SENIOR SEASON (2010)
Ranks first at Rice with 5,190 career assists and sixth in C-USA
Played in 115 sets... Collected 1,202 assists (10.45 aps)... Led Rice with 8 double-doubles... Match-high 41 assists vs. Texas Tech with 7 digs... Match-high 50 assists vs. UTSA... 19 assists vs. Mississippi... 22 assists and 7 digs at Pepperdine and match-high 29 assists vs. Eastern Washington... Match-high 32 assists vs. New Mexico State and match-high 42 assists vs. North Carolina... Match-high 50 assists and 11 digs vs. Arkansas State, match-high 45 assists with 13 digs vs. Samford, and match-high 39 assists against Stephen F. Austin... Match-high 38 assists at Houston... Posted 37 and match-high 52 assists in match one and match two respectively at Southern Miss... In the second set vs. UTEP, Schamun recorded her 17th assist and became Rice's all-time assist leader following the kill by Jordan Meredith. She finished with a match-high with 57 assists... Posted a match-high 45 assists in 3-1 win at UCF... Double-double with match-high 30 assists and 10 digs vs. Tulane and 34 assists and 9 digs in second match vs. Tulane with 4 service aces... 49 assists at UAB and 37 at Memphis... Match-high 48 assists vs. SMU and 39 assists with 12 digs vs. Tulsa... Match-high 35 assists in three sets of action at East Carolina and match-high 28 assists at Marshall... 36 assists and 8 digs vs. Memphis an 51 assists with 7 digs vs. UAB... Double-double with 46 assists and 10 digs vs. ECU... 26 assists at Tulsa and a match-high 62 assists with 19 digs at SMU... Posted 21 assists in first two sets of Houston match, before leaving due to illness.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
CVU.com National Setter of the Year
AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
AVCA All-Midwest Region
Conference USA Championship MVP
Conference USA Co-Setter of the Year
All-Conference USA First Team
USF/Asics Challenge All-Tournament Team
CVU.com National Player of the Week (Nov. 23)
Ranked third in NCAA in assists per set (11.95)
1,374 assists in 2009 ranks fifth for a season
Has 3,988 career assists to rank third at Rice
Conference USA Setter of the Week (Sept. 28, Oct. 12, Nov. 2, Nov. 16)
Led Conference USA with 11.95 assists per set average... Also averaged 2.38 digs per set (274)... Averaged 11.27 assists in four matches in the Mizuno Invitational... Collected 47 assists and 12 digs vs. Nicholls and 50 assists and 13 digs vs. Central Arkansas... 32 assists vs. Sam Houston State... 48 assists vs. San Diego State and 51 assists vs. San Francisco... Averaged a tournament-high 11.00 assists at the Mizuno Invitational II (54 assists vs. South Carolina, 36 vs. Harvard, and 42 vs. #23 Wichita State)... Also had 10 digs vs. South Carolina and 16 digs vs. Wichita State... 38 assists with 5 kills at Memphis and a whopping 58 assists in 3-1 win at UAB with 10 digs to be named C-USA co-Setter of the Week (Sept. 28)... 9 kills and 35 assists vs. UTEP and 40 assists vs. Tulane with 11 digs... Match-high 35 assists (11.66) and 10 digs in 3-0 win at Houston... 55 assists vs. SMU... Posted a C-USA season-high 50 assists for a three-set match in 3-0 win over at UCF and 50 assists at Southern Miss... Match-high 61 assists and 22 digs at SMU and match-high 57 assists at Tulsa... Match-high 38 assists vs. East Carolina and 37 vs. Marshall with 11 digs... Match-high 36 assists with 11 digs vs. Houston in 3-0 win... 34 assists vs. Marshall, match-high 42 assists and 9 digs vs. Southern Miss, match-high 49 assists and 13 digs vs. Tulsa... Match-high 51 assists in 3-0 win over #17 LSU... Dished out 33 assists in NCAA match vs. TCU.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
AVCA All-Midwest Region
All-C-USA First Team
Named by Collegiate Volleyball Update (cvu.com) as one of the nation's top five setters for 2008... One of only two Owls to have played in all 113 sets... Led C-USA with 11.58 assist average, which ranked 10th in the nation... Named C-USA Setter of the Week a league-high three times... 11 matches with double-doubles... 7 matches with 50+ assists... Career season-high 1,308 assists... Season-high 59 assists at SMU (4 sets)... 57 assists vs. TCU (4 sets)... 55 assists vs. Binghamton (4 sets)... 41 assists vs. Southern Miss (3 sets)... Season-high 18 digs vs. UAB... 17 digs vs. UTSA and 16 vs. TCU... Season-high 4 service aces at Sam Houston State... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Competed in all 30 matches and in 112 games... Led Rice in assists with the 10th-best season total in school history with 1,306... 11.66 assist average ranked fifth in C-USA... Fifth on squad with 247 digs...Career-high 68 assists vs. East Carolina... 62 assists vs. Appalachian State and 61 at SMU... Also posted 60 assists at Tulane and vs. Tulsa... Notched 9 kills vs. Houston and 7 at Tulsa... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
A 2007 graduate of Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, Calif... Played two years of high school volleyball, leading coach Kristen Robarts' Broncos to the second round of the CIF Division 1A championships as a sophomore... Broke the school record for assists as a sophomore... Was co-captain and team MVP... Member of Club West 18-Elite in LaVerne, Calif., qualifying for Junior Olympics in 2007... 14s club team won division at nationals... Played for USA High Performance during her sophomore and junior years, and was named the starting setter and team captain both years... Team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2005 Global Challenge in Salt Lake City, Utah, which included teams from Russia, China, Slovenia and Italy... In 2006, the team continued to take on international competition, traveling to Italy and Slovenia... Member of both the National Honor Society and the California Scholarship Federation... Member of the Honor Roll every year in high school, carrying a 4.0 grade point average... Named the Math Student of the Year as a sophomore.
Full name: Meredith Jo Schamun... Born: May 14, 1989 at Mission Viejo, Calif... Parents: Russ and Jennifer Schamun (two brothers, one sister)... Father, Russ, played football at Alabama for Paul "Bear" Bryant and two years in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers... College: Jones.
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