Expressing her gratitude, Eggleston stated:
“To be listed alongside some of these amazing student-athletes is incredible, and I’m so honored to have even been considered.”
Eggleston’s volleyball journey at Texas has been nothing short of extraordinary. In her debut season, she earned Big 12 Conference Player of the Year honors and continued to shine throughout her five-year tenure.
With five American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American honors, including three first-team recognitions, she solidified her place as one of the conference’s all-time greats.
Eggleston’s exceptional performance earned her the NCAA Championship Most Outstanding Player title and the 2022 AVCA National Player of the Year. She also clinched the 2023 Honda Sport Award for Volleyball.
Reflecting on her college career, Eggleston emphasized her desire for personal growth beyond sports. As SAAC president, she built relationships, honed her leadership skills, and contributed to initiatives fostering holistic growth.
Communication emerged as a significant area of growth for Eggleston, who used her platform to represent the voices of fellow student-athletes. Her impactful speech at College Athlete Day at the White House underscored the sacrifice, hard work, and commitment required to compete for a national championship.
Currently pursuing a master’s in sports management at Texas, Eggleston plays professional volleyball for Galatasaray Sports Club in Istanbul, Turkey.
Her time as a student-athlete, she described as “unforgettable,” emphasizing that the memories and relationships forged in Texas will impact her forever.