Lisa Gera
Lisa  Gera

San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Archbishop Mitty


Fresno State:
2009 (Senior):
Leaves Fresno State ranked T9th in digs (935) and 11th all-time in sets played (391) ... played in all 31 matches after moving back to the setter position her senior year ... was second on the team in assists (449) and assists per set (3.87) ... had double-digit assists in 24 matches ... posted a season-high 24 assists vs. Hawai'i on Oct. 29 ... posted one double-double with 14 assists and 10 digs at San Jose State on Nov. 19 ... Academic All-WAC.

2008 (Junior): Played in 26 out of the 27 matches as a junior ... started the season as the starting libero ... posted eight matches with 10+ digs and two matches with 20+ digs, including a season-high 21 vs. UC Davis on Aug. 30 ... has 31 matches in her career with 10+ digs, 10 matches with 20+ digs and three matches with 30+ digs ... had a season-high three service aces vs. Drake on Sept. 6.

2007 (Sophomore): The sophomore switched to libero after being a setter in 2006 and she broke into the record books ... her 5.13 digs per game led the WAC and is the highest single-season average in Fresno State history ... also set a school record with six services aces in a match by an individual in the home match against Boise State Oct. 4.

2006 (Freshman Redshirt): Appeared in 30 matches, starting in 16 ... second on team in assists with 589, an average of 5.45 per game ... tied for first on the team with 24 service aces ... had 38 assists vs. UC Davis Sept. 16 . . . had 35 assists vs. San Jose State Oct. 25 . . . had 15 digs vs. Idaho Nov. 9 recorded double-digit digs in every match but one.

2005: Redshirted.

Archbishop Mitty High School: Two-year varsity letterwinner at setter and defensive specialist .... helped teams to a two-year record of 75-5 ... two-time CIF State Champions for Division II (2003 and 2004) ... ranked fourth in assists in the West Catholic Athletic League ... averaged 4.0 digs per game in state championship match.

Personal: Born April 28, 1987 ... parents are Steve and Linda Gera ... has two younger sisters, Lacey and Lainey...Lainey plays volleyball at UCLA and Lacey is a fellow Fresno State senior on the volleyball team ... favorite athletes are Trevor Ariza, Rafer Alston (former Fresno State basketball player), and Kerri Walsh (an alumnae of Archbishop HS) ... admires her mother the most .... father played basketball at Chico State ... grandfather played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1930's ... enjoys kickball, Boomers, and Zumba fitness ... former high school teammates are playing at Top 25 schools like LMU, USC, UC Santa Barbara and Arizona ... played club for City Beach and Vision Volleyball Clubs.

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