3 - Marissa Boyd
Marissa Boyd
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Granada Hills, CA
High School: Granada Hills HS
EXP: 1V

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2012
Marissa Boyd appeared in 10 matches and 18 sets as a redshirt freshman ... played primarily as a defensive specialist and wound up with 19 digs (1.06 dps) for the season ... also handed out five assists (0.28 aps) ... made her collegiate debut in the season-opener against Utah Valley (Aug. 24) where she came off the bench to serve ... notched her first dig in the Matadors' straight-set win at Rice (Sept. 14) ... had a season-high five digs in successive matches against Rice, Texas Tech (Sept. 15) and Houston Baptist (Sept. 15) ... had a pair of digs in two sets of action in CSUN's 3-0 win at Pacific (Nov. 17). 


2011
Boyd redshirted the 2011 season as a true freshman.


GRANADA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered all four years in volleyball at Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, Calif. ... played both libero and outside hitter positions ... earned first team All-West Valley honors and was second team All-City in both 2009 and 2010 ... was named Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior and earned the Coaches Award in 2008 ... the Scots were back-to-back CIF Champions in 2009 and 2010 ... graduated in 2011 with a 3.0 grade point average.


PERSONAL
Born April 4, 1993 in Granada Hills, Calif. ... parents are Linda and Jack Boyd ... has one sister, Taylor who attends College of the Canyons ... her uncle Pat Boyd is a professional golfer ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor, actor Ryan Gosling and the movie "Stand By Me" ... says her best moment in sports was winning back-to-back CIF Championships ... says the best thing about being an athlete is the "bonds you make on the team" ... major is Marketing.