Lana Brown
Lana Brown
Title: Student Assistant

2018 Season
A second team all-Big Sky Conference selection for the second straight season…started all 32 matches at middle blocker, and played in 119 of a possible 120 sets…started the last 68 matches of her career…finished with averages of 1.50 kills and 1.20 blocks per set while hitting .289…led the Big Sky in blocks, and ranked ninth in hitting percentage…her total of 143 blocks were the 35th best mark in the nation…had at least four blocks in 23 different matches…raised her hitting percentage in conference play to .333, the seventh best mark in the conference…her 1.18 blocks per set in league play was second best in the Big Sky…named to the all-tournament team at the Hornet Invitational…finished her career with 558 kills and 335 blocks with a .312 hitting percentage…that includes 1.81 kills and 1.08 blocks per set…the hitting percentage is the ninth best in school history and the blocks per set is the 10th highest mark…combined for 313 blocks over her final two seasons.

2017 Season
A second team all-Big Sky Conference selection after enjoying a breakout season in which she started all 36 matches and played in all 146 sets…finished the season with averages of 2.29 kills and 1.16 blocks per set while hitting .337…the blocks were a team high while the hitting percentage was the second best mark…ranked fifth in blocks and ninth in hitting percentage among all Big Sky players…in conference play, she had 2.24 kills and 1.16 blocks per set while hitting .345…named the Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week on Aug. 28, and the Sacramento State Student-Athlete of the Week on Aug. 30…an all-tournament selection at both the Jack Kaiser Volleyball Classic and NKU Invitational…posted double figures in kills on 19 occasions, including a career-best 19 at St. John’s…posted 10 kills and a career-best .643 hitting percentage vs. Southern Utah…had 13 kills and career-high 11 blocks in home win over Portland State…entered the season with 44 career kills and 20 blocks…posted 335 kills and 170 total blocks…the 170 blocks ranked as the 11th best mark in the nation.

2016 Season
Played in 14 matches and 22 sets as a middle blocker…finished the season with averages of 1.14 kills, 1.43 points and 0.50 blocks per set to go along with a .234 hitting percentage…had a season-high seven kills at UNLV…posted three kills, a .286 hitting percentage and a season-best five blocks in the season-opening win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff…had three kills and a .500 hitting percentage against Arizona.

2015 Season
Dealt with a knee injury which limited her to six matches and seven sets played…finished the season with four kills and zero errors in seven attempts (.571 hitting percentage)…also had a pair of blocks…finished with two kills, a block and a 1.000 hitting percentage at Portland State…also had a kill vs. Norfolk State and Weber State.

2014 Season
Played in nine of the team’s first 14 matches of the season as a true freshman…missed the final 17 matches of the year with a broken finger, and received a medical hardship…averaged 1.00 kills, 0.60 blocks and 1.33 points per set to go along with a .205 hitting percentage…had five kills and a .714 hitting percentage (5-0-7) in the Hornets’ four-set win at Charlotte…posted season highs in kills (6), attacks (16) and blocks (4) against Fresno State.

High School

A 2014 graduate of Shasta High School in Redding, Calif…played four years of volleyball and three seasons of basketball for the Wolves…did not play her senior year of basketball to concentrate on the club volleyball season…in volleyball, she helped the Wolves to three straight Northern Section finals appearances (2011-13), including a Div. II section championship in 2011…finished her remarkable career with 965 kills, 679 blocks and a .373 hitting percentage…the 679 total blocks and 421 solo blocks are the all-time leading marks in the Northern Section…moreover, in the National Federation of High Schools Record Book, the 679 blocks rank second all-time, and just one block shy of the all-time record…a two-time third team All-American for medium schools (2012, 2013)…as a senior, she was third team all-state, first team all-Northern Section and first team all-Sacramento River League after leading her team to a 26-13 overall record and a league co-championship…that season, she averaged 3.5 kills and 2.5 blocks per set while hitting .423…as a junior, she was a first team all-state, first team all-Northern Section and first team all-Sacramento River League after leading the state in both total blocks (298) and solo stuffs (184) while tallying 3.3 kills and 2.6 blocks per set to go with a .416 hitting percentage…led Shasta HS in blocks and hitting percentage all three years of her varsity career, and was also a three-time first team all-Record Searchlight selection…for her career, including her JV season as a freshman, she finished with averages of 2.8 kills and 2.0 blocks per set.

Parents are Lance and Laura Brown…a biology major who is on pace to graduate in the fall of 2019…received interest from over 20 Div. I programs…played club for the Shasta Creations Volleyball Club in Redding, Calif., the same club which produced two-time Big Sky Conference MVP and former Hornet middle blocker Lindsay Haupt.