7 Meredith Howe
7 Meredith Howe
Birth Date: Oct. 3, 1997
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Forest Hills Northern
Position: L
Major: Nursing
m 30
k/s 0.01
h % .250
a/s 0.19
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.24
d/s 2.46

Career: Has appeared in 55 matches and 200 sets ... Has tallied three kills (0.01 per set), 33 service aces (0.17 per set), 32 assists (0.16 per set), 418 digs (2.09 per set) and 36.0 points (0.18 per set) ... Has posted three or more service aces once ... Has recorded double-digit digs 19 times -- including 20 or more once.

2017: Academic team captain ... Played in a career-high 30 matches and appeared in a career-high 112 sets ... Earned Academic All-MAC Recognition and MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete laurels and garnered MAC Commissioner's Award and MAC Honor Roll distinction ... Earned both Fall and Spring Athletics Director Honor Roll selection ... Ranked fourth on the team with a career-high 275 digs (2.46 per set) ... Tallied double-digit digs on a career-high 15 occasions ... Ranked second on the team with a career-high 27 service aces (0.24 per set) ... Also posted a kill (0.01 per set), a career-high 21 assists (0.19 per set) and a career-high 28.0 points (0.25 per set) ... In conference play, played in 14 matches and appeared in 112 sets ... Ranked fifth on the team with 146 digs (2.75 per set) ... Tallied double-digit digs on nine occasions ... Ranked fourth on the team with 13 service aces (0.25 per set) ... Also posted eight assists (0.15 per set) and 13.0 points (0.25 per set) ... Tallied only kill of season in a 3-1 win over Howard (Sept. 8) in the Jefferson Cup presented by Fairfield Inn & Suites ... Collected a career-high 20 digs and a career-high four assists in a 3-2 triumph at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 7) ... Recorded a career-high four service aces in a 3-1 victory at Northern Illinois (Oct. 20).

2016: Played in 25 matches and appeared in 88 sets ... Earned both Fall and Spring Athletics Director Honor Roll selection ... Earned both Fall and Spring Dean's List honors ... Ranked sixth on the team with 143 digs (1.62 per set) ... Tallied double-digit digs on four occasions ... Also posted two kills (0.02 per set), 11 assists (0.12 per set), six service aces (0.07 per set) and 8.0 points (0.09 per set) ... In conference play, played in 14 matches and appeared in 50 sets ... Ranked sixth on the team with 70 digs (1.40 per set) ... Tallied double-digit digs on two occasions ... Also posted a kill (0.02 per set), four assists (0.08 per set), a service ace (0.02 per set) and 2.0 points (0.04 per set) ... Totaled a season-high 13 digs and added an assist in her collegiate debut in a 3-1 loss to No. 22 Western Kentucky (Aug. 26) in the Bobcat Invitational presented by OMG! Rotisserie ... Compiled 10 digs and also recorded her first career kill in a 3-2 setback at Marshall (Aug. 30) ... Posted a season-high two service aces in a 3-0 sweep of Wofford (Sept. 2) in the Black & Gold Invitational ... Recorded a season-high three assists in a 3-0 sweep at Appalachian State (Sept. 3) in the Black & Gold Invitational.

Prior to Ohio: Earned four varsity letters at Forest Hills Northern High School ... Captained the Huskies in 2014 under head coach Tracy Allers and in '15 under head coach Abby Aiken ... Earned All-Ottawa-Kent Conference honors all four years of her high school career and all-region recognition three years ... Earned a spot on Prep Volleyball's Defensive Dandy list in 2014, '15 and '16 ... Also competed for Michigan Volleyball Academy for seven years at the club level under Craig and May Vlietstra and Joe Murray, serving as team captain each of her final five seasons with the program. 

