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Lauren Wicinski
Lauren Wicinski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Geneva, Ill.

High School:
Geneva

Last College:
Northern Illinois

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH


08/11/2014

Spartans 16th in Pre-Season AVCA Poll

MSU one of seven teams in pre-season survey

01/08/2014

2013 Michigan State Volleyball: A Season In Review

A complete listing of team and individual accomplishments

12/18/2013

Three Spartans Earn All-America Distinction

Three selections an MSU record

12/12/2013

Kelsay Headlines Academic Honorees

Senior earns Academic All-America honors, leads six Academic All-Big Ten picks

12/11/2013

Spartans Head Back to Lexington for Sweet 16

Three B1G teams will battle in Lexington

12/07/2013

MSU 3, Ohio 0 (NCAA First Round)

MSU advanced to the NCAA Round of 32 for the third straight season with a 3-0 win over Ohio.

11/04/2013

MSU vs. Penn State

MSU 0, Penn State 3

Career Stats

2012 Match-by-Match Stats
2013 Match-by-Match Stats


SENIOR (2013): AVCA Second Team All-America and First team All-North Region ... Unanimous All-Big Ten selection ... Senior CLASS Award finalist ... Capped her collegiate career with 2,424, good for 13th all-time among Division I players in the NCAA Record book ... Ranked first in 2013 among active players in career kills (2,424), total attempts (5,669), and aces (274); second in kills/set (4.75), 13th in attempts per game (11.12), fifth in sets played (510) and seventh in matches played (140) ... On the season, averaged 5.20 points and 4.44 kills per set (ninth and 19th nationally, respectively) ... Her 555 kills ranks sixth in a single season in school history, while her 1413 attempts is the fourth-highest total ... Averaged 11.30 attempts per set, good for eighth all-time in the MSU single-season annals ... All-Tournament Team at the Hokie Invitational in the opening weekend of the season ... Six kills, five blocks, four digs and two service aces in her season debut vs. St. Francis (8/31) ... Had 13 kills, three blocks and 10 digs in her first double-double of the season vs. Towson (8/30) ... Had eight kills and two blocks in a 3-0 loss to Pacific (8/31) ... Helped MSU to a dramatic rally from a 2-0 deficit with 20 kills, 11 digs, and four blocks in a 3-2 win over Virginia Tech (8/31) ... Contributed 17 kills, two assists, three digs and two blocks in a 3-1 win over No. 12 Oregon (9/6) ... Had 12 kills, two aces, and three digs in a sweep of Oregon State (9/7) ... Named Butler Invitational MVP, recording 45 kills and 11 digs, with three service aces over three three-game sweeps .... Had 17 kills in the tournament finale with two solo blocks and four digs against the Bulldogs ... Big Ten Player of the Week on Sept. 16 for her performance in the Butler Invitational ... Got her 2,000th kill in the second set against Eastern Michigan (9/20), and finished with 16 kills in the match ... Had a season-best 22 kills and added 10 digs, an ace, an assist, and three blocks in a four-set win over Duquesne ... Capped the Spartan Invite with a 14-kill, five-ace performance against CIncinnati, and earned Tournament MVP honors ... Earned Big Ten and AVCA National Player of the Week Honors after the Penn State/Ohio State weekend (9/30). Had a match-best 21 kills in a five-set upset of Penn State in State College (9/27) ... Had a match-best 12 kills and two aces against Ohio State (9/29), and added two digs in a win over the previously-undefeated Buckeyes ... Big Ten Player of the Week for the third time (10/7) for her performance against Illinois and Northwestern. Hit .517 (18-3-29) with five digs and three blocks in a home win over the Illini (10/4) ... Had 19 kills, four aces, six digs, and three blocks against Northwestern (10/5) ... Hit .579, her season high, with 12 kills and two aces against Iowa (10/11) ... Recorded a match-best 20 kills, recorded a career-best three assists, and also added two aces and nine digs against Nebraska (10/12) ... Had a match-best 22 kills on a career-high 70 swings at Minnesota (10/17), her 48th career double-double with a season-best 15 digs ... Just missed a double-double at Wisconsin (10/20), with a match-high 16 kills and nine digs, along with a season-best four block assists ... Recorded the 49th double-double of her career with 18 kills and a season-best 16 digs against Michigan (10/23) ... Had 16 kills, two aces, eight digs, and two blocks against Indiana (10/26) ... Posted a match-best 14 kills, to go with eight digs, two blocks, an ace, and an assist in a home sweep of Ohio State (11/1) ... Held to five kills and five digs in a loss to No. 2 Penn State (11/2) ... Had 17 kills and hit .326 with three solo blocks, and eight digs in a win at Northwestern (11/8) ... Contributed 17 kills, two assists, three aces, and four blocks at Illinois (11/9) ... Recorded 17 kills, one assist, a pair of aces, and five digs in a loss at Nebraska (11/15) ... Match-best 18 kills and also had seven digs against Iowa (11/16) where she surpassed the career kills total of MSU all-time leader Jenna Wrobel ... Had 11 kills, tied her season best with three assists, two aces, and seven digs in the home match against Wisconsin (11/22) ... Contributed a match-high 21 kills (one off her season high) and had eight digs, three aces, a block, and two assists in the senior night match against Minnesota (11/23) ... Had 19 kills, an ace, three blocks, and nine digs in a three-set sweep of Michigan to retain the State Pride Flag for the fourth-straight season (11/27) ... Had a double-double - the 49th of her career - with 21 kills/13 digs, and also had three blocks in a five-set loss at Purdue (11/30) ... Had a match-best 16 kills and added nine digs and two blocks in a first-round NCAA win over Ohio (12/7) ... Had 16 kills, a season-high 17 digs, and four blocks in a second-round NCAA match vs. Kentucky (12/8) ... Had her 51st career double-double in MSU's NCAA Regional semifinal match agaisnt Penn State, compiling 16 kills, and 11 digs in her final collegiate match.

