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Lauren Crandall
Lauren Crandall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
DeLand, FL

High School:
DeLand HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
06/05/1986


Junior (2007): Started the season in a platoon in left field before earning the full-time starting job...played in 56 games, starting 48...batted .260 with four doubles, a triple and one home run while driving in 17...led the team with three sacrifice flies...threw out three runners from left field...had eight multiple-hit games...second on the team with a .354 average with runners in scoring position...went 1-for-1 with a pair of walks, a stolen base, two RBI and two runs scored against UCF in the season opener (2/9)...finished a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBI, a stolen base and a run scored against Bethune-Cookman (2/23)...four singles gave her another perfect game (4-for-4) against Rutgers, including two runs scored and an RBI (3/11)...went 2-for-2 with three RBI thanks to a double and a triple against ULM (4/21)...made three errors in 70 chances in left field.

Sophomore (2006): Batted .198 in 38 games including 31 starts...picked up three doubles and six RBI...season-best four-game hitting streak from Feb. 24 to March 5...scored a run in five-consecutive games from April 15 to May 1...drove in a pair of runs on a double in the seventh inning during a three RBI game versus Bowling Green (3/11)...went 4-for-7 with an RBI and a run scored in NCAA Regional action...laced a season-high three hits versus USF (5/21)...played the majority of her time in left field, making two errors for a .949 fielding percentage.

Freshman (2005): Played in 59 of the team's 69 games with 53 starts, primarily in right field...hit .257 with two home runs and 19 RBI...had eight games with multiple hits and three with multiple RBIs...longest hit-streak was five games and will carry two into the 2006 season...tallied four RBIs against Georgia Tech, Feb. 12 and had six total bases in the same game...home runs were hit against Georgia Tech and Jacksonville.

High School: Attended DeLand High School in DeLand, FL...coach was Jennifer Mitchell...stand-out as a softball, volleyball and soccer player...First-Team All-Conference as a softball player, including most valuable player...named First-Team All-Conference as a volleyball player including conference Player of the Year...named Most Valuable Player of softball team...received team MVP and coach's award as a soccer player and received honorable mention recognition.

Personal: Elementary education major...daughter of Margaret and Dwight Crandall...born June 5, 1986, in DeLand, FL.

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