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    Lindsay Anderson
    Lindsay Anderson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wilmette, Ill.

    High School:
    New Trier

    Position:
    OH

    Birthdate:
    06/16/1986



    2007: Concluded career as NU's all-time leader in attacks with 4,470 ... Ranks second in school history with a 3.59 career kills per game average and fourth with 1,516 total kills ... Started every match in 2007 ... Averaged career-best 3.74 kills per game, the seventh-best single-season average in NU history ... Recorded a double-double in 10 of Northwestern's last 11 matches ... Led NU with 12 kills in a season-opening sweep of Loyola (Chicago) on 8/24 ... Recorded a double-double on 8/25 against Illinois-Chicago with 13 kills and 12 digs ... Named to Chicago Challenge All-Tournament team ... Had a double-double with 18 kills and 11 digs at Loyola Marymount (8/31) ... Terminated 20 swings versus UNLV (9/1) ... Double-doubled again on 9/1 with 15 kills and a career-best 18 digs against UC Santa Barbara ... Killed a match-best 17 balls and hit .351 (17-4-37) against Georgetown on 9/7 ... Named MVP of the Georgetown Classic ... Hit .458 (12-1-24) against Drake on 9/14, then hit .459 (20-3-37) with 10 digs against Western Michigan that night ... Had a double-double with 12 kills and 15 digs in a four-game win over Saint Louis on 9/15 ... Recorded 19 kills and 13 digs for a double-double in a five-game win at No. 23 Ohio State (9/21) ... Double-doubled against No. 9 Wisconsin with 10 kills and 14 digs (9/28) ... Terminated a team-best 16 swings, earning a double-double with 10 digs as well at Michigan State (10/3) ... Matched her then-season-high with 20 kills at Purdue (10/12) ... Notched a season-best 21 kills with a season-high four aces in a five-game win over No. 13 Minnesota (10/19) ... Had a double-double with a team-best 16 kills and 16 digs against Iowa (10/20) ... Matched her season-high for aces for the fifth time with four against Michigan State, also adding 14 kills and 14 digs for a double-double (10/24) ... Double-doubled again against No. 20 Michigan with 14 kills and 13 digs (10/26) ... Had fourth-straight double-double with 16 kills and 13 digs in a five-game win at Illinois (11/2) ... Notched fifth-consecutive double-double with 19 kills and 17 digs at No. 7 Wisconsin ... Had 12 kills and 10 digs in a loss to No. 1 Penn State (11/9) before notching seventh-straight double-double with 14 kills and 10 digs against Ohio State (11/10) ... Had 10 kills and 16 digs at Iowa (11/16), then recorded 11 kills and 15 digs at Minnesota (11/17) ... Concluded regular season with 17 kills against Indiana (11/23) and a double-double with 19 kills and 13 digs versus Purdue (11/24) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Appeared in every match ... Became the 17th Wildcat to reach 1,000-career kills with 21 in a match at Illinois on Nov. 1 ... Led team with 3.51 kills per game, 373 total kills and 39 service aces ... Finished fifth in the Big Ten with 0.37 service aces per game ... Recorded a match-best 13 kills in the season opener against UIC on 8/29 ... Had a match-high 12 kills against IUPUI at the Western Michigan Clarion Classic (9/2) ... Again led Northwestern with 16 kills at Western Michigan (9/2), also finishing with 11 digs for a double-double ... Had a double-double with a team-high 17 kills and 12 digs at No. 9 Hawaii (9/8) ... Recorded double-doubles in all three matches at the Wildcat Classic and was named to the All-Tournament team ... Had 11 kills and 11 digs against Eastern Illinois (9/15) before putting up 18 kills and 13 digs that night against Pittsburgh ... Had 11 kills and 15 digs in a five-game win over No. 24 Arizona (9/16) ... Recorded 11 kills and 11 digs in a five-game loss to Minnesota (9/22) ... Hit a season-best .400 (11-1-25) against Iowa (9/29) ... Killed 12 balls at Michigan (10/6) ... Unloaded a season-high 22 kills to go along with a team-best 13 digs and four aces at Michigan State (10/7) ... Had a double-double with 15 kills and 14 digs in a 3-2 win over No. 16 Ohio State (10/14), also tying her season-high with four aces and setting a season-high with six blocks in the match ... Killed 21 swings in a four-game win at Indiana (10/20), also digging 12 balls for a double-double ... Led team with 14 kills at No. 14 Purdue ... Had 13 kills against Michigan State on 10/27 before killing 17 attacks against Michigan on 10/28 ... Had a career-best 17 digs and 17 kills for a double-double at Iowa (11/4) ... Recorded a double-double with a team-best 18 kills to go along with 11 digs at No. 10 Wisconsin (11/10) ... Had a match-best 16 digs at No. 13 Minnesota (11/11) ... Had a match-best 18 kills and a season-high .467 hitting percentage against Indiana (11/18) ... Killed a team-high 10 attacks at No. 19 Ohio State (11/24) before concluding the year with a team-best 12 kills at No. 5 Penn State (11/25) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005: Appeared in every match ... Had 3.70 kills per game average on the year, good for seventh on Northwestern's single-season list ... Recorded 12 kills against UW-Green Bay (8/27) ... Registered a double-double with 13 kills and 12 digs vs. Winthrop (9/1) ... Double-doubled Loyola (Ill.) with 18 kills and 10 digs, and also set a then-career-best with four service aces in the match (9/9) ... Earned all-tournament team honors at the Chicagoland Classic ... Served 13 consecutive points against Brown (9/17), the fifth-best total in NCAA history ... Set a career-best with seven aces in that match, with five coming during her 13-point streak ... Recorded a double-double against Southern Illinois (16 kills, 11 digs) on 9/16 ... Named tournament MVP of the Wildcat Classic ... Notched fourth double-double of the season against Iowa (15 kills, 11 digs) on 9/23 ... Had then-season-high 19 kills and then-career-best 15 digs at Illinois on 9/30 ... Again recorded 19 kills with 10 digs for a double-double in NU's five-game win over No. 15 Purdue (11/4) ... Killed season-best 23 balls against Illinois (11/5) ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts against Purdue and Illinois ... Recorded a double-double with 13 kills and a career-best 17 digs at No. 17 Minnesota (11/11) ... Had match-best 15 kills versus Iowa (11/12) ... Led team with 15 kills and three aces--including aces for the final two points of the match--against Michigan State (11/18) ... Had a double-double against Indiana (11/25) with 14 kills and 14 digs ... Blocked a career-best eight swings in addition to recording a double-double (13 kills, 16 digs) in NCAA first round against Texas A&M (12/1) ... Had a match-high 18 kills in NCAA second round match against No. 11 Notre Dame (12/2) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2004: Played in 89 games and 28 matches ... Set season high for kills against Indiana (11/26) with 28, tying Courtnie Paulus for most kills in a match all season ... Came on strong at the end of the year, leading team in kills eight out of final nine matches ... Recorded double-digit kill totals a team-leading 14 times ... Recorded double-double in first collegiate match of career with 18 kills and 14 digs, only double-double of the year ... Led team in both total kills (299) and kill per game (3.36) on the season ... One of three 'Cats to average more than three kills per game (along with Julie Purcell and Courtnie Paulus) ... Led team in conference kills with 261 ... Recorded attack percentage of .250 or better six times ... Notched season high 53 kills over a two-game stretch in the season's final two matches ... Recorded team's highest solo block total of the year with four against Michigan State (10/23).

