The University of Minnesota will send the largest collegiate contingent to the U.S. Women’s National Team Open Tryout, March 2-4, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Get to know incoming freshman defensive specialist/libero Lauren Litzau.
2017 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON
Did not participate in matches.
Played at Greendale High School and the Milwaukee Sting club team • helped Greendale High School to its first state tournament appearance since 1979 • named a second-team all-state as a senior and a two-time Conference Player of the Year • all-state honorable mention as a junior • four-time all-conference honoree, played as an outside and a setter with Greendale • posted 1,149 kills, 280 aces, 506 assists and 829 digs during her Panthers tenure • with the Sting, aided the team to top AAU finishes in 2015 and 2013 and was on the Badger Region High Performance Team in 2013 • 2015 AAU Academic All-American • garnered the 2015 JVA Athleader Award • finished third at USAV 18 Open Nationals.
Born January 13, 1998 • daughter of Steve and Kathy Litzau • has three younger siblings, Danielle, Kayce and Nick • mom, Kathy, played volleyball at Notre Dame • interested in majoring in biology • graduated from Greendale in 2016 • played in the orchestra (cello), was also a member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), math team, National Honor Society and Student Council.
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