Merideth Marsh - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#23 Merideth Marsh


Class Senior
Height 5'6''
Hometown Louisville, Ky.
High School Christian Academy

2009-10 (Senior): Graduated in May … SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll … Second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by league coaches… 31st member of Vanderbilt[apos]s 1,000-Point Club… The Louisville native scored 1,332 points in her Commodore career and averaged a team-high 15.1 points per game as a senior… Closed her VU career by reaching double-figures in 11 consecutive games — 28 times overall in 2009-10… Scored a game-high 26 points in first round NCAA win over DePaul, including nine points in overtime… Played all 45 minutes of an OT contest for the third straight time improving VU[apos]s record in the extra session to 3-0… Scored 47 points in three games during the 2010 SEC Tournament… Scored 27 points, one shy of a career-high, on Senior Day vs. South Carolina… Tied a career-high with eight assists against Florida while scoring in double-figures for the fifth straight game… Played 40 minutes vs. UT, scoring team-high 19 points… Against Alabama, made 12-of-12 from the free throw line: the eighth time a Commodore has gone 100% from the line with at least 12 makes (last was Wendy Scholtens on Jan. 6, 1991 vs. MSU)… Team-high 19 points in win at Auburn included 5-of-8 from three for second straight game… Scored game-high 23 points and pulled seven rebounds at No. 4 Tennessee… Career-high 28 points at Mississippi State included 9-of-13 shooting from the field and 5-of-8 from three… Sixteen points against Ole Miss included multiple three[apos]s for the fifth-straight game… Her ninth, 10th and 11th points of the Notre Dame game on Dec. 31, 2009 put her over the 1,000-point mark at 1:53 of the second half when she banked in a three-pointer. Eleven points and eight assists at Notre Dame before fouling out in the final minute… Game-high 24 points in victory over Tennessee State included career-high 16 field goal attempts… Third game of 20-or-more points this season… Game-high 17 points in 31 minutes at Quinnipiac… Played the final 6:50 with four fouls, scoring five points and assisting on Jence Rhoads[apos] jumper with 36 seconds left to give VU the lead for good… Did not come out of VU[apos]s overtime win against Western Kentucky (career-best 45 minutes)… Team-high 17 points against the Lady Toppers… Played full 40 minutes against Bowling Green without a turnover… Game-high 21 points at Wright State included 7-of-11 shooting from the floor… Lauded as the SEC Player of the Week (Nov. 30) after wins over Saint Joseph[apos]s, Austin Peay and North Carolina State… Named the Most Valuable Player of the 2009 Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament after scoring 37 points in two games… One short of a career-high against N.C. State (25 points)… Made 4-of-4 three[apos]s in the first half against the Wolfpack… Twelve points against Austin Peay included 3-of-7 from long range… Nine points and seven rebounds in 36 minutes at Saint Joseph[apos]s… Netted 10 points at Southern Illinois, scoring in double figures for the 41st time in her VU career… Opened the season with seven points and six rebounds against Lehigh… Second-team All-SEC selection by league coaches… Also picked for the All-SEC second team by a panel of regional and national media.

2008-09 (Junior): Second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by leaguse coaches… Connected on 5-of-10 three-pointers in season opener against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to lead the Commodores in scoring with 15 points… Hit five three-pointers en route to team-high tying 16 points at ETSU… Named to the All-Tournament team at the 2008 Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament after scoring in double-figures during wins over Davidson and Virginia Tech… Tossed in 15 points in team-high 37 minutes to open SEC schedule with win at Alabama… Eleven points and four assists in 74-58 win over No. 7/11 Tennessee… Team-high 15 points and career-best eight rebounds at South Carolina… Notched 17 points, including a perfect 5-of-5 performance from behind the arc vs. Alabama…. Career-high 26 points in rout of Florida included a school-record tying eight three-pointers… Held to five points against No. 3 Auburn, but stepped up to hit a pair of free throws in the game[apos]s final minute as Vanderbilt notched a three-point win… Played 40 minutes for the first time this season at Tennessee… Played all 120 minutes of the SEC Tournament… Made 29-of-30 free throws in conference play, including a streak of 25 consecutive makes.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week for a pair of game-high performances against Auburn and Alabama… Made her first career start in win over Duke… Played her first 40-minute game against Tennessee in the SEC Tournament… Career-high-tying 19 points in win at Auburn… Scored a career-high 19 points on 5-of-5 shooting from behind-the-arc in win over South Florida.

2006-07 (Freshman): Played a reserve role in 31 of 34 games… Primarily used as a point guard, but also saw time at shooting guard… Led all freshmen, averaging 4.5 points in 12.7 minutes per game… Scored in double-figures twice, both times against Georgia, including a 15-point performance in the SEC Tournament semifinals… Connected on 10-of-10 free throws in that contest… Dished out five or more assists against Lipscomb, Alabama and Georgia… Shot 47.6 percent from behind the arc, good for second on the team… Also connected on 83.9 percent of her charity stripe tosses.

Prep (Christian Academy): Averaged 19.3 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 4.5 apg and 2.4 spg as a four-year starter for Coach Ron Rice[apos]s Lady Centurions… Broke scoring record at Christian Academy with 1,964 career points… Named Region VII Player of the Year… Earned All-District and All-Region distinctions… First-team All-State accolades from the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader… Academic All-American… Honorable-mention McDonald[apos]s All-American… Heading into senior year, ranked as the No. 6 player in the state by the Courier-Journal… The Family, coached by Kevin Merriweather, earned a No. 1 national ranking… Also participated on the Kentucky All-Star with former VU teammate Amber Norton.

Personal: Daughter of Anne and Jack Marsh… Has a twin brother, Alex, and two older sisters, Brette and Tabitha… Member of the National Honor Society… Four-year honor roll student… Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes… Featured on the WAVE-3 TV Student Spotlight.