Aug. 24, 2014
BOISE, Idaho - As part of BroncoSports.com's preview of Boise State volleyball we are featuring each player on a 14 day count down to the first serve against Gonzaga at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, in Bronco Gym to start the Northwest Challenge. We are starting with our seniors and working down the list by class.
Today's Bronco player preview highlights redshirt-freshman Laney Hayes
Laney is in her second season with the Broncos after redshirting in 2013. The native of Bend, Ore., is a 6-foot middle blocker who sat out last season to recover from injury. Hayes was a three-year starter at Summit High School where she was an all-state player and conference player of the year as a senior. Laney was also a two-time all-state tournament team and three-time all-conference first team honoree during her prep career.
Position: Middle Blocker
Hometown: Bend, Ore.
High School: Summit
Major: Exercise Science
Eight Questions with Laney...
Q: Why did you choose Boise State?
A: When I came on my visit I loved the campus and the coaching staff.
Q: What's been your favorite thing about Boise so far?
A: I love that it is such a college town that really supports Boise State.
Q: What are some of your favorite hobbies outside of volleyball?
A: I like to go hiking and kayaking when I go home to Oregon.
Q: Which teammate would win at "America's Next Top Model"?
A: Coach Garus.
Q: What song gets you pumped up before a match?
A: Don't Tell Em, by Jeremih
Q: What is your motto?
A: Live and learn.
Q: Who has been the most influential figure in your life so far?
A: My sister.
Q: Looking to the future, what do you want to do in your life beyond college?
A: I want to travel and find a job that I enjoy going to every day!
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