BRIEFLY Lauren Kirk is in her fourth season with the Lions... will serve as the Lions' captain for the second consecutive year... has played a great deal over her three years in Crimson and Navy and is expected to be right there in the hunt for the starting libero spot or back-row specialist... coaches praise her for being a great leader on and off the court for the LMU program...
AT LMU 2007... found time in 101 of the Lions' 108 games on the season... recorded a season-high 13 digs against Gonzaga on October 6... served-up two aces against Tulane on September 7... finished the year with 10 service aces, good for fifth on the squad... 2006... played in all 31 matches as a sophomore for the Lions... had a season-high 22 digs in a five-match loss to Saint Mary's... averaged 2.23 digs per game... ranked fifth on the team with 18 service aces... 2005... set the LMU season-high dig mark with 32 digs against Pepperdine... played in 81 of LMU's 113 games... tallied double-digit digs in six matches, including LMU's final four matches of the regular season...
HIGH SCHOOL a 2005 graduate of Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, Calif... a four-year starter... was a 2004 first-team All-League and All-CIF selection... named to the Daily Breeze's All-South Bay team in 2004... played club volleyball for South Bay and current LMU coach Larry Smoot...
PERSONAL Lauren Anne Kirk was born March 15, 1987, in Torrance, Calif... daughter of Melinda and John Kirk Jr., who was a member of the crew team at USC... has two brothers, Brian and Chris, who plays golf at Cal Poly... chose LMU for its volleyball program, education, and because its close to home... is a member of the Dean's List for her high grade point average... a liberal studies major.
W. Volleyball - 2/13/2017
Natalie Morgan, Ben Lee Added to Volleyball Staff
W. Volleyball - 1/24/2017
Mansfield Picked to Lead Lions
W. Volleyball - 12/22/2016
Tom Black Named Head Coach at Georgia
W. Volleyball - 12/14/2016
Sponcil Earns AVCA All-American Status
W. Volleyball - 12/6/2016
Sponcil Repeats as AVCA All-Region
W. Volleyball - 11/28/2016
Sponcil Defender of Year, Trio Garners All-WCC Honors