Lindsey

Licht

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#4

Right Side Hitter
Height: 6'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Aurora, Colo.
High School: Grandview
Experience: High School

Bio

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Second-Team AVCA All-American
  • 2010 First-Team AVCA All-Central Region
  • 2010 First-Team All-Big 12
  • 2010 Runza/AVCA All-Tournament Team
  • 2010 Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • 2010 Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 28)
  • 2010 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 2008 Seattle Regional All-Tournament Team

2010: Senior
Licht capped her career by leading the team in kills with 2.81 per set and was second on the team in blocks with a career-best 1.05 per set • Was named a Second-Team AVCA All-American and was a First-Team All-Big 12 selection • Earned First-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors • Selected to both the Runza/AVCA Showcase and Ameritas Players Challenge all-tournament teams • Helped the Huskers rank fifth nationally in kills (14.90) and fourth in blocks (3.04) per set, while also leading the Big 12 in both categories • Hit over .300 in 17 matches, including .400 or better in eight matches • Opened the NCAA Tournament against Sacred Heart on Dec. 2 by hitting .471 with nine kills on 17 swings and added three blocks • Hit .417 with 13 kills and three errors on 24 swings in a sweep at Colorado in her final appearance in her home state • Had five blocks and five kills against Kansas State at home on Nov. 10 • Produced double-digit kills for the fourth straight match on Oct. 30 with 12 against Iowa State • Put away 10 kills each against Texas Tech (Oct. 20), Missouri (Oct. 23) and Texas (Oct. 27) • Carried the Husker to a sweep of Texas A&M at home on  Oct. 9 with 13 kills and tied her career best in blocks for the second time in 2011 with eight, both match highs • Tied for fellow right side hitter Morgan Broekhuis for the team lead in kills with 13 in a 3-1 win over Texas on Oct. 2 • Texas match was the ninth straight match she had produced double-digit kills • Put together one of her best nights of the season at Oklahoma on Sept. 29 with a match-high 15 kills and a tied her career high in blocks with eight • Hit .421 with 11 kills on 19 swings in a home sweep of Colorado on Sept. 18 • Opened the Big 12 slate with a team-high 15 kills and added seven blocks in a 3-1 road win over Iowa State at the Ames High School • Helped the Huskers take down No. 3 Illinois at the Devaney Center on Sept. 11 with 11 kills and six blocks • Tore apart Western Michigan's defense with a .556 hitting percentage as she had 13 kills and only three errors on 18 swings • Put away 13 kills on .379 hitting against No. 20 Dayton on Sept. 9 • Hit .464 with a career-best 18 kills against Florida on Aug. 29 at the Runza/AVCA Showcase, but the Husker fell in five sets • Opened 2011 by hitting a season-best .650 with 14 kills and six blocks in a sweep of Kentucky • Was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career after totaling 32 kills and 48 swings (.542) at the Runza/AVCA Showcase.

2009: Junior
Licht averaged 2.83 kills and 0.93 blocks per set while appearing in all 33 matches • Reached double figures in kills in 16 matches and has seven matches with at least five blocks • Totaled at least 15 kills in four matches, including 16 kills and six blocks against Oklahoma on Oct. 24 and 16 kills on .481 hitting at Colorado on Sept. 19 • Led Nebraska will 12 kills and added three blocks against No. 2 Texas on Dec. 12 • Totaled 10 kills on .333 and four blocks against No. 5 Iowa State in the NCAA Regional Semifinals on Dec. 11 • Totaled seven kills on .600 hitting in a sweep of Coastal Carolina on Dec. 4 • Led Nebraska with 10 kills against Colorado on Nov. 28 on a season-high .625 hitting • Totaled a match-high 15 kills at Kansas State on Nov. 25 • Shined versus No. 24 Baylor on Nov. 18 with 13 kills on .522 hitting • Put together a strong match against Texas A&M on Nov. 11 with a team-high 13 kills on a then-season-best .619 hitting and three blocks • Tied for team-high honors with nine kills in a sweep of No. 8 Iowa State on Nov. 8 • Totaled seven kills on .429 hitting and tied for team-high honors with four blocks vs. Missouri on Nov. 4 • Led Nebraska with 10 kills on .316 hitting at No. 2 Texas on Oct. 30 • Totaled 13 kills, four blocks and a season-high six digs against No. 14 Iowa State on Oct. 21 • Reached double figures with 13 kills on .367 hitting and two solo blocks at Missouri on Oct. 17 • Finished with nine kills and a team-high five blocks in a sweep of No. 19 Baylor on Oct. 14 • Led Nebraska with six blocks and added seven kills in a sweep of K-State on Oct. 10 • Had 14 kills and three blocks in a five-set win over Oklahoma on Sept. 30 • Totaled 12 kills and four blocks in a loss to No. 2 Texas on Sept. 26 • Played well at Texas A&M on Sept. 23, pounding 12 kills on .423 hitting with three blocks • Led NU with seven blocks and added nine kills in a loss to No. 8 UCLA on Sept. 13 • Recorded nine kills on .412 hitting and three blocks in a sweep of Virginia on Sept. 10 • Had 11 kills on a then-season best .412 hitting against Tulane on Sept. 5 • Put together a strong match at LSU on Sept. 4 with a season-best 15 kills and six blocks, highlighted by four kills and two blocks in the fifth set

