|Hometown:||Colorado Springs, CO|
|High School:||Colorado Springs Christian|
2009: Had a career year playing in 113 sets for the Bulls, finishing second on the team with career-best 309 kills and also second in digs (239)...The kill total is more than during her first two years combined...was named to the Academic All-MAC Team...had more than 20 kills on three occasions, including a career-high 22 kills against Syracuse (9/15)...had 21 kills and 10 digs against Bowling Green (9/26) and 20 kills and 13 digs against Eastern Michigan (10/24)...recorded 13 kills and 21 digs against Akron (10/8)...had 15 matches during the season where she reached double figures in kills...had a season-high three service aces against Toledo (11/14)...UB Scholar Athlete.
2008: Played in 89 sets for the Bulls and finished second on the team with 172 kills...was named to the All-Tournament team of the Air Force Invitational...tied her career high with 13 kills against Davidson (9/20)...had 11 kills and 14 digs against Bowling Green (10/11)...added 10 kills and 13 digs against Kent State (11/1)...had a career-high three blocks against Western Michigan (10/18)...recorded a career-high four service aces against St. Francis (9/20)...named to the Academic All-MAC Team... UB Scholar Athlete.
2007: Saw action in 70 games for the Bulls during the season and recorded 134 kills...had career highs with 13 kills and 15 digs against Niagara (9/5)...recorded a double-double with 11 kills and 10 digs and six assists against George Mason (9/7)...recorded 11 kills against South Florida (9/1) and Albany (9/2) and had 10 kills against West Virginia (9/1) and Delaware (9/14).... UB Scholar Athlete.
High School: Earned four letters and was a two-year captain for head coach Verlyn Rosenthal at Colorado Springs Christian...helped lead her team to a 31-0 record as a junior and a 29-2 mark as a senior...her team won district, regional, league and state titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006...was an All-State selection in 2006, as well as an All-State Tourney selection in 2005 and 2006...was named a Prepvolleyball.com Academic All-American in 2006 and was selected as the Best of the Best middle blockers in 2004, 2005 and 2006...also lettered for four seasons on the high school tennis team where she played number three singles for a year and number one singles for three years, qualifying for the states three times.
Personal: Born January 8, 1990...daughter of Charles and Connie...has four brothers and two sisters...full name is Marisa Janelle Lynne Hornbaker...nickname is Reese...chose UB over George Washington, Campbell, William and Mary and James Madison because of the combination of academics and volleyball, as well as the coaches and team...favorite foods are coconut, pineapple and dark chocolate...served as the school’s team mascot for three years...lists her favorite TV show as John & Kate Plus 8...says her favorite thing about Buffalo is that it is close to Canada.