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Meghan Keck Joins Blue Demon Staff

CHICAGO –  Meghan Keck joined the DePaul volleyball staff as an assistant coach it was announced today by Blue Demon head coach Amy Kleyweg.


"We are excited to welcome Meghan to the DePaul volleyball family," Kleyweg said.  "As a student-athlete she excelled both in the classroom and on the court.  Meghan brings a winning attitude and a degree of mental toughness that is hard to find and will benefit our program greatly."


At DePaul, Keck will serve as the recruiting and travel coordinator and specialize in developing the setters.


Prior to joining the Blue Demon staff, Keck was a volunteer assistant at Northwestern in 2005, where she helped the Wildcats to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.  She also coached volleyball at Highlands Middle School and St. John's of the Cross School in suburban Western Springs, Illinois.


Keck has also served as a team coach, private lessons director and co-director of setter training for the Lions Juniors/First Alliance Volleyball Club in Western Springs from 1998-2006.


During Keck's collegiate career she spent two years as Auburn's starting setter and team captain before transferring to Illinois-Chicago in 2002.  Keck had an immediate impact with the Flames as she was named the Horizon League Newcomer of the Year in 2002.  She also set UIC's single-match hitting percentage record (.900), is ranked third on the school's all-time attack percentage list and is ranked sixth in total assists.


In 2004, Keck was named the UIC Female Athlete of the Year and was awarded the NCAA Sportsmanship Award. 


Keck was an academic standout at Auburn and UIC as she graduated with a 4.9 GPA and a degree in marketing in 2004.


Keck currently resides in Western Springs, Illinois.