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2011 (Freshman): Emerged late in the season as one of the Greyhounds' top hitters... Started the final seven matches of the season... In total, played in 21 matches, starting 11... Had a season-high 13 kills against TCU and matched that with 13 in her first entry to the starting six at Saint Peter's... Also had a season-best 16 digs versus the Peacocks... Had 11 kills three days later against George Washington... Totaled 10 digs and nine kills at Siena.
Before Loyola: Earned three letters in volleyball at Moline (Ill.) High School... Earned Metro All-Star honors and was named to the Western Big Six First Team after her junior and senior seasons in 2009 and 2010... Helped the Maroons win their conference title in 2009 and 2010 with records of 33-4 and 34-3, respectively... The team also brought home the regional title in 2008 with a 32-5 mark... Played club volleyball for Platform Elite and the Iowa Rockets... Helped the Rockets 16R win the Denver Crossroads Qualifier and become the first team in Iowa history to earn an Open bid to Nationals where they finished 13th in their division... Platform Elite 17 took second in the regional tournament and was the first team in club history to advance to nationals.
Personal: Lauren Nichole Arnold... Born in Rock Island, Ill.... Daughter of Bob and Cari Arnold... Has one older sister, Sarah... Member of the Moline's first honor roll all four years of high school... Was her class' treasurer and a member of the National Honor Society.