9 Meg DeMaar
9 Meg DeMaar
Height: 5-10
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School: Glenbard West
Position: Libero

*Junior Year (2017)
Appeared in all 31 matches and 113 sets for the Paladins after receiving a medical redshirt in 2016 for a seaon-ending back injury…totaled 498 digs on the year, good for 5th on Furman’s single-season digs list…set Furman’s all-time digs record with 1543 in less than four full seasons…finished the season with 4.41 digs per set, setting a new Paladin record for digs per set…turned in double-digit digs in all but four matches in 2017…turned in a season-high 29 digs vs. Elon on September 1…tallied 11 20+ dig performances…finished the year second on the team in assists with 157 and second on the team with 27 service aces…twice-named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week…named Second Team All-Conference…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll and Fall Academic All-Conference team. 

2017 Game-By-Game Summary

Junior Year (2016)
Appeared in the first seven matches of 2016 before missing the remainder of the season with a back injury…tallied 109 digs (4.36 digs per set) before injury…turned in three 20+ dig performances, including a season-high 23 in the opener vs. Pacific…named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week on August 29…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll…awarded medical redshirt for 2016. 

2016 Game-By-Game Summary

Sophomore Year (2015)
Appeared in all 30 matches and 108 sets for the Paladins…tallied 437 digs on the year, good for 10th on Furman’s single-season digs record list…recorded 20+ digs in six matches…turned in double-digit digs in all but six matches…tallied a season-high 25 digs vs UNCG on Nov 14…second on the team in service aces (28) and added 97 assists…named to SoCon All-Tournament team…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll. 

2015 Game-By-Game Summary

Freshman Year (2014)
Appeared in all 30 matches and 118 sets for the Paladins as a true freshman…tallied 499 digs on the year, good for 4th on Furman’s single-season digs top-10 list…tallied double-digit digs in the first 13 games of her career…totaled 20+ digs on 10 occasions and 30+ twice…recorded a career-high 35 digs at Western Carolina on Oct. 15…recorded at least three service aces in five matches on the year…added 95 assists on the season…twice-named SoCon Freshman of the Week (Sept. 1 & Oct 20) and was named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 8…named to the SoCon All-Freshman team…named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll and recipient of 2014-15 Commissioner’s Medal.

2014 Game-By-Game Summary

High School
Four-year starter for Glenbard West…won 130 varsity games, most in program history…holds program record for career digs (1,776) and single-season digs record (576)…three-time DuPage County All-Area…Sun Times All-Area as a senior…two-time All-Conference honoree…led team in aces as a senior with 51…led Glenbard West to two consecutive conference and regional championships…State Elite Eight participant (2012) and team finished with a 37-3 record…member of the Spanish Honors Society and academic all-conference…named team MVP and also was Leadership Award winner…played for Sports Performance Volleyball Club.

Personal
Megan Mae Irene DeMaar was born October 13, 1995…daughter of Julie and Lance DeMaar…majoring in Spanish.