Three-year starter for coach Molly Illum at Central High in Springfield
Hit .436 as a senior to rank ninth in the state while averaging 5.44 kills and 3.90 digs per set to lead the Bulldogs to a 25-5 record
Helped Central to a 25-6 record as a junior, earning a first-team all-district nod after piling up 280 kills (4.18/set), 203 digs (3.03/set) and a .370 hitting percentage with a season-high of 23 kills
An outstanding student who earned numerous academic honors in her prep career
Born February 10, 1997, in Joplin, Mo.
Daughter of Stephen and Sheila Maerz
Plans to study Electronic Arts at Missouri State