Ole Miss volleyball looks to build on young foundation, reach new heights
2012: Did not play while recovering from injury.
High School: Competed at Edward S. Marcus High School ... Named to the AVCA All-American Watch List and AVCA High School All-American nominee ... All-District 8-5A First Team as a senior, where she led the team in kills ... A Prep Volleyball high school All-American special mention as a junior ... Named to John Tawa's Prep Volleyball National All Stars list as a junior ... Finalist as a junior for LoneStarVolleyball.com's Texas Outstanding Hitter ... All-District 8-5A Offensive Player of the Year as a junior, and an All-Area Second Team selection ... Played for head coach Cristie Liles in high school ... 2012 Marcus High School female athlete nominee for the Denton Sports Student-Athlete of the Year ... Lettered in both volleyball and track (high jump) ... Named the 2011 Best All-Around Female Athlete for track in the high jump ... Qualified for state in track and field (high jump) ... A true student-athlete in high school, Lauren was named to the academic honor roll, and took AP classes in biology, physics, English, chemistry and calculus in addition to being a member of the Science Honor Society and being named Academic All-State and Academic All-District ... Won the Mafnificent Marauder Academic Award and Booster Club Scholarship Award, as well as the University of Mississippi Scholarship Award.
Club: Competed with the Dallas Skyline Juniors Competitive Club team ... Qualified for Nationals in five different years, placing second in the country in 2010.
Miscellaneous: Daughter of Bill and Susan Douglass ... Born: Dec. 5, 1993 ... Both parents attended Ole Miss ... Mother, Susan, played volleyball at Ole Miss ... Sister, Jennifer, played volleyball at Tarleton State ... Brother, Chase, played football at the Air Force Academy ... Cousins Nick and Ben Benvenutti played rugby at Ole Miss.
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