University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Lauren Friedman

Height 6-0
Class So.
Hometown Waterloo, Iowa
High School Columbus Catholic
Lauren Friedman - Volleyball - University of Iowa Athletics

2010 as a Sophomore… Appeared in 22 matches with six starts… appeared in 56 sets… picked up a career-high 12 digs vs. Alabama (8/27)… recorded a career-high seven kills on a career-high 17 attacks vs. Creighton (9/4)… recorded a career-high 23 total blocks at Saint Louis (9/4)… picked up one digs and one assist vs. Minnesota (10/6)… recorded a Big Ten best four kills and matched her career high with three blocks vs. Michigan… recorded five kills, picked up four digs and matched her career high with three blocks at Illinois (11/19)… letterwinner.

2009 as a Freshman… Played in 11 matches and 15 sets… recorded a career-high four kills vs. Eastern Kentucky (Aug. 29)… recorded career-high two total blocks vs. Eastern Kentucky (Aug. 29) and Binghamton (Sept. 18)… picked up one dig vs. Eastern Kentucky (Aug. 29) and at Purdue (Oct. 17)… recorded at least one kill in six contests… served first career ace at Purdue (Oct. 17).

High School… Three time all-state selection, including second team honors as a senior and third team honors as a junior… four-time all-metro pick… selected most valuable player of the all-metro team as a senior… four-time all-conference pick, including three-straight first team honors as a sophomore, junior and senior… guided high school team to conference championship in 2007 and runner-up finishes in 2005, 2006 and 2008… also led high school team to four-straight appearances in the state tournament, with a second place finish in 2006… played for Nike Six Pack club for four years… led club team to national tournament each season… also lettered in soccer, basketball and tennis… earned all-league honors in basketball and claimed a team state title and state doubles title in tennis… honor roll student.

Personal… Born 11/18/90… parents are Renea and Tom Friedman… has one brother, Jason, and one sister, Megan… elementary education major.

Season MP SP K Att% Ast Aces Digs Blk Solo Blk Ast Total Blk
2009 2 3 4 .286 0 0 1 0 2 2
2010 22 59 28 .070 9 1 58 1 12 13
Career 24 59 32 .082 9 1
1 14 15