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Laura Steiner
Laura Steiner

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Collins, Colo.

High School:
Fort Collins HS

Height:
6-0

Position:
OH

Experience:
2L



07/16/2013

87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's total ranks second in the conference this season

12/14/2012

2012 Alabama Volleyball Season Review

Tide finishes season with winning record for first time since 2008

11/21/2012

Volleyball Drops Match to Mississippi in Four Sets

Crimson Tide get 14 kills from Fitterer and Steiner in loss to Rebels

11/20/2012

Volleyball Wraps Up 2012 Campaign at Mississippi and Missouri

Crimson Tide has first winning season since 2008

11/18/2012

Volleyball Takes Down Auburn in Four Sets

Crimson Tide wraps up 2012 home slate with 3-1 win over Tigers

Career Awards
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
SEC Freshman of the Week (11/12/2013)
SEC Freshman of the Week (10/15/2013)
2012 Hampton Inn Bama Bash Most Valuable Player

2013 (SOPHOMORE)
Finished third on the team with 260 kills and ranked 12th in the SEC with 3.13 kills per set ... reached double-digits in kills during 14 of the 26 matches she played in ... had a team-high 16 kills in the NCAA Tournament match against Oklahoma, when she posted a .243 hitting percentage ... led the Tide with 13 kills to average 4.33 kills per set against Mississippi State (Nov. 27), adding a solo block, assist and two digs ... came off the bench to post six kills against No. 5 Florida (Nov. 17), including five kills in the second set ... posted 11 kills in reserve role against Mississippi State (Nov. 1) ... had five kills on 10 swings with a .300 hitting percentage against LSU (Oct. 20), with all her attempts in the third set ... posted a team-high nine kills on .421 hitting (9-1/19) against No. 3 Florida (Oct. 6) ... had a 10-kill performance against No. 18 Kentucky (Sept. 29) ... averaged 3.54 kills per set in the Clemson Classic ... led the Tide with 22 kills in four-set win over Troy ... had 11 kills and a season-high three total blocks in four-set win over Delaware ... averaged 3.54 kills per set with a .304 hitting percentage in the Hampton Inn Bama Bash ... hit a career-high .733 (11-0/15) against Nicholls State, then hit .556 (12-2/18) against Arkansas State later that day ... had a career-high 24 kills in five-set win over UNC-Wilmington, including nine kills in set two and six in the fifth set ... posted a season-high .394 hitting percentage (13-0/33) against Houston Baptist ... had 12 kills and matched her season high with four digs in the match versus Army ... delivered a team-high nine kills in three sets versus Washington State.

2012 (FRESHMAN)
Member of the 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on Nov. 12, following the win over Kentucky ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on Oct. 15 ... also named the MVP of the Hampton Inn Bama Bash, after averaging 3.4 kills per set with a .348 hitting percentage ... finished the season third on the team with 3.12 kills per set, ranking 13th in the SEC ... played in 30 matches with 10 starts as a freshman, playing in 98 of 119 sets ... posted 19 kills and three digs at Missouri (Nov. 23) ... had 10 kills and two digs against Auburn (Nov. 18) ... posted a season-high 20 kills in the win over Kentucky (Nov. 9) ... recorded a season-high four block assists at Mississippi State (Nov. 4) with 11 kills ... posted nine kills at Tennessee (Oct. 28) ... had 11 kills in the five-set loss at Arkansas (Oct. 26) ... posted 13 kills on 31 attempts with one block assist against Georgia (Oct. 21) ... had a team-high five kills against Florida (Oct. 19) ... posted season-bests at LSU (Oct. 14) with 52 attempts and two assists, while recording 19 kills ... had a season best three block assists at South Carolina (Oct. 12) ... recorded a team-high 14 kills on 41 attempts versus Missouri (Sept. 7) ... had one assist, one ace and two block assists against Texas A&M (Sept. 30) ... posted a season-high five digs against Mississippi (Sept. 28) ... recorded 12 kills on 29 attempts at Auburn (Sept. 23) ... posted 13 kills on 31 attempts against Tennessee (Sept. 16) ... had 14 kills and two assisted blocks in a four-set win over Samford (Sept. 11) ... in the Hampton Inn Bama Bash, appeared in all four matches, making her first career starts, totaling 34 kills on 67 attempts ... posted 12 kills against East Tennessee State (Sept. 8) and a season-high .529 hitting percentage against Lamar (Sept. 7) ... appeared in two matches of the Elon Phoenix Classic ... had 11 kills against Gardner-Webb (Sept. 1) to go along with a .280 hitting percentage in the match ... had six kills against Alabama A&M (Aug. 28) ... posted 10 kills on 25 attempts against Sacred Heart (Aug. 25) ... appeared in two matches at the Beanpot Classic, making her UA debut in the season opener against Holy Cross (Aug. 24).

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a three-time first team all-conference selection at Fort Collins High School ... named the Front Range Conference Player of the Year in 2011 ... finished her senior season with 361 kills, averaging 6.0 kills per set ... also had a team-high 160 digs to average 2.67 digs per set ... helped FCHS to a 3-2 win over Fossil Ridge when she had a season-high 38 kills in the match ... had double-digits in kills in 16 matches her senior season, including six double-doubles in kills and digs ... helped FCHS to a 16-7 overall record and a 9-2 conference mark in 2010, when she averaged 4.5 kills per set ... honorable mention Class 5A all-state selection by the Denver Post in 2009 and 2010 ... helped Fort Collins HS win a conference championship her freshman season ... played club volleyball for the Front Range and NORCO Volleyball Club.

PERSONAL
Born March 11, 1994, in Fort Collins, Colo. ... daughter of Mark and Susan Steiner ... youngest of four siblings, has a brother Kyle and two sisters Meredith and Andrea ... father Mark played baseball at West Point ... mother Susan graduated from the University of Texas ... is majoring in food and nutrition.

CAREER HIGHS:
Kills: 24, vs UNC-Wilmington, Sept. 7, 2013
Attacks: 52, at LSU, Oct. 14, 2012
Attack pct:  .458, at Mississippi, Nov. 21, 2012 (14-3/24)
Assists: 2, at LSU, Oct. 14, 2012; Kentucky, Sept. 29, 2013
Serve aces: 1, Lamar, Sept. 7, 2012; Texas A&M, Sept. 30, 2012
Digs: 5, Mississippi, Sept. 28, 2012
Blocks: 4, at Mississippi State, Nov. 4, 2012
Block solo: 1, 6 times
Block assist: 4, at Mississippi State, Nov. 4, 2012
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