JUNIOR (2012): Second-team AVCA All-American ... Was a unanimous first-team All-Big Ten seleciton ... Ranked fourth in the NCAA in service aces per set with 0.63 and was seventh in the country in points per set with 5.33 ... Her mark of 4.43 kills per set ranked 15th nationally ... Set the single-season record for service aces at MSU with 81, besting the previous record of 75 that had stood since 1983 ... Her 571 kills was the fourth-most in a single season in the Spartan record book ... Compiled a .288 hitting percentage, the eighth-highest percentage in school history ... Finished first in the Big Ten in aces and points and was second in kills ... Led the Spartans with 10 double-doubles ... Recorded at least 10 kills in 33 of 35 matches ... Was named MVP of the Spartan Showcase with 57 kills, 13 aces and 17 digs in three matches (8/25)... Was named to the UConn Classic All-Tournament Team and had a double-double against Dartmouth and against Connecticut (9/1) ... Also named the MVP of the Spartan Invitational and had 23 kills against IPFW (9/7)... Named College of Charleston Invitational MVP and had 23 kills and seven digs against the Cougars (9/15)... Was once named Big Ten Player of the week on October 22 after having 18 kills, nine digs and two solo blocks in a 3-0 sweep at Michigan and had a season-high 29 kills, four service aces, six digs and two blocks at Ohio State ... Had 21 kills and 12 digs at Purdue (10/27) ... Recorded a season-high six service aces at Iowa (11/2) ... Recorded 13 kills and 11 digs at Minnesota (11/9) ... Had 20 kills and 10 digs against San Diego in the NCAA Tournament (11/30) ... Notched 23 kills in a 3-1 win over UCLA in the second round (12/1) ... Was selected to participate with the U.S. Women's National Volleyball A2 Program in the summer of 2013.

AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS - SOPHOMORE (2011) : First two-time All-American in MAC history; earned third team AVCA honors as a sophomore, after honorable mention recognition as a freshman ... Two-time MAC Player of the Year, first team All-MAC and first team AVCA All-Region ... As a sophomore, led the nation in points (6.18) and kills (5.34) per set, and was third in aces (0.57) ...Hit a career high .302 and posted 17 double-doubles ... Also third on the team with 329 digs (2.65 per set) and 50 blocks (0.40 per set) ... Fastest in MAC history to 1,000 career kills (54 matches) ... 2011 Academic All-Mid-American Conference.

AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS - FRESHMAN (2010): Finished sixth in the nation in kills (4.82), fifth in points (5.62) and fourth in aces (0.54) ... Also finished third on the team in digs (2.42) and fourth in blocks (0.41) ... Had 16 double-doubles in her first season ... Honored as the first player in the MAC's 30-year history to win MAC Player of the Year and MAC Freshman of the Year in the same season ... Also garnered All-MAC First Team and All-MAC Freshman Team honors... Was selected to the All-Mideast Region team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Geneva High School before attending NIU ... As a senior was named an Armour All-American, Illinois' Gatorade Player of the Year and first team all-state.

CLUB: Member of Kane County Juniors VBC ... Named MVP of 18 Gold Team in 2008 ... Earned Most Improved award on 18 Gold Team in 2007... Played at the 18s level since her sophomore year.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Rob and Gina Wicinski... Born July 15, 1992 ... Participated in Key Club in H.S ... Mother Gina played volleyball for NIU from 1983-87 and father Rob played football for NIU from 1981-85.

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