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Lauren Bledsoe

MB

Height
6' 1"
CLASS
Sr.
Hometown
Long Beach, Calif. (Mira Costa)
School

Club: TCA

Major: Advertising

 

As A Senior (2010)

An AVCA Honorable Mention All-America selection … Named AVCA All-South Region … Named a 2010 First-Team All-SEC selection, earning All-SEC honors for the first time in her career … Started each of the team’s 31 matches at the middle blocker position … Ranked third in the SEC and 21st in the nation in hitting percentage with a .382 clip … Hit .500 or better in 12 matches during the course of the season … Finished her career with a .302 hitting efficiency, making her just the 20th person in school history to chart a career hitting percentage of .300 or better … Ranked second on the team and fifth in the SEC (all matches combined) with 1.06 blocks per set, marking the first time in her career she averaged better than 1.0 blocks per set for a single season… Posted four or more blocks in 17 contests in 2010 … Fourth on the team with 1.92 kills per set … Tallied double-figure kills on five occasions … Registered a season-high 13 kills vs. Florida State (12/4) in the NCAA Second Round ... Had five kills on five swings with no errors and five blocks vs. South Carolina State (12/3) ... Charted 10 kills on .381 hitting with five blocks for 12.5 points at No. 16 LSU (11/21) ... Registered nine kills on .467 hitting with five blocks at Arkansas (11/19) ... Tallied a match-high four blocks to go with nine kills on .667 hitting against Alabama (11/14) ... Charted 10 kills on ..500 hitting with two blocks vs. Mississippi State (11/11) ... Registered a season-high nine blocks in a 3-2 win against Auburn (11/7), including an impressive six blocks in the fourth set ... Had four consecutive blocks during the fourth set against the Tigers to help turn the momentum of the match in Florida’s favor ... Also had a then-season-high 12 kills on .400 hitting in the match against Auburn ... Posted seven kills on .545 hitting with three blocks at Georgia (11/5) ... Charted seven kills on .308 hitting against South Carolina (10/27) ... Recorded 11 kills on 14 swings with no errors for a season-high .786 hitting efficiency to complement five blocks against Georgia (10/17) ... Registered nine kills on 13 swings with no errors for a .692 hitting efficiency with a career-best four service aces at Mississippi State (10/10) ... Recorded five kills and four blocks vs. Ole Miss (9/26) ... Tallied eight kills on .636 hitting with five blocks at Florida State (9/22) ... Charted 10 kills on .533 hitting with five blocks against Colorado State (9/4) ... Posted seven blocks to go with six kills in an upset of then-No. 2 Nebraska (8/29) ... Totaled seven kills and five blocks vs. Iowa State (8/28) at the Runza/AVCA Showcase.

 

As A Junior (2009)

Played in 27 of the team’s 31 matches as a junior ... For most of the season, was interchangeable with Callie Rivers on the right-side based on match-ups and who had the hot hand ... The last seven matches, Bledsoe played the middle blocker position (six consecutive starting nods) and excelled ... Ranked fourth on the team in kills per set with 1.94 ... Third on the team with a .344 hitting efficiency clip. ... Recorded double-digit kills in eight matches during the season and hit better than .400 in 12 matches, including .500 or better in nine contests ... Had six kills on .357 hitting vs. No. 1 Penn State in the NCAA Regional Semifinals (12/11) ... Charted four blocks vs. FIU in the NCAA Second Round (12/4) ... Posted six kills on .455 hitting against College of Charleston (12/3) in the NCAA First Round ... Charted seven kills on .700 hitting with three blocks against No. 25 Notre Dame (11/28) ... Tallied four kills and a match-high five blocks vs. South Carolina (11/27) ... Recorded 13 kills on .345 hitting - her best offensive performance in an SEC match this season - to complement a season-high five blocks, starting at the middle blocker position vs. No. 10 Kentucky (11/22), tallying a career-high 17.0 points ... Came off the bench to play middle blocker against Tennessee (11/20), charting six kills on .500 hitting with three blocks ... Coming off the bench against Mississippi State, recorded 11 kills on 14 swings with no errors for a .786 hitting efficiency on the right side ... Tallied four kills at LSU (10/11) ... Charted a match-high 10 kills on .500 hitting in a three-set sweep of Tennessee (10/4) ... Had six kills and four blocks for 8.5 points in a five-set win at Ole Miss (9/18) ... Named to the All-Tournament Team of the 31st Community Bankers Classic ... Had 11 kills and two blocks in a four-set win at South Florida (9/11) ... Had 12 kills on .455 hitting vs. Pacific (9/5) ... Finished with 13 kills on .500 hitting for 13.0 points vs. then-No. 11 Stanford (9/4) ... Had a breakout performance vs. FSU (8/31) with a career-high-tying 15 kills on .500 hitting for 16.0 points ... Charted six kills on eight swings for a .625 clip against Colorado (8/29).

