Lauren McLaughlin is a graduate assistant in athletics communications. She will serve as the primary contact and play-by-play voice for Redbird volleyball.
Prior to coming to Illinois State, McLaughlin was a four-year letter winner on the North Dakota State volleyball team. She completed a six month internship with the Charlotte Bobcats NBA team and worked in the NDSU athletics media relations office.
The Cary, Ill., native earned her bachelor's degree in sport management from NDSU in May 2011, with a minor in broadcasting and journalism. She will pursue a master's degree in Sports Administration at Illinois State.