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Karlyn Meyers
Karlyn Meyers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
China Spring, Texas

High School:
China Spring

Height:
5-11

Position:
SET

Experience:
4L


12/02/2011

Reaching Their Potential: 2011 at a Glance

Red Raiders wrap their first season under head coach Don Flora

11/26/2011

Missouri Topples Texas Tech on Senior Night

Tory Vaughan posts 16 digs on the back row in a 3-0 sweep Saturday night

11/26/2011

Postmatch Notes

Texas Tech vs. Missouri

11/23/2011

Oklahoma Drops Texas Tech in Straight Sets

Amanda Dowdy records match-high 17 kills in 3-0 loss Wednesday evening

11/23/2011

Postmatch Notes

Texas Tech at Oklahoma

11/29/2011

Karlyn Meyers

Karlyn Meyers Setter

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SENIOR SEASON (2011)
Wrapped her career as one of the best setters in school history ... played and started in all 32 matches on the year ... posted best statistical season of her career ... totaled 1,057 assists on the year, becoming just the first Tech player to reach the 1,000 mark since Laura Grote in 2003 ... finished the season ranked sixth in school history in career assists as she totaled 2,908 over four seasons ... her 7.90 career assists per set average ranks seventh all-time as well ... also finished the year with 207 digs and 18 aces, which both ranked third on the team ... joined Tory Vaughan as one of two Red Raiders to total more aces than service errors ... physical blocker as well who totaled 70 stuffs on the net ... had seven double-doubles, giving her 10 for her career ... five of those double-doubles came in Big 12 play ... was Tech's assists leader in all but one match (Grambling State on Aug. 27) ... despite being the regular setter, finished fifth on the team in kills ... boasted a .417 hitting percentage which was easily the highest on the team ... recorded only 10 errors on 211 attacks ... her 98 kills were the most for a Tech setter since Lisa Hilgers recorded 128 during the 1998 season ... went a perfect 7-for-7 on the attack against Morehead State, an eventual NCAA Tournament squad ... her 1.000 hitting percentage was the highest for any Tech player with at least seven kills in a match all season ... had one of her better performances of the season in Tech's five-set loss to Texas A&M ... totaled 46 assists to go along with 13 digs and seven blocks, one shy of her career high ... followed that up a week later with 38 assists and 17 digs in Tech's victory over Baylor ... posted a season-high 54 assists in Tech's final non-conference match at San Jose State ... boasted a tougher serve later in the season ... recorded at least two aces in three of Tech's final five matches ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team for third-consecutive season.

JUNIOR SEASON (2010)
Played in all but one match this season ... made 25 starts at setter ... named a team captain prior to the season ... matched her career high with 45 assists against UTSA ... added her first career double-double against the Roadrunners, posting a career-high 14 digs in the match ... recorded 51 assists against Texas State, snapping her previous career high ... added 11 digs against the Bobcats for second double-double of the year ... posted a season-high four blocks twice against Rice in the season opener and then the following day against UTSA ... came close to recording her third double-double of the year at Oklahoma but fell a dig short after ending with 36 assists ... finished with 48 assists in Tech's 3-2 victory over Kansas ... saved possibly her best performance of her Tech career against Colorado ... dished 67 assists against the Buffaloes, easily topping her previous career high ... the assist total finished tops among Big 12 players for a single match ... also added five kills off eight attacks against CU for a .625 hitting percentage ... added her third double-double of the season at Kansas State, delivering 32 assists with 13 digs ... also added four kills against the Wildcats ... had one of her best career performances at Colorado, notching 53 assists and a career-high 23 digs ... added another double-double the next match against Iowa State with 32 assists and 10 digs ... marked the first time she posted double-doubles in consecutive matches ... ranked ninth on the Big 12 leaderboard in assists per set ... wrapped the year with her best numbers in assists and digs ... entered the top 10 in the Tech record book for career assists early in the year .... ended the year eighth in total assists and seventh for assists per set average ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009)
Appeared in 89 sets, 28 matches... finished with an 8.33 assists per set average, and adds 0.72 blocks per set... impressively, had 7 service aces to only 4 service errors to lead the team in accuracy at serve with a .986 mark... 109 digs and had 76 kills her best effort defensively came in the win over Gonzaga and in the loss to Oklahoma in Lubbock, both with 9 scoops... has had several matches with effective kill numbers: 8 at Colorado, 5 at Baylor (no errors), 7 in the season opener at Creighton and 6 vs. Bowling Green State... had a great night at the net vs. Gonzaga with a block solo and 7 block assists... was nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All America honor and earned first-team All Academic Big 12 honors.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Added 46 kills to the offense and hit for a .221 average and had 248 assists, or 3.26 assists per set ... accounted for 32 block assists, 3 block solo which was good for a 0.46 average-per-set tally ... another one of Tech Volleyball's exceptional student-athletes, earned Dean's List honors both semesters of her freshman year.

CHINA SPRING HIGH SCHOOL
Played volleyball and basketball and her volleyball teams reached the regional tournament three out of her four years ... was a state semi-finalist her junior year ... was thrice an all-state performer, thrice a district MVP, two-time Centex player of the year in volleyball and a three-time all-state performer in basketball ... her team won the state championship in basketball her sophomore year ... named the 2008 Super Centex Female Athlete of the Year ... was a Prep Volleyball Top 50 recruit ... graduated with a 4.2 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

AMATEUR
Member of 2004 Waco Juniors volleyball club 14-U National Invitational champions.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 23, 1989, in Tucson, Ariz. to Jeff and Stacy Meyers ... dad is President of Mr. Electric and mom is the volleyball coach at Reicher High School ... has a younger brother, Kyal, who is a pole vaulter for the Tech track and field squad ... mother Stacy, ran track at ACU for Wes Kittley ... hobbies include sports, church, spending time with friends, riding bikes and four-wheeled vehicles, playing Wii, taking pictures and making memories ... she aspires to own a speed and strength business for high school athletes and to have a family.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 8, at Colorado, 10/14/09
Total Attacks: 18, at Colorado, 10/14/09
Hitting Percentage (Min. 5 Kills): 1.000, vs. Morehead State, 9/3/11
Assists: 67, vs. Colorado, 10/13/10
Service Aces: 2, several times, last vs. Missouri, 11/26/11
Digs: 23, at Colorado, 11/20/10
Solo Blocks: 2, at Texas-Pan American, 9/6/11
Block Assists: 7, vs. Stephen F. Austin, 9/12/09
Total Blocks: 8, vs. Stephen F. Austin, 9/12/09

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