Meg Essex

#14 Meg Essex

HT. 6-3
CL. Jr.
HOMETOWN Glamorgan Vale, Qld, Australia
HIGH SCHOOL W. Moreton Anglican College
PREVIOUS SCHOOL South Queensland

Prior to Newberry
Played high school basketball at West Moreton Anglican College in Ipswich, Australia...Played at the University of Southern Queensland in Springfield, Australia before coming to Newberry.



Named to All-Freshman team...Freshman of the Year...Blocked 2.36 shots per game...Second Team All-Conference Postseason.


Meg started and played in 26 games...Averaged 24 minutes per game...Totaled 160 rebounds...Assisted her teammates 25 times...Totaled 9 steals...Scored 385 points. Firs Team All-Conference Preseason...Career high: 31 points against Brevard Jan. 14, 2017...Jan. 11, 2017 against Coker she broke a school and SAC Record for blocks in a single game; Newberry previous record was 9 blocks by Tiffany Johnson (1999-2000 season) SAC record stood for 25 years by Tonya Roper of Wingate at 12 (1992-1993 season). Second Team All-Conference Postseason.


Daughter of Jamie and Michele Essex... Favorite movie is Forrest Gump... Favorite musician is James Bay... Favorite author is John Green... Favorite foods are chocolate and coconut... Favorite athlete is Patty Mills... Favorite Pro Sports Team is the San Antonio Spurs... Favorite quote is "Never, ever, let anyone tell you what you can and can't do. Prove the cynics wrong. Pity them for they have no imagination. The sky's the limit. Your sky. Your limit."- Tom Hiddleston... Favorite hobbies are drawing and playing basketball... Career ambition is to become a professional basketball player and teacher.