Sand Volleyball
#3 Laura Whalen
Height: 5'6"
Class: Junior
Experience: Transfer
City/State: Littleton, Colo.
High School: Littleton HS
Other College: Texas St.
Major: Kinesiology/Human Movement
Born: 09/16/1992
Laura Whalen Bio - Sand
Courtesy: (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/22/2014

Competed primarily in the court four and five spots alongside Malorie Pardo, and the pair recorded an overall 4-5 record … Put LSU on the scoreboard during the both matches of the end-of-the-season Battle on the Bayou against UAB and Tulane, both times partnered with Pardo … Competed alongside Emma Hiller for two matches during the FIU Surf & Turf Tournament.

Defensive specialist for LSU’s indoor volleyball team ... Recorded 164 digs with a 1.95 per-set average in her junior season after transferring from Texas State ... Tallied 11 digs, two aces and a flawless 22 receptions in the Lady Tiger’s five-set victory over Tennessee ... Added two aces in LSU’s victory over Mississippi State.

Coached by her mother, Margaret Whalen, at Littleton High School in Colorado ... Earned All-State recognition as a senior after being named an All-Conference performer for all four seasons ... A two-time team MVP, she earned the team’s best hitter award three teams and best server award twice ... Totaled 905 digs, 804 kills and 183 aces during her four-year career ... Also lettered in Track and Field ... Qualified for the state meet in the long jump, triple jump and the 800-meter medley ... Holds high school triple jump record of 35 feet, 5 inches ... Plays club volleyball for Front Range, one of the top club programs in the nation ... Helped her team to a silver medal at the 2009 AAU National Championships.

Daughter of Dennis and Margaret Whalen ... Born on September 16, 1992 ... Has two siblings: brother Patrick (27) and sister Bridget (23) ... Bridget played volleyball at Southern Miss (2008-10) and team won the 2009 Conference USA regular season ... Major is undecided.
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