5 Lauren Ott
5 Lauren Ott
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mundelein, Ill.
High School: Mundelein
Position: Utility
Bats/Throws: S/R

2011: Played in 46 games, including 37 as a starter...had 10 hits and 2 doubles on the year...finished the season with 49 put outs and a .937 fielding percentage...had 3 multi-hit games...recorded her first hit of the season with a double against Appalachian State.

2010: Played in 12 games, including 8 as a starter...had 3 runs on the season...finished the season with 17 put outs.

2009: Played in 15 games, including 13 as a starter for the Bulldogs...was the winning pitcher 7 times...pitched 101 innings while giving up 51 runs...had an earned run average of 3.53...recorded 40 stikeouts...gave up 6 hits and no runs in 5.1 innings against Green Bay...went 6.1 innings in the opening game of the Horizon League Tournament against Youngstown State and gave up no runs on seven hits.

2008: Played in 15 games, including 14 as a starter...had 8 appearances as a pitcher, including 3 as a stater...posted a 3-1 record with a 2.05 earned run average on the mound...batted .162 with 6 hits in 37 trips to the plate...picked up first collegiate victory as the starting pitcher against IPFW...turned in a complete game performance, while picking up a win against Monmouth...earned a victory with 4 shutout innings in relief against Bellarmine...picked up a save against Youngstown State.

High School: All-Area performer at Mundelein High School...earned all-conference and all-county recognition...named one of the Top 100 softball players in the Chicago area by the Chicago Sun-Times...earned team's Cy Young and MVP awards...batted .352 as a senior...earned four varsity softball letters...High School Coach: Ted Juske.

Personal: Born on July 4th, 1989...daughter of Bob and Nancy Ott...Secondary Education major.