Lauren Houg
Lauren  Houg


Plymouth, Minn.

High School:




Louis' 28 kills leads MU past Missouri State, 3-1

Golden Eagles claim Marquette Invitational title with wins over Iowa State, UWM and Missouri State


Marquette Sweeps Dayton, 3-0

Louis notches 17 kills in the victory


Marquette Upsets No. 21 Iowa State, 3-0

Golden Eagles win Cyclone Invitational


Marquette Takes a 3-1 Victory over North Dakota

Louis and Niemann each record 20-plus kills


Volleyball Freshman Orientation: Lauren Houg

Defensive specialist has big shoes to fill

Honors and Awards

2014: BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 10) ... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 17, Nov. 24) ... All-Marquette Invitational BIG EAST All-Academic (2013)

2015: BIG EAST All-Academic ... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 5) ... Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational All Tournament Team

2016: BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Aug. 29) ... USC Baden Invitational All Tournament Team ... Bluegrass Battle All Tournament Team ... Marquette Invitational All Tournament Team ... BIG EAST All-Academic
2016 (Sr.): Recorded 13 digs against No. 7 USC (Aug. 26)... Against UC Irvine (Aug. 27), posted 25 digs...Acquired 21 digs at Santa Clara (Aug. 27)...Achieved 20 digs in win over IUPUI (Sept. 2)...Posted 16 digs in match against Cincinatti (Sept. 3)...Added 18 digs in match against Wichita State (Sept. 3)...On Sept. 9, Houg posted 22 digs against Saint Louis and 21 against Kentucky...Acquired 14 digs vs. Virginia (Sept. 10)...Notched 19 digs against Iowa State (Sept. 16)...Collected 15 digs in the match against Milwaukee (Sept. 17)...Tallied 24 digs with four assists against Missouri State (Sept. 17)...Houg posted 17 digs on Sept. 23 against Creighton as well as on Sept. 25 against Providence and on Sept. 30 against Gergetown...Added 22 digs against Villanova (Oct. 1)...Against Xavier (Oct. 5), notched nine digs...Collected 19 digs against SJU (Oct. 7)...Added 16 digs in match against Seton Hall (Oct. 8)...Tallied 30 digs against Butler (Oct. 12)...Posted 12 digs in the match against DePaul (Oct. 15)...Achieved another 12 digs against Providence on October 21...Had 15 digs vs. Creighton (Oct. 22)...Against Villanova (Oct. 28), Houg collected 13 digs...Contributed 15 digs in four-set victory over Georgetown on Oct. 29...Houg notched 10 digs on Nov. 5 against DePaul...Posted 13 digs on Nov. 12 against Seton Hall...Houg achieved 18 digs against St. John's (Nov. 13)...Lauren collected 15 digs on Nov. 18 against Butler...Tallied 14 digs in 3-1 victory over Xavier (Nov. 25)...Notched 23 digs on Dec. 1 against Washington State...Notched 1,757 career digs, placing her second in program history.

2015 (Jr.):
Amassed a match-high 25 digs against Oral Roberts (Sept. 4)...Recorded 29 digs to help MU outlast Miami (Sept. 5)...Tallied 25 digs at Wyoming (Sept. 11)...Landed 17 digs against No. 22 Kansas (Sept. 12)...Collected 18 digs against Wichita State (Sept. 18)...Tallied 17 digs in three-set win against Albany (Sept. 19)...Posted 25 digs in four-set win against IUPUI (Sept. 19)...Landed 13 digs against Xavier (Sept. 23)...Tallied 16 digs in three-set win against DePaul (Sept. 26)...Achieved a double-double with 10 assists and 16 digs in win vs. Butler (Sept. 30)...Collected 16 digs against Villanova (Oct. 2)...Posted 18 digs in three-set win against Seton Hall (Oct. 3)...Tallied 13 digs in three-set win over Georgetown (Oct. 9)... Posted 13 digs against Creighton (Oct. 11)...Achieved 12 digs in three-set win against Providence (Oct. 16)... Collected 10 digs against St. Johns (Oct. 17)...Posted 18 digs vs. Seton Hall (Oct. 23)...Achieved 22 digs and nine assists in four-set victory over Villanova (Oct. 24)...Tallied 24 digs against Milwaukee (Oct. 26)...Posted 10 digs against DePaul (Oct. 31)...Tallied 15 digs against Creighton (Nov. 6)...Notched 20 digs in three-set victory over Georgetown (Nov. 7)...Dished out 25 digs against St. John's (Nov. 14)...Achieved 18 digs in three-set victory over Providence (Nov. 15)...Collected 13 digs in three-set win over Butler (Nov. 20)...Tallied 18 digs vs. Xavier (Nov. 21)...Achieved 35 digs against Creighton (Nov. 27)...Tallied 23 digs vs. Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Championship (Dec. 4)...Had a record-breaking night against Minnesota after collecting 17 digs and setting a new MU single season record and ranked 11th in NCAA Division I with 641 digs to cap her junior year (Dec. 5).

