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Kaira

Lujan

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Middle Blocker
Height: 6'4"
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M.
High School: Albuquerque Academy

Bio

Fifth Year Senior (2016): Captain … Sacred Heart Invitational All-Tournament … saw action in 87 sets throughout her fifth year on the team … led the Big Green with 18 solo blocks and 73 block assists for a total of 91 … was second on the team in both kills (162) and hitting percentage (.214) … also registered 18 digs … had double-digit kills in three matches.

Senior (2015): Captain … First Team All-Ivy … saw action in 84 sets and started all but one match throughout her senior season … was third on the team with a career-high 186 kills and produced 2.21 kills per set … was second among the Big Green with a .313 hitting percentage and hit over .500 five times during the year … had 10 or more kills in 10 matches.

Junior (2014): Appeared in 79 of the team’s 93 sets and started all but three matches … was third on the team in both kills (138) and total blocks (50)  … had an average of 1.75 kills per set and had an attack percentage of .282 … also recorded two assists and 15 digs … had a season-high eight blocks in the 3-1 victory over Saint Francis (Pa.).

Sophomore (2013): Lujan had a breakout year during her second season with the Big Green, seeing action in 91 of the team's 101 sets … set new career-highs in kills (149), aces (5), digs (33) and blocks (51) … had an attack percentage of .267 while averaging 1.64 kills per set … had nine or more kills in a match four times, including a season-high 10 twice … had four or more blocks in a match four times... registered a career-best six block assists against Rhode Island on Sept. 20.

Freshman (2012): In her first year on campus in Hanover, Lujan appeared in four sets for the Big Green … registered two kills and two blocks.

Before Dartmouth: Two-year varsity letter winner in volleyball at Albuquerque Academy … captain as a senior … won the 2011 Silver International Youth Division … two-time third place finisher at state championship … won the 2010-11 Metro Championship … member of the Women's Junior National Training Team as a senior … North All-Star … First Team All-Metro and All-District … All-Academic, All-Metro and All-District … National Hispanic Merit Scholar … AP Scholar with Distinction.

Personal: Kaira Ariel Lujan is the daughter of Peter and Mary Lujan … has one sister … grandmother, Irene (Fagelson) Bohm, played basketball for CCNY in 1951 … enjoys reading, skiing and cooking.

 

Lujan's Career Statistics

Year Sets K  K/S   A   A/S   SA   SE   D   D/S   BA   BS 
2012 4 2 0.50 0 0.00 0 0 0 0.00 0 2
2013 91 149 1.64 1 0.01 5 3 33 0.36 38 13
2014 79 138 1.75 2 0.03 0 8 15 0.19 43 7
2015 84 186 2.21 1 0.01 2 7 30 0.36 68 11
2016 87 162 1.86 0 0.00 0 0 18 0.21 73 18
 Totals  283  637   2.25  4  0.01  7 18  96   0.34   222  51
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