Lynn Clarkson
Lynn Clarkson


LaPorte, IN

High School:
LaPorte H.S.


Middle Hitter


2001: Finished career ranked third in UIC history with 283 block assists and ninth in hitting percentage (.241)?led UIC with 122 total blocks?was sixth in the Horizon League with 1.14 blocks per game?garnered 15 kills and a career-best 12 total blocks against Wright State on November 2nd? those 12 total blocks were good for the second-best mark in UIC history?totaled three kills and 11 total blocks against Marquette on October 3rd?tallied nine double-digit kill efforts in 30 matches?led UIC with 14 kills and two blocks against UW-Milwaukee on September 21st.

2000: One of two Flames to appear in all 31 matches?led UIC with 105 total blocks?third on the team with 286 kills?second on the squad with a .262 attack percenage (286-105-692)...that is the eighth-best hitting percentage in UIC single-season history and ranked sixth in the MCC in 2000?her 59 digs set a personal single-season high?owned 13 double-digit kill outings, including a season-high 18 in a five-game win over Indiana State (9/2) at the UIC Wilson Volleyball Invitational?also tallied a season-best .533 attack percentage versus the Sycamores?totaled a career-best 11 blocks at UW-Green Bay (10/28), which tied the UIC single-match record, and a career-high 11 digs against Cleveland State (10/21)?earned all-tournament honors at the UIC Wilson Volleyball Invitational and the Bowling Green Invitational early on this season.

1999: In her first season as a starter, Clarkson finished third on the team in kills with 311 and second on the team in blocks with 96?notched a career-high 22 kills versus William & Mary on Sept. 17?recorded 16 double-figure kill outings during the season?prior to an ankle injury during the DePaul match on Oct. 13, she had 18 kills and an attack percentage of .517 through two games?tallied a then career-best eight blocks in a five-game win over North Carolina State on Sept. 17?did one better versus Wright State on Sept. 24, totaling nine blocks while adding 11 kills in the win?tabbed 13 kills and seven blocks while hitting .429 in UIC's five-game loss to Loyola in the MCC Tournament semifinals.

1998: Appeared in 10 matches as a freshman, totaling 23 kills, six digs and 11 blocks...recorded her first career kill versus DePaul at the Adidas Chicagoland Volleyball Classic...also set a season best with two digs in the match...registered a season high with seven kills against Youngstown State at the Penn State Classic...totaled five blocks, one ace and two kills at Chicago State.

Prep/Personal: Two-time all-conference honoree...helped LaPorte to a sectional championship in 1997...twice earned team MVP, Blocking and Hitting Awards...all-state selection...honor roll student...lettered in volleyball and basketball...daughter of Patrick and Mary Clarkson...born October 13, 1979...majoring in architecture.


1998 239 51.275 11656
1999311 128742.24788491185
2000286 105692.26262591590
2001230 104606.208204120102
Totals850346 2,091.2411711155 51283


  • Kills - 22 vs. William & Mary (9/17/99)
  • Attempts - 45 vs. William & Mary (9/17/99)
  • Hitting Pct.(min. 10 attempts) - .533 (18-2-30) vs. Indiana State (9/2/00)
  • Assists - 3 vs. Tennessee (9/3/9)
  • Aces - 1 on 11 occasions
  • Digs - 11 vs. Cleveland State (10/21/00)
  • Block Solos - 3 vs. Wright State (9/24/99)
  • Block Assists - 11 vs. UW-Green Bay (10/28/00)
  • Total Blocks - 12 vs. Wright State (11/2/01)