Lauren Cook
Contributing Writer
Lauren joined Hail Varsity in 2017 as a contributing writer covering Nebraska Volleyball. Lauren played volleyball at UCLA in 2009 and then finished her collegiate volleyball career at the University of Nebraska from 2010-2012. After college, she played professional volleyball in Switzerland and Puerto Rico before making her way back to Lincoln. Lauren considers herself a wine connoisseur and a major “foodie” and she also loves to travel the world. Lauren and her fiancé Jason are engaged to be married in 2018.
The Lo-Down: Tempo Time
Most offenses in volleyball want to go as quickly as they can. Former Husker setter and All-American Lauren Cook explains why in her latest column.
The Lo-Down Understanding Blocking
Nebraska Volleyball ∙ 13 days ago by Lauren Cook
In this week's column former Husker All-American Lauren Cook explains how the Huskers teach, execute and call blocks.
The Lo-Down: Defense. Can You Dig It?
Nebraska Volleyball ∙ 20 days ago by Lauren Cook
In her latest column, former Husker All-American Lauren Cook breaks down Nebraska's two primary defensive alignments and explains what each is intended to take away.
The Lo-Down: How Setters Signal
Nebraska Volleyball ∙ 27 days ago by Lauren Cook
In her latest column, former Husker setter Lauren Cook explains what setters are saying with their hands when they signal to their teammates.
The Lo-Down: The Importance of Visualization
In her latest look inside the sport of volleyball, former Husker Lauren Cook explains the value of a positive mindset and getting mental reps in prior to a match.
The Lo-Down: It All Starts with Serve and Pass
How essential is successful serving and passing? Former Husker Lauren Cook writes that there's nothing more important in rally-score volleyball.
The Lo-Down: When to Tip, When to Attack
Former Husker setter and All-American Lauren Cook takes a look at the hitters this week and how they decide when to tip and when to take a swing.
The Lo-Down: When Setters Attack
Former Husker setter and All-American Lauren Cook breaks down how and when setters go on the attack.
The Lo-Down: Understanding Serving Zones
In the latest edition of The Lo-Down, former Husker All-American Lauren Cook explains serving zones and why they are one of key pieces to the volleyball chess match.
The Lo-Down: Rules of Serving
There are certain times in a match when you simply do not miss a serve. Former Husker and All-American Lauren Cook explains the intricacies of an often overlooked part of the game.
The Lo-Down: Running a 6-2 Versus a 5-1
Former Husker and All-American Lauren Cook breaks down the advantages and disadvantages to two common volleyball alignments in her new weekly column for Hail Varsity.
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