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Lauren Haeger

RHP/1B

Height
5' 11"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Peoria, Ariz.
School
Deer Valley

Major: Family, Youth & Community Sciences

 

Career Honors:

2014 NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team

2013 NFCA All-America First Team

2013 NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team

2013 All-SEC First Team

2012 NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team

2012 SEC All-Freshman Team

2012 SEC All-Tournament Team

 

Career Highlights:

Owns an 10-9 record in the circle against top-25 competition her first three years as a Gator…Owns the Florida career record for most IBB (10), ranks T-3rd in career home runs (52), fourth in career RBI (189) and eighth in career ERA (2.01)…Set the individual single-season record her sophomore year in 2013 for most IBB (5)…Tied individual game records for most RBI (7 vs. USF 5/18/13) and most walks (4, vs. UCF 4/3/13, vs. Boston College, 3/4/14)…Knocked a UF-record tying two home runs in Florida’s 7-1 2012 NCAA Gainesville Regional win over UCF May 19, 2012 and again against Tennessee in 2013 before accomplishing the feat three times as a junior (2/14/14 vs. Hawaii, 3/1/14 vs. Ohio State, 4/26/14 vs. Missouri)…Pitched the 13th no-hitter in program history vs. Wisconsin (2/9/14)…Named to the 2011 USA Softball Women’s Junior National Team…Helped Team USA to the Gold Medal at the IX ISF Junior Women’s World Championship in Cape Town, South Africa, in December 2011…Tossed the Junior World Championship Gold Medal Game, allowing just five hits, while fanning eight batters – including the last two – as Team USA defeated Japan to earn the Red, White and Blue’s second-consecutive Junior World Championship Title…Additionally played on the 2010 USA Junior National Softball Team that won Gold at the Pan American Games in Bogota, Colombia.

 

As a Junior (2014): First Team NFCA All-Southeast Region (DP/P)…Helped lead the Gators to their first national championship in program history…Batted .317 with career highs in runs scored (43), hits (63), home runs (20), total bases (129) and stolen bases (six)…Compiled a personal-best 1.79 ERA and reached double-digits in wins (10) for the third straight season…Finished sixth in the country with 20 home runs…Ranked among the Southeastern Conference leaders in home runs (second), opposing batting average (second, .190), RBI (third, 67), ERA (fourth, 1.79), total bases (eighth, 129), walks (T-10th, 43) and slugging percentage (13th, .648)…Led the Gators with four home runs during the NCAA Tournament…tied for the team lead (Merritt) with 12 RBI in the postseason…Recorded a personal-best 12-game hitting streak Feb. 21-March 12…Hit three of UF’s 10 grand slams on the season (March 1 vs. Ohio State, May 3 at Arkansas, May 17 vs. Stetson), tying for the team lead (Fuller)…Tied her career high with three hits on two occasions (Feb. 14 vs. Hawaii, June 3 vs. Alabama in WCWS Championship Series)…Matched a program record with four walks in a game (March 4 vs. Boston College)…Hit a walkoff single on April 6 vs. Auburn to secure a three-game sweep for the Gators that marked the beginning of a 10-game winning streak…Pitched a no-hitter in her second start of the season Feb. 9 vs. Wisconsin at the USF Wilson-DeMarini Tournament in Tampa, Fla., tying a career high with 11 strikeouts…Was perfect for 6.2 innings Feb. 22 vs. Troy during the UF Lipton Invitational before allowing two hits and two runs; went 2-for-5 at the plate during the contest with four RBI…Earned two wins against ranked opponents (April 5 vs. Auburn, April 26 vs. Missouri)…Earned the win against the Tigers after recording all 21 outs and allowing no runs in relief…Pitched a shutout in the final of the NCAA Gainesville Regional against UCF on May 18.

