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CSUN - 2020 (Sophomore)
Lexi McLeod is a sophomore beach volleyball player for the Matadors ... is one of two CSUN multi-sport athletes (Daniella Molinari), she also competes for the Matador indoor volleyball team.
CSUN - 2019 (Freshman)
McLeod played in all 28 CSUN beach volleyball matches during her freshman season ... posted a 17-11 overall match record playing with Nicole Nevarez at No. 3 and No. 4 ... finished the season with a 12-6 dual match record and a 5-5 tournament record ... the pair tied for CSUN's second-best season win total (17) and a .607 winning percentage ... finished the season with a 15-7 record at No. 4 and a 2-4 record playing at No. 3 ... posted a seven-match winning streak from Mar. 31-Apr. 26 ... 15 of the pairs' 17 wins came by 2-0 sweep ... finished 2-2 at the Big West Tournament at Zuma Beach with 2-0 wins over UC Davis (Apr. 26) and CSU Bakersfield (Apr. 27).
CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
McLeod was a four-year starter at outside hitter at Centennial High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... earned All-Area honors all four years for the Golden Hawks ... was named team Most Valuable Player as well as Area All-Star Athlete as a senior in 2017 ... earned the team's Big Hitter Award in 2016 and was named Rookie of the Year as a freshman in 2014 ... recorded 1,150 kills and 1,279 digs during her high school career ... also won a Silver Medal at the 2014 Junior Olympics in beach volleyball in addition to several other medals in Summer competition ... graduated in 2018 with a 3.5 grade point average.
Born in Bakersfield, Calif. ... parents are Sheila and Rick McLeod... has one younger sister, Audra ... her father played professional football for the Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks and played collegiately at Texas A&M and Washington ... mother was a sprinter at CSU Bakersfield and the U.S. Sports Exchange in China ... favorites include actors Matthew McConaughey and Blake Lively, the TV show "Vampire Diaries" and the movie "Grease" ... also likes the music of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and John Mayer ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "meeting new people" and the toughest is "always having a busy schedule" ... majoring in Psychology.
2018-19 (SOPHOMORE): INDOOR: Played in 28 matches and 90 sets…tallied 135 kills (1.50 per set) with a .129 hitting percentage…ranked fourth on team with 0.72 blocks per set (65 total blocks)…posted season-high 11 kills twice (vs. Campbell Aug. 25 and vs. Valparaiso Sept. 8…recorded double-digit kills four times…tallied career-high with seven blocks at Grand Canyon Oct. 11…posted five or more blocks in eight different matches…reset career-high with four digs at Chicago State Nov. 3…BEACH: Posted a 10-14 record, exclusively competing with Sidney Wicks as the No. 3 pair…helped Wicks defeat Sacramento State twice including during Big West Tournament…defeated CSUN in three sets Mar. 2 (21-16, 18-21, 15-11)...Academic All-Big West.
2017-18 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 16 matches...posted season-highs of 12 kills and five block assists vs. Utah State Aug. 26...helped the `Runners become WAC Tournament Champions and earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament...BEACH: Teamed with Sydney Haynes to form CSUB's top pair throughout the season...8-19 record on the year...made career debut on February 28, losing to No. 17 Loyola Marymount and defeating Vanguard (21-19, 21-9) for first career victory...totaled three wins over the Lions over the course of the season...went 3-0 over Sacramento State including a 23-25, 21-13, 15-8 victory over the Hornets in the Big West Tournament...defeated New Mexico on April 6 (21-23, 21-8, 15-12)...Second Team All-Big West Conference...qualified for Big West Pairs Tournament as the No. 11 seed.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2017 graduate of Centennial HS in Bakersfield, Calif. where she played for Lacey Cappulo...was a senior captain of the 2016 squad...was second on the team in kills with 252, blocks with 35...also recorded 235 digs and 461 assists during her senior year.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 18, 1998...daughter of Todd and Molly Hansen...a criminal justice major who hopes to become a police office after her time at CSUB.
CSUN - 2020 (Junior)
Meagan Carter is a junior beach volleyball player for the Matadors after transferring from Houston Baptist
Carter played two seasons of beach volleyball at Houston Baptist University in Houston, Texas ... finished 19-4 for the Huskies with a team-leading .826 winning percentage as a sophomore in 2019 ... paired with Danielle Wheeler for all 23 matches, finishing 17-4 at No. 5 and 2-0 in exhibition matches ... finished her freshman season (2018) with a 7-14 overall record ... played six matches with Kali Fluke at No. 5, posting a 3-3 record ... went 4-11 in 15 matches with Jordyn Miller, finishing 1-1 at No. 4, 0-3 at No. 5 and 3-7 in exhibition matches ... the Huskies won Southland Conference beach volleyball championships both seasons.
