Athletics News


Aug. 30, 2010

Name: Lauren Whyte
Sport: Volleyball
Pos.: Outside Hitter
Cl.: Sophomore
Hometown: Olmsted Falls, OH
High School: Olmsted Falls

Lauren Whyte was named to the All-Tournament Team of the 2010 DC Volleyball Challenge, a local round-robin tournament that includes GW, Georgetown, American and George Mason. The sophomore from Olmsted Falls, OH, led the Colonials with 58.5 points while recording double-doubles in all three matches as GW posted a 2-1 record to place second in the event, played Friday (at AU) and Saturday (at GMU). In Friday's 3-1 victory over Georgetown, Whyte recorded her career-high 21 kills with 12 digs and three blocks for 23.5 points. On Saturday, Whyte led the Colonials with 17 kills against American. In Saturday's final match, Whyte again led the team with 16 kills as GW blitzed George Mason, 3-0.

Whyte's stats for the week: three matches, 10 sets, 54 kills, .229 hitting percentage, 5 total blocks (2 solo, 3 assisted), 34 digs, four assists and one service ace for 58.5 total points.