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    Megan Griffin
    9 Megan Griffin
    Class:
    RS Freshman

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Mother McAuley

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    Outside Hitter/Opposite

    Birthdate:
    02/07/1984

    AT ILLINOIS

    2002:
    Redshirted season • Practiced and traveled with the team but did not compete in any matches.

    High School
    2001 All-State selection by the Chicago Tribune • 2000 and 2001 all-area team by the Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Southtown • 2000 and 2001 All-State selection by The News-Gazette • Led Mother McAuley to the 2000 Illinois Class AA state championship • Led McAuley with 303 kills and 103 blocks as a senior • Girls Catholic Athletic Conference (GCAC) Player of the Year in 2001 • GCAC all-conference selection in 2000, 2001 • Played on four consecutive GCAC conference championships at McAuley from 1998-2001 • Three-time all-tournament team at Rich East and two-time all-tournament team at Glenbard East • Member of 2nd City club team • Junior Olympics All-American in 1999, 2000 and 2001 • All-tournament team at Nike Challenge in 2000 and 2001.

    Personal
    Parents are James and Maureen Griffin • Nickname is "Griff" • Majoring in business administration • National Honor Society Member • GCAC all-conference academic team in 1999 and 2000 • Lists biggest thrill in sports as McAuley winning state in 2000 • Chose Illinois because, "Being from the state, I believe I belong here. It is close to home and has a great volleyball team and strong academic program." • Her aunt, Andrea Delaney, played volleyball at the University of Houston and Lewis University in 1982-83.

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