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Dylan Faulkner
Dylan Faulkner

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
St. Michael's Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

Birthdate:
07/06/1988

2007 (Summer)
Played on a U.S. team in the Sibillini Tournament in Italy ... was one of 17 college volleyball players that made up two U.S. teams competing in the international event ... placed third in the eight-team tournament ... combined with Kelsey Bowers of the University of Florida and Gayle Tripp of the University of New Mexico to win a two-day beach volleyball tournament.

2006 (Freshman)
Started all 31 matches and 119 games for the Demon Deacons ... ran the offense as Wake Forest's lone setter on the roster ... selected as team's Rookie of the Year ... averaged 11.32 assists per game, which ranked seventh in the ACC ... was third on the team with 65 total blocks and 60 block assists ... ranked fourth on the squad with 0.55 blocks per game and five block solos ... also finished third on the Deacons with 21 service aces and fourth with 2.02 digs per game ... totaled 12 assist-dig double-doubles ... received the ACC Top Six for Service Award ... named to the Dean's List in 2006-07 ... opened the season with 113 assists, an average of 12.6 per game, in three matches at the Coors Invitational (Sept. 1-2) ... made her collegiate debut with 28 assists against Colorado State (Sept. 1) ... ended the weekend with 42 assists, two aces and three blocks against Florida Atlantic (Sept. 2) ... opened the Marriott Flyer Invitational with a double-double of 57 assists and 10 digs against Indiana (Sept. 8) ... also added seven kills against the Hoosiers ... totaled 161 assists in three matches at the Black & Gold Challenge (Sept. 15-16) ... began the weekend with 65 assists in five games against George Washington (Sept. 15) ... had five blocks against Davidson (Sept. 16) ... posted a double-double with 52 assists and a team-best 15 digs against Winthrop (Sept. 16) ... also recorded a season-high eight kills against the Eagles ... opened ACC play against Georgia Tech (Sept. 22) with a double-double, finishing with 38 assists and 13 digs in three games ... recorded her third straight double-double with 45 assists and 10 digs against Clemson (Sept. 23) ... averaged 12+ assists per game in wins at North Carolina (Sept. 27) and at NC State (Sept. 30) ... had 49 assists in four games against the Tar Heels and 36 in three games against the Wolfpack ... tallied seven kills and five block assists against Virginia Tech (Oct. 6) ... followed with a double-double of 38 assists and 10 kills against Virginia (Oct. 7) ... recorded a season-high four aces against Maryland (Oct. 13) ... had another double-double with 53 assists and 11 digs against Boston College (Oct. 14) ... dished out 51 assists in four games at Miami (Oct. 22) ... posted a double-double with 50 assists and 10 digs at Georgia Tech (Oct. 28) ... recorded a season-high 60 assists in a five-game win against North Carolina (Nov. 1) ... also had 12 digs against the Tar Heels ... turned in her third straight double-double with 41 assists and 11 digs against NC State (Nov. 3) ... tallied 55 assists and season-highs of 16 digs and eight blocks at Boston College (Nov. 10) ... posted her fifth double-double in six matches at Maryland (Nov. 12), finishing with 50 assists and 12 digs in four games against the Terps ... had her 12th and final double-double of the season with 42 assists and 10 digs at Virginia Tech (Nov. 18) ... finished the season with 55 assists in four games against Miami (Nov. 22).

High School
Played for the Austin Junior Volleyball Club for 10 years ... Junior Olympics open division participant ... made the state final four all four years at St. Michael's Academy, winning titles in 2002 and 2003 and finishing runner-up in 2005 ... four-time All-State selection and three-time State All-Tournament Team ... four-time All-District honoree ... St. Michael's team MVP in 2004 and 2005 ... member of the USAV High Performance Lone Star Youth Team in 2003 and 2004 ... named by PrepVolleyball.com as one of the Top 150 Senior Aces in the class of 2006 ... tabbed as one of the Top 45 freshmen in the nation in 2002 by PrepVolleyball.com.

Personal
Majoring in heath and exercise science ... born July 6, 1988 in Austin, Texas ... full name is Lauren Dylan Faulkner ... daughter of Von and Dorsi Faulkner ... has one sister, Michael, who is a senior on the Wake Forest volleyball team ... involved with Athletes in Action ... chose Wake for the academics, the campus and the people ... seven high school and club teammates are currently playing Division I college volleyball.

 

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