10 - Laney Brown
Laney Brown
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Waterville, Wash.
High School: Waterville HS '08
Position: S
Experience: 3L
m 24
k/s 0.51
h % .162
a/s 9.83
b/s 0.27
sa/s 0.23
d/s 2.51

2012 Big Sky All-Academic Team
2011 Big Sky All-Academic Team
2010 Big Sky All-Academic Team

2012: Saw time in 24 matches as a senior, playing in 81 total sets … Led Eastern with 796 assists, good for an average of.9.83 per set … Her assists average ranked seventh in the Big Sky while her single-game total of 67 assists against Northern Arizona (Nov. 1) was tops among all BSC players … Tied for the team lead with 19 services aces and finished third on the team with 203 digs … Earned Big Sky Player of the Week honors after totaling 106 assists and helping the Eagles to wins over Northern Arizona (Nov. 1) and Southern Utah (Nov. 3) … Recorded 30 assists, 10 digs and three service aces against Iowa (Sept. 8) … Notched her second double-double with 40 assists and 13 digs in EWU’s five-set loss to Montana State (Sept. 20) … Went for 24 assists and 13 digs against Montana (Sept. 22) before tallying 50 assists in Eastern’s five-set loss to Southern Utah (Sept. 27) … Registered 47 assists and 11 digs versus Northern Arizona (Sept. 28) before notching a double-double with 22 assists and 11 digs against Northern Colorado (Oct. 5) … Notched her sixth double-double of the season against Idaho State (Oct.13), going for 26 assists and 11 digs … Recorded 33 assists in the Eagles’ first win of the season, a 3-0 sweep over Sacramento State (Oct. 22), before registering 36 assists and a pair of aces in EWU’s victory over Montana (Oct. 25) … Set a career high with 67 assists in Eastern’s five-set win over Northern Arizona (Nov. 1), adding a season-best 14 digs, before talling 39 assists as the Eagles swept Southern Utah (Nov. 3) … Notched double-doubles in the final three matches of the season, going for 53 assists and 12 digs against North Dakota (Nov. 10), 49 assists and 13 digs in the Eagles’ four-set win over Idaho State (Nov. 15) and 45 assists and 10 digs versus Weber State (Nov. 17) … Earned Big Sky All-Academic honors for the third time in her career.

2011: Played in all 28 matches during her junior campaign, averaging 4.40 assists per set and 1.89 digs as one of two setters in Eastern’s 6-2 offense … Registered eight double-doubles on the year, and tallied the second-most service aces of anyone on the squad with 27 … Tallied 25 assists, 13 digs and two aces in a thrilling five-set victory on the road versus Montana (Sept. 24) … Had 24 assists and a career-high 19 digs to lead EWU to a 3-1 win against Montana State (Oct. 29) … Posted a season-high 28 assists at Northern Arizona, while also picking up seven digs to help the Eags to a five-set win against the Lumberjacks … She was named to the Big Sky All-Academic team for the second year in a row, and was also presented with the “Triple Threat Citizen” Award at the fourth-annual EeeWoos for her dedication and success in the three areas of athletics, academics and community service.

2010: Brown split setting duties with Lindsay Niemeier as part of EWU’s 6-2 offense in 2010 … Brown, who boasted the second-highest GPA on the team in the 2010-11 school year, was named to the Big Sky All-Academic team for the first time in her career ... She played in all 27 matches, averaging 5.40 assists per set...She recorded 30+ assists on four different occasions and had three double-doubles throughout the year, two of which came in conference play … In Eastern’s second outing of the year against Seattle (Aug. 28), Brown tallied a career-high 52 assists, to go along with 11 digs, four kills and two blocks ... She had one of the best all-around performances of the year in a 3-0 sweep of Northern Arizona (Oct. 15), as she finished the match with 35 assists, eight digs, five kills and a career-high six blocks ... The very next day versus Northern Colorado (Oct. 16), she had 45 assists, five digs, four blocks and two kills ... Brown registered her second double-double of the year at Weber State (Oct. 22) with 22 assists and 12 digs ... She also had three kills and a career-high three aces in that match ... She tallied 23 assists and 14 digs in EWU’s narrow 3-2 loss to Portland State (Nov. 6), and had 31 assists in another five-set heartbreaker at Northern Arizona (Nov. 13).

2009: Brown played in 11 matches for the Eagles as the backup setter, tallying 11 total assists ... She also picked up two digs on the season.

2008: Utilized redshirt season.

High School: As a senior at Waterville High School in 2007-08, Brown was named to the Associated Press 2B All-State second team and was Co-MVP of the North Central League (NCL) ... She was a member of the All-NCL First Team each of her final three years after earning second-team accolades as a freshman ... Both her volleyball and basketball teams finished sixth at the state tournament her junior year, and each squad also went undefeated in NCL play ... As a senior, the WHS volleyball team placed second in the league and advanced to the second round of districts ... Brown was selected to participate in the 23rd Annual All-State Volleyball Series ... In basketball, she earned All-League Second-Team honors her sophomore and junior seasons ... She played for the North Central Washington Volleyball Club ... Brown also competed for the track and field team in the high jump, long jump and triple jump.

Personal: Daughter of Gary and Penny Brown ... Her sister, Jacque, graduated from EWU in 2011 after a four-year career with the Eagle volleyball program ... Majoring in recreation management.


