Maurice Torres

USA Volleyball

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Position: Opposite
Height: 6-7
Weight: 210
Club Team: Corona Mavericks
High School/Grad Year: Lutheran High School/2009
College Status: Playing at Pepperdine

PERSONAL: Born Maurice Armando Torres on July 6, 1991 in Ponce, Puerto Rico... Parents are Michael Torres and Shelly Gravatt … Has three sisters, Sabrina, Suzanne and Shaquillah... Father Michael basketball in the Deaflympics … Mother Shelly played volleyball in the Deaflympics … Began playing volleyball in 2005 with Corona Mavericks... Favorite food is pizza... Favorite musical artists are Jay-Z and Lil Wayne … Favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers and favorite athlete is Karch Kiraly ... Interests include golf, bowling and basketball … Most admired people are his mother and his girlfriend … Majoring in business administration.

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2011- Member of the U.S. Men's Junior National Team that will compete in the FIVB Men's Junior World Championship in Brazil... 2010 - Member of the 2010 Men's Junior National Team that won the NORCECA Men's Junior Continental Championship in Gatineau, Canada. Torres was the United States' leading scorer and 12th overall with 53 points on 39 kills, nine blocks and five aces... He was the United States' second-leading hitter and third overall with 39 kills and 19 faults on 72 attempts for a kill percentage of 0.54. 2009 – Member of the Boys' Youth National Team that finished 10th at the FIVB Boys’ Youth World Championship and was named the USA Volleyball’s 2009 Indoor Team of the Year. 2008 – Member of Boys' Youth National Team that won gold at NORCECA Championships. 2007 – Member of Boys’ Select A1 Team.

CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 Boys' Volleyball Fab 50... Orange County Champion and named to the All-Tournament Team ... Boys' Holiday Classic Champion... Boys' Invitational Tournament Champion. 2008 – JOVC Open Division placed 12th… All-League second team… All-CIF... Top 32 Underclassmen. 2007 – JOVC Open 16s Division, Boys’ Holiday Classic Champion.