Sept. 24, 2013
VILLANOVA, Pa. - Lauren Carpenter was named to the Volleyball BIG EAST Honor Roll after her tremendous play aiding the Wildcats to a perfect 4-0 record the week of Sept. 16-22 with wins over Delaware, Sacred Heart, Norfolk State and Penn.
The sophomore was named to the Villanova Classic All-Tournament team for the second consecutive year after accumulating 48 kills on 114 attacks, hitting .325 and adding eight blocks over the weekend. Carpenter had the best match of her career Saturday night against Penn, totaling a career-high 24 kills on 54 hits (.315) and five blocks.
This marks the first time Carpenter was honored for any BIG EAST awards in her brief stint at Villanova. The Lakewood, Colo. native leads the team with 177 kills and 3.47 kills/set, including 15 blocks. The Wildcats return to the courts Saturday for their conference opener against Georgetown.