AT GEORGE WASHINGTON Two-year starting setter averaged 10.75 assists per game as a junior last season ... fourth on team in digs with 343 and aces with 21... also added 36 kills and 16 total blocks... earned the Colonials' starting setter assignment as a sophomore where she averaged 9.25 assists per game in 83 games ... had 217 digs (2.61 dpg) with 19 service aces and nine total blocks ... appeared in 88 games her freshman season --mostly as a defensive specialist ... recorded 122 digs ... accumulated 81 assists ... named 2001 team captain.
Attended St. Mary's High School in Stockton, CA, where she helped lead her team to a section championship as a senior ... Dunning`s team won the San Joaquin Athletic Association (SJAA) championship three of her four years as she was also a Nor-Cal Finalist her senior season ... she also earned All-League honors in her final season ... played for Vision Volleyball Club under Jason Mansfield whose team placed ninth at 2000 U.S. Junior National Championships ... named to Junior National All-America team at the 2000 championships ... also swam the backstroke and 200 IM events for the St. Mary's swim team ... Member of the National Honor Society ... participated as a mentor and worked with Friends of the Special Olympics her junior and senior years.
Born August 26, 1982 in Mountain View, CA ... full name is Lauren Therese Dunning ... daughter of John and Julie Dunning ... father, John, is in his third year as head coach at Stanford after serving in the same capacity for the highly successful University of the Pacific women's volleyball program ... has an older sister, Lisa (24) ... enjoys working out, reading, the beach, playing doubles volleyball and golf... interested in continuing her volleyball career professionally in Europe following graduation ... plans on attending graduate school when her competitive volleyball days are over and a career in health sciences... MAJOR: exercise science/public health minor.
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