|Previous School:||Jenks HS|
Competed in all 27 matches, playing in 81 sets… posted 169 digs (2.09 per game) to go with 30 kills, 28 assists and 11 service aces on the season… tallied career-high 20 digs in ORU’s win over Northwestern State on Sept. 5… recorded 10 digs against Oakland on Sept. 26… smashed a career-high 11 kills to go with two block assists against Gardner-Webb on Aug. 29… registered a career-best five assists at No. 23 Wichita State, while smashing three service aces against UALR.
Named to the Summit League all-academic team... Recorded four kills, two digs and two service aces in her first collegiate match in the 3-0 win against UTEP on Aug 30... Posted a season-high seven kills in the 3-0 victory against North Texas on Sept. 6... Recorded a service ace in each of the three ORU classic matches (Sept. 4-6)... Tallied a season-high nine digs in the sweep at Oakland on Sept. 26... Averaged 1.52 digs per set (61 digs) on the year... Also tallied 17 kills and seven aces.
Led Jenks Trojans to the 2006 6A State Championship and earned a place on the all-tournament team... Participated in the 2008 Large East all-state games... A 2006 and 2007 first-team and 2005 honorable mention all-Frontier Valley Conference selection... Named to the all-conference academic team from 2006-08... Tulsa World Athlete of the Month in October 2007... Led team in kills, digs and service aces in 2007 and recorded 19 kills, three service aces and five digs in the 2006 state championship match.
Full name is Lauren Christine Ophus... Daughter of Christian and Michelle Ophus... Plans to major in marketing/business... Born February 15, 1990... Chose ORU because of its strong spiritual emphasis, quality academic programs and highly competitive athletics.