SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Shared setting duties with Hailey Jones over the final 21 matches of the season … Turned in a season-high 27 assists on two occasions: vs. Boise State on Oct. 17 and vs. Air Force on Oct. 22 … First career double came at Fresno State on Oct. 10 when she finished with 20 assists and 14 digs … The 14 digs were a career best … Also notched double-doubles vs. Boise State on Oct. 17 (27 assists, 11 digs) and vs. UNLV on Nov. 7 (18 assists, 10 digs) … Season-high two service aces at University of San Diego (Oct. 20).
A three-year varsity volleyball letterwinner at Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif. … Coached there by her mother, Jenyth Utchen … First-team all-East Bay Athletic League and league MVP as a senior … Also named an East Bay Player of the Year … Team won league and Regional titles, finishing eighth in the state … Averaged 9.5 assists and 2.1 digs per set … An all-East Bay and a second-team all-league selection as a junior … Team captain of junior varsity squad as a freshman … Member of the honor roll her final two years at MVHS.
Competed three years for the Vibe Volleyball Club in Danville, Calif. … Team captain and MVP … Played two season with Xceleration Volleyball Club in Concord, Calif. … Team captain.
Lauren Mackenzie Utchen was born Feb. 25, 1997, in San Ramon, Calif. … Daughter of Frank and Jenyth Utchen … Mother played volleyball at Stanford and professionally for Club Cecina in Italy … Sister, Audrey, is a junior libero at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. … Enjoys art, rick climbing and interior design … Winner of Youth Chili Cook-Off … Favorite athletes is volleyball player Misty May-Treanor … Was also recruited by TCU, San Francisco, Chico State, Western Illinois and San Francisco State … Undeclared major minoring in art.