Golden Eagles celebrate National Student-Athlete Day
MU clinches the BIG EAST No. 2 seed with win
Monday's event signaled the start of 2012-13
Volleyball returns a wealth of experience in 2012
MU is 10-0 will play UC and U of L next weekend
Honors and Awards
2012: Tallied 11 digs vs. Louisville (Nov. 18) in the title match of the BIG EAST Conference Championship ...Recorded 13 digs against Notre Dame (Sept. 28) in MU's five-set victory ...Matched a season-high with 14 digs vs. Pacific (Sept. 14) in the opening match of the Marquette Invitational ...Collected 12 digs in three out of MU's four matches in the Ambassador Hotel Golden Eagle Classic, including the win over No. 23 Michigan (Sept. 7) and five-set loss vs. Northern Iowa (Sept. 9) ...Notched 14 digs vs. Northwestern (Aug. 26) in title match of the Marquette Challenge.
2011:Tied a season-high with 18 digs in BIG EAST semifinal loss to Cincinnati (Nov. 19) ... Notched 13 digs at West Virginia (Oct. 30) as the Golden Eagles moved to 10-0 in the BIG EAST ... Had a season-high 18 digs against Seton Hall to help MU respond from a 2-0 deficit ... Tallied 12 digs in win at UConn (Oct. 1) ... Hauled in 13 digs against USF (Sept. 25) ... Notched 16 digs against No. 9 Minnesota (Sept. 18) in the Marquette Challenge ... Tallied 11 digs against Akron (Sept. 9) ... Notched 10 digs in a sweep of Creighton (Sept. 3) in the final match of the Bluejay Invitational ... Recorded 10 digs at Iowa (Aug. 27) in the finale of the Hawkeye Challenge ... BIG EAST All-Academic.
2010:Notched a career-high 20 digs against Toledo (Sept. 12) as MU's libero...Donned the libero jersey for the first time in her career against Milwaukee and registered 14 digs...Recorded 10 digs against both UC Irvine (Sept. 3) and St. Mary's (Calif.) (Sept. 5) in trip to home state of California...Started all three matches at the Golden Gopher Invite and recorded six digs in first collegiate contest vs. Stony Brook (Aug. 27.) ...BIG EAST All-Academic.
High School: Stier was a four-time letter winner in volleyball at Bishop O'Dowd High School...MaxPreps.com Division III First Team All-State member in 2009 after helping the Dragons to their first ever Northern California tournament championship game...Under head coach Mike Gee, Stier was named First-Team All-East Bay by the Contra Costa Times in 2008 and 2009...Chose Marquette over Georgia Tech...PrepVolleyball.com "Senior Ace"...In additon to her solid play on the court, where she registered 436 digs in 2009, Stiel is also a star in the classroom, garnering all-state and all-conference scholar-athlete honors all four years...She is a successful junior volleyball player with the nationally renown Golden Bear Volleyball Club and started at libero for three seasons under head coach Emerson Salonga.
Personal: Stier is the only child of Paul and Tina Stier...Born in Berkeley, Calif...Plans to major in advertising and public relations.