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Layna Stoetzel

Layna  Stoetzel


Middleton, WI

High School:
Middleton HS




2003: Played in 90 games during her junior campaign... Served seven straight points to defeat UNC Asheville (9/16), adding a season-high 12 digs in the victory and hitting .385 for the match... Tied a career high with eight kills versus then #5 Georgia Tech, hitting .375 versus the Yellow Jackets (8-2-16)... Served up a string of three and then four straight points in the final game, including three aces, to complete the shutout of UNC Greensboro (10/2)... Tied a career high with eight kills for a second time on the season versus Elon (8-2-24) to hit .250 for the match... Went three straight matches with no errors versus Appalachian State, Georgia Southern and Davidson, adding six kills on 10 attacks (.600) against GSU and three kills on four attempts (.750) in the Cats' win over Davidson... Was named to the 2003 TIAA-CREF Academic All-SoCon team for fall sports with her 3.514 grade point average.

2002: Played in 112 games as a sophomore... Posted a career-high eight kills in the win over Evansville (8/31), adding two service aces, 14 digs and two blocks in the match... Hit .500 on two occasions; once in a win at East Tennessee State (9/10), going 6-1-10, and once in the win at Appalachian State (9/25) with a 5-0-10 performance... Added six assists, 11 digs and five blocks at ETSU and three assists and 15 digs at App State... Recorded a career-high 22 digs in the Cats' win over UNC Asheville (10/22) and posted a career-high seven blocks in the SoCon tournament match against Furman.

2001: Played 33 games for the Catamounts... Recorded 22 kills, averaging 0.67 per game... Added 20 assists, 34 digs and six blocks for the season... Had a career-high 11 digs against Gardner-Webb (9/1) and two blocks against conference foe UNC Greensboro (9/30)

High School: As a senior was named all-conference and all-tournament... Led her team to the conference championships compiling a 15-1 record... Marked a .261 hitting percentage... Led the team in kills and digs... As a junior, named honorable mention all-conference and to the all-tournament team at the Monroe Invite... Played for the Wisconsin Power club team and coach Amy Lee, a former Wisconsin All-American... Led her club team to a first-place finish in the Indy Cup and second in the Badger Regional.

Personal: Full name is Marlayna Christine Stoetzel... Daughter of Michael and Janet Stoetzel... Born December 27, 1982... Majoring in Communication with a minor in Marketing.