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.

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