Thursday, 23 March 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Fighting Illini Volleyball Adds to 2023 Roster

Fighting Illini Volleyball Adds to 2023 Roster

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois Volleyball Head Coach Chris Tamas announced the addition of Maya Imoto-Eakin to the upcoming roster on Wednesday. Imoto-Eakin joins the Class of 2023, which already includes Lily Barry, Taylor de Boer, and Gabby Dean.

Maya Imoto-Eakin // Honolulu, Hawaii // ‘Iolani School //  Ku’ikahi Volleyball Club // DS // 5-9

Notes: Starting setter for ‘Iolani School, helping lead team to the Hawaii D-1 Volleyball State Championship in 2022…Named to the Honolulu Star Advertiser 2022 Fab 15 list… Earned ILH All-Star First Team honors in 2022… Represented the HHSAA Girls Volleyball Division I All-Tournament Team in 2022… Named to the Scoring Live All-Hawaii Girls Volleyball 2022 1st Team… Led the state of Hawaii in assists (920) during the 2022 season

Coach Tamas on Imoto-Eakin 

“Maya has a nice touch as a setter and has proven a winner at all levels, most recently winning the Hawaiian state title with her high school team. Most importantly she has a great attitude and competes hard every point. We look forward to adding Maya to our Illinois family.”

Why Illinois?

“I choose Illinois because of the supportive yet competitive environment that will really challenge and help me grow as a student athlete. Not only will this atmosphere push me as a person, but it will also give me the best opportunity to achieve my future goals.”

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