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   #19 - Karen Thompson
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Holt, Mich.

Position:
Outside Hitter

High School:
Holt

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2008 Season (Freshman): Match-By-Match Statistics.

High School: Selected as the Lansing State Journal’s 2007 Player of the Year in senior season at Holt High under coach Stephen May . . . Graduated in 2008 . . . Earned all-region plaudits in final two prep campaigns . . . A?four-time all-academic team selection and a two-time team captain . . . Helped guide the Rams to a conference championship in 2007 for the first time in 26 seasons . . . Selected as the 2007 squad’s Most Valuable Player . . . Chalked up 528 kills to go with 117 service aces, 31 block solos, 40 block assists, and 541 digs during her senior year . . . Posted 2006-07 season totals of 547 kills, 135 service aces, 22 block solos, 45 block assists, and 493 digs as a junior as HHS compiled a 40-19 record . . . Recognized as the Lansing State Journal’s Athlete of the Week in 2006 . . . As a sophomore in 2005-06, she amassed 348 kills, 82 aces, 17 block solos, and 18 block assists with 251 digs as squad turned in a 35-18-4 overall mark . . . Played varsity tennis in the fall of 2006 after playing previous year on the junior varsity squad.

Club Team: Competed for the Michigan Junior Nationals under coach Ed Tolentino along with various Lansing Area Volleyball Association (LAVA) teams.

Personal: Born 1/28/90 in Lansing, Mich. . . . Parents are Mike and Janet Thompson . . . Has an older brother . . . Enjoys tennis . . . Majoring in biology.

I chose Ferris State because: the tight-knit family feeling
My favorite thing about FSU Volleyball is: the level of committment
The motto I live by is: work hard and godo things will come
My biggest superstition is: the order of things

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