Lauryn Saunders
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Leigh HS '13

Height:
6-0

Position:
C/INF

B/T:
R/R

2014: One of two players who belted a team-high seven home runs (UC Davis hit 10 as a team in 2013)... Four of those seven home runs were hit in league games... Ended her inaugural season at UC Davis ranked No. 2 in slugging pct. (.468), walks (17) and No. 3 in RBIs (21)... Hit .382 as a leadoff batter... Reached base in 11 straight games, the second-longest streak among all Aggies... Penciled as s starter in all but five of her 50 games played... Thirty of those starts took place behind the dish, she was the Aggies' designated player in the other 15... Scored a season-high two runs at Cal State Fullerton (5/4)... Hit a team-high two home runs, both solo shots, that same game... Blasted a round-tripper in each of her first two games as an Aggie... Drove in a season-high three RBIs vs. Syracuse (2/21) and at Santa Clara (3/1)... Recorded a sacrifice hit in four games... Recorded a hits and an RBI in the same game, in consecutive outings at the Wolf Pack Classic vs. North Dakota (3/15), at Nevada (3/15) and against North Dakota the following day... Held a four-game hit streak at one point of the season.

LEIGH HS '13: Earned three varsity letters as a member of Leigh High School's volleyball team as an outside hitter and middle blocker, three as a center for women's basketball and another four letters as a softball catcher... Named all-league softball MVP as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Denise and Ryan Saunders... Has one younger sibling, Shane... Enjoys music, dancing, snap chatting, working out and sleeping... Capturing all-league MVP honors as a freshman is her most memorable athletics highlight... Not many people know she can recite all the words to the movie "Pitch Perfect" ... Lauren Chamberlain is her sports hero... Selected UC Davis because she feels that "this is a great academic school and a gateway to a better life" ... Possesses aspirations to become a crime scene investigator... Would love to visit Germany due to her ethnic background... Firmly believes that, "hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard."

Year Avg. G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB
2014 .242 50 124 9 30 7 0 7 21 58 17 28 0
Totals .242 50 124 9 30 7 0 7 21 58 17 28 0