9 - Lauren Dodson
Lauren Dodson
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grove, Oklahoma
High School: Grove HS
College: Arkansas
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2010: Hit .288 in her first year with the Islanders while notching a team-high 13 doubles to go along with three home runs and 31 RBI…played in and started 56 of 57 games on the year and was second on the team with 160 at-bats throughout the season while scoring 21 runs…was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts and drew 12 walks…had a team-high 137 assists while playing the shortstop position…named All-Southland honorable mention…went 4-for-4 against UCA (3/6) with three runs scored and a career-high seven RBI.

Prior To Texas A&M – Corpus Christi:  Began her career at Arkansas before transferring to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M where she played for her father, head coach Eric Iverson, for one season...helped her team to a 53-6 record and a regional runner-up finish during her year playing for the Norsemen...hit over .300 during the season.

High School:  Played for coach Rodney Bowen at Grove High School in Grove, Okla....batted over .300 her senior season while helping the Ridgerunners to a state runner-up finish...team won a district championship all four years while winning conference and regional championships her final three seasons...the Ridgerunners were state semi-finalists her sophomore year, state participants her junior year and state runners-up her senior campaign...holds the school record for most doubles, RBIs and home runs in a single season.

Personal:  Born Lauren Iverson on May 16, 1989, in Tulsa, Okla....parents are Keni and Eric Iverson...education major.