1  Becky Shaffer
Becky Shaffer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Ursuline Academy

Height:
5-4

Position:
DS/L

Experience:
3L


Junior (2009)
2009 C-USA All-Academic...2009 Western Kentucky Lady Topper All-Tournament...Put together her strongest season in the Memphis back court...Led the club and moved into fifth on the Tiger's single-season digs ledger with a career-best 457 digs...Posted double-figures in digs in 24 of 31 contests...Reached 20 or more digs four times...Picked up a career-high 27 digs versus UAB (9/17/09)...Made 22 digs in wins over UCA (10/6/09) and East Carolina (11/6/09)...Tiger's most accurate server...Served up 17 aces.

Sophomore (2008)
Served as the club's defensive specialist and played in all 119 sets...Earned 25 starts...Recorded her first and only career kill vs. UALR (8/30/08)...Team's top server and best passer...Served up 30 aces and committed just 17 errors in 499 serves (.966)...Made just 11 reception errors in 244 chances (.955)...Finished second on the team with 238 digs (2.00 dps)...Scored 31 points...Made 10 digs and was perfect in 25 reception attempts in a 3-1 victory over SMU (10/17/08)...Recorded a career-high 18 digs in a four-set win at UAB (9/18/08)...Served a career-best six aces vs. Indiana State (9/6/08)...Picked up a match-high 15 digs in a sweep of Centenary (9/12/08).

Freshman (2007)
Played in all 35 matches...Split time with Christine Bach at both the libero and defensive specialist positions before settling in as the everyday DS...Team's most reliable server...Led the team with a 97 percent accuracy from the service line...Served up 21 aces and made just 13 service errors in 431 serves...Also one of the Tigers' top passers, passing at a 90 percent success rate...Finished her rookie campaign fifth on the squad with 265 digs (2.15 d/g)...Made 10 or more digs in 12 matches, including accomplishing the feat in five of the first eight contests she played in...Notched first double-digit digs performance with 13 digs vs. Eastern Illinois (8/31/07)...Posted 15 digs to help Memphis to a sweep of Loyola-Chicago (8/31/07)...Equalled that outing with 15 digs in a four-set win over UCA (10/2/07)...Made a career-high 16 digs in a win over Nicholls State (9/7/07)...Added 15 assists on the season.

At Ursuline Academy
Had a stellar prep career at Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio...Was a three-year letterwinner for head coach Jenni Case...Played both defensive specialist and libero as a senior...Helped direct UA to a 20-7 mark as a senior...Logged 275 digs and 42 aces in her final high school season...Was selected to the Senior Showcase... Played club volleyball for the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Club...Helped NKYVC to a Silver Medal finish in the American Division of the 2006 17-U National Tournament.

Personal
Daughter of Chris and Bruce Shaffer...Chose Memphis over Ohio University, Kent State, East Tennessee State and Southern Illinois...Majoring in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry...Minoring in spanish and sociology.

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