Lauren Carlini, 87th Annual AAU Sullivan Award Winner
Hometown: Aurora, Illinois
Biography: Carlini is the first volleyball player to win the AAU Sullivan Award.
Lauren Carlini is the first four-time All-American in the history of Wisconsin Volleyball. A member of the bronze medal-winning U.S. National Team at the 2016 Pan American Cup, Carlini ranks first at Wisconsin with 74 career double-doubles and second in career assists. She is a 2016 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) First Team All-American, a four-time All-Big Ten selection and CoSIDA Academic All-District.
In her career for the Badgers, Carlini earned nine all-tournament honors during her career and was an 11-time Big Ten Setter of the Week. A standout in the classroom, Carlini was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and earned Academic All-America honors in 2016.