MARIA MA – West Michigan Christian High School/ Inside Out Volleyball
Maria Ma is a 6'2" Right Side Hitter from Shanghai, China. The last three years of High School she attended Western Michigan Christian in Muskegon, MI. Maria received All-State, All-Region, All-Area and All-Conference honors. In 2013, she was a team captain and recorded 937 total kills (2nd All-Time). Maria played at Inside-Out Volleyball Club. Before coming to the United States, Maria played at LiGuoJun Volleyball Club for 6 years. She was awarded by the local government the top honor, "Excellent Athlete" and won the Shanghai Games Championship.
Maria's parents are Weiqian Peng and Aiguo Ma. She also has had three host families—the Vanhekkens, the Swinburnes and the Hallenbecks. Maria and her host family attend Ferrysbury Community Church. Maria is an indoor person; she likes to read and play Zheng (a traditional Chinese instrument) and is an assistant coach for Western Michigan Middle School Volleyball. Maria is excited for the opportunity to get her degree at Cornerstone.