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Gina Lang
Gina Lang

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valparaiso, Ind.

High School:
Valparaiso

Last College:
William & Mary

Height:
5-10

Position:
OH


12/07/2011

Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2011 Fall Season

Ninty Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

Career Stats
2011 Match-by-Match Stats


JUNIOR (2011): Appeared in 16 matches in her first season with the Spartans after transferring from William & Mary ... Had five kills on five total attacks and two blocks in a 3-0 win over St. Johns (9/2) ... Also had five kills in a 3-0 win over Toledo (9/3) ... Recorded six kills and a block over at Bowling Green (9/9) ... Chipped in with three digs in a 3-0 win over Canisius (9/10) ... Notched a service ace and four digs in a 3-0 win over SIU-Edwardsville (9/10) ... Had another service ace at Ohio State (10/22).

SOPHOMORE (2010) at WILLIAM & MARY: Started 15 of 21 matches ... Averaged 2.08 kills per set while also posting 2.25 digs per set ... Had double-digit dig efforts on seven occasions ... Recorded a season-best 15 kills on 35 attacks at Towson (10/8) ... Also posted 15 kills at VCU (11/12) on 37 swings ... Tallied a season-best three services in the opening match of the season against Seton Hall (8/27) ... Posted double-digit kill tallies in four different matches ... Had a solo block against Hofstra (11/24), Georgia State (10/23) and at VCU (11/12) ... Tallied a season-best four block assists at Towson (10/8) ... Tallied a double-double of 14 kills and a season-best 18 digs against Georgia State (10/23) ... Finished the season with her second double-double of the year with 15 kills and 14 digs at VCU (11/12) ... Added two service aces at Hofstra (10/29).

FRESHMAN (2009) at William & Mary: Played in 31 sets and 15 matches, including all four matches of the season-opening Tribe Invitational ... Posted 11 kills on the year along with 30 digs ...Also tallied three service aces and assists ... Knocked down three kills in back-to-back matches against Georgia State (10/9) and UNC Wilmington (10/10) ... Had a season-best eight digs against the Seahawks (10/10) in the second match of the weekend ... Provided seven digs and two aces against North Carolina A&T (8/29).

HIGH SCHOOL: All-conference honoree as a senior ... Captained Valparaiso in 2007 and 2008, earning first-team all-area honors each season ... Had four triples doubles and 11 double-doubles as a senior ... Averaged 2.4 kills, 2.7 digs, and 1.6 assists through 115 sets in 2008 ... Honor roll student every semester in high school ... IB honors student in art ... Model UN ... Member of the Northwest Indiana Youth Symphony Orchestra for three years.

CLUB: Trained with Dunes Volleyball Club in Rolling Prairie, Ind.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Diana and James Lang ... Sister, Michelle, was a letterwinner at Virginia Tech and is now an assistant coach at Olivet College ... Sister, Stefanie, is a center on the Valparaiso University women's basketball team ... Two aunts played both tennis and field hockey at Albion College in the late 1970s ... Aunt, Susan Higgins, played basketball at Albion in the late 1980s ... Uncle, Mike Roeder, was a soccer player at Albion ... A studio art major.

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