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Lauren Boatwright
Lauren Boatwright

Hometown:
Monument, Colo.

High School:
Lewis-Palmer

Height:
6-2

Position:
MB

Birthdate:
10/26/1987

Experience:
2L

Major:
Communications


As a Junior (2007):
Boatwright played in 44 games, missing 12 matches due to an injury... Recorded 36 total blocks including eight solo... Turned in five blocks in a season-opening win over Colorado on Aug. 24... Also recorded five blocks in a win at Memphis on Sept. 23... Added a season-high tying five blocks in a win over SMU on Sept. 30... Posted a pair of solo blocks against UAB on Sept. 20 in Tulane's 3-0 win... Hit .449 for the season with 50 kills on 89 attempts, the highest among Tulane players (regardless of the number of attempts)... Connected at over .400 in 11 of her 22 matches played... Converted a season-high nine kills in the Wave's 3-1 win at Memphis on Sept. 23. Her nine kills and five blocks gave her a season-high 12 points against the Tigers... Added a seven-kill performance versus SMU on Sept. 30, with five blocks for a total of 10 points... Chipped in five assists in Tulane's win at East Carolina on Oct. 7, while adding five kills on eight attempts (.800)... Injured during the Green Wave's Oct. 9 win versus McNeese State and missed the next 11 matches before appearing in Tulane's C-USA semifinal loss to UAB... Recorded one dig in seven separate matches.

As a Sophomore (2006):
Led Tulane in blocks with 115 and finished sixth in Conference USA in blocks per game with 1.17... Averaged 1.31 blocks per game in Conference USA action... Hit .337 for the season, with 117 kills on 249 attempts. Hit .300 or better in 16 of 26 matches, including a season-best .889 (on nine attempts) against Tulsa on Oct. 20... Hit .300 or better in eight of the 13 matches in which she had 10 or more attacks... Recorded a season-high eight kills against both UMKC and at Tulsa (on nine attempts)... Posted seven error-free matches, including six kills on eight attempts in Tulane's season-opening win over Lamar at the Kathy Trosclair Memorial Tournament... In those seven error-less matches, Tulane owned a 6-1 record... Turned in eight kills and a .438 hitting percentage against UMKC on Sept. 9 at Iowa's Holiday Inn Hawkeye Challenge... Posted a season-best four assists against Florida Atlantic... Racked up nine total blocks in Tulane's win against Tulsa on Oct. 8, a mark she duplicated at Rice on Sept. 29... Eight blocks in matches against Southern Miss and at UTEP... Eight solo blocks on the season...

As a Freshman (2005):
Played in 20 matches and 71 games as a true freshman...Led the team in total blocks (92), block assists (75) and solo blocks (17), ranked third in points (172.5) and sixth in kills (112)...Ranked second in Conference USA in blocks per game (1.30)... Seven or more kills on five occasions, including a season-best 11 vs. SMU (11/13)... Posted five or more blocks eight times, including a career-high 10 against Tulsa (11/18)... Hit .300 or better six times, including a .714 mark with five kills and no errors on seven swings at Tulsa (10/16)... In the C-USA Tournament, averaged 1.07 kills and 1.15 blocks per game.

High School:
Three-year letterwinner at Lewis-Palmer High for coach Susan Odenbaugh... Posted 377 kills and 131 blocks during her prep career... Helped lead the Rangers to three straight Colorado State playoff appearances with a 4A state title as a sophomore, a trip to the 4A Final Four as a junior and a fifth-place showing in the state tournament as a senior... Named Gatorade Rookie of the Year in 2003 and tabbed "best leader" by her teammates in 2004... As a senior, named to Colorado Springs All-Metro League team, claimed all-area honors and garnered honorable-mention all-state recognition...voted team captain as a senior... Also ran track for two seasons... Off the court, was a four-year member of the Honor Roll and was named Academic All-State as a junior and senior.

Club:
Played four years for Colorado Juniors where she helped the 16 and 17 squads advance to the USA Volleyball Junior National Olympics, including a third-place finish in 2003... Helped the team win the Rocky Mountain Regional in 2002, claimed the performance awards at Stanford and Washington in 2003, and helped the club win a gold medal at Junior Nationals in 2005.

Personal:
Born Lauren Jean Boatwright on Oct. 26, 1987 in Torrance, California... Daughter of Don and Debbie Boatwright... Has one brother, Matt...Majoring in Communications.