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#6 Lauren Ackerson
Lauren Ackerson Image
Height: 5-5
Class: SR
Position: 3B
Hometown: Ontario, CA
Previous School: Chino HS

2013 (Jr)- Earned All-GSAC Honors… Started all 51 HIU games at third base… Hit .291 with team highs of 10 home runs (fourth GSAC) and 33 RBI… Scored 38 runs- second on team… Topped the team with 23 walks… Stole 12 bases… Put on a show in the HIU home finale against Biola as she went 3-4 while smashing two homeruns (including a game winning walk-off) and a double with 4 RBI, 3 runs scored, and a walk in just the first game of the double header… The second game saw her draw four intentional unintentional walks including one to drive in the final run… Early in the season, against a double header against William Jessup, she went a combined 5-6 with a double and home run while driving in four and scoring four runs… Against Aquinas, was 3-4 with 2 runs and 2 RBI

2012 (So)- Played all 60 games with 59 starts sharing time between third base and designated player… Hit .310 with 7 home runs, 4 triples, and 14 doubles (led team in total bases)… Drove in 26 while scoring a team high 41 runs… Walked a team high 27 times… Was 19-24 stealing bases… Recorded a team high 110 assists… Against Cornerstone (MI) was 4-5 with 2 doubles, 2 triples, 2 runs, and 2 RBI… One game later, hit a three run homerun against Trinity International…  Launched a grand slam homerun against Pacific (OR)… Was 2-2 with 2 walks, 2 home runs, 2 RBI, and 2 runs scored against Holy Names… Was 3-5 with 3 RBI against Vanguard in playoffs

2011 (Fr)- Started all 48 games with 47 starts at second base (Played 3rd in GSAC Playoff game)… Led Royals with .325 batting average, 7 home runs (tied for team high), 3 triples, 11 doubles, 34 runs, 29 RBI, and .571 slugging %... Was a perfect 24-24 stealing bases (third GSAC)… Was 1-5 with a double against SUNY Canton… Went 2-4 with 2 home runs and 4 RBI against Waldorf… Against San Marcos was 2-3 with a home run and double and 5 RBI… Was 3-3 with a home run against Concordia

Chino High School- Two years Varsity… First Team All-Sierra, Softball MVP… Also played four years of basketball… First Team All-Sierra, Basketball MVP… Actually played a couple of years on the baseball team as well… Averaged 14.2 points, 4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 3.2 steals as a Senior

Personal- Parents Lance and Terri Ackerson, Brother- Kyle, Sisters Danielle and Kayle… Both mom and dad are in sales… Favorite Bible Verse- Philippians 4:13… Choose Hope to attend a four year university, play softball, and to grow in my faith… Major is Liberal Arts with a concentration in Sports Education- wants to coach and work as physical education teacher.

2014 Softball Roster
Roster for 2014 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
RSNatalie Nunez*JRIF/OFL/R5-0Pico Rivera, CARio Hondo College
2Vanessa SmithJRUTLL/R5-5San Mateo, CADe Anza College
5Amanda MatthewsSO1BR/R5-6Covina, CANorthwest University
6Lauren AckersonSR3BR/R5-5Ontario, CAChino HS
7Aryn CamposFROFS/R5-4Colton, CAColton HS
9Adi LopezSROFL/R5-4Highland, CARedlands East Valley HS
10Jocelyn YoungFRC/OFR/R5-7Reno, NVBishop Manogue HS
11Taylor AuginoJROFL/R5-0West Covina, CAWest Covina HS
12Liz GonzalezSRPR/R5-8Long Beach, CAMillikan HS
13Chelsie KellerFR2B/PR/R5-3Murrieta, CACalvary Murrieta HS
16Alexis RoseFR1BR/R5-7Elk Grove, CAFranklin HS
18Corie ApodacaFRSS/2BR/R5-0Ontario, CAColony HS
21Julie LopezJRCR/R5-8Lakewood, CASt. Joseph HS
22Kayla KleinJRPR/R5-7La Habra, CACerritos College
24Michelle RivasSRCR/R5-9South Gate, CASouth East HS
25Mea FloresSRPR/R5-4Torrance, CAEl Camino College
* Redshirt
Aimee Rosa Image
Head Coach
1st season
Assistant Coach
1st season
Overall GSAC Streak
17-33 (.340) 5-15 (.250) Lost 1