Kara Morgan, Amanda Philpot notch double-doubles in defeat
2012: One of two players on the team who played in every set this season ... Only player in SEC w/ multiple triple-doubles ... Had team-high 13 double-doubles, including three triple-doubles ... Had team-high 9.24 assists/set ... Had 23 or more assists in every match but one ... Third on team w/ 22 aces ... Had third triple-double of season in final match vs. Texas A&M (40A, 11K, 11D) ... Had 41 assists, 12 digs vs. Alabama ... Had season-high 52 assists at LSU to go w/ 12 digs ... Had career-high 22 digs in double-double vs. S. Carolina ... Had 47 assists in a double-double vs. Missouri ... Recorded second triple-double of year (40A, 12D, 10K) in home win over Miss. St. ... Had triple-double vs. Rice w/ 36 assists, 14 digs and 11 kills ... Had 47 assists in win over North Dakota, adding 13 digs ... Named to Hurricane Inv., Xavier Inv. & Magnolia Inv. all-tournament teams ... MVP of Magnolia Inv. ... Had 46 assists at Xavier ... Tallied double-doubles vs. Wofford, Texas A&M (H) and Georgia (A) ... Was two kills shy of triple-double at Miami (Fla.) (37A, 14D, 8K).
2011: Started all 28 matches at setter and played in all 109 sets ... Averaged 1.63 kills per set, 8.84 assists per set and 2.25 digs per set on the season ... Turned in four double-digit kill performances on the year and nine double-digit dig performances ... Named SEC Player of the Week (9/12) after helping the Rebels claim the Magnolia Invitational title ... Also named MVP of the Magnolia Invitational ... Turned in a triple-double against Northwestern (9/10) with 10 kills, 33 assists and a career-high 20 digs ... It was the first of two triple-doubles on the season, bringing her career-total to five triple-doubles ... Also turned in a triple-double in the season-ending win over Alabama (11/25) with a career-high 14 kills, 44 assists and 13 digs ... Turned in eight double-doubles on the year to go along with the two triple-doubles ... Came up with a career-high 57 assists vs. No. 18 Kentucky (11/13) ...
2010: Played in all 30 matches, drawing the start in 28 of them ... Started the season splitting time at setter with Emily Kvitle before taking over the primary setter role ...Posted a pair of triple-doubles on the season ... Named SEC Player of the Week on October 25 after her first triple-double in a win at Alabama (10/14) when she put down 10 kills, 44 assists and 14 digs ... Recorded her second triple-double against No. 21 Tennessee (11/21) with 11 kills, 33 assists and 11 digs ... Posted six double-doubles in addition to her two triple-doubles ... The 11 kills against No. 21 Tennessee was a season-high ... Tallied a season-high 48 assists against Arkansas (10/17) ... Her 14 digs at Alabama was a season-high ... Came up with a season-high three service aces at Auburn (11/14) ... Put down a season-high 5.0 blocks (1 BS, 4 BA) at Kentucky (10/3) ...
2009 (at Georgetown College): Lettered one year at Georgetown College under head coach Nick Griffin ... Five-time Mid South Conference Player of the Week selection ... Five-time MSC Setter of the Week selection ... Named to the SCAD Invitational, Georgetown College Tiger Invitational and ONU All-Tournament Teams ... Named to the 2009 NAIA National Championship All-Tournament team ... Named a 2009 MSC All-Conference selection ... Named the Georgetown College Rookie of the Year ... American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Region Honorable Mention selection ... Helped lead Georgetown College to an NAIA National Championship Runner-Up finish ...
High School: Lettered four years at Mother of Mercy High School under head coach Denise Harvey ... Helped lead Mother of Mercy to the State Championship in 2007 and a runner-up finish in 2006 ... Named SWOVBCA All-District selection in 2008 ... Also selected to participate in the Division 1 Senior Showcase in 2008 ... Named a Division 1 All-City second team selection and a first team All-GGCL selection in 2008 ...
Club Experience: Competed with the Team 2 Volleyball Club ...
Miscellaneous:Daughter of Lisa and David Schiering and Billy Philpot ... Born February 9, 1991.
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