Updated August 24, 2009
Adds much needed height and especially ball control to the team can pass and can dig well a senior veteran that has been a staple on the outside for three seasons ranks 10th all-time at SIU for career attempts per set (7.03).
Played in all 29 matches, starting 21, seeing action in all 107 sets averaged 1.22 kills and 2.69 digs per set ranked fourth on the team in digs and service aces per set ranked 16th in the Missouri Valley Conference in service aces per set (0.21) and 22nd in digs (2.69) recorded a career-best 25 digs at Missouri State (Nov. 8) posted a season-high 13 kills twice.
MSU All-Tournament Team
As a sophomore, played in all 31 matches, starting 30, seeing action in 109 sets averaged 2.46 kills, 0.42 service aces, 2.84 digs and 0.43 blocks per contest her service ace percentage ranked first overall and in conference play in The Valley she ranked third on the team in kills (270), first in service aces (46) and second in digs (310) recorded a career-best 18 kills twice.
One of two freshmen to start all 28 matches and play all 99 sets for the Salukis fifth on the team with 1.96 kills per set third in aces with 20 second on the team in digs (304) ranked in the top-20 in the league in digs at 3.07 per set overall and 3.38 per set in Valley play recorded a season-high 14 kills twice and a career-best 22 digs against Creighton (Nov. 17).
A three-time unanimous first-team all-conference selection at Flanagan the Lady Falcons lost just nine games in Laughlin's final three seasons for a combined record of 95-9, winning the Mid State Conference regular season championship all three years and the MSC Tournament two years, leading her team to a regional title all three years averaged 3.8 kills per game as a sophomore and junior, and 4.2 kills and 2.3 digs a senior as a sophomore and junior, Laughlin was named the team MVP, while earning Pantagraph All-Area and Streator Times-Press All-Area honors as a junior she was named to the Champaign News-Gazette All-State Team in addition to earning all-conference accolades in 2005, Laughlin was a two-time Iroquois West All-Tournament Team selection.
High School Flanagan
Club Team Illini Elite
Carries a 3.60 GPA majors in journalism with a double minor in marketing and psychology a member of the National Honor Society as a prep Illini Elite 17 Cardinal club team finished third at nationals, where Laughlin earned All-Tournament honors born on October 27, 1987 in Normal, Ill. has one brother, Adam, and one sister, Megan, a junior on the volleyball team at South Carolina daughter of Brian and Christine Laughlin.