MU will face Rutgers Sunday at 1 p.m. CT
Volleyball returns a wealth of experience in 2012
MU returns to BIG EAST action Friday
Honors and Awards
2012: Earned double-digit digs (10) in MU's win at Villanova (Oct. 28) ...Collected three service aces and a season-high nine digs vs. Milwaukee (Sept. 15) in MU's final game of the Marquette Invitational ...Had three service aces in five-set loss to No. 25 Northern Iowa ... Recorded seven digs against Eastern Illinois (Sept. 7) and No. 25 Northern Iowa (Sept. 9) in the Ambassador Hotel Golden Eagle Classic ... Played in all three matches at the Xavier Invitational, recording six digs against Xavier (Sept. 1) in the title contest.
2011: Played in both NCAA tournament games against No. 24 Western Kentucky (Dec. 2) and No. 3 Illinois (Dec. 3) ... Had six digs in NCAA Second Round against the Illini ...Notched seven digs against both Seton Hall (Oct. 21) and Rutgers (Oct. 23) as MU responded from 2-0 deficits for 3-2 victories ... Hauled in 11 digs in MU's victory over Green Bay (Sept. 13) .. Recorded a career-high 14 digs in Marquette's 3-1 win over Iowa (Aug. 27) at the Hawkeye Challenge ... BIG EAST All-Academic.
2010:Saw extensive playing time in the Marquette/Milwaukee Invitational with highs of 10 digs and two service aces against Milwaukee (Sept. 11)...Saw action in one set vs. Denver (Aug. 28) at the Golden Gopher Invite ...BIG EAST All-Academic.
High School: Mayer comes to Marquette from Neenah High School after spending the first two years in the prep ranks at Kimberly High School...She was a four-time volleyball letterwinner during her high school career and was a unanimous first-team all-league pick as a junior and senior under head coach Bruce Moriarty...Earned first-team all-area honors from the Appleton Post-Crescent and was an honorable mention all-state pick in 2009 by the Wisconsin Volleyball Coaches Association...A multi-sport athlete, Mayer earned a total of 11 varsity letters in high school, while also competing in basketball and soccer...Played club volleyball with the Wisconsin Volleyball Academy and head coach Jason Wheelock.
Personal: Mayer is the daughter of Greg and Ann Mayer and was born in Neenah, Wis...Has a younger brother, Matthew...Plans to major in biomedical science ... Has been a member of the dean's list each semester at MU ... Volunteers at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, serving post-surgical patients and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.