2012 Season: Unanimous selection as first team All-Ivy League, earning her fourth career All-Ivy League honor … attacked her way to Ivy League Player of the Week accolades following a 16-kill, 18-dig performance vs. Cornell to become the first-ever player for Columbia to reach the 1,000-kill, 1,000-dig milestone … set Columbia's all-time record for kills, accumulating 1,284 for her career … finished second in the league after averaging 3.60 kills per set … had a season-high 24 kills vs. Penn … posted double-digit kills in nine matches and double-digit digs in eight matches … served as co-captain for 2013 squad along with teammate Colleen Brennan.
2011 Season: Earned her third-consecutive All-Ivy League honors, and her second-straight first team nod … saw action in 23 matches … finished fifth in the Ivy League in overall kills with 284, averaging 3.30 per set … also totaled 22 service aces, 251 digs and 21 blocks … had a season high 26 kills against Boston College … had double-digit kills in 17 matches and double-digit digs in 14 matches.
2010 Season: Became the first player in Columbia history to earn unanimous first-team All-Ivy League honors ... played in every single one of Columbia's 25 matches, missing only two sets all season ... finished third in the Ivy League in total kills, with 3.67 kills per set ... finished third in the league in service aces, with a 0.26 aces per game average ... was the second leading point-scorer in the Ivy League with a 4.16 points per game average ... ended the year as the Lions’ leader in kills per set, total kills (352) and service aces (25), and second on the team in digs per set (3.23) and total digs (310) ... also had 37 total blocks and 17 assists ... had a season-high 25 digs and four total blocks at Brown, along with two solo blocks and 17 kills ... had a season-high 26 kills at Dartmouth, along with a service ace, 15 digs and one block ... hit .400 against Cornell at home with 21 kills on 45 attempts, along with 15 digs and two solo blocks ...had a season high six service aces in a home win over Princeton, along with 16 kills, 16 digs and two total blocks ... also had four total blocks against Yale ... hit 20+ kills five times on the season, and had double digit digs in 16 matches.
2009 Season: Earned second-team All-Ivy League honors in her first season with Columbia … became the first player in Ivy League history to earn both Ivy League Player and Rookie of the Week honors in the same week … earned another Ivy League Rookie of the Week award just two weeks later … led the Ivy League in kills for most of the season, finishing the year in third, with a 4.00 kills per set average … was the top points-scorer in the Ivy League, with 422 total points … was also second in the league in points per set scored, with 4.40 … led the Lions in kills with 384 … also led the team in service aces with 21 … was second on the team in digs (290) and finished the year with 15 double-double performances … played in 25 of Columbia’s 27 matches … notched 29 total blocks … had 14 kills and 15 digs against UNC Wilmington, with a .407 attack percentage … hit .340 against Iona, with 19 kills and 16 digs … had a season-high 27 kills against Marist, along with 15 digs … had a season-high 27 digs against Dartmouth, along with 21 kills.
Previous Experience: Earned 13 varsity letters in volleyball (4), softball (7) and soccer (2) at Lake Highland Prep ... team captain in volleyball and softball her senior year ... 2008 PrepVolleyball.com All-American ... Class 3A State Player of the Year in 2007 ... earned first-team all-state and all-Central Florida honors junior and senior year ... hold school record for kills in a single season (416) ... helped lead volleyball team to three state championships (2006-08) ... named high school Female Athlete of the Year as a senior ... 2008 Wendy’s Heisman Award winner ... named softball team MVP her senior year ... was soccer team MVP as a freshman.
Personal: Psychology major ... birth date 1/31/91 ... daughter of Kris and Peter Gaughn ... father, Peter, ran track for Manhattan College ... brother, Patrick, plays lacrosse for Connecticut College.