Junior middle blocker Lauren Bakker, senior outside hitter Kalani Norris and senior libero McKenna Tait were all named to the 2014 Preseason All-WAC Team.
At Utah Valley ...
SOPHOMORE ~ (2013): Earned All-WAC First Team honors, hersecond straight First Team All-Conference award, after leading the WAC in blocks in conference-only matches (1.57 per set average) ... also finished second in the WAC in blocks for the entire season (1.33) and ranked 32nd nationally in that same category ... finished seventh in the league in hitting percentage (.275) and second on the team in kill per set average (2.59) ... also set single-season records for UVU in both total blocks (156) and solo blocks (16) ... finished the season with four double-doubles ... played and started in all 33 matches for the Wolverines (122 sets).
FRESHMAN ~ (2012): Earned Great West Conference Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-Conference honors after a stellar freshman campaign ... set the single-season record for total blocks (148), block assists (136), and block per set average (1.45) ... started all 27 games for the Wolverines ... was second on the squad in total kills and led the GWC in blocks ... was named GWC Player of the Week on Oct. 15 after putting up 24 total kills and 16 total blocks in two matches during the week prior ... recorded her first-career double-double on Sep. 14, finishing with 10 kills and 10 blocks against Cal Poly ... finished with a season-high 12 total blocks in a 3-2 win at Fresno State on Sep. 8 ... had four matches of double-digit kills in 2012 ... had back-to-back games of 12 kills against Utah State and NJIT on Oct. 9 and Oct. 13 ... tallied nine blocks at Texas-Pan American on Oct. 4 ... was named to the All-Tournament team at both the Wildcat Classic and the Roadrunner Classic weekend tournaments.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at Davis High School in Kaysville, Utah ... was a two-time All-State volleyball player and was a Senior All-Star ... helped her team to a State Championship in 2012 and take third in 2011 and fifth in 2010 ... also participated in high jump on the track team in high school.
Personal ... Graduated from Davis HS in 2012 with a 3.6 GPA ... major is undecided at UVU ... also recruited by Kentucky, Ohio State, Utah State, Weber State, Air Force and Jacksonville ... daughter of Gary and Kristi Stringham ... married Dylan Bakker in May 2014.