2009 (Senior): Enjoyed a successful senior campaign while playing through an injury most of the season ... Named FIU/Miami Invitational and UTSA Classic All-Tournament ... Second Team All-Sun Belt ... Most Valuable Player at the Sun Belt Championships after knocking down 50 kills for a .324 hitting percentage with 10 blocks and six digs scoring 56 points ... Joined the 1,000 kill club ... Ended career with 1,222 ... Recorded career high 24 kills against Albany ... Posted a .579 attack percentage against Xavier ... Had eight blocks against Denver ... At ULM had eight digs.
2008 (Junior): Ended season second on team in kills with 402 ... Averaged 3.32 kills per set for a .230 attack percentage ... Notched 47 blocks on the season to assist the defense ... Had career high 21 kills against Duke on Sept. 13 ... Recorded three 20 kill matches (Duke, Florida International and Purdue) ... Notched 33 kills in NCAA Tournament appearance averaging 3.30 per set.
2007 (Sophomore): Ended the season with 364 kills ... Averaged 3.11 kills per game for a .195 hitting percentage ... Defensively, notched 80 blocks with 74 block assists ... Had three 19 kill matches (Louisville, Iowa State, Oklahoma) ... In the conference tournament posted 17 kills against Florida International and 16 against Western Kentucky ... Posted a career high eight blocks against Denver.
2006 (Freshman): Appeared in 20 matches for the Blue Raiders ... averaged 1.40 kills per game with 42 kills on the season ... accumulated 11 total blocks, with a pair of each against Marshall ... served four aces and tallied 15 digs.
Landmark Christian HS
Four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... as a senior, named A/AA Georgia State High School Player of the Year ... First Team All-State ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Volleyball Player of the Year ... Georgia All-Star Team ... First Team All-Area ... Landmark Christian's Female Athlete of the Year ... Atlanta Journal Constituion Athletic Academic Team ... finished high school career ranked in top 10 in Georgia for career kills (2nd), career digs (2nd), career aces (2nd), career blocks (5th), career aces per game (7th), career blocks per game (8th), career kills per game (9th) ... as a junior, named First Team All-State, Area Player of the Year, First Team All-Area ... as a sophomore, First Team All-State, First Team All-Area and helped team to Georgia A/AA High School State Championship ... as a freshman, First Team All-State, Georgia High School State Championship Match Pontiac Player of the Game, First Team All-Area and her team was Georgia A/AA state runner-up.
Karen Ashley Mead ... born August 4 ... daughter of Al and Shelly Mead ... recipient of the MTSU Otis Floyd Academic Scholarship and the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award ... Majoring in science.