Lauren Anderson

#3 Lauren Anderson

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

Career Awards:

  • ASUN Second Team All-Conference (2016)
  • LUV All-Tournament Team (2016)
  • ASUN All-Freshman Team (2015)

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...12 matches 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) … 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.