Biography (via Rightfielders):
As a biography, Lauren Killian was born on July 31, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, so her age is 27. She is the daughter of Don and Chris Killian. She is one of four children.
She attended Marlborough High School in Los Angeles and lettered in volleyball and basketball. She was named the Jonathan Club Student-Athlete of the Year and later won a silver medal at the Junior Olympics. She graduated from the school in 1999.
She went on to the University of Southern California (her parents, a grandmother, two grandfathers, great grandfather, three uncles, an aunt and several cousins also attended USC) and in her freshman year was a Pac-10 All-Freshman honorable mention in volleyball.
Her sophomore year, she played in every single match of the season (32 matches) and started once. She had an average of 1.50 kills, 0.75 blocks and .342 attack percentage. She was an honorable mention to the Pac-10 All-Academic team.
In Lauren’s junior season, she was named team captain and was again a Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention. During her 2002 senior year, Lauren and the Women of Troy won the NCAA Championship, a feat that hadn’t been done in 21 years.
Lauren married Matt Cassel in 2007.
Not bad for a guy who never started in college.