M.C. Richmond
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M.C. Richmond

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Lindbergh

Height:
5-11

Position:
RS

Birthdate:
10/03/1986

Experience:
3L

2007: Played in and started 32 of ISU's 33 matches ... first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference ... named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team ... set career-highs in kills (395), digs (422), set-assists (110) and points (463.5) ... her 422 digs were 39 more than she tallied in her first two seasons combined ... recorded 23 matches with double-digit kills, including four 20-plus kill outings ... tallied 17 double-doubles (kills-digs) on the season ... hit .300 or better in 12 contests, including three matches with an attack percentage over .400 ... had 23 matches with 20 or more digs ... the Valley Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 16 ... had a career-high 28 kills in ISU's five-game win over UNI (Oct. 6) ... tallied a career-best 26 digs (6.5 dpg) against Missouri State (Sept. 22) ... had a career-high eight set-assists in the win over Alabama (Sept. 1) ... played the last month of the season with a stress fracture in her left foot, but still recorded double-digit kills in five of the final eight contests, including all three matches of the Valley Tournament.

2006: A First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference performer ... appeared in all of Illinois State's 30 matches, recording 29 starts ... averaged 3.16 kills per game, and 2.28 digs per game ... collected double-digit kill efforts in 23 individual matches, including the last seven of the season ... hit .300-or-better in 11 contests, and ranked 10th in the Valley with a .246 season hitting mark ... recorded three outings with 20 or more kills, including a then-career-high 23 in a four-game win at Wichita State (Nov. 17) in the last weekend of the MVC regular season ... had 12 double-doubles (kills-digs) on the season...scored a team second-best 442.0 points ... had a career-best .650 hitting percentage in a sweep over Indiana State Nov. 3 ... collected double-digit dig tallies in 14 matches, including the last four of the regular season ... had a then-career-high 19 digs in a four-game victory over Northern Illinois (Aug. 29) ... recorded 26 service aces on the season ... had 95.0 total blocks (0.82 bpg) ... collected a career-high seven block assists in ISU's win at Missouri State (Nov. 18) to end the regular season ... MVC Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete Team selection.

2005: State Farm Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament selection ... served out the last five points, including back-to-back aces, in a 30-26 winning game two of a 3-0 sweep of Northern Iowa (Oct. 7) ... collected 12 kills in first college start at Michigan (Sept. 10) ... her stuff block and kill in game five versus Western Kentucky helped Illinois State win its second- straight Barker GMC Classic championship ... Illinois State was 5-0 when she hit above .350 for a match.

High School/Club: 2003 and 2004 first-team all-conference ... led the league in kills and digs in 2004 ... all-district in 2003 and 2004 ... led team to school-record 30 wins (30-2) her senior year, including a 20-match winning streak ... was named team MVP in junior campaign ... was a second-team all-conference selection as a sophomore ... also participated in soccer as a freshman and sophomore ... led St. Louis CYC teams to USAV National Tournament in 2003 and 2004, with the 2004 squad finishing 10th.

Personal: Major is physical education ... took classes at Meramac Community College in spring 2005 ... daughter of John and Mary Ann Richmond, with brothers Marty, Mike, Steve, Rob and Paul ... two-year high school superintendent scholar ... Mary Catherine Richmond, born 10-3-86.