1 - Lauren Sanders
Lauren Sanders
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Angleton, Texas
High School: Angleton HS
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: L/L

2011: Named First Team All-Southland after starting 47-of-50 games played in right field for the Islanders…second on the team with a .338 batting average to go along with three doubles…was a team-best 17-of-18 in stolen bases, while striking out just eight times against 12 walks…recorded a season-best four hits against Texas State (3/26), had two stolen bases in games against UH-Victoria (3/16) and Houston Baptist (4/20)…scored three runs in the games against Southeastern Louisiana (3/5) and at Central Arkansas (3/13).

2010: Started 48 of the 51 games she played in during her junior year…hit .287 with six doubles, one triple and nine RBI…went 9-of-10 in stolen base attempts…scored 22 runs, fifth-highest on the team…had two outfield assists and committed just two errors for a .964 fielding percentage…drew nine walks and reached on a hit-by-pitch three times during the year.

2009: Played in 52 games, starting all but one contest...played the outfield, primarily in center, in all 52 games...hit for a .286 average with two doubles, two triples and 15 RBI...drew six walks on the season and was 4-for-9 in stolen base attempts...laid down six sacrifice bunts throughout the year...recorded 12 multi-hit games during the year with a high of three hits against Nicholls, UT Arlington and Southeastern La....recorded two-RBI games against Houston Baptist and Louisiana Tech.

2008: Played in 51 games while starting 50...had a .329 batting average on the season, second highest on the team...had a team-high 12 stolen bases during the season...drove in 21 runs, fifth-best on the team...hit two triples on the year...tallied 16 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games...drew nine walks throughout the season...successfully completed two sacrifice bunts on the season...had a season-high three hits against Army, Texas A&M-Kingsville and Southeastern La....recorded three RBI in games against Army, DePaul and Southeastern La.

High School: Garnered four letters at Angleton High School...as a senior, hit .523 with 20 runs scored, nine runs batted in and 10 stolen bases...was the District 23-4A Offensive MVP...as a junior, hit .491 with an on-base percentage of .572 with 29 runs scored, 13 runs batted in and 12 stolen bases...was second-team all-district and second-team all-county as a junior...as a sophomore, was named second-team all-district after hitting .341 with 16 runs scored and five stolen bases...was a four-time state finalist in powerlifting, including a second-place finish as a junior and senior...was named to the academic all-district team three straight seasons.

Personal: Lauren Sanders was born Nov. 5, 1988, in Houston, Texas...is the daughter of Martin Sanders and Shaun and Brian Hoskins of Angleton,Texas...exercise science major.