Marla Glasser joined the Illinois sports information office in September, 2012. She handles all publicity efforts for the 2011 National Finalist volleyball team as well as the four-time NCAA Regional qualifying softball team.
Glasser came to the Illini after spending a year at the University of Florida, where she worked with the nationally-ranked lacrosse and volleyball teams, as well as football and men's and women's basketball. While there, she had the opportunity to travel with the Gators to their first-ever women's lacrosse Final Four appearance.
Glasser spent the 2010-2011 season as an athletic communications intern at Virginia Tech, where she served as the primary contact for volleyball and swimming & diving, secondary contact for men's basketball and softball, and worked extensively with football. In December, 2010, she covered the volleyball team's first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Before arriving in Blacksburg, Glasser spent a year as the Assistant Sports Information Director at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., where she coordinated all communications efforts for 10 of the Division II school's 20 teams, including soccer, ice hockey and baseball.
Glasser graduated from Cornell University in May, 2009, with a Bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in information science.Originally from Wynnewood, Pa., Glasser now resides in Champaign, Ill.