2014 (So.): Marquette's libero ...One of three MU players to play in all 120 sets this season ... Tallied 563 digs on the season, which puts her fourth all-time in a single season in Marquette history ... Posted 15 digs at then-No. 18 Colorado State (Aug. 30) ... Notched 17 digs in sweep at (RV) American (Sept. 5) ... Recorded 20 digs during five-set victory at No. 7 Florida (Sept. 19) ... Collected a season-high 23 digs in win at UCF (Sept. 20) ... Completed 12 digs and three assists in victory over Georgetown (Oct. 3)...Recorded 18 digs and added two assists in a win over Creighton (Oct. 4) ... Posted 28 digs in a four-set win vs. St. John's (Nov. 7) ... Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 10 after averaging 6.20 digs per set against St. John's (Nov. 7) and Providence (Nov. 8) ... Tied a career-high with 29 digs in a four-set loss at Seton Hall (Nov. 14) ... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Nov. 17 after posting 62 digs for an average of 6.57 per set in matches at Seton Hall (Nov. 14) and Villanova (Nov. 15) ... Posted three consecutive matches with 20 plus digs, vs. St. John's (28), vs. Providence (20), and at Seton Hall (29) ... In the match vs. St. John's (Nov. 7) she also posted six assists ... Set a career high was 35 digs in a BIG EAST tournament semifinal loss to Seton Hall (Nov. 28).

2013 (Fr.): Houg played in seven sets in a total of five matches in her first year at Marquette ... Notched a season-best three digs on Oct. 13 at Creighton ... Also recorded a dig against Georgetown (Oct. 27) and at Seton Hall (Nov. 15).

High School: Houg joins the Golden Eagles from Wayzata High School as a first team AAA all-state selection by the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association as a senior in 2012 ... Earned three varsity letters competing in volleyball and was a team captain as a senior for head coach Scott Jackson ... Averaged 7.7 digs per set (607 total) as a senior to lead the state of Minnesota and ended her high school career with 1,428 digs ... Averaged 5.6 digs as a junior (481) to lead the Trojans ... Houg helped Wayzata to a sectional semifinal appearance and a 21-9 record in 2012 and a 20-10 mark as a junior ... Named all-area, all-metro, all-conference in addition to all-state as a senior and was a finalist for the Minnesota Ms. Volleyball award ... All-area and all-conference as a junior (2011) ... Earned all-conference and honorable mention all-area honors as a sophomore in 2010, while Wayzata notched its highest win total (30-3) in program history and finished as state runner-up ... Set a career match-high with 53 digs in a four-set loss to Eden Prairie on Oct. 16, 2012 ... Listed on the 2012 Under Armour All-American Watch List ... Competed with Northern Lights Junior Volleyball on the club circuit ... One of three liberos selected in 2009 to the USA High Performance Continental Team to participate in the High Performance National Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Personal: Houg was born in Saint Louis Park, Minn., and is the second youngest of four children to Wade and Barb Houg ... Has one older sister, Meagan, and one younger sister, Kaitlyn ... Has an older brother, Michael ... Father played baseball at Luther College ... Majors in elementary/middle education.



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