1 Megan Monastra
1 Megan Monastra
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Chester, Pa.
High School: Villa Maria Academy
Position: OH
Major: Exercise Science
m 35
k/s 2.41
h % .101
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.26
sa/s 0.48
d/s 3.20
  • Three-year letterwinner who has played in 73 career matches, logging playing time in 200 sets
  • Ranks 25th all-time in Royals' history with 1,303 career attack attempts and 28th in career kills with 455

Senior Year (2018)

  • Team captain

Junior Year (2017)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Appeared in 29 matches and played 96 sets in her third year with the program
  • Posted 243 kills, reaching double-figures 10 times and averaged 2.53 kills per set while posting a 1.45 hitting percentage on the season
  • Put down a career-high 22 kills in a five-set win over Stockton on September 16
  • Picked up 169 digs and post a season-high 17 digs twice on the year (vs. Stockton on September 16 and vs. La Verne on October 7
  • Totaled 24 blocks on the year including one solo block
  • Also contributed 16 service aces and 14 assists in the fall
  • Collected three double-doubles on the season

Sophomore Year (2016)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Played in 32 of the 38 matches the Royals played in on the year, playing in 89 sets
  • Had 190 kills for the year, going into double-figures in five games throughout the course of the season
  • Averaged 2.1 kills per set, notching a season-high 13 kills against Penn State Behrend on Oct. 8
  • Also posted 118 digs and 23 total blocks (two of which were solo blocks)
  • Had 13 service aces for the season

Freshman Year (2015)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Logged playing time in 12 matches for the year and 15 sets total
  • Posted 22 kills for the year, seven of which came against Mt. St. Vincent on Oct. 10
  • Also posted 20 digs. Season-high four came in matches at Marywood (Sept. 1) and vs. Mt. St. Vincent

Awards & Honors

  • All-Landmark Conference Second Team (2018)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Oct. 10, 2017; Oct. 1, 2018)
  • All-Tournament Team at 2017 Leopard Invitational 
  • Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll (2018)