2008: Sophomore
Licht stepped into the starting role on the right side and gave the Huskers a formidable attacker and blocker at the position • Averaged 2.56 kills and 0.90 blocks per set, ranking second on the team in blocking and third in kills • Reached double figures in kills 13 times, highlighted by a career-high 17 kills in a victory over No. 3 Texas on Sept. 20 • Hit .450 or better in six matches, including a personal- best .667 at Texas Tech on Oct. 1, when she slammed nine kills on just 12 swings • Totaled 13 kills and a pair of blocks in the national semifinals against No. 1 Penn State on Dec. 18 • Selected to the Seattle Regional All-Tournament team after leading NU with six blocks against No. 19 Michigan and adding 10 kills and five blocks in a victory at No. 5 Washington on Dec. 13 • Enjoyed one of the best matches of her career against UAB in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Dec. 6, finishing with 12 kills on .556 hitting and four blocks, including a pair of solo stuffs • Turned in a solid effort at Baylor with 12 kills and six blocks on Nov. 29, helping the Huskers win the Big 12 title • Missed a match because of elbow soreness, but returned against Kansas on Nov. 15, chipping in 10 kills and a team-high three stuffs • Chipped in 12 kills and three blocks in the win at Texas A&M on Nov. 5 • Totaled 12 kills on .435 hitting and a pair of blocks against Iowa State on Nov. 1 • Led NU with 14 kills and six blocks in the loss at Colorado on Oct. 29, pacing the Huskers in kills for the first time in her career • Recorded five blocks, including three solo stuffs, and eight kills at Oklahoma on Oct. 25 • Hit .533 against Colorado on Oct. 4, pounding home 11 kills in just 15 swings • Put together the best match of her career against No. 3 Texas, delivering 17 kills on 30 swings while hitting .500 in a 3-1 victory on Sept. 20 • Played the entire match at No. 18 Kansas State on Sept. 17, as NU was without two starters, recording a career-best 12 digs, seven blocks and six kills • Tied a then-career high with 10 kills on 22 swings and led NU with four blocks in a sweep of LSU on Sept. 12 • Totaled a career-best eight blocks against No. 4 USC on Aug. 31, as her total was the most by a Husker outside hitter in two seasons • Posted 10 kills in her first collegiate start, hitting .450 on 20 swings against No. 2 Stanford on Aug. 28.

2007: Freshman
Licht served as a backup to four-time All-American Sarah Pavan on the right side, seeing time when the Huskers rotated into a 6-2 offense • Averaged 0.59 kills and 0.14 blocks per set in 25 matches • Became one of two freshmen to see time in all four of NU's NCAA Tournament matches, chipping in three kills on five swings in the NCAA opener against South Dakota State on Nov. 30 • Played in 14 Big 12 matches, totaling 10 kills and four blocks in 20 sets • Enjoyed her best match in Big 12 play against No. 22 Oklahoma on Nov. 17, coming off the bench for two kills in as many swings and a solo block • Had two kills on three swings and a block at Texas Tech on Sept. 15 • Totaled two kills on three swings in a sweep of No. 7 Texas on Sept. 12 • Had two kills on three swings against No. 11 Duke on Sept. 7 • Turned in season bests in kills (4), attacks (8) and digs (3) in extensive action against Creighton on Aug. 31.

High School
Licht started for four seasons at Grandview High School in Aurora, Colo. • Was a two-time  Mizuno/Volleyball Magazine All-American and was a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection in 2007 • Rated No. 11 nationally on Prepvolleyball.com's Senior Aces list • Started all four seasons, totaling 1,199 kills, 335 blocks, 385 digs and 80 aces for Coach Patty Childress during her high school career • Named a finalist for the Denver Post High School Female Athlete of the Year in 2006-07 • Garnered all-state honors in each of her four seasons, including first-team honors on three occasions • Led Grandview to a 27-4 record, a runner-up Class 5A state tournament finish and a No. 20 national ranking in 2006 • Accumulated 242 kills, 88 blocks, 84 digs and 31 service aces en route to first-team All-Colorado honors from the Denver Post • Guided Grandview to consecutive Class 5A state titles in 2004 and 2005, earning Denver Post Player-of-the-Year honors as a junior after averaging 3.32 kills, 1.19 blocks, 1.61 digs and 0.36 aces per set • Named the state tournament MVP as a junior, as Grandview went 28-3 en route to its second straight state title • Played club volleyball for the Front Range Volleyball Club and Coach Jim Miret • Earned MVP honors at the Junior National Volleyball Championships in 2005, as Front Range won the 16-and-under open division title • Helped Front Range place fifth in the 18-and-under Division at the 2006 USA Junior Olympics • Served a stint on the U.S. Youth National A-2 Team in 2005 • Participated in the USA Volleyball High Performance Camp in 2004 • Took visits to Washington and Penn State before choosing Nebraska.

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N the Net Volleyball Show feature with Lindsey Licht
N The Net Lindsey Licht (Sep 29th 2008)