Position: Middle Blocker
Hometown/Birthplace: Houston, Texas/Dallas, Texas
Club Team/Coach: Southwest Juniors/Bdi Azimi
High School/Grad Year: Mirabeau B Lamar High School
College Status: Stanford University
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Selected to the Women’s Junior National Team that will compete at the 2013 FIVB Women’s Junior World Championship during the summer. 2012 – Member of the Women’s Junior National Team that won the HP Championships and placed third at the NORCECA qualifier to qualify for the 2013 FIVB Junior World Championships.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2011 – Qualified for Junior Nationals in 2011 and 2013.
Born: Merete Lutz on November 7, 1994, in Dallas, Texas
Family: Father is Michael Lutz (1962)…Mother is Lisa Gertsch (1962)…Brother Karsten (1993) rows crew for Stanford University.
Hobbies/Interests: reading, skiing, traveling and art history
College Major: Undeclared
Admires: Stephen Colbert because, “He is very intelligent and skillfully uses sarcasm and irony to humorously make his point.”
Book: Harry Potter
Movie: Ocean’s Eleven
Music/Musician: Alternative/Vampire Weekend
Professional Team: Chicago Bears
Athlete: John Isner
Moment in Life: “Realizing in the eighth grade that the height of the volleyball net was not going to get any higher. I was new and assumed that they raised the net as you got older!”
Updated May 2013