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Freshman (2011) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Appeared in six matches ... Tallied one kill against Utah Valley (Sept. 2) and Cal Poly (Sept. 3) ... Also recorded a block assist against Marshall (Aug. 26).
Prep ... Eagles Landing Christian (2011) ... Presidential Honor Roll ... President's List as a junior and senior ... Under Armour All-American (2010) ... All-State Player of the Year (2010) ... Henry County Volleyball Athlete of the Year (2010) ... Prep Volleyball Top 100 Senior Ace ... Four-year All-Conference selection ... Three-time All-State selection (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Named "Best Blocker" by PrepVolleyball.com (2008) ... Archie Griffith Athlete of the Year (2008) ... Named to Prep Volleyball's "Next 30" Juniors to Watch (2009).
Club/Junior ... Helped USA Volleyball to a silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore (2011) ... USA Volleyball Girls' Youth National A2 Program (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Southern Volleyball/Prep Volleyball MVP (2010) ... Played for Cleveland Volleyball Company (2007-09) and A5 (2009-11).
Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Teknipp ... Birthday: Feb. 12, 1993 ... Daughter of Phil and Janet Teknipp ... Father, Phil, played football for two years at West Virginia and two years at John Carroll ... Brother, Jim, played one year of football at UCF and now plays at Troy.
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