Lauren  Gibson

27Lauren Gibson


Pasadena, Md.

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AS A SENIOR (2013)
At Bats: 5 (4x), last vs. Alabama (5/25/13)
Runs: 4 at Ole Miss (4/20/13)
Hits: 4 (2x), last at Ole Miss (4/20/13)
Hit Streak: 10 games (2/7/13 - 2/17/13)
RBIs: 9 at Ole Miss (4/20/13)
Doubles: 2 (3x), last at Ole Miss (4/20/13)
Triples: 1 (6x), last vs. BYU (2/9/13)
Home Runs: 3 last at Ole Miss (4/20/13)
Walks: 3 (4x), last vs. Florida (5/30/13)
Stolen Bases: 2 (4x), last vs. UNC-Wilmington (3/2/13)
*As of 6/13/13

  • 2013 SEC Player of the Year
  • 2013 NFCA All-American (1st Team)
  • 2013 NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2013 NFCA All-American (1st Team)
  • 2013 WCWS All-Tournament Team
  • 2013 All-SEC (1st Team)
  • 2013 SEC All-Defensive Team
  • 2013 SEC All-Tournament Team
  • Top 10 Finalist for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • Top 25 Finalist for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • Preseason All-SEC
  • Games/Starts: 64/64 (all at second base)
  • Hit .401 with personal highs of 19 home runs (15th-most in nation), 68 RBIs, 14 doubles, 68 runs, a .538 on-base percentage and a .802 slugging percentage.
  • Had 18 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI games
  • Final homer of UT career was a solo shot off Texas' Blair Luna in the first inning of Tennessee's 2-1 win of Game 11 of the WCWS (6/2)
  • Bashed two home runs and drove in four at Missouri (5/5). With two home runs, became UT's new single-season home run queen (old record was 16)
  • Homered and drove in three runs at Missouri (5/4)
  • NFCA NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK & SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK: hit .818 (9-for-11) with five home runs, three doubles, 18 RBIs, eight runs and three walks in win vs. Appalachian State and three-game sweep of Ole Miss (4/16 - 4/21). She had an out-of-this-world OPS of 3.255 (2.455 slugging percentage and .800 on-base percentage).
  • Enjoyed perhaps the finest individual performance in UT history at Ole Miss (4/20), going 4-for-5 with three homers, one double, nine RBIs and four runs
  • Went 3-for-4 with one homer, two doubles and four RBIs at Ole Miss (4/19)
  • Had a two-run homer and three RBIs vs. App State (4/16)
  • Hit a three-run homer to end the game vs. TTU (4/10)
  • Went 3-for-5 wth a homer, four RBIs and two runs at Georgia (4/6)
  • Hit a solo homer and scored twice in win over UGA (4/5)
  • Scored three runs and hit a double vs. TSU (4/2)
  • Went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, two runs vs. WCU (4/1)
  • Drove in two runs in win vs. No. 21/20 UK (3/29)
  • Had an RBI single, two walks and one run in 5-4 win over No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/24)
  • Hit a solo home run in 8-6 win over No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/23)
  • Scored two runs in win 8-6 win over No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/22)
  • SEC CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK: hit .500 with three homers, six RBIs and six runs over four games vs. Winthrop and No. 3/3 Florida
  • Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a solo homer at No. 3/3 Florida (3/17)
  • Had a single, two walks and two runs in win over No. 3/3 Florida (3/16)
  • Hit a two-run, two-out homer in the seventh at No. 3/3 Florida (3/15)
  • Blasted a two-run HR and hit a double vs. Winthrop (3/12)
  • Went 2-for-2 with one RBI in 2-1 win vs No. 1/2 Bama (3/9)
  • 2-for-3 with one run in win vs. No. 1/2 Alabama (3/8)
  • Scored two runs and drove in another at CSU (3/3)
  • Totaled three RBIs, one double and two runs at CSU (3/3)
  • Hit a solo home run vs. Northwestern (2/22)
  • Batted 2-for-4 with one double and two runs vs. NC State (2/17)
  • Perfect 2-for-2 batting, a homer to right, two RBIs, a steal and a walk in win over Costal Carolina (2/16)
  • Against No. 12/12 USF (2/16), had one RBI, two scores and a walk
  • Hit 2-for-4, two RBIs, and one run vs. NC State (2/15)
  • Hit 2-for-3 with a solo home run and double in win over South Dakota (2/9)
  • Scored three times in victory over Utah State (2/8)
  • Went 2-for-4, scoring two runs vs. Southern Utah (2/7)
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (1st Team)
