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    Margaret Salata


    Buffalo Grove, Ill.

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    4 Wolfpack Volleyball Players Named to All-ACC Academic Squad

    Seniors Margaret Salata and Kelly Wood are joined by junior Megan Cyr and sophomore Brie Merriwether on the 33-player squad, which recognizes student-athletes with a 3.0 grade point average and a 3.0 GPA in the previous semester.


    Volleyball Hopes to Build on Solid Foundation

    The Wolfpack set multiple school and ACC records during its recently completed 2011 season, including school marks for ACC wins and a 13-match winning streak.


    Salata Named All-ACC, Hopper Earns All-ACC Freshman Honors

    NC State middle blocker Margaret Salata is NC State's first All-ACC selection since 1998 and freshman outside hitter Dariyan Hopper is the first Wolfpack player to earn All-ACC freshman honors since 2003.


    Volleyball Ends Season with 3-1 Loss to UNC

    All-ACC middle blocker Margaret Salata has 13 kills and nine blocks for the Wolfpack, while ACC All-Freshman selection Dariyan Hopper has 11 kils and 12.5 blocks. The Pack finishes with its most overall victories since 1996 and a record number of ACC wins.


    Volleyball, Women's Basketball Host Day-Night Doubleheader

    NC State plays its final match of the regular season Wednesday at 1 p.m. against North Carolina. The Wolfpack women's basketball team follows at 7 p.m. against Jacksonville.

    2010: Notched 104 total blocks during the season, best on the squad ... Kills per set average was tops for the Pack in 2010 (2.80) ... 266 kills last season ranks second for the Wolfpack.

    2009: Took part in tryouts for the US national team for the second year ... Saw action in 75 sets while starting 20 matches ... Ranked third on team with 61 blocks, including 15 solo and 46 assisted ... Earned 136 kills, good for sixth on the team ... Scored nine service aces on the season ... Notched 27 digs.

    2008: Took part in tryouts for the USA national team ... Saw action in 32 matches ... Led all freshmen in matches started with 27 ... Etched 86 blocks, second most on the team, including 18 solo and 68 assists ... Ranked fifth on the team in kills with 160, averaging 1.45 per set ... Was second on the team in service aces with 23 ... Recorded 63 digs ... Lifted 11 set assists ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll ... Selected as an NC State / Caterpillar Scholar Athlete.

    Prep: Lettered in volleyball as a middle blocker for head coach Tim Crow at Stevenson High School ... Acted as team captain during her senior campaign ... Put up 409 kills, 130 block assists, 100 solo blocks, 81 digs and 34 service aces as a senior ... Won three regional titles and two conference titles with Stevenson High School ... Named all-conference as a senior, and all-conference honorable mention as a junior ... Selected as MVP at multiple tournaments during her career ... Played on the club circuit with Sky High Volleyball Club, competing at Junior Nationals three-straight years from 2006-08 ... Also competed with the track and field team for two years during high school.

    Personal: Has two brothers and one sister ... Sister competes in track and field at Illinois ... Majoring in fashion and textile management.

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