Women's Basketball

Lauren Lueders - 5

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Mo.

High School:
Saxony Lutheran

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Birthdate:
09/08/1987

Lauren Lueders

2009-10 (Senior): Graduated in May ... Averaged 7.4 points and 3.9 rebounds ... Second on the team with 58 three-pointers ... Has hit 11 three's this season to either tie the game of give VU a lead... Eight points in 29 minutes vs. DePaul... Hit multiple three's at Ole Miss for sixth time in seven games... Kentucky marked first time to score double-figures in three straight games... Hit four three's for the third time this year to score 12 points vs. UT... Thirteen points and team-high seven rebounds in win at Florida... Six points at Auburn included two key three's as Vanderbilt came back from 7-point halftime deficit... Played 34 minutes in win over No. 6 Georgia... Played only seven minutes at Kentucky, scoring four points, after spraining her ankle during the first half... Has hit multiple three-pointers in each of the past nine games... Career-high 18 points and four three-pointers in SEC opener vs. Ole Miss... Eight points and career-high tying eight rebounds at No. 3 Notre Dame... Then-career-high 16 points against ETSU included personal-best four three-pointers... Back in the starting lineup against Tennessee State, reached double-figures for the third time this season... Also dished out four assists against only one turnover versus the Lady Tigers... Six points and seven rebounds in 29 minutes at Quinnipiac... Scored 11 points in a season-high 32 minutes against Bowling Green in first start of the season... Nine points in 11 minutes at Wright State included perfect 3-of-3 from the field and back-to-back three's during a key second-half run... Nine points against N.C. State included five trips to the free throw line... Played season-high 29 minutes in front of many friends and family at Southern Illinois... Opened the season with 13-point performance against Lehigh, one short of her career high.

2008-09 (Junior): Only missed one of 35 games as a junior... Five points in four minutes in win over Virginia Tech... Hit two three's against Georgia... Five points, three assists and a drawn charge against South Carolina... Dished out a season-high five assists in 15 minutes vs. Alabama... Provided key spark off the bench with seven points, four rebounds and career-high four steals in 20 minutes at Mississippi State... Played a season-high 23 minutes in NCAA second round win over Kansas State, scoring five points and adding team-high four assists.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Hit multiple three-pointers in 14 games... Scored 11 points including three 3's against South Carolina... Six points against Ole Miss were her first SEC points this season... Earned eight straight starts beginning with the Clemson game... Averaged nearly 10 points per game as a starter... Scored 13 points against St. Mary's... Scored a career-high 14 points, including 3-of-7 from behind-the-arc to lead VU over Iowa State... Hit 3-of-5 three's against Belmont, scoring 12 points.

2006-07 (Freshman): Appeared in 29 of Vanderbilt's 34 games as a freshman, making 12 starts in the middle of the season... Made her first collegiate start on Dec. 3 at UAB... Remained in the starting lineup through the Florida game in January... Scored in double-figures on three occasions, including a personal-best 12 points against Indiana State in the championship of the 2006 VU Holiday Classic... Shot 43.2 percent from behind the arc to rank fourth on the nation's best three-point shooting team... Against Dartmouth, posted season highs with four assists and three steals.

Prep (Saxony Lutheran): Three-year starter for the boys' basketball team at Saxony Lutheran... Named team captain her senior year... Helped the Crusaders, under the direction of Coach John Daniel, to a 75-24 record in her three seasons... Averaged 9.1 ppg and 6.0 apg as the squad's starting point guard... Won a pair of conference championships... First-team All-State selection following her senior season... Finalist for Miss Show-Me Basketball, an award presented by the Missouri Coaches Association... Took part in the St. John's Sports Medicine All-Star Game with the top girls' basketball players in Missouri... Scored 16 points and added eight rebounds to lead the White squad... Also named to the All-Southeast Missourian girls basketball team... Holds numerous school records, including season and career marks for free throw percentage and three-point shooting... Played AAU ball for Mike Taylor's St. Louis Gameface.

Personal: Last name is pronounced "LEADERS"... Daughter of Doyle and Donna... Has two brothers, Sam and Dan... Saxony Lutheran, a small, private school in Jackson, Mo., did not adopt a girls' basketball team until 2006.

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