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  Lauren Lappin
Lauren Lappin

Player Profile

Anaheim, CA

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Carley Hoover Named Gatorade National Player of the Year

The incoming freshman was surprised with the news by Cardinal alum Lauren Lappin

As a senior in 2006: Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year ... First-Team All-Pac-10 ... Second-Team All-Pacific Region ... Saw action in 60 games, starting 59 ... Played mostly at catcher to start the year, but moved to shortstop for the latter half of the season ... Led the team in runs (42), sacrifice hits (6) and stolen bases (12-14) and second in doubles (12) ... Hit .328 with 58 hits, 28 RBI, two triples and one home run ... Now ranks third on the career runs list with 169, as well as fourth for hits (247) and triples (8) ... Collected 15 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... Went 4-4 at the plate against Birmingham-Southern (2/18) with three runs, one RBI and a triple ... Was 3-4 versus Maryland (2/24) with one run ... Went 4-5 against Miami (Ohio) (3/10) with three runs and a double ... Brought in the game-winning run to help Stanford beat Washington (4/1), going 1-2 ... Went 3-3 to lead Stanford past Oregon State (4/29) with one run, three RBI and one home run ... Was 1-2 against Washington (5/11) with one run and one RBI to take the win ... Also 1-3 to help upset UCLA (5/13) with one run ... Went 2-4 against Fresno State (4/21) in the NCAA regional with two runs ... Was 1-3 versus Alabama (5/27) with one run and two RBI ... Longest hitting streak was six games.

2006 Game-By-Game Statistics

As a junior in 2005: Third-team NFCA All-American ... Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year and First-Team All-Pac-10 ... Played with the 2005 USA National Elite Team ... Started all 59 games for Stanford ... Ranked second on the team with a .331 average for the year with 57 hits ... Also led the team with 52 runs scored ... Third on the team in RBI (27) and doubles (10) ... Collected five home runs and one triple ... Had 14 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... Started the season by hitting 4-4 versus Santa Clara (2/5), recording her first two home runs of the season, scoring four runs and tallying six RBI ... Went 3-5 at Oregon (4/16) with two runs scored, two RBI and her fifth double of the season ... Recorded and team-high eight assists at Sacramento State (4/20) ... Went 2-3 at Sacramento State (4/20), hitting her fourth home run of the season and notching two runs and three RBI ... Went 2-3 in the NCAA Regional versus Robert Morris, collecting one run and one RBI ... Led the team with three sacrifice flies and ranked fourth in sacrifice hits (4) ... Also led the team in walks with 25 ... Went 7-8 to co-lead the team in stolen bases ... Earned a .941 fielding percentage with a team-leading 160 assists and 94 putouts to rank fourth on the squad ... Moved up to fourth on Stanford's single season runs list (52) ... Ranked fifth for single season assists (160) and tenth for single season walks (25) ... Shares Stanford's individual game-high record for runs (4) versus Santa Clara (2/5) ... Tied for sixth on Stanford's career hits list (189) ... Eighth on the career home runs list (10).

As a sophomore in 2004: USA Olympic Team alternate ... Second-team NFCA All-American ... WCWS All-Tournament Team selection ... Pacific Region First-team pick ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... NFCA National Player of the Week (4/29/04) ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week (4/27) ... Made 67 starts in 68 appearances for the Cardinal ... Hit a team-leading .358 on the year with 73 hits ... Led the squad with 44 runs scored and was second in RBI (43) and doubles (13) ... Added four triples and three home runs on the season ... Notched a .969 fielding percentage with 125 putouts and 125 assists ... Had 22 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games ... Second on the team with seven sacrifice hits ... Turned in a 4-for-4 performance at the plate against Fresno State (3/24) with three RBI ... Notched a season-best four RBI versus Boston College (2/28) as she went 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored ... Went 2-for-4 with three RBI against St. Mary's (4/20) ... Had a 3-for-4 day against Michigan (5/29) at the WCWS ... Went 2-for-3 with one run and two RBI versus Oklahoma (5/29) including a solo home run that tied the game at 2-2 ... Her 73 hits ranks sixth on The Farm for a single season while the four triples ties for second ... Her 43 runs batted in ranks ninth for a single season and her 44 runs scored ranks eighth at Stanford ... NCAA Softball Region Seven All-Tournament Team.

As a freshman in 2003: Earned Second-Team All-Pac-10 honors ... Played with the 2003 USA National Elite Team ... Started 61 games for the Cardinal (61 games played) ... Led the team with a .328 batting average ... Collected a team-leading 59 hits ... Second on the squad with nine stolen bases and 31 runs scored ... Recorded 11 extra base hits (eight doubles, one triple and two home runs) ... Turned in a 3-for-4 effort against UMass (2/7) ... Notched a career-high three RBI versus Oregon State (4/6) ... Had three hits on six occasions, including a 3-for-3 effort against Missouri (2/15) ... Had a 12-game hitting streak during the season ... Scored a career-high two runs on nine occasions during the season ... Hit her first collegiate home run against North Carolina (2/21) ... Second on the squad with 122 assists in the field ... Had a .928 fielding percentage for the year ... Led the team with nine sac bunts during the season.

High School: A 2002 graduate of Loara High School ... Played for the USA Jr. National Pan-American Championship Team in December 2002 ... Named the Empire League Athlete of the Year and Orange County Female Athlete of the Year in 2002 ... Member of the Amateur Softball Association All-American team in 2001 ... Earned All-League and All-County accolades from 2000-02 ... Named to the All-California Interscholastic Federation teams in 1999-2002 ... Holds high school record for 31 consecutive games with a hit ... 2001 soccer League MVP ... Four-year letterwinner in softball and soccer.

Club: Played for the California Cruisers Gold that were national champions in 1999 and runners-up in 2001.

Getting To Know Lauren Lappin
Born:June 26, 1984
Parents:Dean and Kelly Lappin
Major:American Studies
Athletic Family:Cousin, Kelly Wiginton, was an All-American catcher for Stanford and cousin, Sydney Wiginton, played softball for Santa Clara

Lappin's Career Batting Stats


Last Updated: 6/1/06

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