Preslee Maki
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    Preslee Maki

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Florence, Mont.

    High School:
    Frenchtown HS

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    MH

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2009): Saw action in 18 sets...started four matches...collected five kills and seven assisted blocks...recorded a career-best three kills against Colorado State...also tied a season-high with two assisted blocks during that match...also tallied kills at TCU and at home against Northern Colorado...added a pair of assisted blocks in the match against the Bears...also assisted on blocks at TCU, at New Mexico and at UNLV...earned at least a share of the team lead in blocks during the matches against Colorado State and Northern Colorado.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Frenchtown High School...also attended Baker High School (Baker, Fla.)...coached by Kim Harrison, Kathy Combest and Jan Garrison...lettered three years in volleyball...named 2008 all-state honorable mention for Western Montana...collected 2007 all-state Class 2A honorable mention in Florida...two-time all-Northwest Florida first team selection...also earned two selections to the Crestview News Bulletin first-team...lettered three years in track...earned all-conference track honors in 2008 (Frenchtown HS)...also lettered one year in basketball and one year in weightlifting...received the National Scholar-Athlete Award for academic and athletic excellence in 2007...was also a part of the President's Education Awards Program for outstanding academic excellence...recipient of the 2007 Anne T. Mitchell Academic Honors Award...member of the Baker High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)...named Cadet of the Month for November 2006...recipient of the JROTC Presidential Fitness Award (2006) and the National Fitness Award (2007).

    CLUB TEAM: Played club volleyball for the Hellgate Fury...coached by John-Henry Anderson and Jeni Howell.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Terry and Delaine Maki...father is a 1987 graduate of the Air Force Academy...mother graduated from Army...nickname is "Pep"...has one older brother Kahlan, who attends Army...also has two younger sisters, Melody and Caroline, and one younger brother, Luke...majoring in foreign area studies...future plans include working in the intelligence field...hobbies include jumping on the trampoline, swimming, skiing, playing Frisbee and ultimate football...spent part of the summer in Japan, as a part of the Academy's Language Immersion Program...also completed soaring and combat survival training...favorite teacher is Lt Col Peasley (Japanese)...member of Cadet Squadron 33.

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