If I would be given a chance to choose another best volleyball player in the world right now, I would choose the powerful outside hitter MEGAN HODGE.

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She is the daughter of both former members of the U.S. Virgin Islands National Volleyball Team.

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She started to play volleyball at the age of 12. Hodge is a 6’3″ (1.91 m) all around outside hitter, and she can jump and touch 10 feet 8 inches (3.25 m).

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Hodge is a four-time First Team All-American and was named the NCAA National Championship Most Outstanding Player in 2007 and 2008.

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With these awards, she is really a STAR. (Wikipedia)

  • Four-time First Team AVCA All-American (2006–09)
  • Four-time unanimous First Team All-Big Ten (2006–09)
  • Four-time First Team AVCA All-Mideast Region (2006–09)
  • 2010 Honda-Broderick Cup
  • 2010 Honda Sports Award Winner in Volleyball
  • 2009 Honda Sports Award nominee
  • 2009 Big Ten Player of the Year
  • 2009 Academic All-American of the Year
  • 2009 Gainesville Regional Most Outstanding Player
  • 2008 NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player
  • 2008 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • 2008 NCAA University Park Regional Most Outstanding Player
  • 2008 Volleyball Magazine First Team All-American
  • 2008 Big Ten Player of the Week (12/1)
  • 2008 CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-American
  • 2008 Academic All-Big Ten
  • 2008 Chicago Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2008 Hawaiian Airlines Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2008 Unanimous Preseason All-Big Ten
  • 2007 Volleyball Magazine First Team All-American
  • 2007 NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player
  • 2007 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • 2007 Honda Sports Award nominee
  • 2007 Penn State Golden Volleyball for reaching 1,000 kills
  • 2007 Penn State Female Student Athlete of the Week (9/10, 12/19)
  • 2007 Academic All-Big Ten
  • 2007 AVCA National Player of the Week (9/10)
  • 2007 Big Ten Player of the Week (9/10)
  • 2007 Penn State Classic Most Valuable Player
  • 2007 Yale Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2007 Unanimous Preseason All-Big Ten
  • 2006 AVCA National Freshman of the Year
  • 2006 AVCA Mideast Region Freshman of the Year
  • 2006 Volleyball Magazine First Team All-American
  • 2006 Volleyball Magazine National Freshman of the Year
  • 2006 Big Ten Player of the Year
  • 2006 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
  • 2006 Big Ten All-Freshman Team
  • 2006 NCAA Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 2006 LSU Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2006 Penn State Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2006 Texas Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2006 Big Ten Player of the Week (9/25, 10/23, 11/27)

High School

  • Four-time Pac-6 All-Conference (2003–06)
  • Three-time USA Volleyball Carolina Region Most Valuable Player (2004–06)
  • Two-time North Carolina Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year (2005–06)
  • Two-time Pac-6 Player of the Year (2005–06)
  • Two-time Prepvolleyball.com All-American
  • 2006 Prepvolleyball.com #1 “Senior Ace” (top recruit)
  • 2006 Gatorade National Player of the Year
  • 2006 Volleyball Magazine National High School Player of the Year
  • 2006 National High School Coaches Association National High School Senior Athlete of the Year
  • 2006 News and Observer North Carolina High School Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2006 Mizuno Volleyball All-American
  • 2006 Volleyball Magazine “Fab 50”
  • 2006 AAU All-American
  • 2006 North Carolina Regional Championship Most Valuable Player
  • 2006 USA Junior Girl’s Olympic Volleyball Championships All-Tournament Team
  • 2006 Paul Williamson Award
  • 2006 Pac-6 Athlete of the Year
  • 2004 NORCECA Championships Most Valuable Player
  • 2004 NORCECA Championships “Best Attacker”
  • 2004 Prepvolleyball.com National Junior of the Year finalist
  • 2003 Prepvolleyball.com National Sophomore of the Year finalist

NATIONAL TEAM

2012 FIVB World Grand Prix MVP, Best scorer

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