Deja Harris
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Deja  Harris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Calvary Chapel HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB

Experience:
2V

09/21/2017

Volleyball Falls in MW Opener at Utah State

VB falls in MW opener at Utah State

09/16/2017

Volleyball Captures Denver Invite Title

VB captures Denver Invite Title

09/15/2017

Volleyball Drops Five-Set Heartbreaker to UCR

VB drops five-setter to UCR

09/09/2017

Volleyball Wins Twice on Saturday

VB defeats LBSU, UOP

09/08/2017

Volleyball Drops Three-Set Match to LMU

VB falls to LMU in three sets

Standout high school athlete who was named the Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year in volleyball for 2013-14 ... Was selected in March 2017 as one of 31 players to the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Minneapolis (CNT-Minneapolis) program, part of USA Volleyball's High Performance pipeline and considered a second tryout for the U.S. Women's National Team.Competed as a member of the Mountain West All-Star team that toured Europe during summer 2016 ... Team captured the bronze medal at the 2016 European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2016
One of two players to start all 32 matches during the season ... Was named to the 30216 all-Mountain West Team ... Earned all-tournament honors at both the Oregon Classic (Sept. 2-3) and the Art Carmichael Invitational (at Rhode Island Sept. 9-10) ... Led the team with an overall hitting percentage of .349 and an average of 1.04 blocks per set ... Her mark of 2.76 kills per set was second on the squad ... Her hitting percentage ranked fourth in the conference while her blocking average was ninth ... In league play she we eighth in hitting percentage (.300) and ninth in blocking (1.11 per set) ... Set a team record with a .900 hitting percentage vs. Cal State Fullerton (Sept.17) when she recorded 10 kills on 11 attacks with no errors ... Tied her career high of 19 kills on two occasions: vs. Stony Brook (Sept. 10) and in the season finale at Nevada on Nov. 21 ... Reached double figures in kills in 18 matches ... Season-high nine blocks vs. Colorado State on Nov. 10 ... Has at least one block in 31 of the team's32 matches ... Set a career high with eight digs at Rhode Island (Sept. 9) ... Named Mountain West Player of the Week on September 19 for her effort in that match along with contest vs. UC Santa Barbara and Long beach State ... Averaged 3.11 kills with a .545 attack percentage over nine sets during week of Sept. 12-18 ... Had a hitting percentage over .300 in 18 contests.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Appeared in all 31 of the team's matches making 29 starts and playing in 106 of the teams 109 sets during the year ... Was named to the 2015 all-Mountain West Team after averaging 2.30 kills and 1.04 blocks per set ... She led the Aztecs in both of those categories ... The 1.04 blocks per set mark ranked ninth in the Mountain West (all matches) ... Turned in a personal best .700 hitting percentage in the match at New Mexico (Sept. 24) with 15 kills on 20 attacks and just one error ... Finished with a hitting mark of .300 or better in 12 matches ... Finished seventh in the Mountain West in conference matches with a .315 hitting percentage ... Had a career-high 19 kills in the win at Fresno State on Oct. 10 along with a career-best 21 points ... Set her career high with 10 blocks in the victory at UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 19 ... Recorded at least one block in 30 of the 31 matches she played.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Was granted a medical hardship redshirt year due to injury after playing briefly in two early-season matches ... Played on set at Hawai'i on Aug. 31 with no stats ... Appeared in two sets vs. Brown on Sept. 5 recording a kills, service ace and block assist.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played four seasons of varsity volleyball at Calvary Chapel Christian School in Las Vegas ... Coached there by Nick Davis ... Was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Nevada as a senior in 2013 ... A first-team all-conference selection and conference MVP .. Also earned Max Preps Player of the Week honor during the 2013 campaign ... Averaged 5.3 kills per set along with a .446 hitting percentage, .556 kill percentage and 66 total blocks ... As a junior was a first-team all-state selection along with all-conference and conference MVP ... Averaged 5.3 kills and had a .437 kill percentage with 84 total blocks ... Second-team all-state and first-team all-conference honoree as a sophomore ... Second team all-conference as a freshman ... Team captain all four years ... Played basketball during her freshman and sophomore years ... As a sophomore averaged 10.9 points and 11.7 rebounds per game ... Member of the National Honor Society and Honor Choir.

CLUB
Member of the Vegas Encore club team from 2012-2014 as a middle blocker ... Competed for Club Dakine in Las Vegas in 2012.

PERSONAL
Deja Sabine Harris was born in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Daughter of Adrian and Merlelynn Harris ... Mother played basketball at UNLV (1988-92), played professionally in Europe (1992-94) and the WNBA (1999) and was a member of the Canadian Olympic team (1996) ... Father played football (linebacker) at UNLV (1983-86) ... Younger sister, Alexis, is a freshman on the Aztec team ... Enjoys all outdoor activities, water sports, movies and music ... Involved in non-profit volunteer activities both locally and internationally ... Enjoys teaching children and is involved in her local Christian church ... Was also recruited by Washington State, Notre Dame, Florida, Central Florida, Oregon, Utah and Kansas among others ... Majoring in pre-med at SDSU with a minor in psychology.

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