12 Lauren Gedney
12 - Lauren Gedney
Height: 6'1"
Year: 2021
Hometown: Huntersville, N.C.
High School: Lake Norman Charter
Position: OH/RS
Major: Political Science and Peace and Justice Studies
m 29
k/s 4.15
h % .306
a/s 0.02
b/s 0.66
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.51

Collegiate Career Honors:

  • 2x AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2018, 2019)
  • 2x AVCA All-New England Region Team (2018, 2019)
  • 2019 NEWVA All-New England First Team
  • 2019 NEWMAC All-Conference First Team
  • 2x NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team (2017, 2018)
  • 2017 AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention
  • 2017 NEWVA All-Rookie Team
  • 2x NEWMAC Offensive Athlete of the Week (Co-Athlete 10/2/17, 10/7/19)

2019-20: Appeared in 29 matches as a junior...averaged 4.15 kills per set with 444 total kills during the season...surpassed 1000 career kills during Oct. 18 match against Amherst...completed 990 total attacks, with a 0.306 hitting percentage...averaged 0.66 blocks per set with 71 sets overall for the season

2018-19: Appeared in all 28 matches for the Blue as a sophomore...second in the team in kills with 327, including a career high 25 kills against WPI on Sep. 22...set a career best .254 hitting percentage...third on the team in total blocks with 51...set a career high of 5 blocks against Roger Williams on Oct. 6...AVCA All-America Honorable Mention...AVCA All-Region First Team...NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team.

2017-18: Appeared in all 29 matches as a first year for the Blue... led the team in kills with 367, including a season high 22 against Springfield on Sep. 30... hitting percentage of .235... tied for the team lead in sets played with 105... tied for second on the team with 22 services aces... recorded a career high 13 digs on Sep. 8 against Geneseo... named to the NEWVA All-Rookie Team...named 2017 AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention... earned NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team... named NEWMAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (10/2/17). 

Before Wellesley: Attended Lake Norman Charter High School... graduated in 2017... varsity volleyball athlete... helped guide team to 2016 conference championship, finishing the season ranked 4th in the state... captain of volleyball team senior year... 2016 Big South All-Conference Player of the Year...2016 Team MVP...2016 Charlotte All-Conference Team... 2016 All-Lake Team... 2015 South All-Conference Team... 2015 Team MVP... 2014 Offensive Player of the Year.

Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Michelle Gedney... her father was a member of the crew team at University of Mary Washington... born in Fairfax, Virginia.... only child... chose to attend Wellesley due to the outstanding academic reputation.