Personal: Born Oct. 3, 1997 ... Daughter of Susan and Chris ... Has two brothers, Jacob and Ryan ... Father, Chris, played football at Hope College ... Brother, Jacob, is a defensive lineman on the football team at Grand Valley State ... Grandfather, Dave Annis, played football at Grand Rapids Junior College ... Majoring in nursing ... National Honor Society member at Forest Hills Northern ... Served as student government president her senior year and participated on the Student-Athlete Leadership Team and Senior Advisory Board ... Volunteered as a tutor and taught a drug prevention/self confidence program to fifth and sixth graders ... Enjoys yoga, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 1 three times (last: vs. Howard, Sept. 8, 2017)
Attacks 2 twice (last: vs. Howard, Sept. 8, 2017)
Hitting Percentage N/A N/A
Assists
4 at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 7, 2017)
Aces 4 at Northern Illinois (Oct. 20, 2017)
Digs 20 at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 7, 2017)
Block Solos N/A N/A
Block Assists
N/A N/A
Total Blocks N/A N/A
Points 4.0

at Northern Illinois (Oct. 20, 2017)

Recent Games
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 3-2
Nov 4 at Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0
Nov 9 Kent St. W, 3-0
Nov 11 Central Mich. W, 3-0
Nov 17 vs. Eastern Michigan W, 3-1
Nov 18 at Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 14
Sets 112 53
Kills 1 0
Kills per set 0.01 0.00
Errors 0 0
Total Attacks 4 1
Hitting Percentage .250 .000
Assists 21 8
Assists per set 0.19 0.15
Service Aces 27 13
Service Errors 36 19
Service Aces per set 0.24 0.25
Reception Errors 25 9
Digs 275 146
Digs per set 2.46 2.75
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 28.0 13.0
Points per set 0.3 0.2
Matches started 7 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 17 Wheeling Jesuit W, 4-0 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 19 Ohio   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 25 vs. Murray St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 2 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Aug 25 at Samford W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 1 2 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 26 vs. Southeastern La. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 29 at Dayton L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 Georgia L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 Oklahoma W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 0 2 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 2 High Point L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 5 Marshall W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 1 2 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 8 vs. Howard W, 3-1 - 4 1 0 2 .500 1 0 1 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 9 vs. VCU L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 9 at Virginia L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 2 7 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 15 vs. Wake Forest L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 16 vs. Yale L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 16 at Penn St. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 22 at Buffalo L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 0 2 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 23 at Akron W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 29 Miami (Ohio) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Bowling Green L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Kent St. L, 3-2 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 7 at Eastern Michigan W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 4 1 2 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 13 Toledo L, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 1 3 3 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 14 Ball St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 at Northern Ill. W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 4 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 21 at Western Mich. L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 27 Akron W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 28 Buffalo W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 4 at Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 Kent St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 11 Central Mich. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 17 vs. Eastern Michigan W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 18 at Miami (Ohio) L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 25 89 2 0.02 2 4 .000 11 0.12 6 0.07 143 1.61 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.1
2017-18 30 112 1 0.01 0 4 .250 21 0.19 27 0.24 275 2.46 0 0 0 0.00 28.0 0.3
2018-19 26 85 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 6 0.07 17 0.20 169 1.99 0 0 0 0.00 17.0 0.2
Total 81 286 3 0.01 3 12 .000 38 0.13 50 0.17 587 2.05 0 0 0 0.00 53.0 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 112 1 0.01 0 4 .250 21 0.19 27 0.24 275 2.46 0 0 0 0.00 28.0 0.3
Conference 14 53 0 0.00 0 1 .000 8 0.15 13 0.25 146 2.75 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.2
Exhibition 1 4 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 1 0.25 15 3.75 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.3
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Home 10 37 0 0.00 0 0 - 6 0.16 9 0.24 92 2.49 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.2
Away 13 51 0 0.00 0 2 .000 9 0.18 14 0.27 126 2.47 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.3
Neutral 7 24 1 0.04 0 2 .500 6 0.25 4 0.17 57 2.38 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.2
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Wins 16 61 1 0.02 0 2 .500 11 0.18 15 0.25 156 2.56 0 0 0 0.00 16.0 0.3
Losses 14 51 0 0.00 0 2 .000 10 0.20 12 0.24 119 2.33 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.2
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August 4 15 0 0.00 0 0 - 4 0.27 3 0.20 41 2.73 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2
September 12 45 1 0.02 0 4 .250 9 0.20 12 0.27 91 2.02 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.3
October 8 31 0 0.00 0 0 - 7 0.23 9 0.29 91 2.94 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.3
November 6 21 0 0.00 0 0 - 1 0.05 3 0.14 52 2.48 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.1