|Hometown:||Santa Rosa, Calif.|
|High School:||Ursuline HS|
Played outside hitter and middle blocker for Ursuline High ... Finished her senior season as an All-North Bay League selection ... Led the Bears to the North Bay League playoffs, the first time an Ursuline team had done so in nine years ... Averaged 2.9 kills per game in 63 games and registered a .484 hitting percentage ... Tallied 31 blocks and 27 solo blocks ... Had 83 digs for a 1.3 digs per game average ... Also had 11 service aces ... Was a three-time letterwinner for coach Rich Hermann ... Was an exceptional student at Ursuline as she was named the 2011 Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Was awarded with scholar leadership awards and a Honor Roll award ... Was a four-year member of the student council, serving as the historian ... Received honors in trigonometry, English and computer science ... Received an alumni scholarship for all four years she was enrolled ... Also was honored with the Sister Bernard Gleason Honor Roll Award for being on the Honor Roll all four years ... Also played soccer for four seasons.
Played for the Sonoma West and Empire Volleyball clubs ... Also was a member of the Junior Olympics and Junior Nationals teams ... Helped the team win all of its matches the first two days in the American Division ... While with Empire she helped the team finish second in the 2010 AVCA Regionals in Santa Clara, Calif. ... In the 2011 season ZZ helped the team to a sixth-place finish in the Top-12 Gold Bracket in league play ... In the 2009 season she helped the Empire team reach the championship bracket at the Cal Finals.
Elizabeth Leigh Meddaugh came into the world on November 10, 1992 in Santa Rosa, Calif. ... Parents are David and Corinne ... Has an older brother, Patrick ... Plans to major in economics with a minor in Italian at UCSB ... Holds dual citizenship in the US and Italy ... Aspires to work for a car company in Italy ... Goes by the nickname "ZZ" ... Favorite movies include Harry Potter, Anchorman, Bridesmaids and Napolean Dynamite ... Favorite book is "Graceling" and "Fire" both of which are penned by Kristin Cashore ... Roots for the San Francisco Giants ... Enjoys the musical works of Deadmau5, Lupe Fiasco, Mac Miller, People Under the Stairs, Slightly Stoopid, Steel Pulse, Third Eye Blind, 311 and Zion I ... Favorite TV show is Prett Little Liars ... In her spare time ZZ enjoys playing with and training her service dog, Becca ... Also enjoys being outdoors, water skiing, and as she says "adventuring" ... Favorite athlete is Michael Phelps ... Was also recruited by Oregon State, Wellesley, Hawai'i-Pacific, UC Santa Cruz and the University of Alaska-Anchorage.