FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Made LSU debut in a match against Baylor and racked up seven digs and a service ace ... Played in 21 matches this year with two starts and 78 total sets played ... Finished fifth on the team in digs with 172 total and an average 2.21 digs per set ... Registered 10-plus digs in nine matches ... Recorded a career high of 15 digs in a five-setter against Ole Miss (Oct. 7) ... Finished fourth on the team with 13 service aces ... Had three service aces in a three-set victory over Auburn (Oct. 14) ...
Was a three-sport athlete at Metairie Park Country Day in Metairie, Louisiana ... Lettered in volleyball all four years, track & field for three years and basketball as a freshman and sophomore... Is a three-time state champion and compiled over 2,000 digs in her prep career...As a senior, picked up Max Prep Second Team All-American, Division V State Tournament Most Outstanding Player, LVCA All-State and PrepVolleyball Defensive Dandy honors... Is a four-time district champion and also led the basketball and track and field teams to district runner ups and district champions, respectively ... As a four-time All-District honoree, Maher earned All-Metro New Orleans Advocate, All-State LVCA and Nola.com Metro Player of the Week in her junior year ... Picked up many accolades in the Fall of 2017 including Time Picayune/Nola.com Preseason All-Metro, LHSAA/LHSCA East VS West All-Star, All-Tournament selection at the Red Hot Sticker Classic and Vanderbilt Catholic Tournament ... Is a part of the Metairie Park Country Day 2000+ dig club ... Played club for NOLA Volleyball before finishing her club career with Louisiana Volleyball... Was named AAU All-Star in 2012... Was the 2016 Class 2A State Javelin Championo, state runner up in 2017 and third place ricipient in 2015... Finished as a Track & Field District MVP in 2016 and 2017 and was a LSWA All-State performer in 2016... Was a member of three clubs at her high school, including Paws for Cause, Special Olympics and Spirit and Publicity.
Full name is Leigh Vivian Maher ... Daughter of Yvette and Mark Maher ... Born Oct. 3, 1999 ... Has one brother Christian, who is currently attending LSU ... Father Mark and her three uncles attended LSU ... Father played baseball at Tulane and professionally with the Minnesota Twins ... Major is undecided.