 

As a Sophomore (2013): First Team All-SEC (DP/UT), First Team NFCA All-Southeast Region (DP/P), First Team NFCA All-American (DP/P)…Helped lead the Gators to the 2013 SEC regular-season and tournament titles and played in her first WCWS with Florida…Hit .292 for the Orange and Blue in the 2013 NCAA Tournament…Set school records for most intentional walks in a season (5) and tied a single-game school record with seven RBI vs. USF in Regionals with two extra-base hits in form of a double and home run…Played in all 67 games her sophomore season, starting 64…Ranked 17th in the country in 2013 with her team-best 18 home runs…Batted .319 with 13 doubles, 18 homers and a team-best 70 RBI and 46 walks…Ranked first in the SEC in RBI (70), third in the SEC in walks (46) and fourth in home runs (18)…Her 70 RBI in a season rank tied for ninth in SEC history…In the circle, pitched a career-high 7.2 innings against Tennessee March 16…Chalked up six wins in the circle against Top-25 opponents with a season-best 10 Ks vs. Longwood April 20…Was 16-2 for UF in the circle with a 2.35 ERA and 119 strikeouts in 128.1 innings pitched…Led Florida with 17 multiple-RBI games and 10 game-winning RBI, also had one grand slam against FAMU March 2…Had a team-best 24-game reached base streak during the season and a career-best 10-game hit streak…A two-time SEC Player of the Week (3/18 & 4/29)…Her March 18 SEC Player of the Week accolade came after UF’s series against Tennessee, where all three of her hits were home runs…Hit the game-tying and game-winning home runs to help UF clinch the series against the Lady Vols with five RBI…Smashed five homers in a span of four games from March 16 (Tennessee) to March 22 vs. Arkansas…Earned UF’s first save of the season in the circle against Alabama with two innings of hitless, scoreless relief with four strikeouts as the Gators took down the Crimson Tide in non-conference mid-week action…Had the game-winning RBI double to take UF ahead of No. 3 Cal in the Kajikawa Classic – a game the Gators won 7-4…Was perfect at the plate against Jacksonville (1-for-1), Savannah State (2-for-2), Tennessee (2-for-2), Arkansas (2-for-2) and Georgia (3-for-3) in 2013.

 

As a Freshman (2012): A 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team selection in the infield and NFCA All-South East Region First Team honoree in the pitcher/utility category her first year on campus…A dual threat at the plate and in the circle for the Gators… Played in and started all 61 games her first year on campus, registering a .321 batting clip, fourth-best on the Gators squad in 2012…Tallied three 11-strikeout performances her freshman year, registering the seventh-best ERA in the Southeastern Conference (1.85), a 15-5 record in 27 appearances, while fanning 129 through 124.2 innings of work in the circle in 2012…Picked up two wins in the circle over top-25 ranked opponents her freshman season…Registered 7.24 strikeouts per seven inning game her first year in the circle for the Gators…At the plate, ranked fourth in the SEC with 52 RBI, aided by her 14 homers, which placed her sixth in the conference her freshman season… Led the Gators in doubles (10), homers (14), RBI (52), walks (37) and sac flies (3)…Registered a team-best 15 multiple-RBI games, along with 15 multiple-hit games…Owned the team’s longest reached-base streak, an 18-game strand…Was three times the SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 20, March 12 and March 19)...Had a near no-hitter April 14 versus Auburn with no hits allowed through six and 1/3 innings before giving up a homer and another base hit to finish the afternoon with a two-hitter, while fanning 11 batters to tie a season-best strikeout performance…Had season-best 3-for-4 performances four times her freshman year against Tennessee, South Carolina, Arkansas and in UF’s series-opening win at Alabama… Blasted a UF-record tying and season-best two home runs in Florida’s 7-1 2012 NCAA Gainesville Regional win over UCF May 19, 2012…Tallied 11 strikeouts in her Florida debut versus Maine Feb. 11, while fanning 11 against Gardner-Webb March 2 and 11 versus Auburn April 14…Threw six shutouts and three combined shutouts her freshman season…Led the Gators to their first-round SEC Tournament win against LSU with a two-hit shutout in the circle and also went 1-for2 at the plate with a walk to aid UF’s efforts as Florida went on to play in the SEC Tournament Championship Game for the fifth time in school history…Had a team-leading seven hits (.538 avg.) for the Gators through Florida’s stay in the 2012 NCAA Tournament with three homers, three runs and five RBI…Strung together a season-best five-game hit streak from March 18 to March 28, drew a season-best three walks in UF’s victory over Texas A&M at the Cathedral City Classic in Palm Springs and had a best 11 putouts at first base against Kentucky April 27.

