Volleyball Inks Three

November 9, 2005 · MT Media Relations
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee volleyball coach Matt Peck announced three players to scholarship agreements on Wednesday.

The Blue Raider list includes outside hitters Savannah Pegg and Ashley Mead and setter Leslie Clark.

"Overall, we are absolutely thrilled with our 2006 class to date," Peck said. "The athleticism of these three is amazing. For Middle Tennessee to land three such highly-recruited players will definitely help to elevate the level of our program immediately."

Mead is a 5-foot-9 player from Landmark Christian High School in Newman, Georgia. She is ranked second all-time in the state of Georgia for career digs (1,258) and career aces (352) and ranked fifth all-time in Georgia for kills with 1,305. As a senior, Mead was voted Lovett Block Party All-Tournament Team, All-Area First Team, Senior All-Star Team, and All Area MVP. She was also named First Team All-State in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

"Ashley is a very physical player, hits a heavy ball, and has an incredible jump" Peck said. "She also puts up a huge block and has very good ball-control."

Clark is a 6-foot player from Olathe South High School in Olathe, Kansas. In 2005, Clark was named Kansas Volleyball Player of the Year and All-State First Team. She was also voted First Team All Sun Country, All Sunflower League, All City and Kansas State 6A All Tournament Team.

"Leslie is one of the best setters in the Class of 2006," Peck said. "She is a great athlete, a very good blocker, and a runs a very fast offense. Leslie is highly skilled and knows the game very well."

Pegg is a 5-foot-10 player from Bob Jones High School in Madison, Alabama. In 2005 she was voted All Tournament Team 6A, First Team All-State, and was selected to the Alabama High School Athletic Association North/South All Star team where she was named MVP.

"Savannah has the physical ability to dominate a match offensively," Peck said. "She is an outstanding athlete with a huge jump and great arm. She is a versatile attacker with a wide variety of shots."

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