3  Meghan Boyle
Meghan Boyle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ancaster, Ontario

High School:
Saint Mary's Catholic

Height:
5-9

Position:
S


Notes: Cracked Western's all-time top 10 list for career assists after her sophomore season and moved up to seventh entering her senior season with 1,839 career helpers ... Is under 1,000 assists shy of moving up to sixth and is just 1,317 shy of cracking the top five ... Ranks 22nd on the service aces list with 55, 18 short of the all-time top 20 , and is 23rd on WCU's all-time digs chart with 665, 58 shy of moving into the top 20 ... Hailing from Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, she is the only foreign-born player on the Catamount roster and is only one of two Canadians to play for WCU since 1991 (Felicity Ribalkin, from Vancouver, B.C. in 2002).

2005: Played in a career-best 123 games, starting in 33 of Western's 34 matches ... Passed out 1,126 assists to lead the team and rank 13th on Western's all-time single-season charts and fifth in the Southern Conference stats ... Her average of just over nine assists per game ranked eighth in the league ... Tied with Heather Koontz for third on the team with 338 digs, which also ties for the 24th-best single-season performance ... Recorded 16 double-doubles and one triple-double during the season ... Dished out 30+ assists on 20 occasions and surpassed 50-or-more assists five times while also reaching double-digit digs 18 times ... Killed a career-high 10 on a .240 attack percentage, while adding 35 assists and 17 digs at home versus Gardner-Webb to tally her first career triple-double (9/6/05) ... Dished out a season-high 57 assists in the UNCA Bulldog Classic versus Samford (9/17/05) ... Just missed tying her seasonal best with 56 assists versus Chattanooga (9/27/05) ... Tied her career high for the third time with 20 digs, adding 50 assists for the double-double in the home win over The Citadel (10/30/05) ... Handed out 81 assists, dug 26, and killed 14 in two matches at the SoCon tournament (11/17-11/18/05) ... Was named to the Dean's List in the spring of 2006 and was listed on the 2005-06 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

2004: Played in 104 games, seeing action in each of WCU's 28 matches ... Dished out 633 assists, a tally that ranked 17th on the Western's all-time single-season record list ... Passed out a career-high 66 assists in the Catamounts' five-game win at Gardner-Webb (9/29/04) ... Also set a career-high with three total blocks versus the GWU Bulldogs ... Including the career-best, surpassed the 30-assists plateau six times during the season ... Recorded a then-career high 51 assists in the five-game loss at East Tennessee State (9/25/04) ... Finished with 41 helpers versus Elon (10/10/04), also surpassing the 30-assist mark at home versus The Citadel (36) and twice against Chattanooga with 36 on the road (9/24/04) and 33 at home (10/28/04) ... Tied a career-best with 20 digs at East Tennessee State (9/25/04).

2003: Played in 60 games as a freshman ... In her first career start, against Chattanooga (10/30/03), tallied five kills on 11 attacks with one error to hit .364 versus the Mocs, adding 37 assists, and a season-high 20 digs ... Also recorded double digit assists at The Citadel (10/11/03) with 13 for the match, additionally posting a career-high two blocks ... Had 10 digs versus UNC Charlotte (8/30/03) and against Coastal Carolina (9/5/03)... Scooped up 14 digs in a tough, five-game match at Wofford (10/28/03)... Finished second on the team with 80 assists behind starter, and 2003 graduate, Shari Harder.

High School: Played for the Hamilton Seekers Volleyball Club, which did not allow its athletes to play high school volleyball, from 1997-2003 ... Averaged 2.1 blocks per game and recorded a .359 attack percentage with the Seekers ... Under the direction of coach Frank Lilliman, the team finished as the 1998 and '99 Provincial Champions as well as the Canadian National Champions in 1999 and 2000.

Personal: Full name is Meghan Alexandra Boyle ... Daughter of Patrick and Lynn Boyle ... Is majoring in Elementary Education.

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