21 Megan Barhorst
21 - Megan Barhorst
Height: 6-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Maria Stein, Ohio
High School: Marion Local
Position: MH

Megan Barhorst has consistently improved her game during her first two seasons at Cleveland State, growing into a starter last season. She has improved both her quickness and leaping ability and will once again be a key component in the middle for the Vikings. She is a punishing defensive player and can affect games because of her length and blocking ability and is also one of the teams best servers.

2009 Season (SOPHOMORE)

Appeared in all 34 matches, making 31 starts, as a key member of the front row.

• Led team with 117 blocks, finishing sixth in the Horizon League with 0.98 blocks per set.

• Amassed 109 block assists, tying for eighth on the single season chart at CSU.

• Tallied 110 kills, 35 aces and 63 digs.

• Recorded a career-best three service aces three times, including against Milwaukee in the league championship match (11/22).

• Also made a career-high seven digs in the league title match.

• Tied career-high with seven blocks against Valparaiso (10/23) and versus Gardner-Webb (9/12).

• Had eight kills at Butler (9/25).

• Set a career-high with nine kills, hitting .471 (9-1-17), with five digs vs. Syracuse (9/5).

2008 Season (FRESHMAN)

• Appeared in 14 matches, drawing three starts.

• Amassed 19 kills, hitting .220, with seven blocks.

• Had three kills, two blocks and two assists in season finale win at Kent State (11/29).

• Hammered out two aces at league champion Milwaukee (11/7).

• Recorded four kills and two blocks in sweep of Youngstown State (10/7).

• Tallied career-high seven kills on 13 attempts (.538) in win over Chicago State (8/30).

High School

• Totaled 2.66 kills per game, 1.22 blocks per game and hit .333 as a senior to earn first team all-state and all-league honors.

• Honorable mention all-state and second team all-league pick following her junior year in which she averaged 2.05 kills and 1.4 blocks per game.

• Led team to state championship as a senior and regional runner-up finish in 2005.

• Team finished ranked first in the state in 2006.

• Totaled 122 total blocks as a senior to set a school-record.

• Lettered three years in volleyball playing for coach Amy Steininger.

• Earned three letters in basketball for coach Treva Forthcamp, leading team to a pair of appearances in regional championship.

Personal

• Born Nov. 14, 1989 in Maria Stein, Ohio.

• Daughter of Gregg and Mary Barhorst.

• Has one brother, Alex, and one sister, Jenna.

• Was a scholar-athlete and member of National Honor Society in high school.

• Member of SADD, Big Brothers Big Sisters, art club, math and science club.

• Earned CSU's Athletic Academic Excellence Award in 2009 and 2010.

• Art major.