Volleyball match featuring Purdue versus Indiana on October 8, 2014.
2014: Saw action in all 32 matches, earning the start against Iowa ... averaged 1.65 assists per set, to go with 1.38 digs per set and 24 aces ... ranked eighth in the Big Ten in aces per set (0.26) ... dished out double-digit assists in seven matches, including a season-best 30 at Iowa ... completed a double-double against the Hawkeyes with a season-best 12 digs ... also tallied double-digit digs with 10 at Minnesota ... put down season-best eight kills, while hitting .800 against Morehead State ... served up season-high four aces at Northwestern ... helped Purdue to .250 or better hitting percentage in four matches in which she recorded double-digit assists.
Purdue: Enrolled January 2014.
High School: PrepVolleyball.com's No. 50 Senior Ace ... 2013 Under Armour All-America first team honoree ... One of PrepVolleyball's Top 50 Juniors and a 2012 PrepVolleyball High School All-American ... a three-time all-state selection ... garnered all-conference honors each of the last three seasons ... a two-time all-metro honoree ... led the state of Minnesota in aces as a junior, while also earning team MVP honors after leading her team to the conference and section championships and a third place finish at state ... an all-state honorable mention selection as a sophomore, after chipping in 74 aces, 611 assists and 191 digs while ranking second on her team with 221 kills ... earned PrepVolleyball's Soph 79 Highest Honorable Mention accolades after leading her team to conference and section titles ... named to PrepVolleyball's Frosh 59 listing in 2011 as an honorable mention selection after posting 160 kills, 44 blocks and 22 digs ... an honor roll student ... played club volleyball for Northern Lights Volleyball Club ... received 15 Open MVP honors with the club at Junior Nationals in 2011.
Personal: Full name is Lydia Marie Dimke ... born April 23, 1996 ... parents are Bob and Mary Dimke ... has two brothers: Dylan and Wyatt, and one sister: Sydney ... plans to major in psychology.