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GoXavier.com sat down with Xavier volleyball head coach Mike Johnson to discuss the team's success during the 2012 campaign and take a look ahead at the 2013 season.
Kaleigh Rougraff answers the fans questions in Ask A Musketeer. Rougraff reveals her most memorable moment at Xavier, an item she would bring to a deserted island, and her favorite video game.
Action photos of Rougraff
2012: Played all 118 sets in Xavier's 32 matches ... Finished the season with 212 digs, 12 kills 44 assists ... Registered six double-digit dig performances on the season ... Narrowly missed four other double-digit dig efforts with nine digs in true road matches at Notre Dame, La Salle, Butler and Ball State ... Dug 10 attacks at Morehead State ... Posted 12 digs in back-to-back matches against Ole Miss and Marquette in the Xavier Invitational ... Had 10 digs against Saint Louis ... Against crosstown-rival Cincinnati, posted 15 digs to help Xavier to a five-set win ... Recorded 16 digs in Xavier's win over George Washington ... In the A-10 Championships, registered a season-high tying two kills against VCU in the semifinal and another two kills against top-seed and 12th-ranked Dayton in the finals ... Concluded career at XU with 850 digs.
2011: Played in all 32 matches as a junior, started 27 matches and saw action in a team-high 117 sets ... second on the team in digs with 313 ... posted two double-doubles at the season, one was an 11 kills-14 dig effort vs. Saint Louis on Oct. 1, while the other came on Nov. 6 at La Salle where she posted 10 kills and passed 13 digs ... tallied a career-high 12 kills vs. La Salle on Sept. 24 ... passed a career-high 28 digs vs. Saint Louis on Nov. 11 ... best blocking performance of her career came at George Washington on Oct. 9 where she knocked down a career-high two solo blocks and also assisted on a block ... helped out on a career-high two assisted blocks vs. Saint Louis on Oct. 1 ... knocked in at least one service ace in 13 matches.
2010: Competed in all 30 matches for XU in her sophomore season, started 18 matches and playing 107 sets ... third on the team in digs with 216, including a career-high 22 digs vs. Dayton on Oct. 15 ... notched a season-best three kills in the game vs. Dayton ... recorded a service ace on three separate occassions during the season, vs. Army on Sept. 10, at Dayton on Oct. 29 and vs. Temple on Nov. 12
2009: Saw action in 71 sets over 25 matches played, getting the starting nod five times, during her freshman season as a Musketeer ... was third on the team in service aces with 17 and fifth in digs (109) ... started off her career with four services aces versus Notre Dame (9/4) in her first match. The next day, she got under a career-high 12 digs versus No. 7 Michigan and wrapped up the Xavier Invitational with her only assisted block of the season versus Tennessee (9/6) ... set a career-high three assists at Dayton on Sept. 25 and followed that with three more assists at Western Kentucky on Sept. 28 ... recorded a career-high four kills at La Salle on Nov. 1.
Prior to Xavier: Played for Indianapolis' Cathedral High School ... helped lead her team to an Indiana state championship in 2006 and 2008 ... member of the Cathedral "200 Club" and is only the sixth player in Cathedral history to gather more than 200 kills and 200 digs in a single season ... was named to the Indianapolis Star's All-City First Team roster as an outside hitter ... played for Team Indiana club team from 2004-2009 ... placed third at JDVA and won silver in AAU in 2006 and was a 2009 AAU All-American selection: libero 18 open ... won the team's Academic Award.
Personal: An English major ... daughter of Bruce and Rebecca Rougraff ... born January 9, 1991 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... volunteers for Habitat for Humanity.
|Kills||12||vs. La Salle (September 24, 2011)|
|Assists||3||Four times; last at Charlotte (October 7, 2011)|
|Digs||28||vs. Saint Louis (November 11, 2011)|
|Aces||4||vs. Notre Dame (September 4, 2009)
|Solo Blocks||2||vs. George Washington (October 9, 2011)
|Block Assists||2||vs. Saint Louis (October 1, 2011)