The 2018 campaign is the second for Summer Morgan as the Texas State volleyball graduate assistant.
Morgan serves as the director of operations for the team and also assists with practice duties, while overseeing court setup. She handles stat system coordination responsibilities, as well as assisting with the Meet the Cats, Youth Clinics and Senior Night events.
The Bobcats had a banner season during her inaugural campaign in 2017. The maroon and gold finished the campaign with 25 victories, a Sun Belt West Division title and the first postseason victory in school history when they defeated Rice in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship. TXST led the SBC in digs, assists, opponent hitting percentage and kills.
Texas State finished with a school-record mark of six all-conference selections and three players of the year in Micah Dinwiddie (Defensive Player of the Year), Erin Hoppe (Setter of the Year) and Amy Pflughaupt (Newcomer of the Year). All three were joined by Madison Daigle on the All-SBC First Team. Dinwiddie broke the single-season school record with 599 digs in 2017.
Morgan came to San Marcos after competing for two seasons at the University of Memphis (2015-16). She also was a member of the University of Arkansas volleyball team for three years from 2012-14.
She competed in 65 matches during her time with the Tigers, where she posted two-year totals of 465 kills, 255 blocks, 68 digs, 17 assists and 14 aces. She was also a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
The Springdale, Arkansas, native spent her first three collegiate campaigns with the Razorbacks. She competed in both 2012 and 2013, and sat out the 2014 season. Morgan helped lead Arkansas to the 2012 NCAA Championship First Round, and she totaled 93 kills, 78 blocks, 15 digs and four aces in 36 matches.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Memphis in December 2016.