#3 Morgan Beil
|HOMETOWN||St. Louis, Mo.|
2013: Appeared in all 33 matches as a junior, seeing action in 122 sets ... earned a spot on the Horizon League All-League Team for a third consecutive season ... ranked fourth in the league and led the Crusaders with a .296 hitting percentage, fourth-best in a single season in program history ... ranked third on the team in kills (294, 2.41/set) and in blocks (70, 0.57/set) ... reached double figures in kills 13 times ... opened season with 10 kills on .391 hitting and three blocks Aug. 30 in win at UCF ... bookended opening tournament with another 10-kill effort, hitting .429, in sweep of UNF ... earned Tournament MVP honors as Valpo won the Popcorn Classic Sept. 6-7 ... averaged 2.60 kills/set on .271 hitting and tallied 13 blocks for the tournament ... posted 14 kills in tournament-opening win over Army ... tallied 10 kills and five blocks in Eastern Michigan victory ... registered 11 kills in back-to-back wins over SIU Edwardsville (.529 hitting) and Evansville (.450 hitting) Sept. 14 ... named to All-Tournament Team at Evansville ... recorded five blocks apiece in consecutive wins Sept. 21 versus UMES and Sept. 28 at UIC ... posted 17 kills on .364 hitting in five-set league win over Green Bay Oct. 4 ... had one of the most efficient matches in Crusader history Oct. 11 in sweep of Youngstown State ... put down 14 kills on just 21 swings without committing an error, good for a .667 hitting percentage ... had another errorless performance for a .667 hitting percentage Oct. 28 at Chicago State, tallying eight kills on 12 swings ... posted 12 kills on .360 hitting at Green Bay Nov. 2 ... set new career high with 19 kills, hitting .350, Nov. 16 at Oakland ... earned All-Tournament honors at the Horizon League Championship ... registered eight kills and four blocks in semifinal win over Youngstown State Nov. 23 ... hit .462, totaling 12 kills without an error in title match the next day against Milwaukee ... named to the Horizon League Academic All-League squad ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Saw action in 32 matches during her sophomore season, appearing in 126 sets ... repeated as a member of the Horizon League All-League Team ... finished tenth in the league with a .261 hitting percentage ... ranked second on the team in hitting percentage and kills (307, 2.44/set) and third in blocks (84, 0.67/set) ... posted double figures in kills 14 times on the season ... opened the season by hitting .367 with 14 kills against Southeast Missouri State Aug. 24 ... recorded six blocks Sept. 4 against Illinois State ... earned All-Tournament Team accolades at the MSU Eagle Challenge Sept. 7-8 ... combined to hit .381 with 18 kills in the tournament ... tallied eight kills without an error, hitting .421, against Missouri Sept. 7 ... followed by hitting .348 with 10 kills and a season-high eight blocks against the host Eagles Sept. 8 ... helped Valpo earn first-ever win over a Big Ten school, hitting .364 with 12 kills in a win at Indiana Sept. 14 ... set new career high with 18 kills while hitting .417 in Horizon League victory at Loyola Sept. 22 ... registered seven blocks in win at Wright State Sept. 28 ... hit .385 in back-to-back matches Oct. 5-6, matching career best with 18 kills in the first match against Cleveland State and following with 14 kills in a win over Youngstown State ... hit .393 with 12 kills and just one attack error while also picking up seven blocks Oct. 19 against Loyola ... helped Valpo advance in the Horizon League Championship Nov. 16, hitting .450 with 11 kills in quarterfinal win over Youngstown State ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Appeared in 111 sets over all 35 of the Crusaders’ matches in her freshman year at Valpo ... named to the Horizon League All-League Team, the only freshman to make the squad ... also a member of the league’s All-Newcomer Team ... led the Crusaders and placed sixth in the league with a .280 hitting percentage ... also ranked ninth in the league with 0.87 blocks/set ... ranked second on the team with 2.27 kills/set ... reached double digits in kills ten times as a rookie ... stood out in second career match, posting 11 kills and five blocks in five-set win at West Virginia Aug. 26 ... picked up season-best nine blocks to go with nine kills and six digs in win over Texas A&M-CC Sept. 3 ... named to All-Tournament Team at Notre Dame’s Golden Dome Invitational after averaging 2.40 kills/set on .255 hitting and tallying 12 blocks for the tournament ... tournament included a 12-kill (on .360 hitting), six-block performance against Lipscomb on Sept. 10 ... debuted in Horizon League play with a monster performance, posting 12 kills on just 16 swings, hitting .688 in sweep of UIC Sept. 14 ... earned All-Tournament Team honors for the second straight weekend at the DePaul Invitational, hitting .314 with 24 kills and eight blocks ... registered 13 kills, six digs and five blocks against Kansas Sept. 17 ... hit .375 with eight kills in sweep of San Diego State Sept. 17 as well ... named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 19 ... tallied 15 kills on .333 hitting and a season-high three service aces at Milwaukee Oct. 5 ... posted double figures in kills in four matches in a five-match stretch Oct. 21-29 ... hit .769, recording ten kills on just 13 swings without an error in sweep of Loyola Oct. 21 ... hit .556 with 17 kills and six blocks the next night against Green Bay ... .556 hitting percentage ranks second-highest in a five-set match in Crusader history ... put up ten kills on .500 hitting in sweep at Wright State Oct. 29 ... needed just nine swings to pick up eight kills at Chicago State Nov. 8, hitting .889.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... helped lead Marquette to a state quarterfinal berth as a senior ... named a member of the AVCA All-America preseason Watch List prior to her senior campaign ... earned First Team All-Conference, All-District and All-Region honors in each of her final two years ... named a Second Team All-Conference honoree as a sophomore ... most recently played club volleyball for Rockwood Thunder VBC, where she helped her team to a 10th-place finish at Nationals in the Open Division at the U17 level ... also spent time playing for Parkway Lightning VBC.
Personal: Morgan is the daughter of Tom and Debbie Beil ... major is secondary education, with a minor in mathematics ... born Nov. 11, 1992.