LA Tech will now play Grambling at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in non-conference action in the TAC
The Lady Techsters return to action at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 at North Texas
LA Tech hosts WKU at 7 p.m. on Friday in the TAC, before traveling to Birmingham to play UAB at 1 p.m. on Sunday
Written by Anna Claire Thomas
The Lady Techsters return to action at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning versus New Orleans
2014: Appeared in 93 sets and started 19 of the 29 matches she played in her first season at LA Tech ... Ranked third on the team with 149 (1.60 per set) ... Totaled 169.5 points over the course of the season, which was third best among all Lady Techsters ... Recorded seven service aces on the season and ranked sixth on the team with 128 digs (1.38 per set) ... Helped lead LA Tech to a five-set win over Saint Francis (8/29) with 10 kills six digs and three blocks ... Recorded a season-high 14 kills and 14 digs for her first double-double as a Lady Techster to lead Tech to a 3-1 win over UTPA (9/12) ... Had nine kills and three blocks for a total of 10.5 points against Conference USA foe FIU (10/12).
2013 (Lee College): Earned second team all-conference honors in her sophomore campaign with the Lady Rebels ... Totaled 147 kills in 83 sets (1.77/set) ... Had a .232 attacking percentage, as well as 113 digs, 27 aces and 35 total blocks (3 solo, 32 assists) ... Helped the Lady Rebels be named a 2014 NJCAA All-Academic Team.
2012 (Lee College): Earned a starting role as a freshman under coaches Tracie Johnson, Sarah Hess and Paige Jenkins ... Recorded 121 kills, 186 digs and 32 aces in her first season at Lee ... Received the Class Act Award for her academic achievements off the court.
High School: Graduated from Verkmenntaskóli Austurlands in 2012 ... Awarded Most Promising Player in Division I for 2008-09 ... Named Athlete of the Year in 2011 for Þróttur, Fjarðabyggd and her club team ... Earned MVP honors in a single match against Faroe Island in 2011 while playing with the Iceland Under-19 National Team.
Personal: Full name is Helena Kristín Gunnarsdóttir ... Born on Dec. 12, 1992 in Neskaupstaður, Iceland ... Daughter of Gunnar Ásgeir Karlsson and Guðrún Sólveig Sigurðardóttir ... Has four siblings: Karl, Helga, Heiða and Bergey ... Considered Arkansas-Fort Smith, University of West Georgia and Binghamton University before deciding to attend Louisiana Tech ... Member of the Iceland Women's National Volleyball Team.