#11 Lauren Sprouse
Hometown: Alabaster, Ala.
Previous School: Thompson HS
Coach’s Comments: Lauren is an athletic player who will help our back row defense with her great passing and ball control skills. She anticipates very well and will only get better as she learns the speed and power of the college game.
Sprouse was a two-sport athlete during her career at Thompson High School, playing four seasons of volleyball and three seasons of basketball. As a senior, she was named her volleyball team's Best Defensive Player and Team Captain. Sprouse added Team MVP as a junior. In 2008, she led her team with 352 digs, and was second on the team with 284 kills. Sprouse added 34 blocks and 40 aces. Sprouse also helped lead her basketball team to the state tournaments in 2007 and 2008. Off the court, Sprouse was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and French Honor Society. She was also her school's Valedictorian.
Related News Release(s)
12/5/2011 - Union volleyball puts four players on NAIA scholar list
11/7/2011 - Union volleyball puts six on TranSouth scholar list
11/7/2011 - Union volleyball wins opening match in conference tourney
11/7/2011 - Union’s Sprouse passes the 1,000 digs milestone