Lauren Fendrick
Lauren Fendrick

Player Profile

Carlsbad, CA

High School:
Carlsbad HS





Overview: Tri-Captain with Lauren Hogan and Krystal McFarland

  • Has several different jump serves in her repertoire
  • Has gained a greater understanding of the game, which improves her match performance on the floor
  • Prepared to have a stand-out senior season.

    2001 Honors/Awards: Second-team Verizon Academic All-America selection

  • First-team Pac-10 All-Academic
  • Honorable Mention All-Pac-10
  • All-Tournament at the Hawaiian Airlines Classic and US Bank/Arby's Classic.

    2001: Started the season in impressive fashion, earning All-Tournament honors at each of UCLA's two pre-season tournaments

  • Season-best of 24 kills tied her career high and came on Sept. 1 vs. Kansas State at the Hawaiian Airlines Classic
  • Had double-figure kills in 23 of 30 matches, recording nine kills in six of the seven matches without double figures
  • Ranked fifth in the Pac-10 averaging 3.94 kills per game
  • Led the Bruins in kills for the entire season (398) and in Pac-10 play (252).

    2000 Honors: Honorable Mention All-Pac-10

  • Pac-10 All-Academic second team
  • Second team Verizon Academic All-District VIII with a 3.90 GPA.

    2000: Had a 24 kill-22 dig performance in the NCAA Regional Final at Wisconsin

  • Kill total was a career-high and dig total was one shy of her 23 dig performance at Arizona State on Oct. 13
  • Had seven aces on Sept. 23 at Cal, setting a new UCLA record for aces in a four-game match
  • Also hit .417 in that match, starting a streak of five straight matches of .450 or better
  • Finished the season with 54 aces, the first Bruin to top 50 in a season since Elaine Youngs had 51 in 1991
  • Best single-season ace total by a Bruin since Daiva Tomkus had 66 in 1988
  • Has six total matches at .400 or better
  • Joined the '.700 Club' with a .750 (9K-0E-12TA) performance at Stanford on Sept. 23
  • Posted her season best of six blocks in the season opener against Penn State and again on Sept. 10 against Nebraska
  • Had nine matches with three or more aces
  • Recorded 13 double-doubles during the regular season
  • Had a 4.00 GPA for fall quarter.

    1999 Honors: Pacific-10 All-Freshman Team.

    1999: Had a terriffic NCAA Tournament, despite playing all four matches with a broken toe

  • Had three service aces in UCLA's first-round win over Eastern Washington
  • One of three Bruins with double-figure kills against Ohio State, checking in with a career high 17
  • Had 11 kills against Pepperdine and nine against Penn State at the NCAA Central Regional
  • Added nine digs and three blocks against the Waves
  • Posted two Pac-10 matches with identical .571 hitting percentages and 9K-1E-14TA breakdowns against Oregon on Nov. 11 and against Washington on Oct. 28
  • The Sept. 30 match against the Huskies also provided a then- season-high in kills, with 15 on 31 swings
  • Top total of 19 digs came in the five-game marathon at Arizona on Oct. 22
  • Previous-best for digs was 16 at Hawai'i on Sept. 6
  • Had a career-high four aces as well as six kills on as many swings at Kent on Sep. 18
  • Season-high of eight blocks (0BS/8BA) was recorded against Minnesota on Sept. 5
  • Started 26 of 30 matches as a freshman
  • Was a reserve pitcher for the Bruin softball team that was the 2000 NCAA Runner-Up.

    Prep: Three-sport standout, playing volleyball, basketball and softball

  • A first-team volleyball All-American and Fab 50 player
  • First-team All-CIF and All-Avocado League
  • Played with the USA Volleyball Youth National Team during the summer of 1998
  • Led Team USA in kills on that trip
  • Averaged 10 kills/match in all three varsity seasons
  • Named the North County Times Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 1998-99 with a 4.74 GPA, on a 4.0 scale
  • Union Tribune All-Academic Team Captain for the 1998 volleyball season

    Personal: Double majoring in pre-cognitive science and communication studies

  • Parents are Dr. Merle Albin and the late Leo Fendrick
  • Lists math as her favorite subject in school
  • Born Lauren Marie Fendrick on March 20, 1982, in San Diego, CA.