Lauren West
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 husband, Jason, married in 2018.
The Lo-Down: The Art of Balancing Coaching and Family Life
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 5 days ago by Lauren West
In this week's Lo-Down, former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at a topic near and dear to her heart––growing up in a coaching family.
The Lo-Down: Another Wonder Woman for Nebraska Volleyball
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 12 days ago by Lauren West
In this week's Lo-Down, former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at how director of operations Lindsay Peterson keeps Nebraska volleyball poised for success.
WATCH: Lauren West Debuts 'The Lo-Down Live' on Nebraska Volleyball
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 16 days ago by Lauren West
In a live Lo-Down, former Husker All-American Lauren West previews Nebraska versus Wisconsin, explains the “Blackshorts” and gives her projection on who will win the national title this season.
The Lo-Down: The Best Huskers By Number
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 19 days ago by Lauren West
In this week's Lo-Down, former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at which numbers have produced the most All-Americans at Nebraska volleyball.
The Lo-Down: A Thank You to Nebraska Volleyball Fans
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 26 days ago by Lauren West
In this week's Lo-Down former Nebraska All-American Lauren West looks at the amazing support Husker fans give the volleyball program.
The Lo-Down: Can Never Be too Cautious with Superstitions
With a big match up next for Nebraska volleyball, former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at some of the superstitions of head coach John Cook.
The Lo-Down: How the Huskers Handle Post-Match Recovery
Nebraska will play three matches in just over 24 hours this weekend. How do the Huskers recover from those matches? Lauren West offers an inside look at one of Nebraska's biggest advantages.
The Lo-Down: What the Huskers Look for When Making the Schedule
Nebraska volleyball is headed to San Diego this week and it's more than just a road trip. How do the Huskers make their schedule? Former All-American Lauren West tackles that topic in this week's Lo-Down.
The Lo-Down: Who & What to Watch for this Nebraska Volleyball Season
Former Husker All-American Lauren West breaks down some players and positions to watch this Nebraska volleyball season in her latest Lo-Down.
The Lo-Down: Why International Trips Matter for Nebraska Volleyball
The Lo-Down returns as former Nebraska All-American Lauren West explains why international trips are such an important thing for Nebraska volleyball.
The Lo-Down: My Proudest Moments and Biggest Regret as a Husker
11 mo ago by Lauren West
The Lo-Down: My Proudest Moments and Biggest Regret as a Husker
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
Former Nebraska All-American setter Lauren West looks back on her Husker career and shares some of the best moments and one season she wishes would've gone differently.
The Lo-Down: The Evolution of Volleyball Uniforms
11 mo ago by Lauren West
The Lo-Down: The Evolution of Volleyball Uniforms
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
In this week's Lo-Down former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at how volleyball uniforms have evolved to offer better function and, yes, a little fashion.
The Lo-Down: The Secret to Training Setters
11 mo ago by Lauren West
The Lo-Down: The Secret to Training Setters
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
Former Nebraska All-American Lauren West breaks down how the Huskers train what continues to be a long line of impressive setters.
The Lo-Down: Who Are All Those People on the Huskers Bench?
11 mo ago by Lauren West
The Lo-Down: Who Are All Those People on the Huskers Bench?
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
If you've watched a Nebraska volleyball match you know the Huskers' bench is well-populated place. Former Husker Lauren West breaks down some of the key people beyond the coaches in this week's Lo-Down.
The Lo-Down: A Day in the Life of a Nebraska Volleyball Player
12 mo ago by Lauren West
The Lo-Down: A Day in the Life of a Nebraska Volleyball Player
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 12 mo ago by Lauren West
In this week's Lo-Down former Nebraska volleyball All-American Lauren West looks at all of the things fans don't get to see leading up to the Huskers' preparation for a big match.
 
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