11 Leah Maurer
|High School:||Bishop Miege HS|
TITANS `10: Was one of four Titans to play in all 112 sets Reached double figures in kills on seven occasions and tied her career best performance with 15 kills on Oct. 30 versus Cal Poly Hit a career-best .500 on Sept. 11 versus Eastern Kentucky, tallying 12 kills in 20 swings with just two errors Had 13 kills in 27 swings without an error (.481) on Oct. 23 against Long Beach State Tied her career high with a pair of service aces on Aug. 28 at USC and again on Sept. 17 against Penn Had her only double-double of the season, registering 10 kills and a career-high 12 digs on Sept. 18 against Yale Tallied the most points of her career (19.0) on Oct. 30 at home versus Cal Poly when she scored 15 kills and six blocks Led the team with 82 total blocks Set a new career high with six blocks twice against Cal Poly, once on Oct. 1 (six block assists) and once Oct. 30 (two solos and one assist) Had six kills and three blocks in the Titans' first postseason appearance on Dec. 3 against Colorado State.
UNLV `09: Played in 26 matches, making her way into 68 sets Had her best performance on Nov. 27 at Long Beach State when she had eight kills, eight digs, two aces (career high) and a block assist in the Rebels' 3-1 loss to the 49ers Had seven kills without an error on Sept. 10 vs. UC Santa Barbara, good for a solid attack percentage of .636 Tallied a career best nine digs on Nov. 21 at Colorado State Had one kill and six digs against Cal State Fullerton in the final match of the season on Nov. 28 (at Long Beach State).
UNLV `08: Played in 22 matches and 57 sets Had two matches of 10-or-more kills, including a season-high 15 vs. Nevada (Sept. 28 Had a total of 17 digs with a season-high two on seven occasions Had a total of 31 blocks (three solo, 28 assisted) with a season-high one solo block on three occasions; four assisted blocks vs. TCU (Sept. 25); and a total of four on two occasions: TCU (Sept. 25) and at TCU (Oct. 25) Had a kill and two block assists on Sept. 6 at Cal State Fullerton Was named to the 2008 Academic All-Mountain West Conference team.
BISHOP MIEGE HS: A 2008 graduate of Bishop Miege High School in Shawnee Mission, Kan. Lettered three years in volleyball and two in track split between Bishop Miege and Shawnee Mission East High Schools Helped Bishop Miege to the Eastern Kansas League Championship before finishing the year as the runner-up in the Kansas 5A State Championships The Stags closed out 2007 with a 42-2 overall record Earned EKL Honorable Mention in 2007, while earning Sunflower League First Team honors in 2006 and Second Team honors in 2005 Also participated in basketball (2004-06), softball (2004-05) and soccer (2005-06) Won the 2008 Kansas 5A State Championship in javelin In 2008, was named to the All-Sun Girls Track and Field team, All-Star Johnson County Girls Track first teams and to the All-Metro Girls Track and Field Second Team Her club volleyball team, Invasion-SWAT 18's, placed 5th at the Junior Olympics in 2008 Is a National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 12, 1989, in Shawnee Mission, Kan. Full name is Leah Michelle Maurer Parents are Mark and Michelle Maurer Has three siblings: Kyle (27), Dustin (25) and Adrianna (19) Majoring in business administration Her sister, Adrianna, is a freshman center on the University of Nebraska's women's basketball team Favorites include: "Sweet Home Alabama" (movie), "Tough Love" (TV show), Eric Church (musical artist), ice cream and Italian (food), horseback riding and fishing (hobbies/outside interests).