Markelle Malone Athlete Profile

#17 Markelle Malone

Markelle Malone
Position: Setter Height: 5-11 Roster Years: 2008 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Durango High School

Personal

Parents are Mark and Melody Malone ... has four sisters ... sister Morgan also plays volleyball at Durango High School ... attended former BYU setter and Hall of Fame Inductee Charlene Johnson's Setter's Camp ... sports hero is Steve Young ... also recruited by Nebraska, USC, Washington, Texas, Hawaii, Florida, SMU, Tennessee, California, Cal Poly, UNLV, Nevada, North Carolina, Duke, TCU, Georgetown, Gonzaga and Missouri ... undeclared major.

Before BYU

Club: Played for the Nevada Juniors volleyball club under head coach Robert Kelly ... also played on the USA Volleyball High Performance A2 Team for three years and on the SCVA High Performance team last summer, traveling to Italy and Croatia ... her team won the silver medal at the Global Challenge in Croatia.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Durango High School in Las Vegas, Nev., under head coach Robert Kelly where former BYU setter Amy Schlauder (2004-07) also played ... was the starting varsity setter all four years, earning Sunset Division All-Conference all four seasons ... tallied 1,847 career assists and 153 career service aces ... three-time Athlete of the Month (Sept. '04, Nov. '05 and Oct. '06) ... named the team captain as a junior and senior while helping her team win the league in 2007 and finish second at the state tournament ... also named to the Las Vegas High School Invitational All-Tournament team in 2007 ... a prepvolleyball.com Top 50 Freshman and Top 100 Sophomore while earning High Mentions as a junior ... active in student government, serving as a student government Representative during her junior year and the Student Body Vice President as a senior ... also volunteered as a peer mediator.