Hawks can't hang with ranked Ohio State who hits close to .500 for the match.
UMES plays well against tournament host.
Ashley Smith pounds out a dozen kills in the Hawks win.
Li records a match high 17 digs in the loss.
Jerabkova dishes out a dozen assists and notches a dozen digs in the loss.
See Joey Gardner's shot of the team taking on Delaware State in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center on September 27.
See John Meore's shot of the team taking on Sacred Heart at the 2013 SHU Hampton Inn Invitational.
2013: Played in all 84 sets (24 matches) and finished third on the team in kills (118) and second in blocks (44) ... recorded two kills in her Hawk debut against the University of Tennessee-Martin (08/30/13) ... finished second on the team in blocks (3) versus Western Illinois (08/31/13) ... tied for second with two blocks against Manhattan (09/06/13) ... lead the team in total blocks (2) versus American (09/07/13) ... finished second on the team with four kills against Norfolk State (09/14/13) ... a team-high two blocks versus #13 Ohio State (09/20/13) ... lead the team with seven kills against Buffalo (09/21/13) ... had 11 digs along with a career-high five blocks in the home victory over Delaware State (09/27/13) ... notched a career-high 14 kills versus Howard (10/04/13) ... tied a team-high two blocks against Coppin State (10/06/13) ... team leading two blocks versus Morgan State (10/11/13) ... lead the team in kills (12) against Norfolk State (10/18/13) ... tied a career-high five blocks in the road win over Delaware State (10/20/13) ... a team-high two blocks (one solo) versus Howard (10/25/13) ... lead the team in kills (7) and blocks (3) against Norfolk State (11/07/13) ... finished with three kills and a team-leading two blocks versus Hampton (11/10/13).
2012: Played at Odessa Junior College in Texas as a dual sport athlete, also competing in women's basketball. Volleyball team went 18-14 overall and 6-4 in conference.
High School/Club: Two-sport student-athlete in high school ... A four-year scholar athlete/merit student ... Won H.S. Student of the Quarter ... Member of the H.S. Technical Honor Society ... Member of the H.S. Rotary Club ... Won H.S. Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... Was on the cover of You Name IT Sports Magazine ... Won a H.S. Conference Championship ... Member of Heart of Illinois Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball and Extreme Volleyball in East Peoria, IL ... Involved in Christ on Campus (TX) and Animal Humane Society.
Personal: Born May 11, 1993 in Normal, IL ... Daughter of Ronnie and Karen Berry ... Has one sister, Renna, and two brothers, Ronnie & Kyle ... Major is Sociology ... Pre-game routine/superstitions are speaking to her mother, rubbing her care-bear tummy, and listening to music ... Plans to travel after graduation ... Best advice/favorite saying received is, "Life is too short to be unhappy. Be with people, do things that will make you happy." ... Hobbies outside of sports include napping, eating, reading, and music ... Favorite Book/Author is Pride and the Predjudice by Jane Austen ... Favorite Movie is Lion King ... Most influential person is her mother because of her endless support ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is leaving Illinois ... Personal athletic goal for the season is being Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) All-Conference Hitter ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is winning the MEAC Championship ... One of the most important things to Lauren is her music because the music keeps her sane.
Kills:14 (v. Howard, Oct. 4, 2013)
Aces:1 (v. Morgan State, Oct. 31, 2013)
Assists:1 (5x, last @ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)
Digs:3 (2x, last v. Hampton, Nov. 10, 2013)
Blocks: 5 (2x, last @ Delaware State, Oct. 20, 2013)