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Lauren Berg
Lauren Berg

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Cathedral

Last College:
Memphis

Height:
5-6

Position:
DS



2005: Played in 25 matches, starting eight, after returning from an ACL injury suffered during the spring season ... recorded first career ace against Michigan State (10/7) and added five more during the season, including two against Virginia Commonwealth in the NCAA First Round ... posted season-high 10 digs at Iowa (11/25) ... registered four kills during the season, one each against Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and at Northwestern ... averaged 1.93 digs per game as a Boilermaker, including 2.80 dpg in 2004.

2004: Averaged 2.80 digs per game, despite missing a month of the season with a toe injury ... played in 20 matches, starting 14 ... posted double-digit dig tallies in nine matches, including a season-high 19 against No. 9 Colorado State in the NCAA Tournament ... dished out 29 assists, including a career-high six against CSU ... led the team in digs against No. 5 Minnesota, tallying 12 in the match ... recorded one kill against Wisconsin, tying a career-best ... garnered the Sue Jurkonis Strength Award for Most Improved Upperclassman for her work in the weight room.

2003: Tallied 61 digs, for an average of 1.69 per game ... saw action in 14 matches, starting three ... recorded five or more digs in five contests, including two double-digit tallies ... pulled up season-best 15 digs at Indiana, helping the team to the Monon Spike victory ... posted 10 digs against Northwestern ... handed out 13 assists.

2002: Averaged 3.19 digs per game as libero for Memphis ... played in all 128 of the team's games ... led the Tigers with 408 digs, a total that ranked third on Memphis' single-season list ... handed out 31 assists ... pulled up 25 digs against Southern Mississippi, the third most in a single match by a Tiger since 1995 ... also tallied three kills in 14 attempts.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Cathedral High School, helping the team to two state championships as well as a runner-up finish ... tallied 171 digs and 15 service aces her senior season en route to first team all-state and all-city honors ... received senior all-star and most valuable attitude awards her final season ... played for the Circle City Club team that ranked second in the nation in 2001... named to the Nationals all-tournament team as well as the Indiana Junior All-Star team as a junior ... lettered in tennis, receiving most improved player honors as a sophomore ... an honor roll member.

Personal: Given name is Lauren Michelle Berg ... born Sept. 15, 1983 ... parents are Robert and Kathleen Berg ... has one sister, Cheryl, who played volleyball at Indiana State, and four brothers: Tom, Bob, Tim and Justin ... brother Tim is a Purdue alumnus ... majoring in sociology.