Megan moves from the court to the sidelines this season as she joins the Jackrabbit women’s basketball coaching staff following a successful playing career at SDSU.
A native of St. Peter, Minn., Vogel started all 120 of the team’s games over her four-year career and finished second on the Jackrabbit scoring charts with 1,850 points. She also finished third in career three-pointers with 194 and fifth in career rebounds with 783.
During the 2006-07 season, Vogel led the Jackrabbits in scoring at 17.5 points per game in leading SDSU to the quarterfinals of the Women’s NIT. She shot 49.8 percent from the field and 39.5 percent (62-of-157) from three-point range. Vogel’s 154 free throws her senior season set a Jackrabbit single-season record, and her 492 career free throws and 633 free throw attempts also are school records.
She was honored as an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America second-team selection in 2007 and was later awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Vogel also served as president of SDSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Vogel was selected in the second round — 19th overall — in the 2007 WNBA draft by the Washington Mystics, becoming the first Jackrabbit and the first player to play collegiately for a South Dakota college to be taken in the WNBA Draft. She spent the 2007 season as an intern with the Mystics, assisting in scouting and breaking down film while also practicing with the team.
She graduated from SDSU in May 2007 with a degree in health, physical education and recreation, and now is pursuing a master’s degree in sport pedagogy.