Megan Pendergast was named to The University of Tulsa volleyball coaching staff in March 2014. Before coming to Tulsa, Pendergast spent one season as a student assistant coach at her alma mater Texas A&M.
Pendergast began her collegiate career at the University of Nebraska, but completed her career at Texas A&M. She played in 59 of 62 matches as the starting designated libero at A&M.
Pendergast recorded 400-plus digs in each of her two seasons with the Aggies. She posted 419 digs, which ranked 10th most in school history, and averaged 4.03 digs per set in her junior season. As a senior, Pendergast recorded 441 digs, tying for seventh place on the school's single-season digs list, and averaged 3.90 digs per set.
Pendergast's 4.03 digs per set as a junior ranked her fifth in the Big 12 Conference, while she also ranked seventh in the Big 12 with 4.00 digs per set in league matches. Her 3.90 digs per set during her senior season ranked 11th in the SEC, while she also ranked seventh in the SEC with 4.10 digs per set in league matches. Pendergast posted double-digit digs in 24 matches as a senior and in 25 matches her junior season.
She recorded a career-high 32 digs against Arkansas in her senior season, which was the second most digs by an A&M player during the rally scoring era. Pendergast was named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week when she averaged 5.14 digs per set in two victories over Missouri and Alabama and added a career-high eight assists against the Tigers in her senior season.
As a senior, Pendergast tied for the team-lead with 27 service aces and ranked second on the team and 12th in the SEC with an 0.24 service aces average per set. She led the team with 663 service reception attempts and posted a .968 reception percentage during her senior season.
At Nebraska, Pendergast saw limited action both years as she played in 17 matches and totaled a season-high 12 digs against No. 11 Minnesota as a freshman.
A native of League City, Texas, Pendergast graduated from Texas A&M in December 2013 with a degree in psychology.
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