Started two of the 26 games in which she played … Earned a starting spot against Arkansas (Dec. 3) and at Troy (Jan. 5) … Netted a career-high 11 points in the regular-season finale at Western Kentucky (Feb. 26) … Converted 3-of-4 3-pointers among her 4-of-5 field goal effort against the Lady Toppers … Hit on her first three attempts from behind the arc … Also reached the double-digit scoring plateau with 10 points against Louisiana (Jan. 7) … Tallied two triples at ETSU (Nov. 26) and against the Ragin’ Cajuns … Grabbed a career-best tying eight rebounds, while playing a career-high 26 minutes, in the Sun Belt Tournament Championship versus UALR (March 6) … Hauled down seven boards at Western Kentucky … Handed out a career-best two assists at ETSU.
2010-11 (R-FRESHMAN) Hit the collegiate floor for the first time, playing in 21 games with three starts ... Earned the starting role in the NCAA Tournament contest versus Georgia (March 20), against South Dakota State (Nov. 28) and at Tennessee Tech (Dec. 1) ... Played a season-high 17 minutes against Troy (Jan. 19) and versus Georgia ... Netted season-best numbers of nine points and eight rebounds against Troy ... Converted 3-of-6 field goals and 3-of-4 free throws against the Trojans ... Poured in eight points, including a 4-of-4 free throw effort, to go along with a season-high two steals against ETSU (Nov. 26) ... Grabbed four rebounds and handed out an assist against South Dakota State ... Added her only other assist against Florida Atlantic (Jan. 12) ... Registered two of her three blocked shots against Sun Belt foes.
Suffered a season-ending injury in preseason and was redshirted.
Rated as high as No. 35 at the post position by ESPN.com ... Chosen as a 2009 McDonald's All-American Game nominee ... Named 2A Miss Basketball after leading her squad to a 30-1 record in 2009 ... Averaged 19.4 points, nine rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game as a senior while shooting 81 percent from the foul line and 53 percent from the field ... Picked as the 2008 Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) 2A State Tournament MVP ... Received 2A all-state honors in 2007, 2008 and 2009 by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Garnered All-Midstate First Team accolades by the Tennessean ... Selected to the 2009 Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association's All-Star Game as a member of the East squad ... Averaged a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to go along with averages of four steals and three assists as a junior ... Finished her career as the school's all-time leading scorer ... Led her squad to the state championship in 2008 ... Played AAU with the Tennessee Flight Navy.
Born Lauren Cherelle March on Oct. 30, 1990, in Columbia, Tenn. ... Daughter of Detra and Mike Grippin and Lawrence and Sandy March ... Has two siblings, Tanisha Mosely (28) and Jakobe March (14) ... Majoring in community and public health.