#14 Nicole Lambert
|HOMETOWN||St. Charles, Ill.|
|HIGH SCHOOL||East (Radford)|
2013: Appeared in 19 sets over 11 matches in her first year at Valpo, starting twice ... hit .229 and averaged 0.63 blocks/set in limited action ... debuted with four kills, two digs and two blocks in sweep of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Aug. 30 ... tallied two blocks apiece Sept. 7 against Rhode Island and Sept. 21 vs. UMES ... also tallied three kills on just five swings in the latter match ... recorded at least one rejection in five straight appearances, culminating with a season-best three blocks at Chicago State on Oct. 28.
2012 (Radford): Appeared in 59 sets over 21 matches for the Highlanders as a freshman ... led the squad with 1.03 blocks/set and finished second on the team with 61 total blocks ... also contributed 57 kills.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Saints ... voted team MVP and named to the 2011 Tri-City All-Area Girls Volleyball team ... led St. Charles East (35-7) to a Prepvolleyball.com No. 50 national ranking her senior season and a third-place finish in the IHSA State Championship ... named to AVCA's 2011 preseason watch list for Illinois' top senior volleyball player... selected to the Mizuno Cup All-Tournament squad ... played club volleyball for Club Fusion ... was part of Fusion 18 Black squad which finished fifth in the 18 Open division at nationals.
Personal: Nicole is the daughter of Avery and Sharon Lambert ... majors are secondary education and English ... born September 10, 1994.