2013 (Sr.): Earned third letter at Ball State … played in 31 matches, earning 16 starts, to help Ball State claim a share of the Mid-American Conference West Division title … saw action in 90 of a possible 116 sets … smashed double-digit kills in seven matches, including a career-high 17 kills versus Bowling Green (Oct. 25) … added 16 kills the following night versus Miami (Oct. 26) … recorded at least one kill in 27 matches… hit a season-best .566 (11-1-18) at Northern Illinois (Nov. 15), while hitting .300-or-better in nine matches … tied a career-high with six block assists in the regular season finale versus Western Michigan (Nov. 16), while posting five block assists versus Miami … collected at least one block in 21 matches, with three-or-more on four occasions … tied a career-high with five digs at Central Michigan (Sept. 28), while also recording her lone ace of the season in the match.
2012 (Jr.): Earned second letter at Ball State ... played in 25 matches, earning 14 starts … missed the final six matches of the season due to injury … played in 91 sets … blasted double-digit kills in seven matches, including a season-high 14 kills versus Wyoming (Sept. 15) and at Bowling Green (Oct. 19) … recorded at least two kills in all 25 matches she played … hit a season-best .533 (8-0-15) versus Pittsburgh (Sept. 14), while posting a .300-or-better attack percentage in nine matches … served up a career-high three aces at BGSU and at Toledo (Oct. 25) … collected a career-best five digs at IPFW (Aug. 28) … tallied a season-high three total blocks at BGSU.
2011 (So.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... played in 29 matches, earning 17 starts, to help Ball State earn an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament ... saw action in 88 of 122 sets ... blasted double-digit kills in three matches, including a season-high 15 at Western Michigan (Nov. 4) ... also collected her first career ace at WMU ... scored 14 kills versus Eastern Michigan (Nov. 10) ... hit a career-best .571 with 12 kills and no errors on 21 attempts in the MAC Tournament quarterfinal win over EMU (Nov. 18) ... posted five-or-more kills in 14 matches ... hit .300-or-better in 14 matches, including five of seven matches in the month of November ... tallied a career-high six total blocks at Central Michigan (Oct. 7), including a career-high four solo stuffs ... netted at least one block in 22 matches, with three-or-more on four occasions ... earned a career-best four digs versus Miami (Oct. 21).
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI:
2010 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Cincinnati ... played in six matches and nine sets ... recorded a career-high three kills in one set versus Miami (OH) (Nov. 26) ... recorded her first career dig and block assist at IUPUI (Oct. 26), while adding a kill ... posted her first career kill versus Oregon State (Sept. 11) ... made her collegiate debut at the College of Charleston (Sept. 10).
PREP CAREER: Earned five letters in volleyball at Eastview High School for coach Becky Egan ... two-time all-state selection and three-time All-Lake Conference honoree ... named to the All-State Tournament Team after leading the Lightning to a state runner-up finish her junior season ... blasted 315 kills her senior year, to go along with 41 aces, 75 blocks, 23 solo blocks and a .390 hitting percentage ... played club volleyball for the Mizuno Northern Lights ... helped her club team earn three-straight AAU National Championships from 2007-2009 ... guided her team to a second place finish in the United States Junior Olympics Open Division in 2009, after third-place finishes in 2007 and 2008 ... ranked among the top 250 high school players on the PrepVolleyball.com Senior Aces List.
PERSONAL: Graduated in the spring of 2014 with a degree in sport administration ... maintained a 3.838 grade-point average on BSU's 4.0 scale ... born June 20, 1992, in Edina, Minn... . daughter of Daniel and Jessica Grant ... has one brother, Joey, and one sister, Stephanie ... full name is Lauren Michelle Grant.