team shots of the 2014 SIU Volleyball team.
Volleyball vs. MTSU
Volleybal vs. UNI
First Team All-MVC
MVC Scholar Athlete
Named First Team All-MVC and First Team Scholar Athlete Led the Salukis and the MVC with a .410 hitting efficiency Broke SIU’s all-time record for highest hitting efficiency in a season Ranks 11th nationally for highest hitting efficiency Ranks 17th in the MVC with 2.57 kills per set Ranks 15th in the MVC for most points last season, with 3.15 per set Hit a season-high 22 kills against Southeast Missouri Hit 14 kills on 18 attacks with no errors for a season-high .778 hitting efficiency Led SIU and ranks sixth in the MVC for blocks with 99 block assists, eight solo blocks and an average of 0.95 blocks per set Played and started all 31 matches.
First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete
Named First-Team All-MVC and a First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete Was a part of SIU's first MVC tournament runner-up team since 2002 Played in all 33 of SIU's matches, starting in 11 of them Led the team and ranked seventh in the Valley in hitting percentage (.306) Second on the team in kills (333) and 13th in the MVC in kills per set (2.68) Led SIU with 142 blocks, the fourth-most in the MVC in 2013 Finished 10th in the conference in points per set (3.30).
Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshmen Team
Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament Team
2x MVC Freshman of the Week (Sep. 4, Oct. 30)
Played in 30 matches, starting 29 Saw action in 110 sets as a true freshman Second on the team in hitting percentage (.291) Ranked 8th in the Missouri Valley Conference in hitting percentage Tallied 236 kills to average 2.15 per set Recorded 111 total blocks for an average of 1.01 blocks per set to rank second on the team.
Earned three varsity letters at Carmel Catholic Led Corsairs to a combined 52-25 record during junior and senior seasons, including an appearance in the IHSA Class 3A Elite 8 senior year Earned honorable mention All-State honors junior and senior seasons Named Lake County All-Area junior and senior seasons Named team MVP senior season Named to All-Tournament team at 2010 USA Volleyball Junior Nationals after helping club team to second-place finish Named one of the top 250 athletes in Illinois by PrepVolleyball.
Club Team Rolling Thunder
Majoring in marketing Born July 20, 1994 in Mundelein, Ill. Daughter of Sonya Martin Has two siblings, Brian and Brianna.