|Hometown:||Pacific Palisades, Calif.|
|High School:||Harvard-Westlake HS|
Norton partnered with Kelly Reeves all season at #1 doubles and advanced to the 16-team Pairs Championship at the AVCA Nationals, posting wins over Pacific and UAB (May 3) ... had an 11-11 record with Reeves, finishing runner-up at the USC Bracket Tournament and third at the USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge ... knocked off #1 teams from LMU twice, the #2 and #3 USC squads and a pair of teams from Hawai'i.
Played in all 31 matches, averaging 1.98 digs per set and posted 15 aces, which was fourth on the team ... had seven double-figure digs contests ... posted seven digs and a kill in the NCAA Second Round match against Michigan State on Dec. 1 ... recorded 13 digs against USC on Nov. 23 ... had six digs at Oregon on Nov. 20 ... posted eight digs and an ace against Stanford on Nov. 16 and five digs and a kill versus California on Nov. 15 ... had five digs at Utah (Nov. 10) and four with an ace at Colorado (Nov. 9) ... recorded 11 digs and an ace at Arizona State on Nov. 3 ... had eight digs against Washington (Oct. 28) and six versus Washington State (Oct. 26) ... posted six digs and an ace against Colorado on Oct. 19 ... had four digs and two aces versus Utah (Oct. 17) ... totaled nine digs and two aces at California on Oct. 14 ... had a career-high 18 digs at Stanford on Oct. 12 ... had four digs and an ace against Arizona on Oct. 7 ... had four digs and an ace at Washington State (Sept. 28) ... posted 11 digs at Washington on Sept. 26 with an ace ... had six digs against Oregon State (Sept. 21) and eight at USC (Sept. 19) ... had 10 digs at Colorado State on Sept. 15 ... posted six digs against Pepperdine (Sept. 12) ... had five digs at Hawai’i on Sept. 9 ... recorded 14 digs at UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 1 ... tallied 12 digs and a kill at Nebraska on Aug. 25 and six digs on Aug. 24 against Notre Dame ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.
Played in 24 matches (58 sets), starting three times, and averaged 1.97 digs per set with six aces ... had five double-figure digs matches ... appeared in three sets in the National Championship match against Illinois on Dec. 17, tallying one dig ... recorded four digs in both the Regional Final against Texas (Dec. 10) and the Regional Semifinal versus Penn State (Dec. 9) ... posted six digs against San Diego on Dec. 3 ... had six digs on Nov. 18 against Arizona ... had five digs in one set at Oregon on Nov. 11 and two digs and an ace in three sets at Oregon State on Nov. 12 ... had five digs in three sets on Oct. 29 at Stanford ... posted 10 digs at Arizona State on Oct. 7, adding two aces ... had six digs and an ace at Arizona on Oct. 8 ... had a season-best 11 digs vs. Cal State Northridge on Sept. 12 and 10 versus Utah (Sept. 30), California (Sept. 24) and Pepperdine (Sept. 7) ... added nine digs at Colorado on Oct. 2 and had an ace versus Cal ... started the season opener against Quinnipiac (Aug. 26), posting a team- and career-best 11 kills to go with eight digs and one block ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.
Played in 22 matches and 60 sets, making one start at Oregon on Nov. 19 ... had 22 kills, 77 digs (1.28 digs per set), four aces and four blocks ... posted a season-best 10 kills and only two errors in 21 attacks for a .381 hitting percentage in only two sets at CSU Bakersfield on Sept. 9 ... recorded three double-figure digs contests ... had 12 digs and her first career ace at California on Nov. 6 ... added 12 digs against USC (Nov. 26) and 10 with a season-high three aces at Oregon ... produced eight digs against Arizona (Nov. 13), seven digs with one kill in the first round of the NCAA Tournament versus American (Dec. 3) and six against Arizona State (Nov. 12) ... notched six kills and only one error in 10 swings (.500) against Penn on Sept. 17, adding two blocks ... had two kills against UC Riverside (Sept. 4) and at Washington State (Oct. 1).
HARVARD-WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL
Norton played both volleyball and track at Harvard-Westlake High School in North Hollywood, Calif. ... was a three-time Mission League MVP ... named All-Area Player of the Year as a senior ... was All-Area and All-CIF first team her final two seasons ... earned Tournament Most Valuable Player honors after helping the Wolverines to a State title in 2007 ... was named a State Division III Athlete of the Year finalist as a sophomore ... coached by Adam Black ... named a Top 25 Sophomore and Senior Ace by PrepVolleyball.com ... played club with Sunshine and was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Junior Olympics in 2009 ... her team finished fifth at JO’s in `08 and `09.
Born Megan Katharine Norton on Dec. 4, 1991 in Santa Monica, Calif. ... parents are Suzanne and Richard ... has two older brothers, Michael and Patrick ... father and grandparents went to UCLA ... lists the No. 1 reason for competing in volleyball as the feeling you get after making a diving save to win a point ... favorites include the TV show “Scandal”, the Los Angeles Lakers and singer Jack Johnson ... biggest athletic thrills were winning a National Championship at UCLA and winning a State title with Harvard-Westlake and earning MVP honors ... hobbies include going to the beach, playing beach volleyball, reading and paddleboarding ... thing she likes the most about volleyball is being part of a team and being able to compete together ... majoring in political science.
Meg Norton's Match Highs
|KILLS||11, vs. Quinnipiac (8/26/11)|
|TOTAL ATTACKS||25, vs. Quinnipiac (8/26/11)|
|HITTING PCT (MIN. 10 KILLS)||.381 (10-2-21), at CSU Bakersfield (9/9/10)|
|SERVICE ACES||3, at Oregon (11/19/10)|
|DIGS||18, at Stanford (10/12/12)|
|BLOCK SOLOS||1, vs. Washington State (10/31/10)|
|BLOCK ASSISTS||2, vs. Penn (9/17/10)|
|TOTAL BLOCKS||2 (0-2), vs. Penn (9/17/10)|
|POINTS||11.5, vs. Quinnipiac (8/26/11)|