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#18 Lauren Brobst

Height 6-1
Class Sr.
Hometown Sioux City, Iowa
High School Bishop Heelan Catholic

Hawk Items… One of six Hawkeyes to appear in every match (33) and set (115) in 2015… led the team in kills (369) and kills per set average (3.21) as a junior… One of seven Hawkeyes to appear in every match (31) in 2014… led the team in kills (286) and kills per set (2.75) as a sophomore.

2016 as a Senior… Appeared in all 32 matches…  recorded 1,087 career kills to land at No. 15 in program history… led the team with 288 kills over 100 sets for 2.88 kills per set… registered 27 blocks and 29 digs… amassed 170 kills during league play… tallied 17 kills against No. 14 Michigan State on Nov. 26… racked up seven kills against No. 1 Nebraska on Nov. 19… collected five kills and a career-high .833 attacking percentage against Rutgers (Nov. 16)… had nine kills at No. 11 Penn State on Nov. 5… posted 10 kills in Iowa’s win over No. 24 Illinois… garnered 10 kills and earned her 1,000th career kill against No. 4 Wisconsin on Oct. 21… amassed 12 kills and had a .346 hitting percentage against No. 3 Minnesota on Oct. 22… racked up nine kills in Iowa’s win at Maryland on Oct. 14…  recorded 11 kills in Iowa’s upset win over No. 17 Purdue… led the team with 14 kills in Iowa’s win at Northwestern… posted a team-high 13 kills and registered two blocks against Michigan… led the team with eight kills against Michigan State… hit .381 with 11 kills against South Dakota on Sept. 17… amassed a team-high 11 kills against NDSU… named the MVP of the Hawkeye Classic — second MVP honor in as many weeks… posted a team-high 15 kills against Arizona State on Sept. 2… led team in kills in 3-0 win vs. DePaul (14) and 4-1 win at Northern Illinois (16)… named Northern Illinois Invitational Tournament MVP.

2015 as a Junior… Started every match (33) and every set (115)… led the team in kills (369) and kills per set average (3.21)… reached double digits in kills in 22 matches… recorded a team-high 14 kills against South Dakota State on Aug. 29… posted a season-high 21 kills against Northern Illinois on Aug. 30… earned all-tournament honors following the Northern Illinois Invitational on Aug. 29-30… earned all-tournament honors for the second straight week following the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic on Sept. 4-6… led the team with 14 kills against Hawaii on Sept. 4… paced the team with 16 kills against American on Sept. 6… led the team with 11 kills against Milwaukee on Sept. 11… posted 17 kills in back-to-back games against Iowa State and Texas A&M to earn all-tournament team honors for the third straight week following the Comfort Suites Challenge on Sept. 11-12… recorded double digits in kills in back-to-back matches against Coastal Carolina and Drake on Sept. 19… led the team with 16 kills against Nebraska on Sept. 23… recorded 20 kills and three blocks against Michigan on Oct. 7… led the team with 11 kills against Michigan State on Oct. 10… recorded six kills and a team-high three blocks against Illinois on Oct. 16… posted seven kills against Northwestern on Oct. 18… lead the team with 11 kills against Wisconsin on Oct. 23… posted eight kills and four digs against Minnesota on Oct. 24… recorded 11 kills in back-to-back matches against Maryland (Oct. 30) and Rutgers (Oct. 31)… posted a team-leading 11 kills in Iowa’s win at Indiana on Nov. 4… registered 15 kills against Purdue on Nov. 7… led the team with 10 kills against Penn State on Nov. 11… posted six kills and a block assist against Wisconsin on Nov. 11… recorded eight kills against Ohio State on Nov. 18… led the team with 12 kills against Northwestern on Nov. 21… registered 10 kills against Maryland on Nov. 25… posted six kills and two block solos against Michigan State on Nov. 28.

2014 as a Sophomore… Started all but one match (30) and appeared in 104-of-106 sets… one of seven to play in every match (31)… led the team in kills (286) and kills per set (2.75)… set or matched career-highs in seven categories, including kills (23), total attacks (51), attack percentage (.667), assists (1), digs (4, solo blocks (3), and blocks (6)… recorded a career-high three solo blocks against UTSA on Aug. 29… posted nine kills in the season-opener at Texas A&M on Aug. 29… matched her career-high with three solo blocks at Arizona State on Sept. 7… set a new career-high with a .667 attack percentage against Eastern Illinois on Sept. 12… matched her career-high with five blocks against Florida International on Sept. 13… led the team with nine kills in the home opener against Nebraska on Sept. 27… led the team in kills against Ohio State (9) on Oct. 3 and Penn State (6) on Oct. 4… posted a season-high 15 kills at Michigan on Oct. 10… hit .444 with 13 kills at Michigan State on Oct. 11… matched her career-high with five blocks against Illinois on Oct. 15… led Iowa offensively with a season-high 20 kills in the team’s first Big Ten win over Northwestern on Oct. 18… matched career-highs with three digs at Wisconsin on Oct. 22 and one assist at Minnesota on Oct. 25… led Iowa with18 kills in the team’s 3-1 win at Rutgers on Nov. 1… set career-highs with four digs and six blocks against Indiana on Nov. 5… recorded a season-high 22 kills in Iowa’s win over Purdue, one shy of matching her carer-high… matched her career-high and set a season-high with 23 kills in Iowa’s 3-2 win over Maryland on Nov. 26… letterwinner.

2013 as a Freshman… Appeared in 30 matches and 104 sets… earned nine starts in her debut season… recorded season-best numbers in kills (23), attacks (39), and hitting percentage (.436) in the first match of the year vs. Wofford on Aug. 30… tallied a season-most three digs vs. Nebraska on Nov. 27… reached double digits in kills with 23 vs. Wofford on Aug. 30 and 13 at Indiana on Nov. 22… hit .400 or higher on seven occasions: .436 vs. Wofford on Aug. 30, .412 at Milwaukee on Sept. 17, .400 at Michigan State on Oct. 11, .412 vs. Purdue on Oct. 18, .429 at Minnesota on Nov. 8, .417 at Indiana on Nov. 22, and .429 vs. Ohio State on Nov. 30… letterwinner.

High School… Named first team all-state by the Des Moines Register, IGCA all-district, honorable mention all-state and to the all-tournament team as a senior… named second team all-conference as a junior… helped Bishop Heelan to four-straight conference titles, three-straight state runner-up finishes and the state semifinals as a senior… Also earned letters in basketball and track… Four-year member of the Silver Honor Roll… competed at nationals in 2012 and 2013 with the Nebraska Impact club team… placed second at the Northern Lights Tournament in 2013 with her club team.

Personal… Born on Oct. 14, 1994… parents are Patrick and Deborah Brobst… has a brother, Christian, and a sister, Claire… mother, Deborah, played volleyball and basketball at Briar Cliff University… history major.

Personal Bests
Kills: 23, 2x, last vs. Maryland, Nov. 26, 2014
TA: 51 vs. Illinois, Oct. 15, 2014
Attack %: .667 vs. Eastern Illinois, Sept. 13, 2014
Assists: 1, 5x, last vs. Purdue, Nov. 8, 2014
Aces: n/a
Digs: 4 vs. Indiana, Nov. 5, 2014
Solo Blocks: 3, 2x, last at Arizona State, Sept. 7, 2014
Total Blocks: 6 vs. Indiana, Nov. 5, 2014