2003: Tallied 10 kills while hitting .368 in a win over Purdue Aug. 30 ... collected eight kills and five blocks vs. Niagara Sept. 5 ... tallied 11 kills, without a hitting error, Sept. 5 vs. LaSalle ... also added seven digs and three blocks ... tallied 13 kills, again without an error, plus five blocks at Toledo Sept. 6 ... named the most valuable player of the Clarion Westgate Rocket Classic ... collected 12 kills at DePaul Sept. 9 ... had 14 kills and five blocks vs. Illinois State Sept. 12 ... recorded 15 kills, 13 digs and four blocks vs. Sacramento State Sept. 13 ... totaled seven kills and seven blocks vs. Charlotte Sept. 19 ... had 12 kills and five blocks the next day against Colorado State ... recorded a career-high 23 kills vs. Cleveland St. Sept. 26 ... tallied 11 kills and 10 digs vs. UWGB Oct. 3 ... had 13 kills and five blocks vs. Wright State Oct. 17 ... added nine kills and eight digs the next day vs. Butler ... had 12 kills at UWGB Oct. 31 ... had 12 kills vs. Loyola Nov. 7 ... tallied 14 kills and seven blocks at Butler Nov. 14 ... upped that to 19 kills, plus five blocks, the next day at Wright State ... named the Horizon League Player of the Week for her efforts ... collected 13 kills vs. Butler Nov. 22 in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals ... had 11 more kills the next day in the title match against UW-Green Bay.
2002: Led the Panthers in blocks and ranked third in kills after a successful return from the 2001 knee injury...was named to the all-tournament team at the Blue Demon Invitational...reached double figures in kills for the first time this season Sept. 7, collecting 10 at UConn...had 11 kills and hit .321 against Oregon Sept. 13...jumped up to 15 kills while hitting .500 in a win over DePaul Sept. 14...had 15 kills again at Western Michigan Sept. 20...continued a streak of seven-straight matches of double-figure kill efforts with 10 kills against South Florida, 11 kills against Syracuse and 12 kills versus Chicago State...had 10 kills and hit .348 in a win at Butler Sept. 28...hit a school-record .692 and had 18 kills in a four-game win over Youngstown State Oct. 4...had 11 kills and hit .476 at UW-Green Bay Oct. 9...collected 11 more kills against Loyola Oct. 18...recorded a season-high eight blocks against UIC Oct. 19...had 13 kills and six blocks while hitting .310 against Butler Oct. 25...collected 11 more kills while hitting .476 the next day against Wright State...tallied 12 kills and five blocks in a four-game win at Cleveland State Nov. 1...recorded eight kills and six blocks while hitting .368 against Youngstown State Nov. 2...had 14 kills against UW-Green Bay Nov. 8...tallied 13 kills in a win over UIC Nov. 15...totaled 14 kills against Loyola Nov. 16...had 26 kills and 12 blocks in UWM’s three Horizon League Tournament matches...recorded nine kills in the NCAA Tournament match with Northern Iowa.
2001: Was injured in practice prior to the Northern Iowa match and underwent season-ending surgery…received a medical redshirt…played in six matches prior to her injury…was in double figures in kills in three of those matches…recorded 10 kills and five blocks against UMKC Aug. 31…had 11 kills and four blocks against Illinois State Sept. 1…tallied nine kills and six blocks against Southeast Missouri State Sept. 7…recorded a season-high 14 kills against Drake Sept. 8, hitting .458 in that match…also had six blocks.
2000: As the tallest member of the squad (6-2), Larissa found her way into every game of the season and was a major contributor for the conference-champion Panthers...solidified her case for a starting spot with an 11 kill, two assist performance in the season-opener against Boston College at the South Florida Tournament Sept. 1...made a difference in the home opener, recording 11 kills and a .444 hitting percentage against Wyoming Sept. 8...had 16 kills and a .382 hitting percentage in the opener of the Panther Powerade Invitational against Austin Peay Sept. 9...recorded 10 big blocks and 12 kills in five games against crosstown rival Marquette Sept. 12...was a presence at the State Farm Illini Classic Sept. 15-16, blocking seven balls in the first game against Ball State and scoring 12 kills on 17 attacks for a .588 hitting percentage against New Hampshire...had 10 kills on 17 attacks for a .412 hitting percentage against Illinois State Sept. 26...had 14 kills and four digs against Butler Oct. 6...had 10 kills and nine blocks in a big Panther win at DePaul Oct. 18...had 11 digs, eight blocks, and 10 kills on 19 attacks with just a single error (.474 hitting percentage) in her season-best performance against Loyola Chicago Oct. 28...went 14-for-31 on attack at Butler Nov. 4...did all she could in the Conference Championship Game against Butler Nov. 18, blocking eight balls.
1999: Saw limited time in her first collegiate season, playing in six key matches and 13 games...had a season-high 11 kill performance against Wright State Nov. 13...contributed 6 kills and 4 digs against Green Bay on Oct. 30...was fourth in the MCC and second on the team in hitting with a .313 hitting percentage...received 2000 UWM Scholar-Athlete Honors With Distinction.
Fargo North: Lettered four years in volleyball, earning a 767 kills and 453 blocks in her storied career...ended up with single-game highs of 21 kills and 11 blocks...was a three-time All-Eastern North Dakota Conference player and a member of the all-state team her senior year...helped the Spartans to the state championship her freshman year, also leading them to the final match her junior and senior year...was on the honor roll.
Personal: Daughter of Allan and Nancy...played club volleyball for the Red River Junior Olympics team for three years and the Fargo North Junior Olympics team for four years... helped sandbag the Red River in Fargo during the a 1997 flood...has also done volunteer work for the Salvation Army..has tought Sunday and Bible school.
* - 2002 Shamrock Invitational; Notre Dame, Ind. * - Was declared a medical redshirt for the 2001 season and retained junior status
* - Was declared a medical redshirt for the 2001 season and retained junior status