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Kaira Lujan
Player Profile:
Kaira Lujan 849497
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M.
High School: Albuquerque Academy

Senior (2015): Captain … named First Team All-Ivy for the first time in her career … 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.) on Sept. 5.

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- 12-solo & 38-assists)... 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, 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 ... team took fourth in the 2012 Gold International Junior Division at the High Performance Championship ... 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 ... born March 23, 1994 ... has one sister ... grandmother, Irene (Fagelson) Bohm, played basketball for CCNY in 1951 ... interested in biology and medical research ... 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
Totals 196 475 1.53 4 0.01 7 18 78 0.23 149 33
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