UND Roster

2018-19 Volleyball Roster

#16 Meg Morningstar

Middle Blocker


Height 6'2''
Class Junior
Hometown Wexford, PA
High School North Allegheny

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Monogram Winner (2015, 2016)
  • All-ACC Freshman Team (2015)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016)

AS A SENIOR (2018)

  • Started all 28 matches for the Irish during her senior campaign
  • Recorded a career-best 151 blocks, including a 10-block effort at Western Kentucky (9/7)
  • Finished the season with 110 kills and 27 digs while hitting .279

AS A JUNIOR (2017)

  • Started 25 of the 29 matches she played in during her junior season, totaling 103 sets
  • Recorded a career-high 119 blocks on the year and added 86 kills and nine digs, while hitting .253
  • Logged two double-digit block outings in 2017
  • Tied her career high for blocks with 11 and added six kills in the victory over Florida State (10/1)
  • Produced a season-high seven kills in matches at Ohio State (9/8) and at home against Clemson (10/15)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)

  • Appeared in 18 matches for the Irish, earning a start 12
  • Ended the season with 69 kills, 47 total blocks and 94 points
  • Recorded seven kills on 15 attempts (.400) as well as three blocks in her first action of the season, against Cleveland State (Aug. 27)
  • Posted a season-high 11 kills on 19 attempts (.474) as well as a dig and three blocks in the match against Western Michigan (Aug. 27)
  • Recorded a season-best six blocks against Wake Forest, as well as four kills and a dig (Nov. 4)

AS A FRESHMAN (2015)

  • Earned All-ACC Freshman Team honors
  • Played in 31 of 32 matches with 23 starts
  • Finished with 116 kills (1.18 per set), 90 blocks (0.92 per set), five digs (0.05 per set) and nine assists (0.09 per set) for 163.5 points (1.67 per set)
  • Led or tied for team lead in kills once, attack percentage six times and blocks nine times
  • Tallied 10 kills (.474 A%) and five blocks versus the Blue Raiders (8/30)
  • Had five kills and 11 blocks against Temple (9/5) — blocks total was the most by Irish player since 2013 and tied for the eighth most in the rally scoring era (2001-present)
  • Turned in arguably best performance of career with 11 kills, no errors (.524 A%) and five blocks against Georgia Tech (11/20)
  • Participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Earned a monogram

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL

  • Graduated from North Allegheny Senior High School in the spring of 2015
  • Earned four letters in volleyball and three in basketball
  • Named USA Today’s Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania
  • Earned several national honors from Prep Volleyball including Senior Ace (Top 250), Academic All-American and high honorable mention All-America (Top 350)
  • Selected as a team captain as a senior
  • Earned all-section, all-district and first team all-state honors after averaging 16 kills and eight blocks a match in leading her squad to a section championship and runner-up finish in the Western PA Interscholastic Athletic League
  • Named all-section, all-district and first team all-state as a junior after helping squad to section and district championships and an undefeated season
  • Tabbed all-section and all-district as a sophomore after leading team to a section championship and third place finishes in the district (WPIAL) and at state (PIAA)
  • Earned varsity letter in first season of action as a freshman
  • Played club volleyball for Renaissance Volleyball Club
  • Helped squad nationally qualify at the 16U and 17U levels
  • Named all-league in the Ohio Power League for 17U team
  • Standout on the basketball court as well
  • Captained basketball team and led them to a 24-4 record as a senior
  • Named MVP of the 2015 Roundball Classic, which is an all-star game for the top players in Pittsburgh
  • Tabbed as the North Allegheny H.S. Female Athlete of the Year
  • Graduated with high honors (above a 4.0 GPA)
  • Off the court is a senior leader in the Young Life Christian Youth Leadership program and is the yearbook editor
  • Earned the Gold Key in Scholastic Art Award
  • Played club volleyball with former Irish student-athlete Hanna Muzzonigro
  • Full name is Meg Lyn Morningstar
  • Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Darren and Kim Morningstar
  • Has two younger sisters, Piper and Paige
  • Father, Darren, played basketball at the University of Pittsburgh and then in the NBA and Europe
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in finance