SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Made first appearance of the season vs. Cincinnati... Registered an assist and 4 digs vs. Pacific... Had a kill and a dig vs. SFA.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Competed in 101 sets and tallied 147 kills... Second on team with 88 blocks (7 BS, 81 BA)... Collected 5 kills in collegiate debut vs. Texas Tech... Served up 3 aces with 6 kills vs. UTSA and 6 kills vs. Mississippi... 6 kills and .500 attack percentage vs. Stephen F. Austin... 9 kills and a .533 hitting percentage at Houston... 6 blocks (2 solo, 4 assist) in match one at Southern Miss... 8 kills in match two at Southern Miss... 11 kills (.318) vs. UTEP and 8 kills at UCF with 6 block assists... 8 kills with 6 block assists at UAB and 2 block solos and 5 block assists at Memphis... 7 kills vs. SMU... 9 kills and 5 block assists at East Carolina... 8 block assists vs. Memphis and 7 kills with 5 block assists vs. UAB... 12 kills vs. ECU.
A 2010 graduate of Dripping Springs High School... Played for coach John Rodriguez... Became Dripping Springs' all-time season leader in kills with 526 in 2009... MVP of District 26 4-A as a senior in 2009... Led the Tigers to the state regional quarter-finals after winning the district and bi-district championships... Collected 305 digs as a senior in 2009 and served up 78 aces... Hit a season-high 23 kills vs. Klein Collins H.S... Tigers finished the 2009 with a 37-11 record and a 12-0 mark in district play... As a senior she earned all-tournament accolades at the Westwood Invitational, Fraulein Fest, and Pearland Nike Classic... Team captured the Silver Bracket at the Fraulein Fest and at the Pearland Nike Classic... 2009-10 All-Centex team... 2009-10 TGCA All State team... 2009-10 Optimtimist Award (best female athlete)... In 2007, earned first team All-District 16-4A... Named 2006 District 26-4A Newcomer of the Year... Played for Austin Juniors Volleyball Club and led it to a third-place finish at the 2009 Junior Olympics in Miami Beach, Fla.
Full name: Megan Leigh Shepard... Born: April 16, 1992... Parents: H. Leigh Shepard II and Sharon Neugebauer-Shepard (one brother)... Mother was a two-time All-American volleyball and track and field athlete at the University of Texas and was inducted into Texas' Hall of Honor in 2005 and father played football for LSU... College: Will Rice.
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Volleyball Team Falls In First Round at C-USA...
11/20/2015 - The Rice volleyball team jumped out to a solid opening set, but Southern Miss rallied to claim each of the next three on the way to a 17-25, 25-15,...
Mikesky Named to C-USA All-Academic Team
11/19/2015 - Rice junior outside hitter Leah Mikesky was selected to the Conference USA All-Academic Volleyball Team, the league office announced Thursday...
Owls Begin C-USA Tournament Friday vs. Southern...
11/19/2015 - The Rice Owls volleyball team opens the C-USA Championship against Southern Miss on Friday at 2 p.m. in San Antonio.
Volleyball Places Five on All-C-USA Teams
11/17/2015 - Rice volleyball had five players named to the 2015 All-Conference USA Volleyball teams for a second consecutive season, the league office announced...
Volleyball Sweeps UAB to Close Regular Season
11/14/2015 - The Rice Owls volleyball team closed out the C-USA regular season with a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-15, 25-19) of the UAB Blazers Saturday afternoon at...
Owls Win In Five Sets On Senior Night
11/12/2015 - Madison McDaniel, Leah Mikesky and Noelle Whitlock all posted double-doubles to help the Rice Owls volleyball team secure the team’s 20th win...
Volleyball Set to Host UTEP on Senior Day
11/11/2015 - The Rice Owls volleyball team closes out the 2015 C-USA season this week with a pair of matches, beginning Thursday at Tudor Fieldhouse vs. UTEP on...
Volleyball Announces Three Signings
11/11/2015 - Rice volleyball head coach Genny Volpe announced the signing of three student-athletes on Wednesday to enroll in school and join the Owls in 2016.
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