2016 (PURDUE): Started all 55 games for the Boilermakers in the outfield, 47 in left and eight in center ... Led the team in runs (34) and doubles (10) ... Finished second on the squad in hits (48), batting average (.306), on-base percentage (.381), walks (17) and stolen bases (18) ... Her 18 stolen bases stood seventh in the Big Ten ... Twice named Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 15 and April 25) ... Reached base in the first 14 games of the season and in 43 of the 54 in which she appeared at the plate.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-time letter-winner at Cambridge High ... Twice earned Region 7AAAAA Player of the Year honors and a four-time first-team all-region honoree, combined with her freshman year at Alpharetta High ... Ranked as the first CHS athlete to earn all-state accolades during her junior year, gaining first-team honors ... Helped the team to a runner-up finish in the GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament as a senior ... Also earned two letters in track and another in basketball ... Finished third in both the long jump and triple jump as a sophomore at the region meet ... Ranked fifth in the Fulton County meet's 100-meter dash ... Played travel ball with the Georgia Force and the East Cobb Bullets ... A member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Lauren Ashley Stewart is the daughter of Reggie and Beverly Stewart ... Has one brother, Reggie D. ... Says gumbo and etoufee are her favorite foods ... Majoring in visual communications with a desire to work as a sports broadcaster at ESPN.