UNCG Volleyball BIO
1 Maria Esch

2017 (Freshman): Made her collegiate debut against UMass Lowell (Aug. 25) on opening night… Logged a season-high 14 kills in the match against Presbyterian (Sept. 1)… Earned her first collegiate dig and block against Presbyterian (Sept. 1)… Tallied at least one kill in every match she’s played in… Earned her first service ace at North Carolina A&T (Sept. 2)... Went for a season-best three digs against American (Sept. 8).

Prep: Played at Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, Va…  Four-year letterwinner under head coach Tom Stephenson…Four-time All-Bay Rivers District first team… Conference Player of the Year in 2015… Three-time first team All-Region… Second team all-state as a freshman… Two time Virginia 4A first team all-state… Regional Player of the Year… Under Armour All-American watch list… Led the Jamestown Eagles to state runner-up finishes in 2013, 2015 and 2016… 2014 State semifinalists… Team earned the sportsmanship award in 2016 after falling in four sets in the state championship… National Honor Society President… English National Honor Society President… member of Mu Alpha Theta… French National Honor Society member… Freshman Orientation student captain.

Personal: Plans on majoring in special programs.

Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Williamsburg, Va.
High School: Jamestown
Major: Special Programs
Experience: High School