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    Madalyn Shalter
    Madalyn Shalter


    Ottawa, Ohio

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    Northwestern Volleyball 2012 Season Review

    Wildcats secure third consecutive winning season under Keylor Chan


    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin


    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin


    Stephanie Holthus Garners All-Big Ten Selection

    Junior led Northwestern with 487 kills in 2012


    Northwestern Tripped Up By Illinois, 3-2

    Wildcats conclude regular season Saturday at No. 10 Nebraska

    2012: Big Ten Sportsmanship award recipient ... Joins Liz Renius ('95-'98) as one of two players in NU history with more than 2,000 assists and 1,000 digs ... Ranks sixth on Northwestern's all-time list with 2,537 assists ... Ranks 11th on NU's all-time list with 1,115 digs ... Ranks second in the Big Ten with 11.17 assists per set ... Collected 18 double-doubles ... One of three NU players to tally 12 digs at Nebraska (11/24) ... Matched a career high with 57 assists on Senior Night vs. Illinois (11/21) ... Handed out 46 helpers to go along with 17 digs vs. Michigan (11/16) ... Racked up 27 assists and eight digs at Penn State (11/10) ... Collected 41 assists and nine digs at Ohio State (11/7) ... Set 56 assists at Wisconsin (10/28) ... Added 11 digs and four kills in that match ... Distributed a match-high 33 helpers against Iowa (10/21) ... Added a season-best five blocks in that match ... Equaled a season high with 54 assists at Illinois (10/17) ... Dished out 13.67 assists per set against Michigan (10/13) ... Collected her 1,000th career dig at Michigan State (10/12) ... Registered 32 assists and 11 digs against Ohio State (10/6) ... Recorded another double-double with 37 assists and 11 digs vs. Penn State (10/5) ... Served a team-high three aces and guided the team to a .353 hitting percentage at Indiana (9/29) ... Added five kills on seven attempts without an error in that match ... Tied a career-high with 22 digs against Wisconsin (9/21) ... Tabbed as Big Ten Setter of the Week for the second straight time (9/17) ... Selected to the Wildcat Classic All-Tournament Team (9/16) ... Averaged 11.40 assists per set in three wins (9/14-16) ... Led offense to a season-high .365 hitting percentage vs. Delaware (9/14) ... Named Big Ten Setter of the Week (9/10) ... Averaged 12.64 helpers per frame in three wins at the Yale Invitational (9/7-8) ... Handed out a then-season-high 54 assists at Yale (9/8) ... Guided offense to a .326 hitting percentage vs. Villanova (9/8) ... Selected to La Quinta Invitational All-Tournament team (9/1) ... Averaged 12.09 assists per set in three wins ... Matched season-high with 52 helpers vs. New Mexico State (9/1) ... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Marquette Challenge ... Handed out 52 assists in championship match vs. Marquette (8/26) ... Notched a then-career-high 22 digs in season opener vs. Bowling Green (8/25) ... Elected team captain.

