13 Megan Purser
13 - Megan Purser
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Palmetto Senior
Position: Middle Blocker/Right Side
Major: Journalism
m 28
k/s 1.71
h % .188
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.45
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.45

Middle blocker Megan Purser class of '212019 Season: Saw action in 102 of 103 sets in all 28 matches for the Sharks ... Ranked fifth on the team with 1.71 kills per set, while standing second for Simmons and 19th among Great Northeast Athletic Conference leaders with 0.45 blocks per set ... Ranked 12th in the GNAC with 42 total block assists ... Owned a .188 hitting percentage to place 17th among league players ... Swung for seven or more kills 13 times, including a career-high of 12 to go with two digs and a pair of blocks vs. State University of New York Morrisville on August 30 ... Put down seven or more kills in seven consecutive matches from October 2-16, averaging 2.08 kills per set in 24 frames over seven contests on a .246 hitting mark ... Recorded at least one block in all but four matches and logged multiple blocks on 17 occasions ... Tallied 13 points with 11 kills and four block assists to go with three digs vs. Westfield State University on October 26 ... Put down nine kills and committed just one attack error to post a blistering .615 hitting percentage to go with a block assist at Gordon College on September 12.

2018 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team ... Played in 92 sets over 27 matches and made 16 starts ... Made her collegiate debut with eight kills and a block assist vs. Salve Regina University on August 31 ... Ranked 16th among GNAC leaders with 43 total blocks and 12th with 15 solo rejections ... Averaged 1.27 kills per set and her .188 hitting percentage was the second-highest on the squad ... Averaged 0.47 blocks per game to rank second for the Sharks ... Put down five or more kills on 14 occasions, including a career-high of 10 twice ... Spiked for 10 kills on a .389 hitting mark in four sets and added a dig and a block solo at Regis (Mass.) on September 29 ... Enjoyed a four-match stretch from September 29 to October 6 where she averaged 2.36 kills per set, while hitting .382 and picking up six digs and four total blocks ... Registered at least one block in nine consecutive matches from October 6-20 ... Recorded a personal-best five blocks, including three solos in addition to swinging for five kills at Saint Joseph's College (Maine) on September 22.

2017 Season: Missed the entire season due to injury.

High School/Personal: Two-year letterwinner for Miami Palmetto Senior High School ... Named Most Valuable Player for the Panthers following her senior campaign ... Chosen a Captain for MPSHS for her senior season ... Competed for the Miami Elite from 2016-17 and the South Dade Volleyball Club from 2013-15 ... Graduated Cum Laude from MPSHS ... Earned Honor Roll accolades at Miami Palmetto Senior High School ... Member and served as Secretary of Florida Future Educators of America ... Volunteered at Dixie Animal Hospital ... Born August 16, 1999 ... Daughter of Leah and Don Purser ... Majoring in Journalism at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Publisher ... Earned Dean's List honors at Simmons ... Enjoys music, reading, writing, dinosaurs, nature walks, bicycle rides and flower shops in Boston.

