Teaha Shepperd
Teaha Shepperd


Kalamazoo, Mich.

High School:


Outside Hitter


2003: Led UIC with 462 kills, 52 service aces and 387 digs?named to the All-Tournament team at the Central Michigan Chippewa Classic?notched a double-doubles against both IPFW (13 kills, 13 digs) and Central Michigan (15 kills, 14 digs) in the Chippewa Classic?collected a team-high 18 kills against UW-Green Bay on August 30th?led UIC to a three-game sweep of Mississippi with a match-high 11 kills?posted a double-double of 12 kills and 13 digs in a five-game come-from-behind victory over Loyola on September 6th?notched a double-double of 12 kills and 11 digs in a three-game sweep over Bradley on September 9th?named to the All-Tournament team at the NIU Comfort Inn and Suites Invitational?recorded a career-high 25 kills against Northern Illinois on September 12th?had a team-high 11 kills against Valparaiso on September 13th?pounded home a match-high 14 kills against Stony Brook on September 13th?topped UIC with 11 kills against DePaul on September 16th?named to Clemson Invitational All-Tournament team?led UIC with 13 kills against Charleston Southern on September 19th?had a double-double of 18 kills and 16 digs, while tying a career-high with seven service aces ? which is good for 10th in school history for a single match against East Tennessee State on September 20th?collected 22 kills and 17 digs against Clemson on September 20th?posted a double-double of 14 kills and 13 digs in a four-game victory over Chicago State on September 23rd?recorded a 20/20 of 23 kills and 21 digs in a five-game loss to Wright State on September 26th?tied a career-high with 25 kills and 18 digs in a five-game loss to Youngstown State on October 3rd?had a team-high 14 kills against Cleveland State on October 4th?garnered a match-high 19 kills and a career-high 24 digs against UW-Milwaukee on October 10th?notched a double-double of 18 kills and 12 digs in a four-game loss to UW-Green Bay on October 11th?pounded home a 20/20 with career-highs in both kills (29) and digs (26) against Eastern Illinois on October 14th?earned a match-high 19 kills against Loyola on October 17th?missed a 20/20 by one kill, posting 19 kills and 25 digs against Butler on October 24th?had a double-double of 15 kills and 19 digs against Wright State on October 25th?collected a double-double of 13 kills and 17 digs against Cleveland State on October 31st?topped UIC with a double-double of 18 kills and 15 digs against Loyola on November 14th?had a double-double of 10 kills and 12 digs against Cleveland State in the Horizon League Tournament.

2002: Selected to the All-Horizon League team?topped UIC for the second straight season with a career-high 441 kills on the campaign, which was good for ninth in school-history?has 1,184 career kills, which is good for sixth in UIC history?was named to the All-Tournament teams at Sam Houston State, Wisconsin and UIC?was second on the squad with 368 digs and has 1,024 career digs, which is good for 10th in UIC history?had 22-kill performances against UW-Green Bay, DePaul and Loyola?finished the season with 17 double-doubles?had a season-high hitting percentage of .448 (16 kills, 3 errors, 48 attacks) in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Stony Brook on September 13th?topped UIC in kills in 18 of the Flames? 34 contests?was third on the squad with 92 assists?led UIC with 44 service aces?finished second on the squad with 81 blocks.

2001: Was named to the All-Horizon League second team?led the team with 373 kills and was third on the team with 279 digs?was seventh in the Horizon League with 3.33 kills per game?recorded three 20-kill outings against Loyola on September 28th, Marquette on October 3rd and Butler on November 3rd?the 20-kill outing against Butler was in four games?garnered ten double-double matches throughout the season in kills and digs?led UIC in kills in 20 out of 30 matches?posted double-digit kills in 21 out of 30 matches?reached a career-best 22 digs against Valparaiso on October 9th?totaled a career-high eight block assists against Wright State on November 2nd?finished second on the squad in assists (80), third in blocks (71) and fifth in service aces (26)?named to the All-Tournament squad at the Buckeye Invitational.

2000: As a rookie, she appeared in all 31 matches?led team in digs with 377 while ranking fifth in the MCC in digs per game (3.28 dpg)?also paced the Flames with 39 service aces in ?00?finished second on the squad in kills (370) while ranking third in blocks (89) and assists (78)?made her presence known right away as a Flame as she was the MVP of the UIC Wilson Volleyball Invitational, which she highlighted with a trio of double-double performances, including a career-high 24-kill, 16-dig, 6-block effort versus Indiana State?was the inaugural MCC Player of the Week after her efforts at the UIC Invite?led the Flames with 18 double-doubles this season?posted double-digit kills in 23 of UIC?s 31 matches?reached her personal-high of 19 digs on two occasions ? vs. Cal State-Northridge, at UW-Green Bay (10/28).

Prep/Personal: Four-year varsity starter and letterwinner at Galesburg-Augusta High School in Galesburg, Mich?four-time all-conference and three-time all-state recipient?was the first ever volleyball First-Team All-State honoree at Galesburg-Augusta, following her junior season?led her prep squad in kills in each of her four seasons of competition?helped guide team to district and regional titles during her sophomore campaign?member of the USA Michigan club program?daughter of Jim and Robin Shepperd?born on March 14, 1982?undecided on a major.




  • Kills - 29 vs. Eastern Illinois (10/14/03)
  • Attempts - 76 vs. Eastern Illinois (10/14/03)
  • Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att.) - .562 (10-1-16) vs. Chicago State (10/1/01)
  • Assists - 8 - twice - most recently vs. Stony Brook (9/13/03)
  • Digs - 26 vs. Eastern Illinois (10/14/03)
  • Aces - 7 - twice - most recently vs. East Tennessee State (9/20/03)
  • Block Assists - 8 vs. Wright State (11/2/01)
  • Block Solo - 2 on three occasions
  • Total Blocks - 8 vs. Wright State (11/2/01)