5  Amy Vaughn
Amy Vaughn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kankakee, Illinois

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defensive Specialist


1998 (JUNIOR)
Appeared in 32 matches as a junior...Proved to be one of the best back row players for the Tigers...Has terrific passing efficiency off of serve receive...Averaged 1.17 digs per game for the Tigers...Recorded 133 digs in 1998.

1997 (Sophomore)
Played in all 33 matches last season, mostly in the back row...One of the primary defensive players on the team...Ranked third on the team in assists... Averaged 1.5 digs per game... recorded 15 digs against Marquette, a new career high...Served 18 aces on the year...Received the Tiger Spirit Award.

1996 (Freshman)
Began the season splitting time at the setter position, before going down with a season-ending knee injury 15 matches into her freshman year...Was the recipient of the Tiger Volleyball Spirit Award given by the coaching staff at the conclusion of the season...Before the injury she was second on the squad with 217 assists...She recorded a career-high 68 assists against MTSU in just her third contest at the collegiate level...She averaged 5.6 assists per game...Recorded 38 digs, including a season-best 12 against Nicholls State...Registered 16 kills from her setter position including a season-high five against MTSU...Recorded 12 service aces and seven block assists before going down with the injury.

At Herscher High school
Came to Memphis after an outstanding prep career under coach Lee Ellen Palan...Was a four-year letterwinner as a setter for HHS...Led Herscher to the River Valley Conference Championship her junior and senior seasons...Also helped Herscher capture the Regional Championship her junior and senior seasons...She led her HHS team to the River Valley Conference Tournament Championship each of her final two seasons...She was named the National Volleyball Federation Player of the Year in 1994 and 1995...Was an all-state performer her senior season...She was also named to the River Valley all-conference team as well as the Kankakee all-area team...Registered 526 assists during her senior season...Recorded 31 aces and 64 blocks...Was the recipient of the Army National Scholar-Athlete Award.

Personal
Born March 2,1978, in Kankakee, Illinois...Daughter of Brian and Janet Vaughn...Is majoring in education.

Vaughn's Career Statistics

MPATTKILLEPCTASADIGBSBA
1998321013-.20016013300
1997301523-.067231814200
19961540169.175217123807
TOTAL77651915.0622563044607

Career Highs
Kills
5 vs. MTSU (9/6/96)

Digs
21 vs. Samford University (09/18/99)

Assists
68 vs. MTSU (9/6/96)

Blocks
none

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