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2012 All-SEC (2nd Team)
  • 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2012 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2012 Preseason All-SEC
  • Games/Starts: 66/66
  • Made 66 starts at second base
  • Hit .314 (58-for-185) with team highs of 13 home runs, 54 runs scored atnd 45 walks. Also clubbed seven doubles and drove in 46 runs. Her .562 slugging percentage led the team.
  • Ranked fouth in the SEC with 54 runs scored.
  • Had 12 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games
  • Played a big role in UT's 10-2 win over Virginia Tech (5/20) to advance to the Super Regionals, hitting a solo homer and scoring twice
  • Tallied two RBIs in Tennessee's wins over Ole Miss on April 28 and April 27
  • Drove in two runs , scored and drew two walks in win over Tennessee State (4/25)
  • Clubbed an inside-the-park, three-run home run in 8-2 win over Radford (4/10)
  • Enjoyed a strong series against Auburn (April 6-8), ging 5-for-9 with one homer one RBI and five runs
  • Went 2-for-3 with a solo home runs and two scores in 4-2 win over Kentucky (4/1)
  • Hit a home run, a double and drove in four runs in 3-for-4 effort in 10-3 win at Mississippi State (3/24)
  • Smashed a two-run homer in 7-0 win over Georgia Southern (2/13)
  • Had a three-run homer in 5-0 win over UMass (2/26)
  • Hit a solo homer and drove in another runs in 9-0 win over Georgia Tech (2/24)
  • Hit a grand slam on a 3-for-3 night to lead UT past Illinois (2/17), 10-7, in slugfest
  • Hit a solo homer and drew two walks vs. Western Michigan (2/12)
  • Opened the season strong, going 2-for-4 with a solo blast and one run in 7-0 win over UCSB (2/9)
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (1st Team)
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2011 All-SEC (1st Team)
  • 2011 All-SEC Defensive Team
  • 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Games/Starts: 61/61
  • Made 61 starts at second base
  • Hit .420 (73-for-174) with eight home runs, 63 RBIs, 13 doubles, three triples and 43 runs. Her 13 doubles led the team.
  • Tallied 20 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI games
  • Carried UT to a 7-0 win over Georgia Tech (5/21) in the NCAA Regionals, smashing two home runs with six RBIs and two runs scored on a 3-for-3 performance
  • Came up big in 9-1 (5 innings) win over Arkansas (5/1), going 2-for-2 with one homer, three RBIs and three runs scored
  • Set career high with seven RBIs to go with two homers, one double and three runs in 11-0 win over LSU (4/16)
  • Hit a home run and a double and drove in two runs in 5-1 win over Georgia (4/6)
  • Went a perfect 4-for-4 with one double, two RBis, tow runs in 10-3 rout of South Carolina (3/26)
  • Drove in three runs on a double and a single vs. Iowa (3/17)
  • Hit two doubles and totaled three RBIs in 7-1 win over UCLA (2/26)
  • Had one double and three RBIs in win over San Deigo State (2/24)
  • Went 3-for-3 with four RBIs and two runs in 14-0 (5) rout of Michigan State (2/13)
  • Started the season off with a bang, hitting a three-run homer in season opening, 11-2, five-frame win over Michigan State (2/12)
  • 2010 Freshman All-SEC
  • 2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
  • Games/Starts: 58/51
  • Made 41 starts at second base, eight starts at DP, one start in left field and one start in right field
  • Hit .297 (41-for-138) as a rookie with six homers, eight doubles, two triples, 39 RBIs and 23 runs
  • Hit a two-run homer to lead UT to a 5-0 win over Ball State (5/21) in the Knoxvill Regional
  • Clubbed two doubles on a 3-for-3 effort against LSU (5/8)
  • Slugged a three-run homer in 10-0 (6) rout of Tennessee Tech (4/20)
  • Went 3-for-3 with a triple, a double, three RBIs and three runs in 11-0 (5) win over Western Carolina (4/8)
  • Went 2-for-3 with on edouble and three RBIs in 9-1 (5) win over South Carolina (4/2)
  • Hit a home run and drove in two in 9-1 (5) win over Middle Tennessee (3/31)
  • Hit an RBI single and two-run blast in 5-4 win over Georgia (3/20)
  • Slammed a three-run, pinch-hit home run in 9-0 (5) win vs. Campbell (3/13)
  • Hit first collegiate home run, a two-run shot, in 3-2 upset of No. 13 Texas (3/6)

