Learn more about the exciting and inspiring girls high school
volleyball prep Lauren Carlini, who's accomplished more in her high
school and collegiate career than most people do..in a lifetime!
Let's say #girlpower, shall we?
Be inspired by their passion and love for the game.
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Lauren Carlini in FloVolleyball's Setting the Standard:
In FloVolleyball's newest FloFilm "Lauren Carlini: Setting The Standard,"
premiered July 5, 2017, learn about the legacy Carlini leaves behind at
Wisconsin and what will come next for her and for the Badger program.
Volleyball prep Lauren Carlini, the first volleyball player in history to win
Amateur Athletic Award, the 2017 AAU Sullivan Award.
Gatorade National Player of the Year
The 6-foot-1 senior setter/right side hitter recorded 333 kills, 303 assists, 156
digs, 92 service aces and 50 blocks this past season while posting a kill
percentage of .594
Led the Blackhawks (32-6) to the Class 4A sectional semifinals
Lauren helped set West Aurora to their first state title her junior year
The 2012 Chicago Tribune Volleyball Player of the Year
2012-13 American Volleyball Coaches Association
Under Armour First Team All-American
Carlini earned MVP honors in leading the U.S. Girls Youth National Team to a gold medal at the 2011 USA Volleyball High Performance Championships
Started for Team USA at the
2011 FIVB Girls Youth World Championships in Turkey
The No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2013 as rated by PrepVolleyball.com
Lauren Carlini JVA World Challenge Champion and Player of the match
Carlini has maintained a 3.73 GPA in the classroom
She has volunteered locally on behalf of the Geneva Police Department,
the Illinois Math and Science Academy and as a youth volleyball coach.
About playing while in high school
"I first thought I could play at the college level in the seventh grade," said Carlini. "That's when I received my first interest letter. This made me want to work harder and achieve more."
About finishing third with club team Sports Performance 16 Elite in the AAU Youth Tournament
"This was the first time I'd medaled at AAUs, and at first, after losing in the semis, I was upset," she said. "But when my team received its medals, I was so proud to have made it that far."
About winning the state title...
"I expect we will go farther than usual because all of the girls have played club in the offseason and have improved tremendously," Carlini said in an interview from early September. "We have great sideout serve receive and we can serve aggressively as well."
About what she thinks makes her a better player
"I think my biggest strength is my passion for the game and my desire and intensity to want to win," she said. "I'm one of the most competitive people you'll ever meet and I'd like to think that is one of my strengths."
About playing in college
"I'm so excited to be able to play at the highest possible level and really see what I am able to accomplish when I get into college." said Carlini. "The recruiting process was easy for me because I knew exactly where I wanted to go."
Lauren Carlini on Jordan Burgess
"She's just a competitor and one of the smartest people on a volleyball
court," Carlini said. "She demands attention of everyone with her play.
She doesn't want anyone to get in her way."
"Burgess is just amazing," said Carlini of the former Berkeley Prep (Tampa,
Fla.) standout. "She's phenomenal."
Wisconsin Badger Interviews
Press Conference, Freshman Year, Final Four NCAA Tournament
Lauren signed with the Wisconsin Badgers committing to play in the Big
10 Conference, one of the top 5 conferences in Division I.
Meet Freshman Lauren Carlini
NCAA Championship Playoffs Finalist - Two Years in a Row
Big 10 Setter of the Year
First Team All Conference
Volleyball Magazine First Team All American
Best Setter in the Country
Lauren Carlini Highlights
Check out the one handed back set!
Game Day Feature on Lauren Carlini
Wisconsin headed to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Volleyball Playoffs
AVCA First Team All American
Haleigh Nelson on Lauren
Kelly Sheffield on Lauren
From Wisconsin to USA Volleyball, FloVolleyball asks Carlini how is the
Lauren talks about playing for USA Volleyball during the Pan Am Cup
Lauren at the USA FIVB World Championships
West Aurora's Lauren Carlini stars for US at FIVB World Championships: His 12-girl squad trained for five days i... http://t.co/fWkCClZ— shawna walker (@voleybalqueen) August 30, 2011
Check it out! https://t.co/elTeGPbbvq— Lauren Carlini (@laurencarlini) October 24, 2017
Lauren Carlini— P.ⓒⓡⓐⓩⓨ (@WR_3737) September 23, 2017
Lauren plays her first year in the Italian Pro League
for Pomi Casalmaggiore
Italian Pro matches now seen on ESPN3
Lauren Carlini to be Face of Adidas Volleyball - VolleyMob https://t.co/2AW5D6XkBE— Volleyball watch (@Volleyballwatch) July 21, 2017
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