Recent Games
Oct 29 at Babson L, 3-2
Oct 31 at Brandeis W, 3-0
Nov 5 WPI W, 3-0
Nov 7 Emerson L, 3-2
Nov 15 vs. Brockport W, 3-0
Nov 16 at Clarkson L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 10
Sets 107 37
Kills 444 154
Kills per set 4.15 4.16
Errors 141 50
Total Attacks 990 336
Hitting Percentage .306 .310
Assists 2 1
Assists per set 0.02 0.03
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 4 0
Digs 55 14
Digs per set 0.51 0.38
Block Solo 6 3
Block Assist 65 20
Block Total 71 23
Blocks per set 0.66 0.62
Block Errors 8 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 482.5 167.0
Points per set 4.5 4.5
Matches started 20 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 - 3 13 3 24 .417 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 6 vs. Bowdoin W, 3-2 1 5 21 5 56 .286 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 8 0 25.0
Sep 7 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-0 1 3 13 7 37 .162 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Sep 7 vs. Rhode Island Col. W, 3-0 1 3 11 3 26 .308 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Sep 11 at Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-0 1 3 13 5 26 .308 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 13.0
Sep 13 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-2 1 5 15 7 49 .163 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 14 vs. Endicott W, 3-2 - 5 21 4 37 .459 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 22.0
Sep 14 vs. Tufts L, 3-1 1 4 12 6 29 .207 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 13.0
Sep 17 at Emerson W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 28 .393 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 19 Keene St. W, 3-1 1 4 22 6 40 .400 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 22.5
Sep 21 Mount Holyoke W, 3-0 1 2 5 2 11 .273 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 24 Wheaton W, 3-1 - 4 18 5 40 .325 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 19.5
Sep 28 at WPI W, 3-2 1 5 22 5 38 .447 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 24.5
Oct 1 Smith W, 3-0 1 3 11 4 26 .269 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 5 Springfield W, 3-0 1 3 16 2 29 .483 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Oct 8 at Clark W, 3-1 1 4 19 4 38 .395 1 0 0 0 4 1 3 1 4 0 21.5
Oct 12 Worcester St. W, 3-0 - 3 13 5 23 .348 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 14.5
Oct 12 FDU-Florham W, 3-0 - 3 11 1 16 .625 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 15 at Coast Guard W, 3-1 1 4 21 8 45 .289 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 22.5
Oct 18 at Amherst W, 3-2 - 5 28 11 57 .298 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 2 5 0 31.0
Oct 19 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 - 3 10 1 18 .500 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 19 vs. Bates W, 3-0 - 3 17 1 27 .593 0 0 0 0 3 1 6 0 7 0 21.0
Oct 22 MIT W, 3-1 - 4 14 10 35 .114 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 16.0
Oct 29 at Babson L, 3-2 1 5 15 8 46 .152 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 16.5
Oct 31 at Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 18 .444 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 1 4 0 12.0
Nov 5 WPI W, 3-0 1 3 16 4 29 .414 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 17.5
Nov 7 Emerson L, 3-2 1 5 19 7 62 .194 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 20.0
Nov 15 vs. Brockport W, 3-0 1 3 8 4 26 .154 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
Nov 16 at Clarkson L, 3-1 1 4 17 9 54 .148 1 0 0 0 4 0 4 1 4 0 19.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2017-18 29 105 367 3.50 155 902 .235 4 0.04 22 0.21 98 0.93 7 31 38 0.36 411.5 3.9
2018-19 28 98 327 3.34 128 782 .254 3 0.03 0 0.00 42 0.43 2 49 51 0.52 353.5 3.6
2019-20 29 107 444 4.15 141 990 .306 2 0.02 0 0.00 55 0.51 6 65 71 0.66 482.5 4.5
Total 86 310 1138 3.67 424 2674 .267 9 0.03 22 0.07 195 0.63 15 145 160 0.52 1247.5 4.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 107 444 4.15 141 990 .306 2 0.02 0 0.00 55 0.51 6 65 71 0.66 482.5 4.5
Conference 10 37 154 4.16 50 336 .310 1 0.03 0 0.00 14 0.38 3 20 23 0.62 167.0 4.5
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Home 11 37 158 4.27 49 335 .325 0 0.00 0 0.00 16 0.43 1 18 19 0.51 168.0 4.5
Away 10 39 171 4.38 61 387 .284 2 0.05 0 0.00 25 0.64 3 25 28 0.72 186.5 4.8
Neutral 8 31 115 3.71 31 268 .313 0 0.00 0 0.00 14 0.45 2 22 24 0.77 128.0 4.1
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Wins 23 81 353 4.36 97 713 .359 1 0.01 0 0.00 40 0.49 6 53 59 0.73 385.5 4.8
Losses 6 26 91 3.50 44 277 .170 1 0.04 0 0.00 15 0.58 0 12 12 0.46 97.0 3.7
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August 1 3 13 4.33 3 24 .417 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 1.33 0 1 1 0.33 13.5 4.5
September 12 46 186 4.04 57 417 .309 0 0.00 0 0.00 17 0.37 1 22 23 0.50 198.0 4.3
October 12 43 185 4.30 57 378 .339 1 0.02 0 0.00 23 0.53 4 31 35 0.81 204.5 4.8
November 4 15 60 4.00 24 171 .211 1 0.07 0 0.00 11 0.73 1 11 12 0.80 66.5 4.4