  • Named a member of the 2013 USA Softball Women's National Team
  • 2012 U.S. Senior National Team Member
  • Won gold medal at the World Cup of Softball VII and took silver in the Canadian Open Championship and the ISF Fastpitch World Championships. Led all players on the U.S. team with a .500 batting average and tied for the team lead with 24 hits.
  • 2011 U.S. Senior National Team Member
  • Won gold medals at the World Cup of Softball VI (July 21-25) in Oklahoma City, Okla., and at and the XVI Pan American Games (October 17-23) in Guadalajara, Mexico. Hit .529 overall during the Pan Ams with eight runs scored, a double, three triples, a HR and eight RBIs
  • 2008 ESPN/Under Armour All-American and Gatorade/RISE Magazine State Player of the Year for Maryland
  • Led her Chesapeake H.S. team to consecutive Maryland Class 4A state titles (2007-08) while throwing no-hitters during both championship games
  • Was chosen as the No. 17 softball recruit in the nation in 2009 by ESPN RISE
  • The pitcher/infielder/outfielder was honored as the 2007 and 2008 Metro Player of the Year by The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Post and Capital-Gazette Newspapers (Md.).
  • Received four straight softball All-Metro selections and Anne Arundel Coaches All-County nods (2006-09)
  • Following a senior campaign that saw her go 12-3 from the circle with seven shutouts, a no-hitter and a 1.39 ERA as well as hit .510 with seven homers, 18 RBIs and 13 steals, Gibson was honored as First-Team All-Metro by both The Baltimore Sun and The Washington Post
  • Was also chosen in 2009 as all-county by the Capital Gazette Newspapers
  • During her junior campaign, Gibson finished with a 17-2 record from the circle and 165 strikeouts in 120 innings of work with a 1.23 ERA, while tallying a .500 batting average, 34 runs scored, 29 RBIs and 16 stolen bases
  • As a freshman, she recorded a .553 batting average with 42 RBIs
  • Broke the Team New Jersey record for homers in a single season (12)
  • Led the prestigious 16-U Gold squad in batting average, runs scored and stolen bases
  • In summer of 2008 Gibson led her team in home runs, including several big blasts, during the ASA Gold National Tournament
  • Also played soccer and basketball at Chesapeake
  • Full Name: Lauren Ashley Gibson
  • Born: Aug. 19, 1991, in Pasadena, Md.
  • Daughter of Steve and Lorrie Gibson
  • Majoring in sociology-criminal justice
  • Has one older sister: Danielle Gibson
  • Chose Tennessee over a list of national powers that included Alabama, Oklahoma and UCLA
  • Proved her ability in the classroom at Chesapeake H.S. by carrying a 3.9 GPA while earning a spot on the Principal's Honor Roll
  • Lists Seattle Mariners' legend Ken Griffey, Jr., as an athlete after whom she has modeled her game because of the love he had for his sport


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