PEREZ'S WSU CAREER
JUNIOR (2006) - Played in 19 of WSU's 32 matches...averaged 6.38 assists per game...top output was 46 assists versus Boise State...also had seven digs vs. BSU...0.91 dpg...setter for all spring 2007 tournament action.
SOPHOMORE (2005): Took over starting setter spot midway through season...had 14 digs against Idaho State and Arizona...during second game of Idaho match, caught a teammate's elbow in face and had stitches and a swollen, black left eye for a week...career-high 63 assists and seven blocks in 11/17 win over Oregon...averaged 7.00 assists per game (9th in Pac-10) and 1.94 digs per game in 84 games.
PEREZ'S UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA CAREER
FRESHMAN (2004): Played in 28 games averaging 4.57 assists per game...Golden Knights were 8-15.
PEREZ'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Attended Pine Creek High School, Colorado Springs, Colo. for three years and was an academic all-state selection all three years...transferred to Heritage High at Vancouver, Wash....altogether earned six letters, four in volleyball and two in basketball...as a FRESHMAN varsity volleyball starter...led team in blocks...team undefeated in league...regional champions...placed seventh at Colorado State Tournament...SOPHOMORE year starter on varsity volleyball and basketball...all-league volleyball third team...all-area honorable mention...volleyball league champions...basketball team league and regional champions...named basketball defensive player of the year...led team in steals per game...during JUNIOR year all-league and all-area first teams...captained volleyball team...set school record in blocks, digs, and service points...as a SENIOR at Heritage High, named All-Greater Saint Helens League and all-area player of the year...volleyball all-state first team...voted most inspirational and team MVP...academic all-state...basketball team starter...played club volleyball for four years...freshman year placed 11th at Junior Olympics with Colorado Juniors VBC with coach Judy Peer...sophomore year played for Front Range VBC with coach James Beasley...junior year played for Thundercats VBC with coach Greg Remaklus...senior year played for Cowlitz Red VBC with coach Bill Marshall.
Born Maureen Mikael Perez January 27, 1986, at Redlands, Calif...father Tomas is a pastor who played football at Univ. of Montana...mother Shawn is a publicist and marketing director for a non-profit organization who was a gymnast at Montana...two sisters, Joelle (7/22/88) and Emily (5/18/92)...listed in Who's Who in Sports for volleyball...received Maya Angelo youth writing award and JFK public speaking award...member of National Honor Society...Fellowship of Christian Athletes...senior speaker at graduation ceremonies...coached youth volleyball, basketball and soccer...enjoys mountain hiking, snowboarding and surfing...majoring in English and secondary education fields at WSU.
Kills: 3 (twice, 2005)
H.Pct: .333 (vs. Oral Roberts, 2005)
Service Aces: 2 (vs. Oral Roberts, 2005)
Digs: 14 (twice, 2005)
Points: 6.5 (vs. Oregon, 2005)