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Melanie Meister
Melanie Meister


West Des Moines, IA

High School:
Valley High School

Last College:
Cal-State Fullerton


Middle Blocker


2005 -Served as team co-captain... played in 120 games... led the team with 109 blocks, including a team-best 23 solo blocks... averaged 2.01 kills per game, 0.91 blocks per game and had a .199 attack percentage... recorded eight service aces... reached double-digits in kills nine times, with a season-high of 16 in Iowa's 3-2 win over Indiana (Oct. 28)... hit a season-high .583 against Indiana (Oct. 28)... had 10 kills and eight blocks in her Hawkeye debut against Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Aug. 27)... named to the Marquette Challenge all-Tournament Team after recording 32 kills and a .240 hitting percentage in three games... awarded team Strength Training award.

2004 -- Played in 17 games... averaged 0.88 kills per game and 0.59 blocks... had a .200 hitting percentage.

2003 -- appeared in 100 games... averaged 1.85 kills per game, fourth best on the squad... led the Titans in blocking with 1.03 blocks per game, with 12 solos and 91 block assists... had a team-high 24 ace serves... highest attacking efficiency on the team with .222... hammered a career-high 17 kills against University of California-Riverside... named to the all-tournament team at the Fullerton Four Points Classic.

High School -- led the Valley Tigers in blocks, kills, and digs as a senior... two-time all district and all-state honors... was an Iowa Central Metro League conference pick three times... holders her high school career record for blocks... National Honor Society member and also was on the National Council on Youth Leadership.

Personal -- born January 25, 1985, in Clinton, Iowa... parents are Raymond and Mary Jo Meister... biology and pre-med major.

Career Highs
Kills - 16, vs. Indiana (10/28/05)
Assists - 2, twice, last vs. Illinois (11/26/05)
Service Aces - 2, vs. Texas-Pan American (9/9/05)
Digs - 7, vs. Coastal Carolina (9/16/05)
Blocks - 9, vs. Michigan State (11/4/05)

2003 10018574501.222724641291
2004 1715740.20021619
2005 120241110659.199158822386
Career 2374411911200.208243315236186

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