LSU Gold
Defensive Specialist
Frisco, Texas
High School
Bishop Lynch HS

2012 All-Louisiana First Team
2012 Louisiana Libero of the Year
2012 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
SEC Defensive Player of the Week (10/22)
2012 USA Volleyball A2 Program Silver Medalist
2011 AVCA All-South Region Honorable Mention
2011 All-SEC Second Team
2011 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (08/26, 09/19, 11/15)
2011 All-Louisiana First Team
2011 Louisiana Co-Libero of the Year
2011 Tiger Classic Defensive MVP
2011 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team

Garnered 23 appearances which included 22 starts as LSU’s libero … Collected Louisiana Libero of the Year and All-Louisiana First-Team honors for the second consecutive season … Finished her career with 1,208 digs to rank ninth on the program’s all-time list … Also added 151 assists and 76 service aces … Fueled back row defense with 395 digs, a 4.88 digs per set average and 19 double figure dig performances … The 4.88 digs per set average was second in the SEC and the third-highest mark in program history for a single season … Raised her average to 5.25 digs per set during SEC play, also second in the league … LSU’s defense racked up a SEC-leading 16.85 digs per set, upped its average to a conference-best 17.90 per set average in league matches … Totaled a team-leading 14 perfect passer rating with 10 or more attempts, also second on the squad … Reeled in 10 or more digs in eight consecutive matches (Aug. 25-Sept. 8) … Came away with 13 digs and a career-high six assists versus Cal Poly (Aug. 25) … Stretched out for 18 digs against No. 12 Washington (Aug. 31) … Claimed Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team accolades (Aug. 31-Sept. 1) … Missed LSU’s first six SEC matches (Sept. 14-30) due to injury … All seven of her 20-plus dig efforts came during SEC matches … Racked up 29 digs against Tennessee (Oct. 10) … Went over the 1,000 career digs mark with a 27-scoop performance at Alabama (Oct. 14) … Turned in a memorable effort with a career-high 40 digs at Auburn (Oct. 19) … The 40 scoops were second in program history for a single match … Received her fourth career SEC Defensive Player of the Week award (Oct. 22) … Collected 28 digs at Georgia (Nov. 9) … Recorded 19 digs as LSU held No. 16 Florida to a season-low .177 hitting percentage (Nov. 16) … Tacked on 23 digs during the Arkansas match (Nov. 21).

Appeared in 111 sets over 29 matches as LSU’s libero en route to All-SEC Second-Team and AVCA All-South Region Honorable Mention status … Secured SEC Defensive Player of the Week on a league-leading three occasions … Sparked back row defense with 518 digs at a 4.67 per set average to rank second in the SEC … The 518 digs also were the third-highest total for a single season in program history … Notched 10 or more digs a team-high 27 times, including a run of 15 consecutive matches (Oct. 7-Nov. 26) to finish season … Garnered eight of nine 20-dig performances and claimed an SEC-best 4.88 scoops per frame during league outings … LSU’s defense racked up an SEC-leading 16.52 digs per set during conference matches … Tallied 14 perfect passer ratings with 10 or more attempts to share team lead with Lauren Waclawczyk … Cranked a team-high 38 aces, while her 0.34 per set clip was fourth-highest in the SEC … Slapped an ace in 19 matches highlighted by 12 multi-ace efforts … Passed out 55 assists at 0.50 per set ratio to rank third on the team … Ripped a career-best seven aces heighted by three in a row to finish sweep of Jacksonville State (Aug. 27) … Sprawled out for 36 digs against Miami (Aug. 27) to secure Tiger Classic All-Tournament and Defensive MVP honors … Pieced together eight straight perfect passer efforts (Sept. 2-25), a run of 134 flawless attempts … Registered three consecutive matches with over 20 digs to start SEC action, including a 23-scoop effort versus Mississippi State (Sept. 25) … Started run of 15 straight double figure dig performances with 19 scoops at South Carolina (Oct. 7) … Racked up 32 digs and distributed a career-high six assists against Ole Miss (Oct. 23) … Charted a career-best 39 digs against South Carolina (Nov. 13) … The 39 digs also were the second-most during program history for a single match and a season-high for a SEC player in 2011 … Heads into senior season 187 digs away from becoming 12th player in program history to reach 1,000 career digs plateau.

One of eight players to play in all 30 matches and saw action in 105 of LSU’s 107 sets … Recorded three starts, including one set at libero versus Alcorn State (Sept. 4) … Reeled in 273 digs at a 2.63 per set ratio to rank third on the team … Secured 13 double-digit dig efforts, tied for third-highest on the squad … Nine of her 10 or more dig performances came in home matches … Garnered a team-best 25 perfect passer ratings highlighted by a run of 142 straight attempts over 12 matches to end season (Oct. 15-Dec. 3) … Only totaled five reception errors in 320 attempts en route to a .984 passer rating … LSU won 35 of 36 sets when the team posted a 70 percent or better sideout efficiency … LSU’s defense ranked second in the SEC and claimed 15.98 digs per set, while the Tigers limited their opponents to a .175 hitting percentage … Fired in 22 aces at a 0.21 per set ratio to rank third on the team … Registered an ace during 11 of 20 SEC outings … Picked up 12 digs during season opener against Pacific (Aug. 27) … Ripped a career-best six aces against Alcorn State (Sept. 4) … Sprawled out for 16 digs in SEC opener against Auburn (Sept. 17) … Opened a streak of six matches with double figure digs and claimed 11 scoops to go along with a season-best four assists versus Alabama (Oct. 31) … Collected a career-high 17 digs and notched 28 perfect receptions against Ole Miss (Nov. 7) … Tallied 12 digs and distributed a season-high four assists at Kentucky (Nov. 14) … Equaled a career-best 17 digs and tacked on 18 perfect passes versus No. 1 Florida (Nov. 21).

Appeared in 22 sets over 18 matches as a back row specialist …. 13 of her 18 appearances came against SEC opponents … tallied an assist and a dig against Arkansas (Oct. 16) … reeled in three digs over two sets against Auburn (Nov. 1) … her first career service ace clinched LSU’s fifth straight SEC Western Division crown at Ole Miss (Nov. 6) … corralled a career-best four digs at South Carolina (Nov. 15) and against Tulane (Dec. 4) … posted three digs against Texas A&M (Dec. 5) in NCAA Tournament Second Round. 

Coached by Tricia Roos at Bishop Lynch High School … Team won 2008 TAPPS 5A State Championship where she earned All-Tournament honors … Notched 2008 District MVP after claiming District “Best Defensive Player” in 2006 & 2007 … Garnered four All-District First-Team selections in addition to 2007 & 2008 All-State First-Team picks … Listed on’s Defensive “Dandy Lion” First team and Senior Aces Top 150 … Played club volleyball for Dallas Skyline … Team finished second at 2008 USAV Junior National Open Division … Also earned 10th place finish in the Open Division at Junior Nationals in July 2009.

Full name is Meghan Anna Mannari … Daughter of Walt and Maureen Mannari … Born on April 26, 1991 … Has three siblings, Kristin (30), Kaitlyn (25) and Alex (21) … Majoring in psychology … Also recruited by Clemson, Auburn and Buffalo.


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