11 - Leah Maurer
Leah Maurer
Birth Date: 12/12/1989
Height: 6-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mission, Kan.
High School: Bishop Miege HS
Previous College: UNLV
Position: OH/RS
Experience: 3V

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).