    2011: Ranked seventh in Big Ten with 10.28 assists per set ... Northwestern's Big Ten Sportsmanship recipient ... Started 30 of 31 matches as NU's primary setter ... Ranked second on the team with 12 double-double efforts ... Named to the Utah Classic All-Tournament team ... Averaged 12.7 assists per set at the Utah Classic, including 39 against both Weber State and Utah (8/27) ... Recorded her first double-double of the year with 39 assists and 12 digs versus the Utes ... Made 68 assists over two matches (11.3 per set) at the Chicago Challenge, earning All-Tournament team honors ... Double-doubled in a five-set match against Central Arkansas (9/9) with 45 assists and 10 digs ... All-Tournament team selection at the Wildcat Classic after averaging 12.3 assists per set (10 sets) en route to an NU team championship ... Handed out 43 assists in a four-set match against Duquesne (9/16), 38 in a sweep of Colgate (9/17) and 42 in another sweep of New Mexico State in the championship-clinching match ... Terminated a season-high six kills on Sept. 23 at Wisconsin ... Chipped in with six total blocks at Minnesota (9/25) ... finished one assist shy of tying career high with 44 against Purdue (9/28) ... Registered fourth double-double of season by adding 10 digs ... Handed out 32 helpers and added five digs and four block assists in three-set win over Indiana (Oct. 1) ... Recorded fifth double-double of the season with a noteworthy 40 assists and 12 digs against Penn State (10/5) ... Made a season-high 13 attempts at Ohio State (10/8) ... Handed out 43 assists and recorded seven digs against Michigan State (10/14) ... Scored a season-high four service aces and had 49 assists against Wisconsin (10/29) ... Notched a career-high 57 assists against Ohio State (11/11) ... Amassed a season-high 19 digs at Michigan (11/18) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2010: Started 32 matches for Northwestern ... Set career-bests in kills (165), digs (296), service aces (35) and blocks (78) ... Led the team in service aces, ranking sixth in the Big Ten averaging 0.29 per set ... Ranked second in assists (68), fourth in digs and blocks and fifth in kills ... Recorded seven kills with no errors on 10 attempts against Illinois-Chicago (8/28) for a career-best .700 hitting percentage ... Recorded five digs against both Loyola (Chicago) (8/27) and the Flames with a service ace against UIC ... Notched a season-best 10 kills against Mississippi (9/3) ... Had five assists and 11 digs against Utah (9/4) ... Notched six kills in the victories over both 14th-ranked Tennessee (9/10) and Ohio (9/11) ... Also had seven digs and a pair of blocks against the Bobcats ... Finished with 14 digs and a career-best three service aces against Marquette (9/18) while adding seven kills ... Came up big in the Big Ten opening weekend, finishing with 15 digs in both victories over Indiana (9/24) and Purdue (9/25) ... Knocked down eight kills with four blocks in the victory over Wisconsin (10/1) ... Recorded 20 digs at Illinois (10/2) while tying her personal high with eight blocks against the Illini ... Recorded her first double-double of the season, finishing with 11 kills and 11 digs against Iowa (10/8) ... Posted seven kills, eight digs and five blocks vs. Minnesota (10/10) ... Set a personal-best with five service aces against Ohio State (10/22) ... Notched eight kills, eight digs and seven blocks at Minnesota (10/29) ... Finished with a career-best 21 digs to go along with four blocks against Wisconsin (11/6) ... Dug 13 attempts with three blocks and a service ace at Purdue (11/12) ... Notched 11 digs and five blocks against Michigan State (11/26) ... Finished with seven kills and 11 digs in the NCAA first round victory over Arizona (12/3) ... Notched her 500th career dig against the Wildcats ... Recorded double-digit dig totals in 15 matches ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2009: Started all nine matches she competed in for the Wildcats ... Opened up her sophomore year in style, recording seven kills against both Kentucky (8/28) and Florida International (8/29) ... Set a new personal-best with 11 kills on 31 attempts against Miami (Ohio) (9/5) ... Followed up that performance with 10 kills at IUPUI (9/5), where she set personal-bests in both blocks (eight) and digs (12) ... Had six kills on 13 attempts with no errors against Long Island (9/19) for a season-best .462 hitting percentage ... Recorded her 100th career kill against Akron (9/18) ... Suffered a season-ending ankle injury against Cincinnati (9/19) and underwent surgery in early November ... Granted a medical hardship waiver ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Made a significant contribution in her freshman campaign for Northwestern, appearing in 25 matches with 12 starts ... Saw her first collegiate action at the Cougar Challenge, including her first career start against Washington State (9/13) where she tallied six digs ... Notched her first kill against Wichita State (9/13) ... Started all three games of the Wildcat Classic, where she had her best outing of the year aganst Georgetown (9/19), setting personal highs in kills (six), digs (13), assists (six) and blocks (four) ... Assumed the role of primary setter against Wisconsin (10/8), recording a career-high 27 assists ... Had 11 digs in the Wildcats' upset over 17th-ranked Illinois (10/17) ... Tied a career-high with six kills and four blocks against Wisconsin (10/29), while setting a new personal best in hitting percentage (.545) ... Her six kills against Indiana (11/22) tied her career-high while also adding nine digs ... Notched three kills and added three blocks in the season finale against Illinois (11/29).

    High School: Ranked No. 89 on's "Senior Aces" list ... Four-year letterwinner at Ottawa-Glandorf High School ... Integral part of the Titans' three Western Buckeye League championships ... Named to the Division II All-Ohio District second-team as a sophomore and was a Division II All-Ohio first-team selection as both a junior and senior ... Was a three-time all-district first-team selection, including garnering Player of the Year honors as a junior and senior ... Finished high school career with over 1200 kills and nearly 1100 assists ... Named to the All-Ohio and District Eight all-star teams ... FOX24 Player of the Week ... Putnam County Sentinel Senior Spotlight ... Competed three years for Team Atlantis club team, helping them to a third-place national finish in 2006 where she garnered all-tournament team recognition ... Also was a three-year letterwinner in basketball ... Was a member of both the honor roll and National Honor Society, as well as a two-time member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

    Personal: Born Madalyn Lee Shalter ... Daughter of John and Nancy Shalter ... Chose Northwestern over Florida State ... Majoring in human development and psychological services.

    Shalter's Career Statistics

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    Shalter's Career Highs

    Kills 11, twice, last vs. Iowa (Oct. 8, 2010)
    Total Attempts 31, vs. Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 5, 2009)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .700, vs. UIC (Aug. 28, 2010)
    Service Aces 5, vs. Ohio State (Oct. 22, 2010)
    Assists 57, twice, last vs. Illinois (Nov. 21, 2012)
    Total Blocks 8, twice, last at Illinois (Oct. 2, 2010)
    Digs 22, twice, last vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 21, 2012)

    Shalter's 2012 Highs

    Kills 7, vs. Bowling Green (Aug. 25)
    Total Attempts 12, vs. Bowling Green (Aug. 25)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) .417, vs. Bowling Green (Aug. 25)
    Service Aces 3, twice, last at Indiana (Sept. 29)
    Assists 57, vs. Illinois (Nov. 21)
    Total Blocks 5, vs. Iowa (Oct. 21)
    Digs 22, twice, last vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 21)