Skyhawk Volleyball | Lael Ceriani
|Hometown||San Diego, Calif.|
2014: Saw playing time in 40 sets over the span of 20 matches…Recorded 41 kills (1.02 per set) on a .155 hitting percentage while adding 28 digs, seven service aces, five assists and four blocks…Was responsible for at least four kills in seven different matches, including a career-best seven kills at Alabama State on Aug. 29…Slammed down five kills (against zero errors) for a .455 hitting percentage in 11 attempts at Tennessee Tech on Nov. 15…Tallied eight digs in only three sets at Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 11…Had a multi-block outing at Alabama State…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Capped off a remarkable prep career at Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego, Calif. by leading the Falcons to a 35-3 overall record, Western League championship and top-20 state ranking…Playing under head coach Ronni Olsen, Ceriani helped Scripps Ranch to their seventh section title in the last decade after being named a 2013 All-San Diego Section first teamer and Western League Player of the Year…Elevated her game in the biggest moments, tallying a match-high 21 kills against Poway in the CIF San Diego Section Division I semifinals…Was named as a “San Diego Section Player to Watch”…Earned all-tournament accolades while leading Scripps Ranch to a fifth place finish out of 41 teams in the 2013 LJHS Beach Cities Invitational…Helped guide the Falcons to a 7-1 record in that tournament, including a victory over eventual champion Vista Murrieta…Was also named Most Valuable Player of the Scripps Ranch Tournament after leading the Falcons to a tournament title.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 6, 1995…Daughter of Geoff and Dylann Ceriani…Majoring in engineering and natural science.