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DANVILLE, Va. Former Firebird volleyball player Lauren Montren was named Averett University female freshman athlete of the year at the school’s Night of Champions on April 20.

Montren, a Falls Lake Academy graduate, had a tremendous freshman campaign for the Cougars.

She captured USA South Conference rookie of the year and East Division First Team All-Conference honors.

Montren posted 431 digs, 28 aces, 23 assists and 20 blocks in her first season.

She finished the with 354 kills, 1092 attacks and 392.5 points while playing 162 sets for the Cougars.

Montren helped lead Falls Lake Academy to its first state title in volleyball in 2018. She finished her senior season with 232 kills, 68 aces, 37 blocks, 323 digs and 21 assists. She was the

2018 North Central 1A Conference player of the year.