Megan Fair #2 – Team Captain
Daughter of Ken and Kim Fair
Bunker Hill High School
Megan was also one of the Redhawks’ best players as a freshman, registering 579 kills (more than twice as many as any other teammate) and 3.62 kills per set, which was the seventh-highest total in the country. She hit .245 with 47 service aces, 594 digs and 43 blocks in 2015 and amassed double-digits in the kill column in 32 different matches, eclipsing the 20-kill mark on five occasions. She hit at least .333 in 17 matches, including a 14-kill, zero-error performance (.636 in 22 swings) against LaGrange on Oct. 13. Megan racked up a career-best 28 kills in just four sets in a win over Cape Fear on Sept. 4 and was responsible for 26 double-doubles, scooping up a career-best 25 kills in a four-set victory over Mott on Aug. 28.
Megan attended Bunker Hill High School, where she played for head coach Kelsey Dettman She was a three-time all-conference honoree and 2014 Conference Player of the Year for the Lady Bears, capping off her senior campaign with a 21-7 record and the best finish in school history with a regional playoff appearance. Megan piled up 373 kills, 640 digs and 97 blocks as a senior, shattering the program records for kills per set and digs per set.
“Megan brings a lot of success and experience to the court and has the ability to stabilize the people around her with her stoic demeanor,” UT Head Coach Yocum said. “Megan finds a way to score based on the set she is given and the positioning of the defense. She is a strong six-rotation outside with a high volleyball IQ.”
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