CAREER HIGHILIGHTS: Leaves the Gamecocks third with 1,334 career digs and fourth with 3.35 digs per set...Her name is on three single-match top-fives, including the single-match record for digs with 38 against Mississippi State on 11/13/2010...Also 16th on career attacks (2,232), 18th in career assists (141), fourth among non-setters...Ranks 29th in career kills (631), 39th in kills per set (1.59), 36th in service aces (67) and 34th in points (727.5)...Holds single-season records during the rally-scoring era and for all seniors in digs (523) and digs per set (4.89)...Three times in her career, she was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week...Twice named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2010 (SENIOR): The only Gamecock to make all 30 starts and play all 107 sets...Played all but 18 of those sets at libero...Led the SEC with 4.89 digs per frame, setting a new South Carolina rally-scoring era single-season mark...Her 523 digs also eclipsed the era's single-season record...Both marks also are the best ever by a senior at South Carolina...Stood second in the SEC with 4.65 digs per set in conference matches, just one dig from leading the league...Finished second on the team with a .947 serve reception percentage, taking over 1/3 of the attempts...Topped the team in digs in 28 matches, posting double-figure digs in 25...Had two 30-dig matches on the season and 13 of 20+ digs...Had 10 matches where she was perfect in serve reception...Played the first three weeks with a brace on her right hand after breaking a bone in the final preseason practice, limiting her from serving...Still posted 5.91 digs per set en route to State Farm Illini Classic All-Tournament Team and SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors... Against BYU (8/28), she had 31 in a five-set contest...Followed that with 65 more digs (5.42 per set) at the Carollina Challenge, making that all-tourney team...Also named Gamecock Invitational Most Outstanding Libero after posting 26 digs, tied for second in a three-set match on Carolina charts, in the win over Furman...Played her first two sets at outside hitter against No. 16 LSU (10/3), tallying a match-best eight kills...Put down the final two kills in the win at Mississippi State (10/8) while leading the team with 23 digs...Compiled 18 digs in three-consecutive matches (10/15-22)...Had a season-best 12 kills at Georgia (11/7)...Set a single-match record with 38 digs in the home triumph over Mississippi State (11/13)...Also posted 11 kills and two aces in the win over the Bulldogs, helping her to her second SEC Defensive Player of the Week award...Matched her top kill output of the year at Arkansas with 12 while adding 13 digs...Earned a spot on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2009 (JUNIOR): Started in 27 matches on the season...Ranked second on the squad in kills and points...Stood fourth on the team in serve reception percentage (.944)...Led the squad in kills seven times while compiling double-digit kills in 15 matches...Led the squad with 12 double-doubles on the season while standing second with 15 matches of double-figure digs...Just missed four other double-doubles, lacking just one or two kills and/or one dig...Made the Big Orange Bash All-Tournament Team after compiling double-doubles in all three matches against the in-state rivals...Led the squad with 20 kills and added 19 digs in the triumph over Clemson (8/28), hitting .375 in the contest...Also made the Mizuno Invitational II All-Tournament Team after posting double-doubles in all three matches...That included a career and 2009 Gamecock best of 28 kills against Harvard (9/12)...Had five double-doubles in the first seven matches of SEC play, including 15 kills and 20 digs against No. 15 Kentucky (10/4)...After missing three matches due to injury, came back with a double-double at Alabama (11/1) with 14 kills and 12 digs...Hit a career-best .522 with 14 kills in the sweep of South Carolina State...Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2008 (SOPHOMORE): Drew 20 starts while playing in all 111 sets and 30 matches...Averaged 1.30 kills per set and 2.36 digs per frame on the season...That digs average ranked third on the squad...Led the team with a .956 serve reception percentage...Did not make a reception error in 12 matches...Split the season, playing a defensive role in the first 15 matches while playing full court in the final 15...Averaged 2.30 kills per frame, fourth on the team, during her full-court run...Hit .175 during the last half of the year...Ranked second on the team with 32 aces while standing ninth in the SEC and 250th in the country with her 0.29 aces-per-set average...Had two kills from the back row in four matches during the first part of the year...Compiled double-digit digs on 12 occasions...Had double-doubles in four contests...Had 14 digs in the Dayton (8/29) and Clemson (9/12) meetings...Pressed into full-court duty against Tennessee (10/10) and made eight kills in the match...Collected her first double-double with 10 kills and 12 digs at Auburn (10/19)...Had 10 kills and a season-best 17 digs in the match at Georgia (10/24)...Followed that with another double-double of 11 kills and 12 digs at LSU (10/26)...Hit .476 (12-2-21) in the sweep of Arkansas (10/31)...Made a career-best five aces and nine kills against Auburn (11/7)...Hit .500 (6-0-12) while adding four aces in the sweep of Mississippi State (11/23)...Compiled 13 kills, 14 digs and a career-best five blocks against No. 14 Florida (11/26).
2007 (FRESHMAN): Played in 27 matches and started 20...Led the team in digs three times and kills once...Ranked third on the squad in digs (2.93 per game) and seventh in kills (1.63 per game)...Had the second-best serve-reception percentage (.957) on the squad...Compiled four double-doubles and 13 matches overall with double-digit digs...Had back-to-back double-doubles in the Third Degree Sportswear Invitational, getting 10 kills and 11 digs against host Virginia Commonwealth (8/31) before an 11-kill, 17-dig performance versus Maryland (9/1)...The match against VCU saw her hit .348 (10-2-23), her highest percentage of the season...Had 13 digs at Alabama (9/28)...Got 16 and 11 digs against Tennessee (10/5) and Kentucky (10/7), respectively...Collected a double-double with 11 kills and 11 digs at Georgia (10/19)...Made 17 digs while she was perfect on 42 serve receptions against Mississippi (10/26)...Got 25 digs in the win over LSU (10/28) and 23 in the triumph against Arkansas (11/2)...Also had a season-best 14 kills and two aces while not making an error in 45 serve reception attempts against the Lady'Backs...Had three blocks twice, both in wins: at Auburn (10/21) and against LSU (10/28)...Also perfect on receiving serves at Mississippi State (9/30), at Florida (10/10), at Arkansas (10/14) and against Alabama (11/18).
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letter-winner in volleyball at Lassiter High School...Made the all-state team...Tabbed the Area 1 State 5A Player of the Year...Earned a place on the Marietta Daily Journal and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's All-Cobb County First Team...A member of the all-area and all-region first teams...Recorded the most kills in the state of Georgia one season with 568...Region player of the year...An All-America selection by PrepVolleyball.com...Chosen as a Defensive Dandy playing club volleyball...Listed as one of PrepVolleyball.com's Top 150 Senior Aces...Graduated from Lassiter with honors...Was a member of German Honor Society.
Full name is Hannah Marie Lawing...Her parents are Joe and Barbara Bennett-Paris...Has one sister, Katie...Majoring in psychology.
LAWING'S CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 28, Harvard (9/12/09) Attacks: 62, Harvard (9/12/09) Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Attacks): .522, South Carolina State (11/13/09) Assists: 7, Furman (9/10/10) Service Aces: 5, Auburn (11/7/08) Digs: 38, Mississippi State (11/13/10) Block Solos: 1, seven times, last Alabama (11/1/09) Block Assists: 4, Florida (11/26/08) Total Blocks: 5, Florida (11/26/08)