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Meredith Tolley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monrovia, Md.

High School:
Urbana

Height:
6-0

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/17/1989


2009-10 (Junior): Played in 27 games and started 22... Averaged 29.5 minutes a game... Shot 80-percent from the free-throw line... Averaged 7.1 points per game and 4.3 rebounds... Had 35 assists, nine blocks and 12 steals... Best game came against Navy (11/20) where she had 22 points...Had six rebounds against Saint Peter's (1/10) and four assists against RV/22 Maryland (12/6)...Had two steals against Niagara (2/8) and three blocks against Canisius (1/18)...Played in 36 minutes against Manhattan (2/26) where she had five points, three assists and seven rebounds...In the season, she played in 796 minutes shooting 80-percent from the free-throw line... Had 116 total rebounds, 35 assists, nine blocks, 12 steals and scored 191 points...In her career so far as a Greyhound, she has played in 86 games...Has 380 rebounds, 92 assists, 51 blocks and 45 steals...She has scored 614 points so far in three years.

2008-2009 (Sophomore): Started all 30 games in the post for the Greyhounds and was named the team's Most Dedicated Player after the season... Third on the team in scoring and minutes played with 9.2 points and 30.5 minutes per game... Led Loyola by shooting .339 from behind the 3-point arc... Second on the team with 39 3-pointers made... Second on the Greyhounds with 5.6 rebounds per game... Led Loyola and was eighth in the MAAC with 29 blocked shots... Scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in Loyola's win over Manhattan in the MAAC Championships First Round (3/5)... Made 6-of-8 shots, 3-of-4 from 3-point range and led the team with 19 points against Siena (2/28)... Scored a career-high 24 points and led the team with nine rebounds at Rider (1/16)... Had her first double-double of the year with a career-high 13 rebounds to go with 11 points against Saint Peter's (1/9)... Scored 10 and led the team with seven rebounds at Fairfield (1/4)... Matched her season-high with 13 points on 5-of-9 from the field at UMBC (12/21)... All of her points against the Retrievers came in the first 12 minutes, as she and Kaitlin Grant scored Loyola's first 22... Hit two 3-pointers and finished with a team-high 12 points against Maryland (12/9)... Scored 11 on 5-of-8 shooting against Rider (12/7)... Had nine boards, eight in the first half, at Manhattan (12/5)... Scored the game-winner with 10 seconds left against Mount St. Mary's (12/1)... Set a career-high in locks for the second game in a row, swatting five against Bucknell (11/29)... Also had eight boards and made a big three in the final minutes against the Bison... Blocked three shots at Army (11/23)... Led the team with 13 points against South Florida (11/16)... Tied her career-high with three 3-pointers in the game... Scored 11, including a 3-pointer that put Loyola up six with just over a minute to play, against Harvard (11/15).

2007-2008 (Freshman): Saw her playing time and contributions progress as the season went on, playing in 29 games and starting 10... Averaged 5.3 points and 3.4 rebounds in 20.0 minutes per game... Entered the starting lineup at Iona (1/25), following Meghan Wood's knee surgery, and scored in double figures for three straight games... Averaged 9.6 points during her 10-game stretch as a starter and was second on the team during that run... Shot .485 from the field as a starter and pulled down an average of 5.6 rebounds... Prior to her time as a starter, Tolley was averaging just 2.9 points and 2.1 rebounds per game while shooting .317 from the field... Scored five points and had six rebounds in the MAAC First Round against Rider (3/6)... Named MAAC Rookie of the Week on February 25 after averaging 15.0 points and 5.0 rebounds on the Buffalo road swing... Scored a career-high 20 points, 18 in the second half, at Niagara (2/22)... Was 5-of-9 from the field, 4-5 after halftime, in the game and made 3-of-4 second-half 3-pointers... Also went 7-of-8 from the free-throw line to set a career-high... Had six rebounds, two assists and two steals in the game, as well... Two days later, she scored 10 points and blocked two shots at Canisius... Scored nine points and pulled down seven rebounds in 39 minutes at Manhattan (2/8)... Also assisted on four baskets against the Jaspers... Led the team for the first time in her career, the second was at Niagara, against Iona (1/31)... Made 6-of-10 shots and finished with 15 points... Scored 12 points, and was 2-of-2 on 3-point attempts, at Marist (1/27)... In her first start, at Iona (1/25), logged a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds... Nine of her rebounds were on the offensive glass, and it was the first time she recorded double digits in either points or rebounds... Averaged 8.5 points in the two games prior to entering the starting lineup, scoring nine against Siena (1/18) and eight at Fairfield (1/20)... Had a career-high four steals against the Stags... Made the game-winning jumper from the high post with 15.7 seconds left, and two on the shot clock, against UMBC (12/3)... Scored nine in the game off the bench... Sank her first collegiate 3-pointer at Maryland (11/20), scoring five points in nine minutes against the Terrapins... Scored two points, and had a rebound, assists and steal in her collegiate debut versus Drexel (11/9).

High School: One of the top high school players in the State of Maryland at Urbana High School in Ijamsville, Md.... Scored 1,564 points and grabbed 892 rebounds for the Hawks during her four-year career... Earned a slew of awards as senior... A McDonald's All-America nominee... Earned Frederick News-Post and Gazette News Player of the Year honors... Selected to The Washington Post All-Met team and the WHAG NBC-25 All-Area Big School First Team... Played in the Frederick County-City All-Star game and was the event's 3-point Shootout Champion... Named the Monocacy Valley Athletic League Chesapeake Conference Player of the Year following her senior, junior and sophomore seasons... Led all Frederick County student-athletes with a 18.2 points per game average in 2006-2007... The Hawks were the MVAL Chesapeake Conference Co-Champions that year... As a junior in 2005-2006 and a sophomore in 2004-2005, she also earned Frederick News-Post, Gazette News and WHAG NBC-25 All-Area First Team laurels and was The Washington Post All-Metro Honorable Mention... Named Gazette News and MVAL Chesapeake Conference First Team and Frederick News-Post All-Area Second Team as a freshman in 2003-2004... Finished her high school career with a 57.2-percent mark from 2-point field goal range and shot 38.7-percent from 3-point range.

Personal: Meredith Tolley... Has two younger brothers, Matthew and William... Majoring in business with specialization in finance.