Brown's Career Statistics

Year SP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S DIG D/S BS BA TB B/S Points Pts/S
2009 16 0 0.00 0 0 0.000 11 0.69 0 0.00 2 0.12 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.00
2010 91 28 0.31 18 79 0.127 491 5.40 12 0.13 145 1.59 1 14 15 0.16 48.0 0.53
2011 110 15 0.14 6 46 0.196 484 4.40 17 0.15 208 1.89 0 0 0 0.00 32.0 0.29
2012 81 41 0.51 19 136 0.162 796 9.83 19 0.23 203 2.51 1 21 22 0.27 71.5 0.88
Totals 298 84 0.28 43 261 0.157 1782 5.98 48 0.16 558 1.87 2 35 37 0.12 151.5 0.51
Recent Games
Nov 1 at Northern Ariz. W, 3-2
Nov 3 at Southern Utah W, 3-0
Nov 8 at Northern Colo. L, 3-0
Nov 10 at North Dakota L, 3-1
Nov 15 Idaho St. W, 3-1
Nov 17 Weber St. L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 20
Sets 81 71
Kills 41 39
Kills per set 0.51 0.55
Errors 19 19
Total Attacks 136 129
Hitting Percentage .162 .155
Assists 796 727
Assists per set 9.83 10.24
Service Aces 19 14
Service Errors 12 10
Service Aces per set 0.23 0.20
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 203 183
Digs per set 2.51 2.58
Block Solo 1 1
Block Assist 21 21
Block Total 22 22
Blocks per set 0.27 0.31
Block Errors 6 4
Ball Handling Errors 15 12
Points 71.5 64.5
Points per set 0.9 0.9
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 18 Alumni W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 vs. San Francisco L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 vs. Seattle L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 25 vs. Presbyterian L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 25 at Wyoming L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 vs. UC Riverside L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 1 vs. South Dakota St. L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 1 at Gonzaga L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 at Boise St. L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 vs. Iowa St. L, 3-0 3 0 0 1 .000 13 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 vs. Syracuse L, 3-0 3 2 0 3 .667 21 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 4.0
Sep 8 vs. Iowa L, 3-0 3 0 0 3 .000 30 3 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 3 3.0
Sep 13 at Sacramento St. L, 3-0 3 2 1 11 .091 28 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 3.0
Sep 17 Portland St. L, 3-0 3 1 1 5 .000 29 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 20 at Montana St. L, 3-2 5 2 1 6 .167 40 0 0 0 13 0 0 1 0 1 2.0
Sep 22 at Montana L, 3-0 3 1 2 4 -.250 24 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 27 Southern Utah L, 3-2 5 2 0 6 .333 50 1 0 0 8 0 1 0 1 2 3.5
Sep 28 Northern Ariz. L, 3-1 4 2 1 4 .250 47 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 2 2.0
Oct 4 North Dakota L, 3-1 4 1 0 2 .500 28 2 2 0 8 1 0 0 1 2 4.0
Oct 5 Northern Colo. L, 3-0 3 0 0 2 .000 22 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 11 at Weber St. L, 3-0 3 0 1 4 -.250 31 0 1 0 4 0 2 1 2 0 1.0
Oct 13 at Idaho St. L, 3-0 3 1 2 3 -.333 26 1 0 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Oct 18 at Portland St. L, 3-0 3 3 1 9 .222 16 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 3 0 4.5
Oct 22 Sacramento St. W, 3-0 3 3 0 5 .600 33 0 1 0 7 0 5 0 5 1 5.5
Oct 25 Montana W, 3-0 3 2 1 8 .125 36 2 1 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 27 Montana St. L, 3-0 3 2 0 8 .250 33 1 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Nov 1 at Northern Ariz. W, 3-2 5 6 0 13 .462 67 0 0 0 14 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Nov 3 at Southern Utah W, 3-0 3 3 1 6 .333 39 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 8 at Northern Colo. L, 3-0 3 0 1 6 -.167 31 0 0 0 11 0 2 1 2 0 1.0
Nov 10 at North Dakota L, 3-1 4 1 4 10 -.300 53 1 1 0 12 0 1 1 1 0 2.5
Nov 15 Idaho St. W, 3-1 4 4 0 8 .500 49 4 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 1 8.0
Nov 17 Weber St. L, 3-1 4 3 2 9 .111 45 1 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 1 4.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 81 41 0.51 19 136 .162 796 9.83 19 0.23 203 2.51 1 21 22 0.27 71.5 0.9
Conference 20 71 39 0.55 19 129 .155 727 10.24 14 0.20 183 2.58 1 21 22 0.31 64.5 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 10 36 20 0.56 5 57 .263 372 10.33 11 0.31 86 2.39 1 10 11 0.31 37.0 1.0
Away 11 36 19 0.53 14 72 .069 360 10.00 3 0.08 99 2.75 0 11 11 0.31 27.5 0.8
Neutral 3 9 2 0.22 0 7 .286 64 7.11 5 0.56 18 2.00 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.8

Wins 5 18 18 1.00 2 40 .400 224 12.44 6 0.33 48 2.67 0 9 9 0.50 28.5 1.6
Losses 19 63 23 0.37 17 96 .062 572 9.08 13 0.21 155 2.46 1 12 13 0.21 43.0 0.7

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