 

As A Sophomore (2008)

Became one of the most versatile players for the Gators in 2008 … Moved full-time to the right-side from the middle blocker position during the spring of 2008, but filled in on a depleted front line during the regular season and can excel at any of the front-row positions … Ranked third on the team in total blocks with 63.0 on the season and averaged 0.61 blocks per set … Fifth on the team in kills per set with 1.70 … Recorded double-digit kills in three outings … Played in 30 of the team’s 31 matches in 2008, seeing action in 103 sets during the course of the year … Recorded two or more blocks in 19 of the team’s 31 matches, including four or more blocks on four occasions … Had a match-high four blocks vs. Colorado State (12/6) in the NCAA Second Round … Registered a critical kill to tie the score at 23-23 late in the third set against the Rams, which sparked a 3-0 run to close out the win for the Gators … Had seven kills on 11 attempts with no errors for a .636 hitting percentage at UNLV (11/29) … Had 11 kills on .476 hitting and tied her career high with seven digs against No. 22 Kentucky (11/16) … Tallied 12 kills on .261 hitting for 12.5 points at Georgia (10/26) … Came up with a then-career-high five digs vs. No. 25 Kentucky (10/10) … Charted a career-high 14 kills on .571 hitting for a career-high 14.5 points in a hard-fought road win at Alabama (10/3) … Hit .500 in Florida’s road win against Arkansas (9/2) … Had the match of her Gator career vs. Colorado (9/11) with a career-high seven blocks and eight kills on nine swings for a .889 hitting percentage … Registered three blocks vs. Long Beach State (9/6) … Notched four kills on .250 hitting, while also setting a then-career-high with four blocks vs. Pacific (8/30).

 

As A Freshman (2007)

Played in 27 of the team’s 32 matches her inaugural season … Recorded 10 kills on a career-best 35 swings against No. 3 Texas in the NCAA regional semifinal (12/7) … Ripped a career-high 12 kills, including the match-clincher, in the win over No. 23 Oklahoma in the second round of the NCAA Championship (11/30) … Also provided a key 4-0 service run late in game three to bring UF back from a 28-24 deficit in a game the Gators won by a count of 36-34 … Picked up five kills a career-high three blocks in the win over College of Charleston in the first round of the NCAA Championship (11/29) … Averaged nearly three kills per game in the NCAA Championship, doubling her season clip … Notched four kills and a dig in the Long Beach State match (11/24) … Recorded three kills and a block assist in the win over Yale at the Baden Thanksgiving Tournament (11/23) … Collected six kills on seven swings in two matches vs. Tennessee on the year (10/7 and 11/9) … Tied for the team high with nine kills on .571 hitting, while also adding an ace and a block assist in the win over N.C. State (8/31) … Recorded a pair of kills and an ace against Illinois State in her collegiate debut (8/24).

 

Prior to Florida

A member of Volleyball Magazine’s 10th-ranked recruiting class … Ranked as the No. 26 player in nation by PrepVolleyball.com … A 2007 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection … A 2006 PrepVolleyball.com first-team All-America selection … A 2006 Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine first-team All-America honoree … A 2006 first-team All California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division I pick … High school won state title three consecutive years (2004-06) … Club team won gold medal in the 18 open tournament at 2006 USA Junior Olympics … Was named to all-tournament team … Member of 2006 USA Junior National A2 Team.

 

Bledsoe’s Career Statistics

Season  SP-MP     K    K/S    E    TA    Pct    A   A/S   SA  SA/S   SE  DIG   D/S  RE   BS   BA   TB   B/S  BE BHE Points Pts/S

2007..  48-27    65   1.35   42   179   .128    0  0.00    4  0.08   12   14  0.29   1    1    8    9  0.19   1   0   74.0  1.54

2008.. 103-30   175   1.70   73   382   .267    8  0.08    2  0.02    8   44  0.43   0    4   59   63  0.61  11   0  210.5  2.04

2009..  80-27   155   1.94   48   313   .342    1  0.01    6  0.08   12   29  0.36   0    6   28   34  0.43   2   0  181.0  2.26

2010.. 110-31   211   1.92   57   403   .382    4  0.04   13  0.12   38   32  0.29   1    8  109  117  1.06   8   0  286.5  2.60

TOTAL. 341-115  606   1.78  220  1277   .302   13  0.04   25  0.07   70  119  0.35   2   19  204  223  0.65  22   0  752.0  2.21

 

Bledsoe’s Career Highs

Kills: 15 vs. Florida State (8/31/09)

Hitting Percentage: .889 vs. Colorado (9/11/10)

Assists: 4 vs. Mississippi State (10/5/08)

Service Aces: 4 vs. Mississippi State (10/10/10)

Digs: 7, 2x., last vs. Kentucky (11/16/08)

Blocks: 9.0 vs. Auburn (11/7/10)

Points: 17.0, 2x., last vs. Auburn (11/7/10)

 

Bledsoe’s 2010 Season Highs

Kills: 13 vs. Florida State (12/4/10)

Hitting Percentage: .786 vs. Georgia (10/17/10)

Assists: 2 vs. Tennessee (10/20/10)

Service Aces: 4 vs. Mississippi State (10/10/10)

Digs: 4 vs. Florida State (9/22/10)

Blocks: 9.0 vs. Auburn (11/7/10)

Points: 17.0 vs. Auburn (11/7/10)

 

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