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NOTING GRILL: Became the first player in school history to earn first team All-America honors after she was selected by the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association in 2008 ... Named second team All-SEC in 2009 ... Is the Ole Miss career leader in batting average, slugging and on-base percentage ... Ranks second all-time in home runs and fourth in RBI.
2009: Earned second team All-SEC honors from the league's coaches ... Led the Rebels in doubles (10), homers (10), RBI (32), total bases (87), walks (31), on-base (.425) and slugging percentage (.608) ... Finished tied for 10th in the SEC in home runs ... Led the squad with eight intentional walks and ranked second on the team with 12 multi-hit games ... Started 47 games for the Rebels with 33 coming at short, 10 in right field, two at designated player, one in left and one at third ... Named to the Top 50 Watch list for the 2009 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year ... Smashed an RBI double and walked once in the Rebels' come-from-behind win over No. 12 Tennessee (4/19) ... Went 2-for-2 with two walks and a run scored against the Vols (4/18) ... Homered twice, drove in six runs and scored five more in a series at Kentucky (4/4-5) ... Put together a seven-game hitting streak from 3/24-4/5 ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate, knocked in three runs and tied a career high with two homers in a win over Mississippi State in the M&F Fastpitch Classic ... Collected four hits and scored two runs in a series win versus Arkansas (3/28-29) ...Went 4-for7 with a homer, a triple, four RBI and four intentional walks in a doubleheader at South Carolina (3/18) ... Singled twice in three at-bats versus No. 1 Florida ... Hit a solo homer and singled at Auburn (3/7) ...Homered, doubled and knocked in three runs versus South Carolina-Upstate (2/27) ... Hit first career grand slam against North Florida (2/27) ... Doubled twice and drove in one run versus No. 3 Washington (2/21) ... Went 5-for-5 with two homers and six RBI in a doubleheader against Northwestern State and Baylor (2/14).
2008: Earned first team All-America honors from Louisville Slugger and the NFCA ... The first player in school history to receive the honor ... Led the Rebels with a .393 batting average, 35 runs scored, 12 doubles, 12 homers, 41 RBI, a .727 slugging percentage and a .497 on-base percentage ... Set single-season school records in batting, total bases (109), slugging, on-base percentage and walks (30) ... Ranked in the top 10 in the SEC in batting, homers, slugging, on-base percentage, total bases and walks ... Turned in a nine-game hitting streak from 4/16 to 5/2 with ties for the fifth longest in school history ... Led the team with 16 multiple hit and 13 multiple RBI games ... Turned in a career-high four hits including a home run at Louisiana Tech (5/2) ... Also scored twice and drove in one run ... Went 3-for-5 at the plate with five walks and two runs scored against South Carolina (4/26-27) ... Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run at No. 9 Tennessee ... Recorded three hits including two home runs and six RBI in a doubleheader split at No. 12 LSU (4/12) ... Smashed a game-winning two run homer versus No. 25 Mississippi State (4/8) ... Picked up two hits including a two-run double against Kentucky (4/5) ... Walked twice and hit a three-run home runs at No. 2 Alabama (3/29) ... Knocked a two-run homer versus No. 15 Georgia (3/26) ... Went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI at No. 5 Florida (3/8) ... Hit game-winning home runs against Louisville and Nebraska (2/23) ... Posted a career-high four RBI on two-run double and two-run home run versus Alcorn State (2/13) ... Finished doubleheader against Alcorn State with five hits and six RBI.
2007: Earned SEC All-Freshman Honors ... One of three Rebels to start all 58 games ... Started every game at 3B ... Led the team in batting (.325), hits (55), home runs (14), RBI (31), runs (34) and walks (25) ... Her 14 homers is the second most in a single season in Ole Miss history behind DeDe Justice's 15 and is the third-highest career total in school history ... It also ranked her second in the SEC in home runs ... Finished seventh in the SEC in slugging (.639) and ninth in total bases (108) ... Ranks first in Ole Miss single season history in total bases and third in hits, RBI and runs scored ... Also led the team in multi-RBI games with six and finished second in multi-hit games with 13 ... Went 4-for-6 at the plate with a double, home run and three runs scored in a doubleheader against Birmingham-Southern (5/1) ... Was 4-for-6 with a homer and two RBI in a doubleheader against Georgia (4/25) ... Recorded two hits and two RBI against No. 2 Alabama (4/21) ... Drove in three runs on four hits, including a double and a homer, in a doubleheader against Southern Miss (4/18) ... Collected three hits, drove in one run and scored two more in a doubleheader sweep of No. 19 Florida (3/31) ... Went a perfect 4-for-4, including two double and a homer run, knocked in four runs and scored four more in a doubleheader against SE Missouri State (3/21) ... Smashed a home run in the victory over No. 1 Tennessee (3/14) ... Hit a career-high two home runs and tied her career high with three RBI against Kennesaw State (3/2) ... Had a school record 12-game hitting streak from 2/18-3/4 ... Went 2-for-4 at the plate with a homer and two RBI against No. 15 Washington (2/23) ... Also smashed home runs against Kentucky (3/24-25), Alcorn State (3/3), Baylor (2/18), Iowa State (2/17), and Houston (2/9).
HIGH SCHOOL: Received EA Sports second team All-America honors as a catcher for Dan Roisom's Tualatin High School team ... Also named Oregon Player of the Year, first team All-State and Pac-9 Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... Earned first team All-League honors at catcher as a senior, at shortstop as a junior and at outfielder as a sophomore from The Oregonian ... Among league leaders as a junior with a .432 batting average, 23 runs and 21 RBI ... Third team All-State selection as a sophomore when she helped the Timberwolves to a runner-up finish in the state championship ... Second team All-League outfielder as a freshman ... Also lettered in volleyball.
CLUB TEAM: Played for the Oregon Silver Bullets Gold and made the ASA 18-U Nationals with the Oregon Panthers Gold.
PERSONAL: Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Grill ... Born May 9, 1988 ... Daughter of Dave and Kellie Grill ... Majoring in journalism ... Made the Chancellor's Honor Roll in Spring 2009 and UMAA Honor Roll in Fall 2009 ... Played in the Little League World Series as a 12-year-old, helping her team to a second-place finish ... Father and grandfather played football at Lewis & Clark College ... Favorite TV show is `The Nanny' ... Favorite food is pizza ... Favorite movie is 'Father of the Bride' ... The person said would most like to meet in history is Babe Ruth ... Could not image going a week with- out "coffee and my dog Harley" ... Says she is better than anyone else when it comes to "voice or accent impersonations".
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