Lauren Anderson

#3 Lauren Anderson

POS. OH
YEAR So.
HT. 5-10
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Mackinaw, Ill. (Deer Creek-Mackinaw HS)

2015: A-Sun All-Freshman Team ... First on team in service aces (27) ... Third on team in digs (272) and digs per set (2.78) ... Fifth on team in kills (219) ... Eight matches in double figures in kills ... 12 match in double figures in digs ... Twice made career match high 13 kills (8/28 vs. CSUN, 10/18 vs. Kennesaw State) ... Career match high 21 digs vs. Pepperdine (9/4) ... Career match high .615 hitting percentage vs. FGCU (10/4) ... Four double-doubles (kills, digs) ... Twice posted match highs in digs ... Tied once for the match-high in kills ... Career match high 42 attacks vs. Kennesaw State (10/18).

High School: 2014 MaxPreps Small School All-American … Lettered four years in volleyball at Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School in Mackinaw, Illinois … Prep Volleyball Senior Ace Class (2015) … Illinois First Team All-State (2014) … SportstownChicago.com Illinois High School Girls All-Star Volleyball Team (2014) … Illinois Second Team All-State (2013) … Illinois All-State Special Mention 50 (2012) … Three-time Peoria Journal Star Player of the Year (2014, 2013, 2012) … Two-time Bloomington/Normal Pantagraph Player of the Year (2014, 2013 … Pantagraph First Team All-Area (2012) … Peoria Journal Star All-Area Honorable Mention (2011) … Two-time Heart of Illinois Unanimous First Team All-Conference (2014, 2013) … Heart of Illinois Second Team All-Conference (2011) … Heart of Illinois Second Team All-Conference (2011) … Team captain (2014) … Team MVP (2014) … All-time school career leader in kills (1,294), digs (1,207) and aces (356) … School single season record holder in kills (428) and aces (146) … Varsity team record of 139-12. Illinois Class 2-A State Champions (2014, 2012) … National Beta Club President (2014) … National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Award (2014). …ISAC Illinois State Scholar (2014) … Deer Creek-Mackinaw High School November Student of the Month (2014).

Club: 2014 17 Open AAU All-American … AAU 17 Open National Runner-Up.

Personal: Parents are Barb and Jim Anderson … An older brother, Grant, plays baseball at McKendree University … Three cousins play or have played collegiately – Cole, tennis for Monmouth College; Jared plays baseball for Lewis university; J.J. played hockey for Robert Morris … Plans to major in biology.