2014 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Started 33 games, all at third base, while playing in 41 ... Did not make an appearance until the third weekend with two pinch-hitting appearances ... In the Arizona State Louisville Slugger Tournament, had two hits off the bench, including a three-run home run against Ball State (2/28) ... Also had a pinch-hit RBI single earlier in the day against No. 19/20 Minnesota ... Drove in a pair in the final game at No. 4/3 Tennessee (3/23) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in the second game against Mississippi (3/29), starting a streak of four multi-RBI games ... Drew two walks, including the one that forced in the only run in the win at No. 15/17 Georgia (4/5), the first win in Athens for the Gamecocks since 2001 ... Had a double and two hits in the finale at Arkansas (4/13) ... A member of the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 14 games, starting four times at third base, before a wrist injury ended her year ... Went 4-for-14 at the plate while posting a .500 on-base percentage ... Posted a hit as a pinch hitter against Michigan State (2/10) ... Walked twice and drove in a run in her first career start against Buffalo (2/16) ... Scored runs in three-straight appearances (3/2-8).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered one year at Greenbrier High School ... Played travel ball on coach Tara Glasco-Archibald's Southern Force team ... Helped her team to a third-place 16U finish in 2011 and fourth-place 16U finish at ASA Nationals in 2010.
PERSONAL: Lauren René Masters is the daughter of Charles and Cyd Masters ... Played her first two years at Carolina with her older sister, Ashlyn ... Lists Alex Rodriguez as her favorite athlete ... Majoring in cardiovascular technology.