Aggies host Long Beach State (Thursday) and CSUN (Saturday)
Aggies open season with Northern Iowa, host Colorado State and Baylor
Senior libero talks about her life as a student-athlete and her experience at the Junior Olympics
Aggies finish with 77 digs and 14.0 blocks as a team
Squyres posts career highs on both offense and defense
2012: Appeared in 21 matches and 68 starts... Rotated in as a server and backrow specialist, talling 8 aces and 35 digs for the year... Made first collegiate start at Long Beach State (10/5)... Served up 2 aces at home vs. Santa Clara (9/1)... Big West Academic All-Conference honoree.
2011: Appeared in 15 matches for 28 sets... Picked up 28 digs, almost all in Big West Conference play... Posted season-high 7 digs vs. Long Beach State, surpassing previous best of 5, set vs. Cal Poly (10/29)... Did not commit a receiving error in 14 passes during season's final two matches.
ESPERANZA HS '11: Four-year varsity letterwinner... Earned second-team All-Sunset League as a junior, then made first team as a senior... Led league in kills (205) and digs (196) in 2010... Selected to Orange County Register All-Star second team as a senior... Nominated for school's Women's Athlete of the Year award... Won Coaches' Award as a sophomore and junior, Captain's Award and MVP as a senior... Four-year Scholar-Athlete and Distinguished Aztec Academic Scholar Award (top 10 percent of class) recipient for four straight years... National Honor Society member... Received Played for Impact VBC (Yorba Linda) for three years, helping squad capture American Division gold medal at 2009 Junior Olympics... Played for Cal Jrs VBC (Long Beach) in 2011, helping team win Pacific Northwest Qualifier and earn bid to Junior Nationals.
PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif.... Managerial economics major, hopes for career in business management or communications... Parents are Bob & Renee Lancaster... Has a younger brother named Andrew (18), with whom she one day hopes to start a business... Career highlight was winning a gold medal at 2009 JO's.