4  Laura Der
Laura Der
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clarksville, Ind.

High School:
Floyd Central HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
OH

08/13/2014

@HerdVolleyball Looks to Outpace Poll, Again

Marshall picked to finish 8th in C-USA this year

06/17/2014

Volleyball's Der Receives Postgraduate Scholarship

Laura Der honored with 2014 C-USA Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship

04/10/2014

Marshall Has 157 Named to Commissioner's Honor Roll

CONFERENCE USA COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL ANNOUNCED

11/23/2013

Marshall Loses in the Semifinals of C-USA Tournament

Volleyball drops 3-0 match to UTSA in the semifinals

11/22/2013

Marshall Advances to the Semifinals in the C-USA Tournament

Volleyball defeats North Texas in a thrilling five-set match

11/12/2012

Laura Der-Player of the Week

Laura Der won C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

09/28/2012

UCF

Marshall 3, UCF 2

11/11/2012

Marshall 3, UTEP 0

Marshall defeats UTEP 3-0 to secure a conference tournament spot.

11/11/2012

Marshall Volleyball Senior Day / Parent Day

Marshall vs. UTEP (11/11/12) - Senior and Parent Day

10/21/2012

Marshall vs. Memphis

Marshall vs. Memphis (10/21/12)

10/07/2012

MUVB vs. Eastern Kentucky

Marshall volleyball vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/11/12)

10/07/2012

MUVB vs. Morehead State

Marshall volleyball vs. Morehead State (9/4/12)

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Played in and started 29 matches ... Led the team with 483 kills, averaging 4.39 kills per set ... Tallied a 97.4 percent serve receive average on 649 total attempts ... Let the Herd with 37 serve aces ... Ranked fourth on the team with 42 total blocks ... Posted 335 digs which ranked third on the team ... Led the Thundering Herd in points with 546 ... Tied a career-high with four serve aces against UAB (10/19) ... Set a career-best .457 attack hitting percentage against Eastern Kentucky (9/11) ... Tallied a career-high 29 kills against Houston (10/14) ... Tied a career-high six blocks against SMU (9/23) ... Earned Conference USA Player of the Week once (11/12) ... Selected to the C-USA All-Academic Team ... Named First Team All-Conference USA ... Selected to the AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention team.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Played in 25 matches and started in 22 ... Was forced to sit out part of the season due to injury ... Fought back from injury and still recorded 186 kills, averaging 2.02 kills per set ... Had nine games with 10 or more kills ... Finished second on the team in double-doubles with four ... Tied for first on the team and 10th in C-USA with 23 services aces, posting 0.25 per set ... Fourth on the team in digs with 256, finishing with 2.78 digs per set ... Posted 543 serve receptions and only marked 16 receive errors ... Marked 39 blocks for the season, six being solo blocks ... Posted 15 kills against ECU (9/16) ... Recorded six blocks against Southern Miss (10/28) ... Selected to the C-USA Honor Roll and also honored with the C-USA Commissioner's Medal after having over a 3.75 cumulative GPA.

AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Recorded a team-high 120 sets played as a freshman, with 31 matches played and 29 matches started ... Ranked fourth on the team in kills with 207 ... Posted a 1.73 kills per set ratio ... Posted 15 kills on two occasions (Morehead State, 9/7 and Houston, 11/4) ... Third on the team in attacks with 665 ... Finished second on the team in assists with 51 ... Recorded the most serve receives with 708 and second in total digs with 362 ... Tallied 23 digs against East Carolina (11/24) ... Grabbed 15 aces on the year and had 33 total blocks ... Selected to the C-USA honor roll.

PRIOR TO MARSHALL
Competed her senior season at Floyd Central HS after playing three seasons at Providence HS ... Helped Central capture the 2009 4A Sectional Championship and Regional Championship ... Tallied 365 kills, 266 digs, 61 assists, 55 total blocks and 19 service aces as a senior ... Averaged 3.6 kill/set ... Named 4A All-State First Team, Prepvolleyball.com Senior Ace and Under Armor All-American Honorable Mention in 2009 ... Garnered 2A All-State First Team as a junior and sophomore ... Member of 2007 2A Sectional Championship squad ... Part of the 2009 JVDA National Championship team, 2008 JVDA National Championship runner-up team and named an AAU All-American in 2005 ... Participated in the 2009 Indiana North-South All-Star game...maintained a 3.98 grade point average ... Member of the National Honor Society ... 2009 Academic All-State honoree ... Majoring in advertising.