3 Lauren Anderson
Lauren  Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Peoria, Ariz.

High School:
Liberty HS

Last College:
Pittsburgh

Height:
6-0

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
2L


11/22/2016

USU Volleyball Closes Season in Sweep of Weber State

USU Volleyball Closes Season in Sweep of Weber State

10/24/2015

USU vs CSU Volleyball 10/24/2015

USU vs CSU Volleyball 10/24/2015

RECORDS: No. 9 in career hitting percentage (.253, 851-291-2,214)... No. 9 in kills in a single season with 446 during the 2017 season.

HONORS: All-Mountain West (2017, 2016)... Academic All-Mountain West (2016).

2017 SEASON (SR): All-Mountain West... Named to the Northern Arizona all-tournament team after totaling 44 kills, averaging 4.40 per set, hitting .297 (44-14-101) and also logging 27 digs, six blocks, two aces and one assist... Named to the Arkansas all-tournament team after finishing the weekend with 41 kills, 18 digs and five service aces, and hitting .279 (41-10-111)... Appeared and started in each of Utah State's 30 matches during the year, playing in 108 sets... Led the team with 446 kills, the first Aggie to record more than 400 kills since the 2011 season, and the ninth-most in a single season in Utah State history... Logged double-digit kills in all but five matches during the year... Recorded 20 or more kills in a match nine times during the year, including a career-high-tying 23 kills in three matches... The nine matches with 20 or more kills were the most since Amanda Nielson recorded 10 matches with 20 or more kills during the 2007 season... Led the team with 1,109 attempts during the year... Recorded the best hitting percentage among Utah State outsides, hitting .261 (446-157-1,109)... Logged a team-best 11 double-doubles during the year... Finished second in the Mountain West in both kills per set (4.13) and points per set (4.68)... Finished second on the team with 239 digs during the year, averaging 2.21 digs per set... Recorded double-digit digs in 12 matches during the year, including a career-high 23 at Southern Utah (9/15)... Led the team with 26 service aces, recording a career-high four against CSU Bakersfield (8/26)... Also tallied 62 blocks and 10 assists during the year.

SUMMER 2017: Member of the Mountain West All-Star team that competed in the World Volleyball Challenge in Pula, Croatia, finishing second.

2016 SEASON (JR): All-Mountain West... Named to the Oregon State-hosted Ultra Ankle all-tournament team after leading the Aggie outsides with a .240 hitting percentage (34-10-100) during the weekend... Named to the Denver-hosted Pioneer Invitational all-tournament team, where she led the Aggies with 44 kills and a .300 hitting percentage (44-14-100) and finished second on the team with 21 digs... Played in 30 matches with eight starts, appearing in 107 sets... Led the team with 377 kills and 997 attempts, averaging 3.52 per set and hitting .259 (377-119-997)... Recorded her first career double-double with 16 kills and 15 digs at Denver (9/3)... Recorded a career-high 23 kills against Nevada (10/22)... Recorded double-digit kills 23 times during the season and had 20 or more kills in two matches... Finished the year ranked No. 6 in league play with 3.49 kills per set and No. 10 with 3.69 points per set... Recorded 100 digs during the year, logging a then-career-high 15 against Denver (9/3)... Also recorded 32 blocks, 11 assists and three service aces... Joe E. & Elma Whitesides Scholar Athlete... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.

2015 SEASON (SO): Played in 10 matches with one start, appearing in 20 sets... Recorded 24 kills on 96 attempts, including season highs of nine kills and 32 attempts against Houston (8/28), while hitting .135 (24-11-96) on the year... Hit a season-high .556 (5-0-9) in the season finale at Boise State (11/24)... Also logged 12 digs, four blocks and one assist... Missed 15 matches early in the season due to injury.

AT PITTSBURGH (2013-14): Played two years, spending her first year as a redshirt... Appeared in four matches for the Panthers in 2014, recording four kills, two digs and three blocks, while playing outside hitter.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Prepped at Liberty High School in Peoria, Ariz... Helped the team to a 78-23 record over three years, earning a pair of Peoria Unified School District (PUSD) first-team accolades... Also picked up Chandler Tournament first-team and Skyline Region first-team honors... Guided Liberty HS to a runner-up finish at state... Played club for Arizona Desert Sky from 2007-12, helping the team to an overall mark of 94-6 over that span... Also lettered in track & field at Liberty HS.

PERSONAL: One of two children of Jon and Shawna Anderson... Majoring in actuarial science and management information systems... Was involved in a summer internship with the National Agricultural Statistics Service, a branch of the USDA, during the summer of 2016.

Season MP SP K K/S E TA PCT A SA DIG D/S BS BA TB B/S
2014 (RS FR) 4 6 4 0.67 4 12 .000 0 0 2 0.33 0 3 3 0.50
2015 (SO) 10 20 24 1.20 11 96 .135 1 0 12 0.60 0 4 4 0.20
2016 (JR) 30 107 377 3.52 119 997 .259 11 3 100 0.93 2 30 32 0.30
2017 (SR) 30 108 446 4.13 157 1,109 .261 10 26 239 2.21 4 58 62 0.57
Total 74 241 851 3.53 291 2,214 .253 22 29 353 1.46 6 95 101 0.42
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