9 Lauren Minkel
Long Beach State now 2-1 in the season in dual matches.
Long Beach State won two of the top three flights against the Waves.
Ledoux and Roenicke reach the quarterfinals in Pairs play.
Long Beach State's pair in the fifth flight wins the double-elimination format.
Long Beach State doesn't drop a set in 5-0 victory over Loyola Marymount.
Beach Volleyball: Participated in the 2011 USAV Collegiate Challenge with Long Beach State.
Long Beach State Women's Volleyball: A four-year starter with the 49ers, including three as the full-time libero ... Ranks second all-time in Long Beach State history in digs with 1,653 ... Has three of Long Beach State's Top 10 seasons in digs.
Iolani School: A four-year letterwinner for the Iolani Raiders in volleyball ... A three-time all-league selection ... Helped the Raiders to two state championship game appearances as a senior and a sophomore, earning an all-tournament nod ... As the team captain her senior year, led the team to a 19-2 overall record ... Garnered the Walter Goo Award for Academics and Athletics as a senior ... A member of the USA Volleyball high performance team for two years ... Also a two-time bronze medalist in the Junior Olympics with Maunalani VBC.
Personal: Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Parents are Edward and Maria Minkel ... An honor roll and Headmaster's List student at Iolani School ... Sister Madisen has played volleyball at Portland ... Also recruited by Portland ... Major is business.