#3 Tiffany Meikle
|HOMETOWN||Cottage Grove, Wis.|
|HIGH SCHOOL||Monona Grove|
2006: Played in 95 games over 33 matches ... excelled on the defensive side of the ball, averaging 2.79 digs/game ... also picked up 136 kills and 26 service aces on the season ... finished with double digits in digs in 14 matches, including six straight near season's end ... surpassed 15 digs on five occasions ... picked up 16 digs and a Valpo season-high five service aces in the opener Aug. 25 at UIC ... recorded 12 kills and nine digs the next night versus Loyola ... tallied 18 digs Sept. 1 at #21 Notre Dame ... reached the 20-dig mark Sept. 2 in a five-game thriller against Idaho ... put together a stellar performance Oct. 6 at Western Illinois, recording 17 digs and 16 kills ... six-match stretch with at least 10 digs was highlighted by a career-high 22-dig effort Nov. 17 versus Western Illinois ... a Mid-Con All-Academic Team member ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.
2005: Appeared in 27 matches and 51 games ... named to Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence ... earned All-Mid-Continent Conference Tournament honors in helping Crusaders to third straight league title ... in two matches at Conference Tournament, totalled 13 kills (.238 hitting pct.), 19 digs and five blocks ... posted nine kills and 12 digs Sept. 10 against Drake at Popcorn Classic ... helped Crusaders knock off Villanova Sept. 17 with eight kills, four assists and 12 digs ... in two Chicago State matches, combined for 12 kills and 17 digs.
2004: Appeared in 33 games and 22 matches as a freshman ... recorded first career kill Sept. 3 vs. Southeast Missouri State ... had eight kills and no errors on 16 attacks Sept. 25 against Centenary ... also had five digs against the Ladies ... chipped in seven kills and seven digs Oct. 15 against Oakland ... first double-digit dig effort came Oct. 22 at Centenary with 15 to go along with six kills ... posted season highs in kills (12) and digs (17) Oct. 24 at Oral Roberts in dramatic five-game Crusader win.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Silver Eagles ... named to All-State Fourth Team as a senior after earning Honorable Mention honors as a junior ... placed on All-Badger Conference team in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... served as team captain as a junior and senior ... twice named teams Most Valuable Player ... led team in kills and digs in 2002 and 2003 ... was an All-Conference basketball player as a senior, earning teams Most Valuable Player award ... also lettered in track and field ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Tiffany is the daughter of Mike and Penny Meikle ... major is elementary education ... born April 7, 1986.