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    Monica McGreal
    Monica McGreal

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Louisville, Ky.

    High School:
    Sacred Heart

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    OH



    11/25/2014

    Northwestern Celebrates The Seniors Wednesday Night

    Wildcats welcome fourth-ranked Penn State to Welsh-Ryan Arena

    08/27/2014

    Wildcats to Lift Lid on 2014 at NIU Invitational

    Northwestern opens season with six matches away from home

    02/10/2014

    NU Names January Sports Performance Athletes of the Month

    Baseball team captain Jack Quigley and ace volleyball outside hitter Monica McGreal earn honor

    02/10/2014

    NU Names January Sports Performance Athletes of the Month

    Baseball team captain Jack Quigley and ace volleyball outside hitter Monica McGreal earn honor

    01/27/2014

    Wildcats Celebrate 2013 Campaign at Year-End Banquet

    Northwestern honored 2013 squad at Hilton Orrington in Evanston

    2014: Recorded four digs and a kill against Iowa (11/22) ... Served an ace and added seven digs at Minnesota (11/12) ... Tallied a career-high 20 digs at No. 9 Illinois (11/8) ... Contributed eight digs and a kill against No. 9 Illinois (11/5) ... Served two aces and added 10 digs and a kill against Michigan (10/31) ... Served two aces and added six digs against Indiana (10/25) ... Put away two kills and set a season-high with 12 digs against No. 13 Purdue (10/24) ... Posted 10 digs and matched a season-high three assists against Iowa (10/18) ... Served two aces against No. 13 Nebraska (10/15) ... Tallied eight digs and an ace against Ohio State (10/11) ... Handed out a career-high three assists in win over No. 18 Minnesota (10/5) ... Posted an ace and nine digs in 'Cats win over Maryland (9/27) ... Tallied two aces and 10 digs against Green Bay (9/21) ... Scored three aces and added 11 digs in win over Ohio (9/18) ... Named to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team (9/13) ... Posted a double-double behind 10 kills and 11 digs against Youngstown State (9/12) ... Led the 'Cats with 14 kills and had a career-best five service aces against Loyola (9/12) .. ... Notched four kills on six swings against Brown (9/6) ... Had eight digs in win over Cal State Fullerton (9/5) ... Posted team-high nine digs against Presbyterian (8/30) ... Notched four digs in season-opening win against Colorado (8/29).

    2013: Scored nine kills and added six digs and a block against No. 13 Wisconsin (11/30) ... Tallied 10 kills, seven digs and an ace at No. 2 Penn State (11/22) ... Set a career-high 21 kills in victory over Indiana (11/17) ... Added an ace and eight digs against the Hoosiers ... Had 11 kills, an ace and six digs in upset of No. 18 Purdue ... Matched a career-high with two aces and added nine digs against No. 17 Michigan (11/10) ... Had eight digs against No. 13 MSU (11/8) ... Ripped off an ace and registered 10 digs against No. 11 Nebraska (11/2) ... Served an ace and added seven digs in `Cats road win over the Hawkeyes (11/1) ... Tallied seven digs and added an ace vs. Illinois (10/23) ... Recorded two aces for the second-straight time against No. 4 Penn State (10/20) ... Matched season high for the third time with 10 digs vs. No. 17 Ohio State (10/16) ... Ripped off a pair of aces in the decisive fourth set against the Buckeyes ... Had eight digs and matched a career best with two assists at No. 20 Purdue (10/12) ... Tallied an ace and a block against the Boilermakers ... Added team-best eight digs at Michigan State (10/5) ... Matched a season-high with 10 digs at Michigan (10/4)... Picked up 10 digs against Iowa (9/28) ... Recorded her 300th career dig against Nebraska (9/27) ... Had 11 kills and hit .444 (11-3-18) against IUPUI (9/22) ... Tallied 11 digs and a pair of blocks against the Jaguars ... Led NU with 12 digs against Miami (OH) (9/20) ... Added seven kills against the RedHawks ... Matched a career-best .467 hitting percentage against Portland State (9/14) ... Added a season-high three blocks against the Vikings ... Registered a team-high 12 kills against Arizona (9/12) ... Notched three digs against Oklahoma (8/31) ... Tallied seven digs on opening night at Western Michigan (8/30) ... Added two assists against the Broncos.

