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3   Lauren Richardson
Lauren Richardson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ocala, Fla.

High School:
St. John's Lutheran

Height:
6-0

Position:
Outside Hitter

Club Team:
Brick City Slam


2008 All-ACC Second Team Member

2008 ACC All-Academic Team Member

SOPHMORE YEAR (2008):

-Led the team with 321 kills, 958 total attacks and 18 solo blocks

-Earned All-ACC honors for first time in her career as a second team member

-Managed a career-high 3.00 kills per set

-Recorded 229 kills and 20 service aces against ACC opponents

-Set career high of 22 kills against both North Carolina (10/17) and Clemson (11/14)

-Four solo blocks and six total blocks against Morehead State broke previous match record

-Put down 15 kills in the three set sweep over ACC Co-Champion North Carolina (11/21)

-Finished season with 61 total blocks (18 solo, 43 assisted), 24 service aces and a team-high 384.5 points

-Named to the ACC All-Academic Team

FRESHMAN YEAR (2007):

-Started 11 matches and played in 57 games in first season as a Seminole

-Finished the season in fifth on the squad with 123 kills, averaging 2.16 a game

-Recorded a season-high 16 kills and 17 points to help FSU beat Maryland, 3-2, in Tallahassee (11/10)

HIGH SCHOOL:

-Earned First-Team 1A All-State honors from the Florida Sportswriters Association her last two seasons after Second-Team accolades in her first two seasons

-Runner-up for the 2006 Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Volleyball award

-Three-time player of the year by the Ocala Star Banner

-Also a three-time All-Region selection by the Star Banner

-Finished her career with 1,477 kills, 350 blocks, 363 aces, 399 assists and 354 digs

-Posted over 300 kills and 300 assists in leading St. John's to the finals of the 2006 FHSAA tournament

-Led the Saints to at least the semifinals of the state tournament all four years of her career

-Played on the Team Florida Youth National Team that won the 2004 USA Volleyball High Performance Championship

-Won the 2001 USA Junior Beach championships in the 13-under division

-Winning state AAU titles in 1999 and 2000 in the high jumpo

-Member of the National Honor Society

PERSONAL: Born January 13, 1989 ... Majoring in Dietetics ... Daughter of Craig and Dena Richardson.

FLORIDA STATE CAREER HIGHS

Kills........................................................ 22 vs. UNC (10/17/08), vs. Clemson (11/14/08)

Total Attacks.............................................................................. 53 vs. UNC (10/17/08)

Hitting Percentage (min. 20 attacks)............................................ .500 vs. UVA (10/25/08)

Assists................................................................................................... 2 (six times)

Service Aces.......................................................................... 4 vs. Clemson (11/14/08)

Digs............................................ 17 vs. Morehead St (9/13/08), vs. Maryland (10/10/08),

................................................................................................... vs. Duke (11/2/08)

Solo Blocks........................................................................ 6 vs. Morehead St (9/13/08)

Block Assists................................................................................ 4 vs. UVA (10/27/07)

Blocks.............................................................................. 7 vs. Morehead St (9/13/08)

Points............................................................................... 26.5 vs. Clemson (11/14/08)

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