Volleyball came together as a team during the spring
Georgia Tech volleyball to get a measuring stick in today's spring volleyball tournament at O'Keefe
Former Jacket is currently playing professionally in Puerto Rico
Former Yellow Jackets volleyball star Monique Mead ready to hit the ground running professionally
A look back at the 2012 season
Get to know a little more about Monique Mead by watching her Georgia Tech Volleyball Senior Profile.
Honors and Awards
2009 AVCA honorable mention All-American
2009 AVCA honorable mention All-Region
2009 ACC Freshman of the Year
2010 honorable mention AVCA All-American
2010 AVCA All-Region
2011 ACC All-Academic Team
2011 AVCA All-East Region Team
2011 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
2011 COBRA Magazine All-National Team
2012 AVCA East All-Region Team
2012 AVCA All-America Third Team
2012: Played in all 31 matches and led the team in kills (459), kills per set (3.96 - second in the ACC), service aces (56) and points (562) ... Eclipsed 1,000 career digs against Duke (Nov. 15) ... Became the all-time leader in career kills at Tech against NC State (Nov. 10) and finished her career with 1,918 kills ... Tallied 12 double-doubles on the season ... Ranked No. 7 nationally and first in the ACC with 0.48 aces per set and No. 33 with 4.84 points per set ... Recorded nine service aces at NC State (Sept. 28) - the second-most by an individual in a match in school history ... Reached 2,000 career points against Wake Forest (Oct. 12) to become the first player to do so in over a decade ... Named to the GT Courtyard Invite, Indiana Invite, Florida Challenge and GT Courtyard Classic All-Tournament teams.
2011: Ranks second on the single season all-time kills list, after tallying 588 in 2011 ... Sits in eighth place on the career kills list (1,459) ... Ranked second in the country and led the ACC with 5.03 kills per set ... Ranked second in the country and led the ACC with 5.70 points per set ... Accounted for a third of Tech's 1,541 kills (588) and 1,935 points (667) ... Started all 31 matches and tallied double-digit kills in every match ... Posted a team-best 300 digs and a 2.56 dig per set average ... Tallied 20-kills 13 times ... Recorded 10 double-doubles, including the first game of the season with 20 kills and 17 digs vs. Kansas State (Aug. 26) ... Put down a season-best 30 kills against Louisville (Aug. 27) ... Logged at least 20 kills in four straight games (Oct. 28 - Nov. 6) ... Registered 29 kills in a four set match at Maryland (Nov. 6) the highest kill total in a four set match by an ACC player this season.
2010: Led the league and was 18th in the nation with 4.31 kills per set ... Was the only player in the ACC to average over four kills per set and her 5.07 points per set ranked first and 13th, respectively ... Also had 1.96 digs per set and was eighth in the league with 0.28 service aces a set ... She had 101 total blocks on the season, an average of 0.88 a set, and was second on the team with six double-doubles ... Set a career and season-high with 30 kills against Duke (Sept. 24) ... She has had at least 20 kills in a match eight times this year ... Netted double figure kills in 29 of the 32 games on the season ... Recorded double figure kills in the final eight games of the year ... Notched a double-double on Senior Day with 19 kills and season best 21 digs vs. Clemson (Nov. 26) ... Tallied 37 kills and 22 digs in a weekend series in North Carolina (Nov. 19-21) ... Recorded 28 kills, three service aces and eight digs vs. Virginia and Virginia Tech (Nov. 12-14 ... Recorded a .303 hitting percentage off of a game-high 17 kills to go with four service aces, six digs and six blocks at No. 20 Florida State (Oct. 10) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team in each of the four tournaments that the Jackets played in.
2009: Started all 31 matches and one of seven Yellow Jackets to play in all 116 sets ... Second on the team and seventh in the ACC averaging 3.07 kills per game ... Posted eight of the team's 14 double-doubles on the season ... Had 22 double-figure kills matches and went over 20 twice ... Third on the team with 56 assists and second in digs at 1.97 a set ... Also added 30 service aces and 90 total blocks, good for third-best on the squad ... Began her career in style with a double-double of 20 kills and 10 digs in a five-set win over Georgia (8/28) ... Followed that with a double-double (11 kills, 10 digs) against Austin Peay (8/29) in the very next match ... Had a career-high 21 kills and 11 digs against Miami (11/13) ... Hit a season-best .692 with nine kills and no errors against Virginia (11/20) ... Hit .571 with 15 kills against NC State (9/25) ... Hit .524 with 13 kills against Boston College (10/10) ... Also notched double-doubles against Clemson (12 kills, 11 digs, 9/11), Southeast Missouri State (12 kills, 14 digs, 9/12), Florida State (19 kills, 12 digs, 10/2), Miami (18 kills, 10 digs, 10/4) and Duke (13 kills, 10 assists, 10/24) ... Had a career-high seven assists as well in the season-opening win against Georgia (8/28) and her seven total blocks against Middle Tennessee State (9/4) and Ohio (9/5) were career-bests.
High School/Club: A second-team AVCA/Under Armour All-American in 2008 ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Barb Mason at Landmark Christian School ... Helped Landmark to four area championships (2005-08) and participated in the Georgia Senior All-Star Match in 2008 ... Tabbed the 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year for Georgia ... Earned first-team all-state accolades and was the Area 3 AA/A Player of the Year in 2008 ... Set the third-best mark in Georgia history with 5.70 kills per game as a senior while her 616 kills were the seventh-most in state history ... Finished her career with 1,380 kills, which is the ninth-most in the state of Georgia ... Also averaged 3.46 digs, 1.23 aces and 0.77 blocks per set as a senior ... Member of the High Honor Roll, Beta Club and National Honor Society as well as a Junior Marshall ... Member of the A5 club team out of Atlanta, Ga. ... Helped her squad to the 16U America division title at the 2007 Junior Olympic Championships, earning MVP honors in the process ... Became the first junior club player in state history to play for two national championship club teams when she led her squad to the 18U National division title at the 2008 Junior Olympic Championships ... Listed at No. 38 on PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces List and one of the nation's Top-50 Recruits by the same publication.
Monique Danielle Mead is the daughter of Al and Rochelle Mead ... Called "Mo" by her teammates ... Born June 15, 1991 in Riverdale, Ga. ... Has one older sister, Ashley ... Father is an associate pastor at New Hope Baptist Church and Paralympic gold and silver medalist that was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 2006 ... Majoring in business administration.