FRONTIER HIGH SCHOOL
Carter was a three-year letterwinner in indoor volleyball at Frontier High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... played both middle and setter for the Titans and coach Steven Bently ... hit .297 with 209 kills, 36 digs, 91 blocks and 27 aces as a senior ... graduated in 2017.
Parents are Barbara and Jimmy Carter ... has one older brother, Bryson and one older sister, Jessica. ... favorite comedian is Chris D'Elia and favorite food is wings ... says the best thing about being a student-athlete is "The feeling after beating a difficult team" and the toughest is "Being completely exhausted while continuing to play your hardest" ... says the one thing that always makes her smile is her puppy, Milo ... plans on majoring in Economics.
2019 - All-Big West Second Team
CSUN - 2020 (Sophomore)
Mikaela Maughan is a sophomore beach volleyball player for the Matadors.
CSUN - 2019 (Freshman)
Maughan played in all 28 CSUN beach volleyball matches during her first season ... posted a 17-11 overall match playing with Darbi Honeycutt ... the pair finished 17-9 at No. 2 and played twice in the No. 1 match (0-2) ... earned second team All-Big West honors ... finished 12-6 in dual matches and 5-5 in tournament play ... the pair picked up its first collegiate win, 2-0 over Vanguard (Feb. 28) ... won a season-high six straight matches from Apr. 11-26 ... 12 of the pair's 17 wins came by 2-0 sweep ... picked up the Matador's lone win in a 4-1 loss at No. 3 Pepperdine (Mar. 2) and also had CSUN's one win against No. 7 Cal Poly (Mar. 29) ... finished 2-2 at the Big West Tournament at Zuma Beach with 2-1 wins over both UC Davis (Apr. 26) and CSU Bakersfield (Apr. 27).
CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
Maughan lettered in both indoor volleyball and swimming at Centennial High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... was a setter for the Golden Hawks and coach Penny Roberts ... was a two-time team captain while earning second team and honorable mention all-league honors ... also earned Scholar Athlete of the Week accolades ... was a teammate of current Matador Lexi McLeod ... graduated in 2018 with a 3.9 grade point average.
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are Denita and Michael Maughan ... has one younger brother, Maddox ... both parents attended the University of Utah ... favorites include the University of Utah football, professional beach player April Ross, actors Ian Somerhalder and Mila Kunis, the TV show "Stranger Things" and the movie "Hercules" ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "Teammates" ... says if she had a million dollars, she would "Travel" ... majoring in Biotechnology.
CSUN - 2020 (Freshman)
Lauren Eknoian is a freshman beach volleyball player for the Matadors.
CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
Eknoian lettered in both indoor volleyball and swimming at Centennial High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... earned first team All-Southwest Yosemite League, second team All-Area and team Most Valuable Player honors as a senior in 2019 ... was named second team all-league and Best Offensive Player award in 2018 ... played both outside hitter and defensive specialist for coach Penny Roberts ... graduated in 2019 with a 3.6 grade point average.
Born in Bakersfield, Calif. ... parents are Monica and Curt Eknoian ... has one brother, Austin and one sister, Brooke ... favorites include the New York Yankees, AVP player April Ross, actors Matthew McConaughey and Zooey Descahnel, the TV show "Friends" and the movie "She's the Man" ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "Getting to compete and have friends than are family" and the toughest is the "Managing your time properly" ... plans on majoring in Kinesiology.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played all four years on varsity...2014 D1 CIF Finals...2016 and 2017 Second Team All League...2018 All Star...Dean's list all 4 years of high school...Medical Caduceus Pin
CLUB: Played on Bakersfield Volleyball Club 2011-2018 and Valley Sand Volleyball 2013-2017...Jr Olympics for Sand 2013-2017...Jr Olympics indoor 2016
OTHER: Born July 11, 2000 to Kris and Ryah Coday...Majoring in Kinesiology...Hobbies include napping, eating, and spending time with friends...Nicknames are Natatata and Nat...Favorite Teams are the 49ers and Angels...Greatest Athletic Thrill is winning...Pre-Game Ritual is to listen to music...Famous Relative is Stevi Robinson...Favorite Thing About Concordia is how it's close to the beach and her friends...Career goal is to be a traveling physical therapist...Favorite Quote is "Difficult roads can lead to beautiful destinations"...Biggest hero is her mom...Favorite Book is looking for Alaska...Favorite Song is American Kids...Favorite movie is Dodgeball