11  Lauren Wright
Lauren Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Rowlett HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB/RS

Experience:
2L

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012), 4.0 GPA (Fall 2012); Majoring in Education


12/11/2014

Year in Review: Volleyball

The Memphis volleyball team wrapped up a successful 2014 campaign that saw the team finish with the most wins in the program since the 2007 season and most conference wins in school history

12/09/2014

Wright Earns AVCA Honors

University of Memphis volleyball senior Lauren Wright garnered honorable mention honors from the AVCA in the Southeast Region

12/01/2014

Seniors Garner Yearly Honors from AAC

- Memphis volleyball seniors Lauren Wright and Aleksandra Petronijevic were named to the American Athletic Conference first and second teams

11/28/2014

Tigers Fall in Season-Finale to UCF

The University of Memphis volleyball team fell to AAC champion UCF in the season-finale, 3-1 (25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 25-16) in Orlando on Friday afternoon

11/25/2014

Tigers Travel to Florida for Final Week of Regular Season

The Memphis volleyball team hits the road to the Sunshine state for the final two matches of the regular season against USF and UCF.

08/24/2013

Memphis Volleyball: 2013 Blue and Gray Preseason Scrimmage

Watch highlights of the Tiger volleyball team's annual Blue & Gray preseason scrimmage and hear from head coach April Jauregui as she talks about her outlook on the upcoming season.

10/03/2014

Memphis Volleyball vs. Tulsa

Memphis Volleyball vs. Tulsa in AAC home opener.

09/05/2012

Memphis vs. Eastern Michigan

Pictures from Memphis' match against Eastern Michigan on August 25, 2012.

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Career

Picked up her 1,000th-career point in the five-set loss to Alabama on Aug. 30 and her 1,000th-career kill in the second set against USF on Oct. 19...Ninth on the all-time list with 271 block assists...54 matches with at least 10 kills and 200+ kills all four years...Finished 19th on the Memphis all-time kills list with 1,058, good for a .278 career average, the fifth-highest total in school history...Started 113-of-114 matches in her career.

Senior (2014)

Garnered AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention honors after recording 272 kills with 81 errors, good for a .344 average...Started 24-of-25 matches before being sidelined with an ankle injury...Lone Memphis player selected to the preseason All-Conference team...Fifth in the AAC in hitting percentage and ranks as the fifth-most efficient season in school history...Recorded at least seven kills inn every match started...Named to the AAC Honor Roll on four separate occasions and garnered all-tournament honors at the Lady Vol Classic and the Memphis Invitational...MVP of the Lady Vol Classic...18 matches of at least 10 kills...Season-high 19 kills against Austin Peay (Sept. 20)...Had three solo blocks in the loss to Temple (Oct. 31)...Hit a career-high .652 against UConn (Nov. 2).

Junior (2013)

Earned All-American Athletic Conference second team honors ... Started all 28 matches in which she played ... Ranked among conference statistical leaders in hitting percentage (9th), kills (12th), service aces (19th) and points (7th) ... Led the squad with 408.5 points, 325 kills and a .261 hitting percentage ... Second on the team with 2.95 kills per set ... Also second on the squad with 102 total blocks and 23 service aces ... Set career highs for kills (21 vs. Western Carolina Sept. 6), digs (8 vs. Western Carolina Sept. 6) and total blocks (9 vs. Tennessee State Oct. 15) ... Named to the Memphis Invitational All-Tournament Team after posting 39 kills in the tournament's three matches.

Sophomore (2012)

One of four Tigers to play in all 121 sets and one of three to start all 31 matches ... Led team with a .248 attack percentage (18th in C-USA) ... Ranked third on the team with 226 kills (1.87 per set) and second with 80 total blocks (0.66 per set) ... Registered a team-high 16 solo blocks to go along with 64 block assists ... Had 55 digs ... Had a season-high six blocks twice (at Toledo, at Tulane) ... Posted 13 kills at SMU ... Recorded a career-high three service aces twice (vs. Alabama A&M, at UAB) ... Reached the 10-kills plateau eight times, including three-straight matches vs. Southern Miss (home), Tennessee State (road) and East Carolina (road) ... Started the streak with 12 kills against Southern Miss, before posting 11 kills apiece at Tennessee State and East Carolina ... Recorded at least one block in all but two matches ... Posted four solo blocks against Alabama A&M.

Freshman (2011)

Finished 16th in C-USA with a .261 hitting percentage ... Helped Memphis to a .240 hitting percentage, the fourth-highest mark in program history ... Fourth on the team with 235 kills (2.04 per set) ... Saw significant playing time early, starting all four matches in the season-opening Memphis Invitational ... Downed 36 kills and had a .276 hitting percentage in the Memphis Invitational ... Set a season-high with a .400 attack percentage in a 3-1 win over SEMO ... Totaled nine block assists in the tournament ... Started all 12 sets in the University of San Francisco Asics/Powerade Challenge ... Set a season-high with five total blocks against San Francisco ... Downed four kills and had two blocks in the Saluki Invitational championship game ... Registered 23 kills in 10 sets in helping Memphis win the UNC Greensboro Spartan Spiketacular crown ... Hit .636 with seven kills in 3-0 victory over Howard ... Tallied nine and seven kills, respectively, in back-to-back, straight-set wins over East Carolina and Marshall ... Had six kills and one service ace in a 3-0 win over Tulane ... Set season highs for digs (4) and service aces (2) vs. Southern Miss ... Had five kills, one service ace, four digs and four blocks in five-set win over SMU ... Downed a season-high 14 kills in a win at UCF.

Prior to Memphis


At Rowlett High School
Earned four letters as a versatile middle blocker/rightside hitter at Rowlett High School ... Led the Lady Eagles to the 2007 and 2008 District 10-5A crowns, as well as the 2008 and 2010 Texas 5A Playoff Bi-District titles ... Recognized as the Lady Eagles 2009 team MVP and offensive player of the year after guiding the squad to a co-District 10-5A title and a Texas 5A Playoff Area championship ... An All-District 10-5A selection all four seasons ... A dual-sport athlete who also earned letters for the Lady Eagles basketball team ... Graduated with a 3.6 cumulative grade-point average from Rowlett High School ... Named an academic all-district first team performer all four years ... Competed for MadFrog Volleyball (club volleyball) in the summers.

Personal
Daughter of Rob and Janene Hawkins ... Married to former Memphis Tigers football letterwinner Kevin Wright ... A physical education-teacher education major.

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