High School/Personal

  • Lettered in volleyball for three years at Villa Maria Academy. Helped team win AACA League Championship in both 2013 and 2014, as squad went 20-2 overall in 2014
  • Was named to the Daily Local's All-Area Team in 2014 and was a Main Line Times All-Area Team selection in 2014, as well
  • Earned Paoli Athlete of the Month honors for January 2014
  • Served as Villa Maria Volleyball team captain
  • The daughter of Bonnie and George Monastra
  • Both mother and father are graduates of Villanova University, where mother played tennis
  • Has two older siblings, both of whom are University of Scranton Graduates: Monica (27) and Greg (24). Greg was a member of the Universities baseball program, as well
Recent Games
Oct 17 Moravian W, 3-0
Oct 19 Gallaudet W, 3-1
Oct 19 Lebanon Valley W, 3-2
Oct 27 vs. No. 7 Juniata L, 3-0
Oct 27 at Catholic L, 3-2
Oct 31 at No. 6 Juniata L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 35 6
Sets 121 21
Kills 292 53
Kills per set 2.41 2.52
Errors 185 31
Total Attacks 1059 198
Hitting Percentage .101 .111
Assists 13 2
Assists per set 0.11 0.10
Service Aces 58 11
Service Errors 104 17
Service Aces per set 0.48 0.52
Reception Errors 50 6
Digs 387 73
Digs per set 3.20 3.48
Block Solo 4 0
Block Assist 27 3
Block Total 31 3
Blocks per set 0.26 0.14
Block Errors 5 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 367.5 65.5
Points per set 3.0 3.1
Matches started 30 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Misericordia W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 22 .273 1 2 3 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Aug 31 RIT W, 3-1 - 1 0 1 1 -1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 Brockport W, 3-1 1 4 9 2 25 .280 1 1 2 0 13 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Sep 1 Eastern L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 26 .038 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 5 Muhlenberg L, 3-2 1 5 12 6 37 .162 1 4 7 3 14 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Sep 7 vs. U. of New England W, 3-0 - 3 16 3 31 .419 0 1 2 2 7 1 1 0 2 0 18.5
Sep 7 vs. Fredonia W, 3-1 - 4 6 6 35 .000 0 4 5 3 8 0 1 1 1 0 10.5
Sep 8 vs. Oswego L, 3-2 - 2 6 1 13 .385 0 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 8 at Vassar W, 3-2 1 5 13 9 47 .085 0 5 3 4 19 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Sep 11 Cortland W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 22 .273 0 2 3 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 14 vs. Haverford W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 34 .088 0 1 3 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 14 vs. Cabrini L, 3-2 1 5 16 9 45 .156 0 1 2 2 18 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Sep 15 vs. New York U. L, 3-1 1 4 6 8 35 -.057 2 0 2 0 17 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 15 at Neumann L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at No. 4 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 3 6 28 -.107 0 1 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 22 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1 1 4 14 7 45 .156 0 3 4 2 14 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Sep 22 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-0 1 3 7 2 20 .250 2 1 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 26 at Oneonta W, 3-1 1 4 16 6 32 .313 0 0 4 2 11 1 0 0 1 0 17.0
Sep 28 at Arcadia L, 3-0 1 2 3 4 13 -.077 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 28 vs. Immaculata W, 3-0 1 2 2 0 4 .500 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 29 Elizabethtown W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 27 .222 1 4 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 29 Goucher W, 3-0 1 2 8 1 13 .538 0 1 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 5 vs. Eastern L, 3-1 1 4 7 7 35 .000 0 2 5 0 16 0 1 0 1 1 9.5
Oct 6 vs. Frostburg St. W, 3-0 1 3 4 4 19 .000 0 0 3 4 9 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 6 at Rowan W, 3-0 - 1 3 3 9 .000 0 1 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 10 at Susquehanna L, 3-2 1 5 13 7 44 .136 1 1 6 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 12 at Stevens W, 3-2 1 5 9 10 54 -.019 0 4 8 1 23 0 2 1 2 0 14.0
Oct 12 vs. Stockton W, 3-2 1 5 9 13 48 -.083 1 3 4 1 12 1 0 0 1 0 13.0
Oct 13 vs. No. 18 Ithaca L, 3-2 1 5 9 7 38 .053 0 4 4 5 7 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Oct 13 vs. Haverford L, 3-1 1 4 8 7 42 .024 1 2 7 4 14 1 1 1 2 0 11.5
Oct 17 Moravian W, 3-0 1 3 6 4 28 .071 0 2 0 1 15 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Oct 19 Gallaudet W, 3-1 1 4 17 7 46 .217 0 2 2 2 16 0 2 1 2 0 20.0
Oct 19 Lebanon Valley W, 3-2 1 3 11 9 35 .057 1 0 3 3 9 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 27 vs. No. 7 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 8 5 25 .120 0 1 4 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 27 at Catholic L, 3-2 1 5 10 12 61 -.033 0 2 4 0 16 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 31 at No. 6 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 4 4 20 .000 1 1 4 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 12 15 22 1.47 9 64 .203 2 0.13 1 0.07 20 1.33 0 2 2 0.13 24.0 1.6
2016-17 32 89 190 2.13 118 672 .107 4 0.04 13 0.15 118 1.33 2 21 23 0.26 215.5 2.4
2017-18 29 96 243 2.53 126 808 .145 14 0.15 16 0.17 169 1.76 1 23 24 0.25 271.5 2.8
2018-19 35 121 292 2.41 185 1059 .101 13 0.11 58 0.48 387 3.20 4 27 31 0.26 367.5 3.0
Total 108 321 747 2.33 438 2603 .119 33 0.10 88 0.27 694 2.16 7 73 80 0.25 878.5 2.7
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 35 121 292 2.41 185 1059 .101 13 0.11 58 0.48 387 3.20 4 27 31 0.26 367.5 3.0
Conference 6 21 53 2.52 31 198 .111 2 0.10 11 0.52 73 3.48 0 3 3 0.14 65.5 3.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 34 93 2.74 41 282 .184 5 0.15 19 0.56 104 3.06 0 13 13 0.38 118.5 3.5
Away 9 33 74 2.24 61 308 .042 2 0.06 15 0.45 120 3.64 1 5 6 0.18 92.5 2.8
Neutral 15 54 125 2.31 83 469 .090 6 0.11 24 0.44 163 3.02 3 9 12 0.22 156.5 2.9
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Wins 19 61 160 2.62 88 532 .135 5 0.08 33 0.54 199 3.26 3 19 22 0.36 205.5 3.4
Losses 16 60 132 2.20 97 527 .066 8 0.13 25 0.42 188 3.13 1 8 9 0.15 162.0 2.7
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August 2 4 9 2.25 4 23 .217 1 0.25 2 0.50 5 1.25 0 1 1 0.25 11.5 2.9
September 19 64 165 2.58 82 532 .156 7 0.11 31 0.48 209 3.27 2 11 13 0.20 203.5 3.2
October 14 53 118 2.23 99 504 .038 5 0.09 25 0.47 173 3.26 2 15 17 0.32 152.5 2.9