 

High School / Travel Ball: A pitcher and first baseman from Peoria, Ariz. … Played travel ball with the Arizona Hotshots Gold, taking third at ASA Nationals in 2008...A double threat in the circle and at the plate…Broke the 2006 single-season state record of 20 homers – she had 21 – and tied the career record (48) en route to leading the Skyhawks through the 2011 Arizona 5A playoffs, while also owning a 26-5 record in the circle with 413 strikeouts in 208 innings (0.44 ERA) …One of 10 players in the country last year nominated for the MaxPreps National Softball Player of the Year award…A 2011 ESPN Rise Under Armour All-American that played in the game in Orlando last summer…Additionally a 2011 NFCA first team high school All-American…The 2011 West Valley Preps Girls Athlete of the Year…Three times been named first team All-Region and three times been named Regional Player of the Year (2009, 2010, 2011)…Led the Skyhawks to runner-up status at the state softball tournament her sophomore season in 2009 on her way to First Team All-State honors, while also picking up 2010 First Team All-Arizona accolades in 2010 as a junior…A three-sport letter winner in volleyball and basketball, was also tabbed a volleyball First Team All-Region selection her junior and senior seasons after leading Deer Valley in kills her senior season, while picking up volleyball Honorable Mention All-Region honors her sophomore season…Additionally helped the Skyhawk basketball team to a second-place standing in the state tournament as a sophomore.

 

 

Haeger’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2012

.321

61-61

168

27

54

10

0

14

52

37

37

2-3

.980

2013

2014

.319

.317

67-64

66-65

191

199

42

43

61

63

13

6

0

0

18

20

70

67

46

43

34

26

2-3

6-6

.987

1.000

CAREER

.319

194-190

558

112

178

29

0

52

189

126

97

10-12

.985

 

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

WP

Bavg

2012

1.85

15

5

27

19

11

6

3

2

124.2

95

42

33

60

129

2

.210

2013

2014

2.35

1.79

16

10

2

3

29

24

19

13

9

7

2

3

1

1

2

1

128.1

98.0

111

67

50

29

43

25

46

20

119

69

5

0

.231

.190

CAREER

2.01

41

10

80

51

27

11

5

5

351.0

273

121

101

126

317

7

.212

 

Haeger’s Hitting Career Bests

AB

7 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

R

3 vs. Georgia (4/28/13)

H

3, 10 times, last vs. Alabama (6/3/14)

Streak

12 games (2/21-3/12, 2014)

RBI

7 vs. USF (5/18/13)

2B

1, 29 times, last vs. Alabama (6/2/14)

3B

--

HR

2, five times, last vs. Missouri (4/26/14)

BB

4, twice, last vs. Boston College (3/4/14)

SB

1, 10 times, last vs. Stetson (5/17/14)

PO

12 vs. Charleston Southern (2/17/13)

A

3, three times, last vs. Georgia (5/8/14)

Haeger’s Pitching Career Bests

IP

7.2 vs. Tennessee (3/16/13)

H

0 vs. Wisconsin (2/9/14)*

R

0, 14 times, last at Arkansas (5/3/14)*

ER

0, 15 times, last at Arkansas (5/3/14)*

SO

11, four times, last vs. Wisconsin (2/9/14)

BB

0, 12 times, last vs. Washington (5/25/14)*

 

*must have pitched four or more innings (or three in a five-inning win)

 

 

 

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