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    Lauren Howell
    Lauren Howell

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Bullard

    Last College:
    Pepperdine

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Middle Blocker

    Major:
    Kinesiology

    Fresno State (2004)
    Made Bulldog debut against Middle Tennessee State ... hit .300 or better six times and .400 or higher five times ... had two double-digure kill matches ... set season-best 11 block assists and 13 total blocks against Sacramento State.

    Pepperdine (2002-03)
    Two-year reserve player for the Waves, who went 53-10 the past two seasons with two West Coast Conference titles ... team reached the Elite Eight in 2002 and the Sweet 16 in 2003 while finishing with a No. 6 national ranking the last two years ... as a freshman, played in two games and had a kill and two blocks ... as a sophomore, played in nine games (seven matches) and had four kills, four assists, an ace and three blocks.

    Bullard High School
    Helped team to four North Yosemite League titles ... guided BHS to a CIF Central Section Championship in 1999 ... garnered league MVP honors in 2001 ... selected to Fresno Bee all-star team as a senior.

    Personal
    Born February 17, 1984 ... parents are Pat and Michele Howell ... has a brother, Nick ... father played football at USC before going on to a pro career with Atlanta and Houston ... hobbies include going out with friends and beach volleyball ... favorite athlete is her dad ... admires her parents the most ... biggest athletic thrill to date was placing fourth at the Junior Olympics in 1999 and 2000.

    HOWELL'S CAREER STATISTICS Year M G K E TA PCT A SA SE RE DG BS BA TB BE BHE 2004 11 35 57 22 124 .282 6 1 15 1 15 11 39 50 11 1

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