3 - Morgan Peterson
Morgan Peterson
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seymour, Tenn.
High School: Seymour
College: Middle Tennessee St.
Position: S
Club Team: Smokey Mountain Juniors

Career Stats

* 2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST Selection
* 2013 BIG EAST Player of the Week (Oct. 7) 

2013 - Senior Season: Started in all 32 matches, playing in 111 sets... Led the team with 1,110 assists, posting an assists per set average of 10.00... Tallied 20 service aces... Recorded 150 kills (1.35 per set) while hitting at a .267 clip... Second on the team with 293 digs, averaging 2.64 per set... Ended the year with 83 blocks (six solo, 77 assist)... Posted 214.5 points... Led the team with 12 double-double performances... Recorded eight kills on 10 attmepts with zero errors against IPFW to post a .800 attack percentage (Sept. 13)... Reached a season-high eight kills in three seperate matches vs. Creighton, Illinois State and Tennessee... Season-high point total of 10.5 was recorded at DePaul (Nov. 22)... Tallied a season-high 56 assists in a five-set match vs. IUPUI (Sept. 3)... Highest BIG EAST assist total of 51 came at St. John's (Oct. 26)... Came up with 47 assists in a four-set match vs. Creighton (Oct. 4)... Highest three-set assist total of 40 came vs. DePaul (Nov. 2)... Posted a season-high 22 digs at Marquette (Nov. 23)... Came up with 15 digs in a three-set match vs. Tennessee (Aug. 31)... Recorded a season-high two aces vs. Marquette (Nov. 1)... Season-high block total of 7 came at DePaul (Nov. 22)... Named MVP of the Butler Classic (Sept. 20-21)... Made the All-Tournament Team at the Cincinnati Invite (Aug. 30-31)... Finished the year ranked sixth in the BIG EAST and 117th in the nation with an assists per set average of 10.00.

Summer 2013: Participated in workouts for Team USA in Colorado Springs, Colo.

2012 - Junior Season: Started every match at setter, playing 106 sets...stood seventh in the A-10 in assists (9.60) and aces per set (0.30)...named MVP of DePaul Invitational...picked to all-tournament squad at Pittsburgh...had double-digit digs 12 times...totaled five outings with three aces...had 15 digs and five blocks in win over Eastern Illinois (Aug. 25)...dished 53 assists with 15 digs in 3-2 win at IUPUI (Sept. 4)...made six blocks with 43 assists in win over Western Illinois (Sept. 7)...dished 39 assists with 14 digs vs. Indiana (Sept. 8)...totaled 54 assists, 17 digs and five blocks in 3-2 win over SEMO (Sept. 14)...passed 40 assists with 15 digs at Saint Louis (Oct. 6)...had 42 assists, 12 digs and five blocks vs. Dayton (Oct. 21)...recorded 53 assists and season-high 21 digs in league tourney vs. VCU (Nov. 16). 

Before Butler: Played two seasons at Middle Tennessee State after redshirting the 2009 season...tallied 1,493 assists at MTSU, good for eighth in school history...averaged 8.58 assists and 0.65 blocks per set during 2011, leading the Blue Raiders to a conference championship...had a career .214 hitting percentage at MTSU.

High School: Named all-district and all-region all four years...was named District MVP after sophomore, junior and senior seasons...selected all-state and Prep Xtra twice...also a four-year letterwinner in track...was first female state pentathlete...set school record in discus (116'7"), triple jump (33'3") and hurdles (15.9)...as a senior, finished second in discus, third in high jump and fourth in pentathlon in the state...Valedictorian of her high school class.

Personal: Born on December 26, 1991...daughter of Bill and Kelly Peterson...mother played volleyball at Tennessee Tech.