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Xavier volleyball head coach Mike Johnson has a nickname for nearly everyone, especially his players. Some of the players have multiple nicknames, some of them have changed over the years. Mike and several of his players took the time to speak with GoXavier regarding the nicknames, including how some of the nicknames were earned and how they related to the FBI.
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.
2012: Played in four sets spread over four matches on the season ... Saw first action as a Musketeer in Xavier's win over Tennessee Tech ... Registered first-career dig against Texas A&M in the Delaware Invitational.
2011: Redshirted as a freshman
Prior to Xavier: Played varsity volleyball all four years at North Tonawanda ... in 2008 her team placed third at Nationals ... received numerous accolades in high school including: All-American, All-Western New York, USA National Youth Team ... also played on the Youth National A2 team
Personal: Born January 5, 1993 ... an liberal arts major ... daughter of Brian and Martha Metzger ... has three siblings ... has spent time volunteering for meals on wheels and the Special Olympics