2012 All-Conference USA Second Team
Conference USA Setter of the Week (Sept. 24 & Oct. 1)

2013 (SENIOR): Was the starting setter for the Miners in all 107 sets ... led the squad in assists with a total of 1,118...ranked 83rd nationally and seventh in the league in assists ... tallied 40 or more assists in 10 matches...posted a season high 48 assists against Tulsa (11/15) and added 18 digs ... solidified two spots in the UTEP recordbook, ranking sixth in season assists (1,118) and fifth in career assists (3,835) ... registered seven double-doubles ... recorded 232 digs, 72 kills, 41 blocks (35/6) and 12 service aces ... was named to the Art Carmichael All-Tournament team.

2012 (JUNIOR): Became the second Miner in program history to be named to the All-Conference USA second team ... started and played in all 29 matches for the Miners ... ranked 57th nationally and second in the league in assists per set (10.80) ... led the team in assists with 1,177 and helped the squad secure the No. 4 spot in C-USA in assists per set (12.20) ... registered 10 double-doubles for UTEP, including 52 assists and 15 digs versus Tulsa (11/4) ... tallied a season-high 56 assists against I-10 rival NM State (9/26) ... guided UTEP to rank 62nd nationally and first in the league in hitting percentage (.236) ... was named C-USA Setter of the Week twice during the 2012 season ... also contributed 249 digs, 47 blocks and 33 kills for the squad.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 33 contests for the Miners ... recorded 12 double-doubles and posted 25 matches with 30 or more assists ... picked up a career-high 63 assists versus Houston (10/30) ... led the team in assists with 1,230 ... ranked sixth in Conference USA with 10.33 assists per set ... also contributed 279 digs, 38 kills and 30 block assists for the squad.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Started in 10 of 12 matches for the Miners ... dished out 310 helpers ... posted seven contests with 25 or more assists, including a season-best 58 against SMU (11/12) ... had three contests with double-digit digs for three double-double performances ... recorded 70 digs, averaging 1.89 per set ... also chipped in four kills, eight blocks and one ace.

HIGH SCHOOL: Garnered 2009 Interscholastic League of Honolulu Div. I All-Star First Team honors ... a 2009 all-state first team selection ... led Punahou to the 2009 ILH Championships and to a second-place finish at the state tournament ... named to the Honolulu Star Fab-15 and a finalist for the Andi Collins Award presented to the nation's top senior setter ... played five years of club volleyball helping the Imi Ike for a fourth-place tie at the Under-17 Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL:Full name is Malia Kawehiokalani Patterson ... she is the daughter of Craig and Marilei Patterson ... has one brother, Jason ... born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Sept. 19, 1991.


Malia Patterson

Malia  Patterson


Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Punahou School




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