Malia Marquardt Athlete Profile

#10 Malia Marquardt

Malia Marquardt
Position: Opposite Hitter Height: 6-1 Roster Years: 2008 Hometown: Vista, CA Last School: Vista High School

Personal

Parents are Peter and Betty Ann Marquardt ... has four brothers ... brother Brian played football at Weber State and brothers Daniel and Michael played football at BYU ... Michael is currently signed with the Cincinnati Bengals ... brothers are her sports heroes for their hard work and diligence ... enjoys Polynesian dancing, surfing and beach volleyball ... also recruited by UCLA, USC, Texas, California, Arizona State and Georgia Tech ... undeclared major.

Before BYU

Club: Played for the Epic Volleyball club under coach Ozhan Behrambeygui ... team posted six top-three finishes over the last four years ... also played on the SCVA High Performance team for two years and on the USA HP2 team for two years ... played on the USA Youth A2 team in 2006 and 2007.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Vista High School under coach Tina Kinkead ... named All-CIF and All-North County Times in her last three seasons as well as being a four-year All-Avocado League honoree ... played on the 2007 San Diego All-Star Senior Team ... three-year team captain ... played on varsity as a freshman, earning the Most Improved award ... three-time all-tournament team selection ... also earned San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic accolades for three seasons ... named to the Honor Roll all four years ... also involved in the Pacific Islander Club and in student government as a student outreach coordinator and senator ... one of three School Ambassadors, voted on by teachers to serve as role models and peer counselors.