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Mariah Katoa Athlete Profile

#5 Mariah Katoa

Mariah Katoa
Position: Middle Blocker Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 2011 Hometown: Layton, UT Last School: Layton High School


  • Parents are Osaiasi Fotu and Elizabeth T. Katoa
  • Has four sisters and two brothers
  • Mother, Elizabeth, was an All-American track runner at BYU and father, Osaiasi, was an All-American football player at BYU
  • Recruited by Texas A&M, Washington State, Colorado State, Oregon, University of Maryland, Utah, UNLV and others

Before BYU


  • Played for Club V under head coach Reed Carlson
  • Played at the elite level for three years
  • Went to the Junior Olymics
  • Played for Mike Burke and Mac Wilson

High School:

  • Lettered four years at Layton High School under head coach Michelle Vimahi
  • Team MVP junior year
  • Most Improved Player sophomore year
  • Region champions in 2008
  • Selected for the Senior All-Star team
  • Three-time first team
  • All-Area second-team
  • All-State as a junior
  • First team All-State as a senior
  • Most kills in a game: 22