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  Michelle DeGeeter

Michelle DeGeeter

Player Profile


Warsaw, Ind.

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Career: Finished her four-year career at Butler ranked third all-time with 354 block assists, eighth with 406 total blocks and 10th with 3,138 attacks.

2007 - Senior Season: Led the team and ranked fourth in the Horizon League with 1.29 total blocks per game...finished second on the squad with 3.25 kills per game and third with 2.63 digs...her .196 hitting percentage was tied for the team's second-best of only two players to see action in all 111 of the team's games...led the team with 14 double-doubles on the season, including a pair of triple-doubles...posted 10 kills, 10 digs and 10 blocks against Valparaiso on Sept. 29...had 14 kills, a season-high 23 digs and a season-best 11 blocks against Green Bay on Nov. 9...registered double-figure kills in 21 contests...hit a season-best .417 (14-4-24) against Chicago State on Sept. 28...had five or more blocks in 19 matches, including the final seven contests...her 123 block assists on the year are the fifth-most in a single season in school history...named the Most Valuable Player at the West Virginia Volleyball Classic...tabbed as the Horizon League's Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 10.

2006 - Junior Season: Started in all 30 of the Bulldogs matches, playing in a team-high 108 games...finished second on the team with 2.79 kills per game, 2.75 digs per game and 1.01 blocks per game...placed second on the team and 10th in the Horizon League with 3.55 points per game...notched the Bulldogs' only kills-digs-blocks triple-double of the year, tallying 21 kills, 11 digs and 12 blocks against Loyola on Oct. 20...kills and blocks totals were both career-highs...her 21 kills were also season highs...tallied eight double-doubles, tied for the most on the team...notched a career-best .619 attack percentage at Marian on August 25, notching 13 kills on 21 attempts with no errors...named to the Butler Invitational all-tournament team on Sept. 2...tabbed as the Horizon League's Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 23.

2005 - Sophomore Season: Started in 24 of 27 matches, playing in 93 games...second on the team with 86 total blocks, including seven solo blocks...third on the team with 223 kills at a rate of 2.40 per game...notched career-highs with 18 kills and 16 digs at Wright State on Nov. 11...added career-highs with four assists against Colgate on Sept. 16 and three service aces against Youngstown State on Sept. 24...matched career-best .440 (13-2-25) hitting percentage with 13 kills at Youngstown State on Oct. 21.

2004 - Freshman Season: Finished the season by being named to the Horizon League's six-person "All-Newcomer Team"...started 19 matches for the Bulldogs and saw action in 26 of Butler's 28 contests...finished fourth on the team with 122 kills and 68 blocks...added a .173 hitting percentage and 60 digs...had a season-high 15 kills on .440 hitting in the team's win at UW-Green Bay Nov. 6...posted a personal-best nine blocks in the regular season finale against UIC...had two double-digit kill performances.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in both volleyball and basketball, while lettering one year in track...three-time all-conference selection...served as team captain for two seasons, in addition to receiving team's MVP award in both 2002 and 2003...academic all-state won two conference championships and two sectional titles...led basketball team to a state runner-up finish in 2004...two-time all-conference and all-area mental attitude award and academic all-state recipient...president of National Honors's 2004 Female "Athlete of the Year"...Wendy's High School All-American nominee...involved with S.A.D.D. and as a peer tutor...high school coach: Doug West.

Personal: Born March 26, 1986...daughter of Michael and Jeanine DeGeeter...pre-pharmacy major.