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Before Loyola: Earned four letters in volleyball at Lakeland (Fla.) High School where she was named the Polk County Player of the Year in 2010... Earned All-Polk County honors each year from 2008-2010 and was the Offensive Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010... Tabbed to the All-Florida Second Team in 2009 and 2010... Helped the Dreadnaughts reach the state semifinals in 2010, the same year it won the regional and district titles... Her team also won the 2008 district title... Played club volleyball for Tampa United with fellow Loyola player Tina Catanach.
Personal: Lauren Marie Andersen... Born in Lakeland, Fla.... Daughter of Randy and Lynn Anderson... Has two older siblings, Randall and Krista... Krista plays volleyball at Villanova, and Randall was a golfer at Elon... Her mother was a volleyball player at Texas Lutheran where her father was a basketball student-athlete... Received the Math, Science, Art and Nulli Secundus Awards in high school and was voted most athletic... Also was the Keydette President, a senior class senator and a Spanish Club senator.