Recent Games
Oct 26 Westfield St. W, 3-2
Oct 26 at MIT L, 3-0
Nov 2 at Suffolk W, 3-0
Nov 2 vs. Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0
Nov 5 #7 Seed Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0
Nov 7 #3 Seed Rivier L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 12
Sets 102 39
Kills 174 77
Kills per set 1.71 1.97
Errors 84 34
Total Attacks 479 192
Hitting Percentage .188 .224
Assists 5 1
Assists per set 0.05 0.03
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 46 19
Digs per set 0.45 0.49
Block Solo 4 2
Block Assist 42 15
Block Total 46 17
Blocks per set 0.45 0.44
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 199.0 86.5
Points per set 2.0 2.2
Matches started 6 1
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 at Morrisville St. L, 3-2 - 5 12 9 30 .100 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Aug 30 vs. Geneva L, 3-2 - 5 8 3 23 .217 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Aug 31 vs. SUNY Poly W, 3-1 - 4 6 4 12 .167 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 7.0
Aug 31 vs. Cedar Crest W, 3-0 - 3 3 1 8 .250 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 4.0
Sep 5 Wentworth L, 3-2 1 5 2 2 11 .000 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 4.0
Sep 11 Mass.-Boston W, 3-1 1 4 6 4 21 .095 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 12 at Gordon W, 3-1 1 4 9 1 13 .615 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 14 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 4 4 5 12 -.083 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 14 vs. Southern Me. W, 3-0 - 3 4 0 12 .333 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 19 #21 Babson L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 17 .176 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 21 Lasell W, 3-0 1 3 4 3 9 .111 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 21 Regis (Mass.) W, 3-0 - 3 2 3 10 -.100 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 28 at Colby-Sawyer W, 3-1 - 4 5 6 17 -.059 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Oct 2 at #15 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 - 3 7 4 27 .111 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 5 at St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 3-1 - 4 9 6 28 .107 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 9 Rivier W, 3-0 - 3 8 1 16 .438 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 10 at Wheaton (Mass.) L, 3-1 - 4 7 2 25 .200 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 12 at Norwich W, 3-2 - 5 7 2 15 .333 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Oct 12 vs. Albertus Magnus W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 14 .429 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 16 Anna Maria W, 3-0 - 3 7 2 13 .385 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 17 at Emerson L, 3-0 - 3 4 4 18 .000 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 19 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-0 - 2 6 4 12 .167 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 26 Westfield St. W, 3-2 - 5 11 4 28 .250 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 1 4 0 13.0
Oct 26 at MIT L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 5 -.200 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Nov 2 at Suffolk W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 12 .500 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Nov 2 vs. Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 - 3 9 2 19 .368 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Nov 5 #7 Seed Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 - 3 6 1 17 .294 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Nov 7 #3 Seed Rivier L, 3-2 - 5 8 5 35 .086 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
  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
2017-18 1 1 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 1.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
2018-19 27 92 117 1.27 48 368 .188 5 0.05 0 0.00 20 0.22 15 28 43 0.47 146.0 1.6
2019-20 28 102 174 1.71 84 479 .188 5 0.05 0 0.00 46 0.45 4 42 46 0.45 199.0 2.0
Total 56 195 291 1.49 132 847 .188 10 0.05 0 0.00 67 0.34 19 70 89 0.46 345.0 1.8
  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 28 102 174 1.71 84 479 .188 5 0.05 0 0.00 46 0.45 4 42 46 0.45 199.0 2.0
Conference 12 39 77 1.97 34 192 .224 1 0.03 0 0.00 19 0.49 2 15 17 0.44 86.5 2.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 39 66 1.69 32 189 .180 1 0.03 0 0.00 16 0.41 1 15 16 0.41 74.5 1.9
Away 11 42 71 1.69 41 202 .149 2 0.05 0 0.00 21 0.50 1 19 20 0.48 81.5 1.9
Neutral 6 21 37 1.76 11 88 .295 2 0.10 0 0.00 9 0.43 2 8 10 0.48 43.0 2.0
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Wins 19 66 119 1.80 50 288 .240 3 0.05 0 0.00 26 0.39 2 28 30 0.45 135.0 2.0
Losses 9 36 55 1.53 34 191 .110 2 0.06 0 0.00 20 0.56 2 14 16 0.44 64.0 1.8
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August 4 17 29 1.71 17 73 .164 2 0.12 0 0.00 5 0.29 1 7 8 0.47 33.5 2.0
September 9 33 42 1.27 27 122 .123 1 0.03 0 0.00 9 0.27 1 10 11 0.33 48.0 1.5
October 11 38 74 1.95 32 201 .209 2 0.05 0 0.00 22 0.58 0 18 18 0.47 83.0 2.2
November 4 14 29 2.07 8 83 .253 0 0.00 0 0.00 10 0.71 2 7 9 0.64 34.5 2.5