    2012: Scored 10 kills and added eight digs at Nebraska (11/24) ... Finished second on the team with 11 digs against Illinois (11/21) ... One of two Wildcats with nine digs at Ohio State (11/7) ...Stood tall in the back row with a career-high 17 digs at Wisconsin (10/28) ... Equaled a career high with 13 digs at Illinois (10/17) ... Tied for the team lead with 11 digs at Michigan (10/13) ... Put down a pair of kills at No. 25 Michigan State (10/12) ... Had 11 digs vs. Penn State (10/5) ... Matched career high with 16 kills at Indiana (9/29) ... Recorded seven digs at Purdue (9/28) ... Tied a career-high with two assists vs. Minnesota (9/23) ... Tied a career-high with 13 digs and added nine kills vs. Wisconsin (9/21) ... Contributed eight kills and eight digs in the championship of the Wildcat Classic against Western Michigan (9/16) ... Sent down a career-high six total blocks versus Delaware (9/14) ... Named to the Yale Invitational All-Tournament Team (9/8) ... Averaged 3.45 kills per set in 11 games ... Posted a pair of double-doubles in wins against Villanova and Yale (9/8) ... Led NU in kills with 16 at a career-best clip of .467 against the Wildcats (9/8) ... Earned a career-best three blocks in that match ... One of three players to tally 11 kills in three-set win over Brown (9/7) ... Had seven kills in the championship of the La Quinta Invitational against New Mexico State (9/1) ... Ripped off two aces vs. Cincinnati (9/1) ... Tallied a career-best 13 digs in a three-set won over Drake (8/31) ... Put down four kills in the championship of the Marquette Challenge vs. the Golden Eagles (8/26) ... Recorded eight digs in that match ... Made first career start against Bowling Green (8/25) ... Recorded a service ace in that match.

    2011: Made collegiate debut with a kill on three swings and no errors against Central Arkansas (9/9) ... Appeared in three sets, most recently against Penn State (11/12).

    High School: AAU All-American in 2008 ... Named first-team all-state, all-region and team MVP in 2010 ... Also was all-district and all-region as a junior in 2009 ... Best match came in a 26-kill effort versus perennial Kentucky volleyball power Assumption high school ... Team earned state runner-up honors in 2008 and 2009 before finishing as regional runner-up in 2010 ... Also lettered four years in basketball, averaging 12.9 points per game while earning team MVP honors as a senior in 2010 ... Was recruited to play basketball in college but chose to come to Northwestern to play volleyball .. Played club volleyball with MAVA from 2004-11 ... Team finished second in the AAU tournament in 2008 and third in 2007 ... Also were Junior Olympic runners-up in 2006 and JO American Division champs in 2007 ... National Honor Society, French Honor Society, BETA Club and four-year honor roll member ... Three-year first-team academic all-state in volleyball and basketball ... Academic Prep Volleyball All-American.

    Personal: Born Monica Lynn McGreal ... Daughter of Bob and Debbie McGreal ... Chose Northwestern over Clemson, Boston College, Washington University and Emory ... Majoring in industrial engineering.

    McGreal's Career Statistics

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    McGreal's Career Highs

    Kills 21, vs. Indiana (Nov. 17, 2013)
    Total Attempts 44, vs. Indiana (Nov. 17, 2013) )
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .467, twice, last vs. Portland State (Sept. 14, 2013)
    Service Aces 5, vs. Loyola (Sept. 12, 2014)
    Assists 3 vs. Minnesota (Oct. 5, 2014)
    Total Blocks 6, vs. Delaware (Sept. 14, 2012)
    Digs 20, at Illinois (Nov. 8, 2014)

    McGreal's 2014 Highs

    Kills 14, vs. Loyola (Sept. 12)
    Total Attempts 30, vs. Loyola (sept. 12)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .400, vs. Loyola (Sept. 12)
    Service Aces 5, vs. Loyola (Sept. 12)*
    Assists 3, twice, last vs. Iowa (Oct. 18)*
    Total Blocks 2, vs. Presbyterian (Aug. 30)
    Digs 20, vs. Illinois (Nov. 8)*