Leading the team in total blocks since her sophomore season, Molly Lohman even sits in second place for total blocks in a single season.
Minnesota earned a 3-0 win (25-17, 25-21, 25-23) over No. 16 Purdue, Wednesday night at Maturi Pavilion.
Lohman, Seliger-Swenson and Martin receive weekly B1G honors after a pair of wins over Wisconsin and Michigan.
Molly Lohman was named the B1G Volleyball Co-Defensive Player of the week, announced today by the conference office.
Alexis Hart, Molly Lohman and Samantha Seliger-Swenson have all been named Preseason All-Big Ten, announced today by the conference office.
2016 • JUNIOR SEASON:
AVCA All-America honorable mention • AVCA North Region honorable mention • All-Big Ten honorable mention • held the Big Ten's third-best hitting clip (.370) • ranked fourth on the team in kills (225) and kills per set (1.79) • competed with the US Collegiate National Team (Europe) and helped win gold • was named the Most Valuable Player • hit .538 (7-0-13) in Florida State win (9/3) • earned a .600 hitting percentage against Louisville (9/9) • hit for nine kills against North Dakota (9/16) • put up five block assists and seven kills against No.17 Ohio State (9/24) •hit career-high 1.000 against Indiana (9/30) • had 10 kills in 20 attempts, eight blocks and three aces against Penn State (10/5) • hit .462 with one error in 13 attempts, adding five blocks against Northwestern (10/9) • hit .625 against Wisconsin (10/12) when she had five kills • put up five blocks and four kills against No.14 Michigan State (10/15) • over the weekend, established 20 kills and 16 blocks against Iowa and No.1 Nebraska (10/21-23) • earned her first Big Ten award, Defensive Player of the Week, after 17 kills and team-best 11 blocks in wins over Rutgers and Penn State, hitting .692 against Rutgers and .889 against Penn State (10/28-29) • Recorded 6 kills in 12 attempts against Indiana (11/2) • put up six blocks against Maryland (11/6) • added 13 kills and nine blocks over the weekend, hitting .636 against Northwestern (11/12-13) • earned 15 kills and ten blocks over the weekend against Michigan State and Michigan (11/18-20) • hit .533, had nine kills and a team-high seven blocks in the Nebraska win (11/23) • added eight blocks and four kills in win over No. 3 Wisconsin (11/26) • earned 17 kills in the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament (12/2-3) • named to the Minneapolis Region All-Tournament team in wins over Missouri and UCLA.
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
One of 12 members that competed with the Team USA Collegiate National Team on its China Tour this past June • Started in 27 of 35 matches with appearances in each match, played in 122 of 129 sets • Lead the team in blocks (163) • opened her sophomore campaign with nine blocks vs. Texas A&M (8/29) • had seven total blocks in Louisville win (9/4) • hit a career-high eight kills against UCF (9/12) • had six aces during the Diet Coke Classic (9/11-12) • earned All-Tournament honors at the Charleston Classic (9/18-19) when she hit .500 on the weekend and had 10 blocks • had a team-best .571 hitting percentage and put up eight block assists in the win against Wisconsin (10/14) • hit for a career-high 8 kills in the rematch against Wisconsin (10/17) • in the upset against No. 3 Nebraska, had a career-best 10 kills, hit for .429, and put up 6 blocks (10/23) • hit .462 against Indiana (10/28) • added nine blocks and 9 kills against Michigan State and Michigan (11/6-7) • had a career-best 13 kills and tied for career-best 10 blocks in the win over Northwestern (11/11) • established six kills and four blocks in the sweep of No. 1 Penn State (11/14) • put up five blocks against Maryland (11/18) • established six blocks against Purdue (11/21) • put up six blocks at Indiana (11/28) • hit .800 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Jackson State (12/4) • contributed seven block assists in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Marquette (12/5) • contributed seven blocks in the Regional Semifinal against Illinois (12/11) • put up six blocks in the Regional Final against Hawaii (12/12) • committed only one error with six kills and nine blocks in the National Semifinal against Texas (12/19).
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 51 sets and 20 matches as a rookie, including nine match starts • Saw action in all three matches during the Yale Invite (9/5) • Had two kills in three attempts in the Albany win (9/6) • Played in the Ohio State match (9/24) • Had 2 blocks vs. Penn State (9/27) • Played in one set against Illinois (10/1) • Earned her first collegiate starts in the Maryland/Rutgers weekend • Had a team-high six blocks vs. Maryland (10/10) • Started in the Wisconsin match (10/15) • Saw action at Indiana (10/29) • Played three sets against Northwestern (11/12) and had four kills in six attempts and hit .667 • Established a career-best 10 blocks and added five kills at Maryland (11/19) • Had a season-high seven kills at Ohio State (11/26).
Member of the Northern Lights club team • AAU All-American as a part of the 17-1 team in 2013 where the team placed fifth • also a part of the Northern Lights 16 AAU National Championship team •ranked 38th in PrepVolleyball's list of top 100.
Competed at Mankato West High School• an all-state selection as a senior was also an all-conference selection as she helped Mankato West to a Big 9 conference title • had 115 blocks as a senior and ranked second in the state of Minnesota, while her 365 kills ranked ninth • finished her scholastic career with 853 kills, 51 assists, 94 aces, 250 blocks and 307 digs • has been on the A-honor roll every semester.
Born May 13, 1996 • graduated from Mankato West in 2014 • kinesiology major • daughter of Janine and Thomas Lohman • has two older siblings, Nicole and Charlie • sister, Nicole, swims at Gustavus.
|Molly Lohman's Career Statistics|
|Career Totals||299-89||434||1.45||115||932||.342||11||15||40||381 (20-361)||656.5|
Gophers Fall in Four to Illinois
11/18/2017 - W. Volleyball
The No. 7 University of Minnesota volleyball team fell in four to Illinois, 29-27, 19-25, 18-25, 20-25.
Live: Gophers at Illinois
11/18/2017 - W. Volleyball
Follow the Gophers as they face Illinois, tonight at 7 p.m.
Gophers Win, 3-1 over Wildcats
11/17/2017 - W. Volleyball
The No. 7 University of Minnesota volleyball team earned a 3-1 win over Northwestern, tonight in Evanston, Ill.