Carson Lowden
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yuba City, Calif.

High School:
Yuba City HS '05

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

Major:
Exercise Biology

2008: Started 28 of 29 matches, appearing in 98 sets... Led team with 883 assists (9.01 per set), 7th among Big West Conference setters... Also hit 54-17-159 (.233) with 14 aces, 205 digs and 52 blocks for the season...Recorded season-high 56 assists vs. Fordham (9/20)... Enjoyed best overall performance in road win at Cal State Fullerton (10/18), hitting 6-0-10 with 17 digs, 2 aces, 4 blocks and 42 assists... Had double-figure digs in seven matches, including season-best 19 vs. Sacramento State (9/20)... Earned Big West Academic All-Conference honors.

2007: Only Aggie to start all 28 matches and play all 103 sets... Finished with 1,156 assists, fourth in school history... Average of 11.22 ranked 7th among Big West Conference leaders... Knocked down 56 kills against 25 errors on 167 swings for .186 clip, second on team... Also had 15 aces (0.15 apg), 205 digs (1.99 dpg) and 56 blocks (0.54 bpg)... Posted 60-plus assists on three occasions, with season-high 64 vs. Long Beach State (10/13)... Earned 61 assists in 4-set match at Cal State Northridge (11/10)... Had season-best 5 blocks vs. Idaho State (9/1) and Idaho (9/8)... Tallied 2 kills, 2 aces and 9 digs at UC Irvine (10/6)... Garnered Big West Academic All-Conference honors.

2006: Appeared in 23 matches, including one start (at UC Riverside, 9/30)... Played in 65 total sets... Had 45 assists, 7 aces, 29 digs and 4 blocks... Saw substantial action in season finale vs. Cal Poly (11/18), posting season-best marks of 20 assists with 5 digs and 2 block assists... Also had 5 digs in back-to-back road matches at Cal State Fullerton (9/29) and UC Riverside (9/30).

2005: Redshirted.

YUBA CITY HS '05: Two-sport standout, earning All-Metro League honors in both volleyball and basketball... Awarded three straight first-team nods in volleyball, plus all-area distinction... Selected as Marysville Appeal-Democrat Player of the Year in both 2003 and 2004... Recorded 638 assists and 91 blocks in 2004, helping Honkers advance in Sac-Joaquin Section tournament... Posted 474 assists, 101 aces and 85 blocks as a junior... Recognized as a 4.0 (GPA) scholar-athlete all four years and selected as valedictorian... Played club ball for North Valley.

PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Scott & Jennifer Lowden, both of whom are Sacramento State grads... Proudest personal accomplishment was being named valedictorian at YCHS.