A preseason all-Mountain West Conference selection ... Enters the season ranked fifth in the SDSU record book in career hitting percentage at .331, a mark that ranks 10th-best among the conference leaders ... Her 132 Block assists as a freshman (2007) is the eighth-best single-season mark in Aztec history.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2009
An all-Mountain West Conference selection for the second consecutive season ... Her overall .353 hitting percentage was second-best in the league ... Her .351 attack percentage in league games also ranked second ... Named all-tournament at the USF Asics/Coca-Cola Challenge after hitting .394 with averages of 2.62 kills and 1.38 blocks over three matches ... Finished in double figures in kills in 16 matches on the year and hit .300 or better on 19 occasions ... Season-high 19 kills in back-to-back matches against Colorado State (10/8) and Wyoming (10/10) ... Recorded at least one block in each of SDSU's 29 matches in 2009 ... Played in every set and did not record more than four attack errors in any single match ... Season-high eight blocks at San Francisco (9/4) ... Member of the MWC all-academic team and was an SDSU scholar-athlete honoree during both the fall and spring semesters.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2008
Named to the all-Mountain West Conference team after finishing among the top 10 in the league in hitting percentage, blocking and points ... Earned all-tournament recognition at the Aztec Invitational and Baylor Classic to open the season ... Set career-best with an .800 hitting percentage in season-opening match vs. UC Irvine ... Also set personal bests during the year with 28 kills vs. Texas-El Paso (Sept. 13) and seven digs at TCU (Oct. 23) ... Her 28 kills was the most in a match by an MWC player ... Her 32 points in that match was also an individual conference best during the season ... Reached double figures in kills in 14 matches ... Had an attack percentage of .300 or better in 15 contests ... After being held without a block in the season opener, recorded at least one block in each of the next 25 matches ... Finished fifth in the MWC overall stats in hitting percentage (.344), points (3.65/s) and kills (2.88/s) ... In league matches was ninth in hitting (.320), ninth in blocking (1.16/s) and sixth in points (3.48/s) ... Member of the conference all-academic team and was an SDSU scholar-athlete honoree during both the fall and spring semesters.
San Diego State 2007
One of two Aztecs to have started all 27 matches and played in every game in 2007 ... Played strictly in the front row ... Opened her SDSU career with a 10-kill, seven-block effort vs. UC Santa Barbara in the first match of the season ... The following day, she added 11 kills and seven more blocks while hitting at a .381 clip vs. Long Island ... At the Hofstra/Asics Invitational, averaged 2.42 kills and 1.25 blocks per game while hitting .377 over SDSU's three matches ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Islander Holiday Inn-Emerald Beach Invitational at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Set a personal best with 25 kills in the win over UNLV on Sept. 21 ... Her previous high was 17 against Northern Illinois on Sept. 8 ... Her .600 attack percentage in that match vs. UNLV was the highest for an Aztec during the season ... Reached double figures in kills in 16 matches ... Overall hitting percentage of .300 ranked ninth in the MWC ... Was also ninth in attack percentage in league matches with a .292 mark ... Her overall blocking at 1.38 per game was the fourth-best mark in the league ... Career-best 10 block assists at Brigham Young on Nov. 16 to tie teammate Lindsey Mahan for most by an Aztec ... Only SDSU player to have recorded a block in every match during the 2007 campaign ... Season-high three digs at Air Force on Nov. 2 and at Utah on Nov. 17.
A three-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball at Carroll High School ... Named to the all-district first team and was the district MVP as a senior ... Stats included 438 kills, 295 blocks and 38 service aces ... A first-team selection by both the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ... Member of the Texas all-star team and the Texas Sportswriters first team ... Earned academic all-district honors as well ... As a junior, was named first-team all-district and the district co-MVP ... Chosen to the Star-Telegram Super Team ... Listed among the top 250 players in the nation in 2006 ... Was a three-time honorable mention player of the week by the Morning News during her prep career ... Team won district titles her sophomore and senior seasons ... Played basketball two years and was selected team MVP as a junior ... Competed in club volleyball for the Texas Advantage Asics ... Team won gold medal at 2005 Junior Olympic tournament ... Named to the all-tourney team at that event.
Lauren Jane Salisbury was born Sept. 28, 1989, in Omaha, Neb. ... Daughter of Scott and Nancy Salisbury ... Hobbies include all sports and spending time with family and friends ... Was also recruited by South Carolina, Florida State and Illinois State ... Favorite athlete is pro beach volleyball player Misty May ... Undeclared major who is interested in a career in sports and entertainment management.