Alexis Hart, Molly Lohman and Samantha Seliger-Swenson have all been named Preseason All-Big Ten, announced today by the conference office.
Minnesota is set to host Missouri, North Carolina and UCLA in the NCAA Regionals this week.
Junior middle blocker Molly Lohman has been awarded the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.
Junior Molly Lohman knows she’s not the loudest player on the court, but she knows how to do her job.
Duo will play in Italy and Croatia this July.
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|
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