UNLV volleyball's Mariena Hayden had 12 kills in Thursday night's loss to San Diego State.
High School: A 2017 graduate of Belle Plaine High School in Belle Plaine, Minnesota ... Lettered four years in volleyball and also competed in basketball and track & field ... Helped the Tigers to a three-year combined record of 81-21 as well as the 2015 2AA state championship and a third-place finish one year earlier ... Guided the team to four straight Minnesota River Conference titles and three section championships ... Tallied 2,445 kills, 1,281 digs and 347 aces in four years at BPHS ... Selected to the all-conference, all-metro and all-state teams three times apiece ... Chosen the conference's MVP in 2013, 2015 and 2016 ... Named to the Star and Tribune Dream Dozen three times ... Garnered Ms. Baden Volleyball recognition as the top senior player by the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association ... Most recently, played club volleyball for Northern Lights and helped the team to a third-place finish at the 17s Orlando Tournament.
Personal: Mariena Jean Hayden was born in Faribault, Minn. ... The daughter of Amy and Justin Johnston, and David and Fran Hennen ... Has three siblings: Alaina, Aaron and Molly ... Majoring in criminal justice.