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Megan Kuper

#1 Megan Kuper

POS. OH
YEAR So.
HT. 6-0
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Olathe, Kan. (Olathe Northwest HS)

Career Awards:

  • LUV All-Tournament Team (2018)
  • Cactus Classic All-Tournament Team (2018)


2018 (Sophomore):

  • Played in all 30 matches with 26 starts on the outside
  • Finished second on the team and ninth in the ASUN with 290 kills (2.69/set) while hitting .243 on the year
  • Added 216 digs (2.00/set), 47 blocks (0.44/set)
  • Led the team with 35 service aces - the fifth most in the conference - and topped the list of ASUN players in league competition with 29 aces
  • Totaled a career-high 21 kills in a five-set win on the road at Liberty (10/5)
  • Her 349.5 total points on the year was the eighth most in the conference
  • Collected seven double-doubles
  • Set career high with 15 digs in road matches at Kennesaw State and NJIT
  • Notched four aces in a match three different times (North Alabama 2x, Liberty)

 

2017 (Freshman):

  • Saw action in 27 matches at outside hitter where she swung .144 and recorded 71.5 points on the season
  • Totaled 47 kills (0.89/set), 27 digs (0.51/set) and 21 total blocks (0.40/set)
  • Tied for fourth on the team with 14 service aces, including a season high three versus Jacksonville (10/7)
  • Registered a season-high eight kills, a .533 hitting percentage and 5.0 blocks against NJIT (10/13)
  • Notched a season high five digs on the road against #3 Florida, while also chipping in seven kills

 

High School: 

  • Lettered four years in volleyball at Olathe Northwest High School under head coach Barry Lenth where she was named an All-American by PrepVolleyball
  • Helped lead the Ravens to a Kansas 6A State Championship in 2016 as a member of the All-Tournament team
  • Named team captain as a junior
  • Selected First Team All-League in 2016, Second Team All-League in 2015 and Honorable Mention All-League in 2014
  • Competed in the MOKAN (Missouri-Kansas) All-Star match
  • Honor Roll in 2014-15


Club:
 

  • Helped KC Power to the 18 Open Division title at the 2017 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship while also earning Open All-Tournament honors
  • Led her team to wins in the President’s Day tournament as well as the JVA and Show Me qualifiers
  • Voted team captain every year since 14’s


Personal:

  • Daughter of Jennifer and Chip Kuper
  • Has one sister - Taylor
  • Her dad played football at the University of Iowa
  • Also recruited by Arkansas, Kansas State, UCF, Appalachian State and Central Missouri
  • Favorite musician is The Weeknd
  • Favorite professional athlete is Eric Hosmer
  • Favorite television show is New Girl