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Meredith Moorhead
Meredith Moorhead

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Providence Senior

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH

Experience:
4L


Moorhead's Career Statistics
Moorhead's 2007 Match-by-Match Statistics
Moorhead's 2008 Match-by-Match Statistics
Moorhead's 2009 Match-by-Match Statistics

  • 2009 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2008 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2007 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2006-07 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Finished her career in the top 25 at South Carolina in kills, attacks and hitting percentage...Also ranked among the top 50 in the blocking categories.

2009 (SENIOR): One of four Gamecocks to play in all 30 matches, ranking third on the squad by playing in 104 sets...Posted double-digit kills five times and double-figure digs three times...Led the team in kills twice while tying or leading the team in blocks on six occasions...Put together her lone double-double against Harvard with 14 kills and a career-high 15 digs...Hit a season-best .625 with 17 kills, also her best of 2009, in the win over Mississippi State (9/27)...Had nine kills and a season-high five blocks against No. 15 Kentucky (10/4)...Compiled a .421 hitting percentage with 10 kills in the sweep at Georgia (10/16)...Recorded a .562 hitting percentage on 10 kills to go with two blocks versus Arkansas (10/25)...Led the team in her final match with six kills at No. 15 Florida...Claimed a spot on the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year.

2008 (JUNIOR): Played in 24 matches and started 13 on the season...Battled through leg injuries to average 1.61 kills per frame, fifth-best on the team...Hit .234 from the right-side spot...Had double-digit kills twice on the season, both coming during the Carolina Challenge...Had a season-high five assists against Dayton (8/29)...Made five kills, four blocks and four assists in the win over UNLV (8/30)...Hit .571 (4-0-7) against Boston College (9/5)...Compiled 10 kills on a .320 clip in the triumph over Clemson (9/12)...Followed that with a .632 hitting percentage (12-0-19) against Winthrop (9/13)...Had six kills, four blocks and a .455 hitting percentage in the victory at Mississippi State (10/3)...Hit .667 (8-0-12) in the home contest against No. 25 Kentucky (10/12)...Followed that with a .471 mark (9-1-17) in the match at No. 8 Florida (10/15)...Had eight kills at LSU (10/26)...Made nine kills in the win over Mississippi (11/2)...Saw her last significant playing time against Auburn (11/7)...Made a brief appearance in the home Alabama match (11/21)...Garnered recognition on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Started 14 matches and played in 26...Led the team in kills on four occasions and in blocks once...Broke out with a .417 hitting percentage (12-2-24) with two solo blocks against George Washington (9/1)...Missed three matches with an injured ankle...In her second match back, connected at a .417 clip (11-1-24) with three blocks and three digs at Mississippi (9/23)...Hit over .400 in the next two matches with 12 kills at Alabama (9/28) and 11 at Mississippi State (9/30)...Racked up a season-best 18 kills with four blocks in the win over Tennessee (10/5)...Had 11 kills and a season-high seven assists at Georgia (10/19)...Had 11 kills along with five digs in the victory over LSU (10/28)...Compiled 11 kills and four blocks in the win over Arkansas (11/2)...Ended the season with three-consecutive double-digit kill contests...Started with 15, along with seven digs and three assists at Tennessee (11/11)...Hit .423 (14-3-26) in the sweep of Mississippi State (11/16)...Had 10 kills in the triumph over Alabama (11/18)...Earned a spot on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Became one of the Gamecocks' top attackers by the end of the season...Finished fourth on the team in kills per game with a 1.82 average...Made nine starts and played in all but four of the Gamecocks' 32 matches...Possessed one of the most powerful serves on the team...Returned 92.2 percent of the serves that fell her way...Reached double figures in the kills column five times, three of which came in the final five contests of the year...Had at least 10 digs in two matches...Posted one double-double performance...Moorhead's season high in kills was 15 on two separate occasions...Played an important role in a 3-2 victory at Clemson (8/31), providing four kills and two aces in game four to push the match into a fifth game...Finished the night with six kills and missed only one service return on 22 attempts...Reached double figures in kills for the first time in her career versus Florida State (9/9) in the Gamecock Invitational with 11...Made five assisted blocks at Arkansas (9/24), her best of the season that was later equaled at Mississippi (11/5)... Was South Carolina's second-most productive offensive threat over the final eight matches...Averaged 2.73 kills per game while contributing 1.47 digs and 0.73 blocks per game over the span...Her numbers were 1.33 kills, 0.65 digs and 0.16 blocks per game in the previous 20 matches in which she played...Her hitting percentage increased dramatically as well, going from .086 (73-51-255) to .206 (82-38-214)...Had the third-highest hitting percentage in school history in a five-game match against Kentucky (11/10) with a .520 clip thanks to 15 kills on 25 attacks with just two errors...A key factor in South Carolina's 3-1 win over Tennessee (11/12) with 12 kills, snapping a seven-match losing streak to the Lady Volunteers...Her first career double-double came at Alabama (11/17) with 15 kills and 12 digs...Posted 10 digs in the match prior with Georgia on (11/15)...Named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Providence High School for coach Zoe Bell...Was a 2005 PrepVolleyball.com All-America selection...The site also listed Moorhead as one of its Top 100 Senior Aces...Helped her school win the 2002, 2004 and 2005 state 4A championships...An all-state performer her junior and senior years...Tabbed the 2005 Charlotte Observer Player of the Year...Her club team, Carolina Juniors 18 Slam, won the 2006 USA Volleyball Junior Olympics 18-Under National Tournament...Named the USA Volleyball Junior Olympic 18-Under National Tournament MVP...Earned recognition from Mecklenburg County as its Player of the Year, and she made the all-county squad...Took home MVP honors from the 2005 4A state championship match...Received the same accolade following the Southwestern 4A Conference Tournament...The MVP at the North Carolina Great 8 Tournament...A nominee for the Wendy's High School Heisman her senior season...Garnered Providence High School Player of the Week honors from the News-Record as a senior...Voted by her classmates as most athletic her senior year...Moorhead was a member of Providence High's A/B Honor Roll all four years of school.

PERSONAL: Pursuing her degree in business administration...Born in Columbia, S.C., on Feb. 15, 1988...Her parents are Scott and Sharie Moorhead...Has one sister, Margaret...Her full name is Meredith Erin Moorhead.

MOORHEAD'S CAREER HIGHS
Kills:
18, Tennessee (10/5/07)
Attacks: 39, twice, last Tennessee (11/11/07)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Attacks): .667, Kentucky (10/12/08)
Assists: 7, Georgia (10/19/07)
Service Aces: 3, Coastal Carolina (9/4/09)
Digs: 15, Harvard (9/12/09)
Block Solos: 2, George Washington (9/1/07)
Block Assists: 5, four times, last Kentucky (10/4/09)
Total Blocks: 5, four times, last Kentucky (10/4/09)