    High School: Led high school team to 2003 Illinois state quarterfinals ... Three-time all-conference selection ... Named to Chicago Sun-Times second-team all-state in 2003 ... Selected to Pioneer Press North all-Star team three times (2001-03) ... Played for the Sky High Volleyball club team, which finished ninth at the 17-Open division (2003) and third in the 16-Open division (2002) of the Junior Olympic Championships ... Ranked No. 86 on prepvolleyball.com "Senior Aces" list ... Honor roll student ... National French Honor Society member ... 2003 scholar athlete.

    Personal: Born Lindsay Marie Anderson on 6/16/86 ... Daughter of Ian and Joanne Anderson ... Majoring in economics and psychology.

    Anderson's Career Statistics

    Year M-G K E TA PCT AST SA BS BA DG
    2004 28-89 299 147 875 .174 5 5 9 32 97
    2005 32-113 418 204 1,203 .178 39 38 18 47 281
    2006 29-106 373 180 1,094 .176 38 39 8 47 271
    2007 31-114 426 182 1,298 .188 41 42 9 48 333
    Totals 120-422 1,516 713 4,470 .180 123 124 44 174 982

    Anderson's Career Highs

    Kills 28, at Indiana (11-26-04)
    Total Attempts 74, at Purdue (11-27-04)
    Hitting Percentage (min. 10 att) .481 (16-3-27), at DePaul (9-10-05)
    Service Aces 7, vs. Brown (9-17-05)
    Assists 5, vs. UC Santa Barbara (9-1-07)
    Total Blocks 8, vs. Texas A&M (12-1-05)
    Digs 18, vs. UC Santa Barbara (9-1-07)