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Lenzen is a 6-0 middle blocker from Cave Creek, Ariz., where she helped lead Cactus Shadows High School to two top four finishes in Arizona State 4A, including runner-up as a freshman. Cactus Shadow HS is coached by former Aggie volleyball coach, Michelle Hansen Gardiner. As a senior, Lenzen helped the Falcons to an eighth-place finish in the state, earning honorable mention all-state accolades as well as second-team all-section honors after posting 73 total blocks (23 solo, 53 assists), averaging 0.7 blocks per set, highlighted by posted six blocks each in two separate matches. Lenzen also registered a .309 attack percentage, posted 396 kills (3.7 per set), including a season-high 25 kills in a match, one of three matches with 23 or more kills, as well as tallying 48 service aces (0.4 per set). She also was an honorable mention all-state selection as a sophomore, as well as a second-team all-Desert Sky Region honoree. As a freshman, she earned honorable mention all-Desert Sky Region recognition and also earned her team's Most Improved Player award.
"The recurring theme we heard about Carly was that she always worked hard and liked to compete. We are excited about having her learn our system. Her high school coach is a former USU volleyball coach, Michelle Hansen Gardiner, so she has been prepped for this experience," DuBose said.
Lenzen plays for the Arizona Desert Sky Club team, earning USA HP youth continental team honors in 2010. In the classroom, Lenzen has posted a 3.6 GPA.