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Lynae Vanden Hull
Lynae Vanden Hull

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Papillion, Neb.

High School:
Papillion La Vista

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH

Experience:
3L


2005 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Vanden Hull's season came to an unexpected end prior to the Clemson match (Sept. 13) when she suffered a knee injury ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Tallied 63 kills during South Carolina's first seven matches ... Her kills per game average was 2.74, which ended up being the third highest mark on the team ... Vanden Hull's .242 hitting percentage was fourth for USC ... Was named to the GlaxoKlineSmith All-Tournament Team at North Carolina ... Ripped 10 service aces in 23 games for an average of 0.43 per game, a team best ... Totaled 37 digs and 14 blocks as well ... Began the season with back-to-back double-digit kill efforts against Pittsburgh (Sept. 2) and Florida State (Sept. 2) ... Had one other 10-plus kill performance coming in her final match of the year versus North Carolina (Sept. 10) ... Recorded a season-high six blocks in that match as well, one short of tying her career standard.

2004 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named to the all-tournament team at Wake Forest ... Second on the team in service aces with 28 ... Played in all but one of South Carolina's 27 matches and 86-of-96 games ... Had six double-figure kill matches ... Recorded five matches where she hit over .400 and one match over .500 ... Averaged 2.27 kills per game, third-highest on the team ... Had the team's third highest kills per game average in conference matches with 2.14 ... Vanden Hull's 50 blocks was the fourth-best total for USC ... Hit .233 overall ... Compiled 15 kills against Mississippi (Oct. 8) for a season high ... Recorded a career-high six service aces in a match with Auburn (Oct. 17) ... Tallied 10 digs in a match against Kentucky (Oct. 31) ... Led the team in hitting percentage in three matches: .423 (13-2-26) versus Wake Forest (Sept. 3), .429 (14-2-28) versus Connecticut (Sept. 4) and .429 (14-2-28) against Michigan State (Sept. 18) ... Fell one short of a career-high with six blocks in USC's match with Notre Dame (Sept. 19).

2003 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Named the SEC Co-Freshman of the Year ... Was also listed on the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Led the team in kills with 314 and kills per game at 2.93 ... Also had a team-leading 42 service aces ... Recorded 191 digs for 1.79 per game ... Ranked seventh in aces among conference leaders ... In SEC matches only, she was ranked 10th in hitting percentage at .295 ... Finished sixth in aces per game with 0.44 ... Had seven double-double matches ... Reached double-figures in kills in 17 matches, including three matches where she reached at least 20 ... Was in double digits in the kill column for eight consecutive contests beginning with Notre Dame (Sept. 14) and ending after the Mississippi match (Oct. 3) ... Had seven matches where she reached double-figures in digs ... Five of those came during a seven-match stretch ... Led the team in kills in 10 matches ... Played in all 30 of the Gamecocks' matches and 107-of-111 games ... Recorded a career-high 27 kills in a match against Kentucky (10/8) ... Established her career standard in hitting at .444 (12-0-27) against Mississippi (Oct. 3) ... Hit over .400 in five matches ... Recorded a career-high 15 digs against Notre Dame (Sept. 14) and tied it in South Carolina's next match with Santa Clara (Sept. 18) ... Had a team season-high five aces in the Santa Clara match (Sept. 18) ... Also recorded seven blocks against Santa Clara, the best of her career.

2002 (FRESHMAN): Took a redshirt during her first year at South Carolina.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Papillion La Vista High School in Papillion, Neb. ... Was coached by Gwen Egbert ... A two-sport athlete, competing in volleyball and basketball ... Was a member of the 2000 and 2001 class A Nebraska volleyball state champion teams ... In 2001, the team was ranked 11th in the nation by StudentSports.com ... Honorable mention all-state in Nebraska ... Named to the 2001 Omaha Metro Team ... Honorable mention All-America in volleyball by StudentSports.com ... Earned a spot on the all-tournament team in the 2001 Nebraska High School State Championships.

PERSONAL: Is a marketing major ... Full name is Lynae Vanden Hull ... Parents are Curt and Susan Vanden Hull ... Played for the Nebraska Juniors club team ... Was also recruited by Texas Tech, Nebraska, Montana and Colorado State ... Was a member of National Honor Society ... Hobbies include boating, water skiing and playing basketball.

VANDEN HULL'S CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 27, Kentucky (Oct. 8, 2003)
Attacks: 50, 2x, last Kentucky (Oct. 8, 2003)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Kills): .444 (12-0-27), Mississippi (Oct. 3, 2003)
Assists: 4, 2x, last Pittsburgh (Sept. 2, 2005)
Service Aces: 6, Auburn (Oct. 17, 2004)
Digs: 15, 2x, last Santa Clara (Sept. 18, 2003)
Block Solos: 1, 7x, last Purdue (Sept. 10, 2005)
Block Assists: 7, Santa Clara (Sept. 18, 2003)
Total Blocks: 7, Santa Clara (Sept. 18, 2003)

VANDEN HULL'S SEC CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 27, Kentucky (Oct. 8, 2003)
Attacks: 50, Kentucky (Oct. 8, 2003)
Hitting Percentage (Min. 12 Kills): .444 (12-0-27), Mississippi (Oct. 3, 2003)
Assists: 3, 2x, last Tennessee (Oct. 27, 2004)
Service Aces: 6, Auburn (Oct. 17, 2004)
Digs: 13, 2x, last Kentucky (Nov. 5, 2003)
Block Solos: 1, 3x, last Alabama (Oct. 15, 2004)
Block Assists: 4, 5x, last Kentucky (Oct. 31, 2004)
Total Blocks: 4, 5x, last Kentucky (Oct. 31, 2004)

VANDEN HULL'S OVERALL CAREER STATISTICS

SEASONGPMPKK/GEATTPCTAA/GSASA/GSEDIGD/GREBSBATBB/GBEBHE
2003107303142.93100847.253270.25420.39571911.792255570.53011
200486261952.2769541.233240.28280.3325840.987248500.5849
2005237632.7423165.242120.52100.439371.614311140.6105
TOTALS216635722.651921553.245630.29800.37913121.441371141210.56425

VANDEN HULL'S SEC CAREER STATISTICS

SEASONGPMPKK/GEATTPCTAA/GSASA/GSEDIGD/GREBSBATBB/GBEBHE
200355161833.3349454.295170.31240.44251071.951135360.6506
200450161072.1444309.204110.22160.3214490.981225270.5408
TOTALS105322902.7693763.258280.27400.38391561.492360630.60014