Lauren Anderson

#3 Lauren Anderson

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

Career Awards:

  • ASUN Second Team All-Conference (2016)
  • 3x LUV All-Tournament Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Cactus Classic All-Tournament Team (2018)
  • ASUN All-Freshman Team (2015)


2017:

  • LUV Invite All-Tournament Team
  • One of two Bisons to start all 29 matches
  • Finsihed third on the team in kills (239), kills per set (2.37), digs (238), digs per set (2.36) and points (282.5)
  • Led Lipscomb with 27 service aces, including four matches with three
  • Eclipsed double-digit kills in nine matches, including a season-high 15 against USC Upstate (10/14)
  • Recorded one double-double with 10 kills and 10 digs against Kennesaw State (10/20)
  • Notched at least 30 attacks in eight matches with a season-high 36 versus Jacksonville (11/3)
  • Hit double-figures in digs eight times, including a career-high tying 21 against Kennesaw State (11/17) in the ASUN semis

 

2016:

 

  • ASUN Second Team All-Conference selection
  • LUV Invite All-Tournament Team
  • One of three Bisons to start all 30 matches
  • Set career highs across the board in total attacks (765), kills (277), kills per set (2.54), points (324.0) and service aces (29)
  • Her 220 digs were third most on the team
  • Finished 12 matches with double-digit kills, including a career high 14 against Miami (9/2) and USC Upstate (10/28)
  • Ranked sixth in the ASUN with six solo blocks in league play
  • Dug out a season high 14 balls in the win over Pepperdine (8/26)
  • Behind 12 kills, she posted a career-high .647 hitting percentage (17ta, 1e) in a sweep of NJIT (10/30)
  • Collected her lone double-double against Louisville (9/16) with 12 kills and 10 digs
  • Career high 43 attacks against Northwestern (9/9)
  • Five matches with double-digit digs.

 

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 and 12 matches 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
  • Three-time Peoria Journal Star Player of the Year (2014, 2013, 2012)
  • Prep Volleyball Senior Ace Class (2015)
  • Illinois First Team All-State (2014) and Second Team All-State (2013)
  • SportstownChicago.com Illinois High School Girls All-Star Volleyball Team (2014)
  • Illinois All-State Special Mention 50 (2012)
  • Two-time Bloomington/Normal Pantagraph Player of the Year (2013, 2014
  • Pantagraph First Team All-Area (2012)
  • Two-time Heart of Illinois Unanimous First Team All-Conference (2013, 2014)
  • Heart of Illinois Second Team All-Conference (2011)
  • Team captain and 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 while leading her squad to Illinois Class 2-A State Champions (2012, 2014)
  • National Beta Club President (2014)
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Award (2014)
  • ISAC Illinois State Scholar (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.