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Lauren Veltman
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Lauren Veltman 2957743
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'2"
Year: 3
Hometown: Brampton, Ont.
High School: Toronto District Christian H.S.
Major: Child & Youth Care

2017-18:  The Second-Team OUA All-Star had another impressive season for the Rams… Her 200 kills in 58 sets ranked her first on the Rams, and her 3.45 kills per set placed her third in the league… Added 106 digs, 15 service aces and 27 total blocks while hitting at .271%... Her 4.0 points per set ranked her fifth in the league and second on the team… Appeared in all 11 sets in the OUA playoffs for the Rams, averaging a league-best 4.9 points per set… Added 44 kills, 27 digs and 11 blocks in that timespan… Put up 13 kills, 13 digs and six blocks against McMaster in the OUA Quigley Cup Final on March 10, 2018… Played all 13 sets at the 2018 U SPORTS National Championship tournament, adding 44 kills, 37 digs, 53.5 points and six service aces… Had a postseason high of 20 kills against Alberta in the Gold Medal final on March 18, 2018… Opened the 2017-18 regular season by collecting 19 digs on October 27, 2017, a new career best… Established a new career high of 19 digs against Guelph on November 24, 2017… Had 22.5 points, another career best, against Queen’s on February 17, 2018… Finishes the year ranked third in program history with a career average of 3.4 points per set... Named Ryerson’s Athlete of the Week on October 30, 2017.

2016-17:
Named a member of the OUA All-Rookie Team and the RSU Female Rookie of the Year… Finished the regular season with 104 kills in 58 sets... Her kill total and 1.79 kills/set both ranked fourth on the team while her .311 hitting percentage was second... Added 47 total blocks, 22 of them solo (both second on the squad)... Her 0.81 blocks/set was eighth in the province... Also had 30 digs and 18 service aces... A match against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on November 25th, 2016 was a statement game; she finished with 12 kills, seven digs, six total blocks and 18.5 points, all of those numbers are single game career highs… In the OUA playoffs, continued her strong play as she switched between the middle blocker and outside hitter positions... Racked up 25 kills in 10 sets... Her 2.50 kills/set placed her 10th in the province during postseason action while her .288 hitting percentage was fifth... Had another strong showing against the Varsity Blues in the OUA Bronze Medal match on March 11th, 2017 where she collected 12 kills on 21 total attacks, three service aces and eight digs… In the 2017 U SPORTS Women's Volleyball National Championship, picked up 11 kills in seven sets and added five total blocks.

Before Ryerson: Played for the Mississauga Pakmen program alongside current teammates Mady Timpany and Cailin Wark for her 17U and 18U seasons; won 18U provincial gold in 2016; national finalist that same year… Named an OVA all-star in 17U and 18U… Named a National all-star in 17U… Also involved in competitive lacrosse throughout her youth; played defence for the Brampton Excelsiors from 2008-2013; named to the Ontario 14U Provincial team in 2010. 

OUA Regular Season Stats:

    ATTACK   SERVE   BLOCK    
Season GP K E TA % A SA SE DIG BS BA BE PTS PTS/G
2016-17 58 104 33 228 31.1 3 18 13 30 22 25 0 156.5 2.7
2017-18 58 200 65 498 27.1 8 15 4 106 8 19 0 232.5 4.0
2018-19 58 192 66 487 25.9 9 13 19 143 7 19 0 221.5 3.8
CAREER TOTAL 174 496 164 1213 27.4 20 46 36 279 37 63 0 610.5 3.5


*as of March 14, 2019

Career Highs:

  • Kills: 19 kills at Guelph, November 24, 2017
  • Points: 22.5 points at Queen's, February 17, 2018
  • Digs: 19 digs, twice, at McMaster, October 27, 2017 & at Western, November 17, 2018

Playoff Stats:

    ATTACK   SERVE   BLOCK    
Season GP K E TA % A SA SE DIG BS BA BE PTS PTS/G
2016-17 10 25 8 59 28.8 1 3 4 10 0 3 0 29.5 3.0
2017-18 24 88 38 237 21.9 2 10 7 64 1 17 0 107.5 4.5
2018-19 10 18 13 62 8.1 3 1 5 16 0 5 0 21.5 2.1
CAREER TOTAL 44 131 59 358 20.1 6 14 16 90 1 25 0 158.5 3.6


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