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.
Cook Shares What Season Could Look Like for Nebraska Volleyball
Coach John Cook offered some insight into what the 2020 volleyball season might look like and how Nebraska is working towards getting players back on campus on Thursday night.
The Lo-Down: Taking a Moment to Say Thanks
In this week's Lo-Down former Husker All-American Lauren West reflects on three years of Nebraska volleyball columns and offers a few thank yous along the way.
The Lo-Down: How Passing Has Evolved at Nebraska
In this week's Lo-Down former Husker All-American Lauren West completes her series on how training has evolved at Nebraska with a detailed look at passing.
The Lo-Down: How Nebraska Volleyball Celebrates Thanksgiving
Nebraska volleyball always has games scheduled around the Thanksgiving holiday. In this week's Lo-Down former Husker Lauren West shares some of the ways the team celebrates together each year.
The Lo-Down: How Serving Has Evolved
Strong serving has been a trademark for Nebraska volleyball over the years. In the latest Lo-Down, former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at how a detailed part of the game has evolved.
The Lo-Down: How Setting Has Evolved at Nebraska
Former Nebraska All-American Lauren West knows a thing or two about setting, but the position isn't the same as when she played. She explores that topic in her latest Lo-Down.
The Lo-Down: How Nebraska Volleyball Works to Prevent Injury
You don't make annual runs in the NCAA Tournament with your best players on the bench. In this week's Lo-Down former Husker All-American Lauren West looks at the work Nebraska volleyball does to stay injury-free.
The Lo-Down: The Benefits of Playing Multiple Sports
In this week's Lo-Down former Nebraska All-American Lauren West looks at the benefits of playing multiple sports and why Nebraska volleyball loves multisport athletes.
The Lo-Down: Let's Talk About Nebraska, Adidas and Volleyball Shoes
Nebraska Football ⋅ 9 mo ago by Lauren West
Nebraska and Adidas have had a long partnership, and nowhere is that relationship more mutually beneficial than on the volleyball court.
The Lo-Down: The Art of Balancing Coaching and Family Life
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 ⋅ 10 mo 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 ⋅ 10 mo 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 ⋅ 10 mo 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 ⋅ 10 mo 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
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 10 mo ago by Lauren West
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 Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
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 ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
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
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
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
Nebraska Volleyball ⋅ 11 mo ago by Lauren West
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
1 yr ago by Lauren West
 
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