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Lauren Zick
Lauren  Zick

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Grove, Ill.

High School:
Kaneland

Height:
5-8

Position:
OF

05/10/2015

CHAMPIONS AT LAST: St. John's Earns Program's First Ever BIG EAST Championship Title

Red Storm defeats Seton Hall, 7-5, to earn program's first ever NCAA bid.

05/09/2015

CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND: Red Storm Defeats Villanova, 5-4, To Head To BIG EAST Championship Game

St. John's will face Seton Hall in the BIG EAST Championship.

05/06/2015

St. John's Earns Eight All-BIG EAST Honors, Three Major Awards

Erin Burner named the unanimous BIG EAST Player of the Year.

05/02/2015

REGULAR SEASON CHAMPS: Red Storm Clinches Program's First BIG EAST Regular Season Title With Doubleheader Sweep Over Villanova

St. John's earns top seed in the 2015 BIG EAST Tournament.

04/29/2015

Three Hits Not Enough As Red Storm Suffers 8-0 Loss At Fordham

St. John's ends non-conference schedule with loss to cross-borough rival.

12/11/2014

2015 Season Preview

2015 Season Preview

04/15/2015

St. John's vs. Iona

St. John's softball vs. Iona on April 15, 2015.

03/02/2015

2015 California Spring-Break Trip

Photos from the San Diego Classic on Feb. 27 - March 1, 2015.

02/20/2015

USF Presidents Day Weekend Tournament

An inside look at the USF Presidents Day Weekend Tournament in Tampa, Florida, from Feb. 13-15, 2015. (Photos courtesy of Jason Roberts/Envision Sports Media)

As a junior in 2017: Unanimous First Team All-BIG EAST member after ranking amongst the top-10 in several statistical categories … started all 48 games in left field … led the BIG EAST in runs scored (29), finished fourth in total hits (26), seventh in batting (.382) and ninth in on base percentage (.468) during league play … ranked sixth in the nation with 0.85 steals per game and totaled a league-best 41 steals … recorded an impressive .986 fielding percentage … finished the year with 44 runs scored in 48 games … second on the team with 13 multi-hit performances and matched the team lead with 17 games of reaching base safely … notched three hits, a run and a stolen base against Delaware (Feb. 11) … posted three hits and two stolen bases against Radford (March 19) … swiped three bags against Providence (March 25) … scored a career-high four runs and tallied two hits and a stolen base against Providence (March 25) … went 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and two stolen bases against DePaul (April 8) … accumulated three hits, two runs and a career-high three RBIs with a stolen base against Villanova (April 22) … went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and two stolen bases at Seton Hall (May 7) … amassed three hits, three runs, an RBI and three stolen bases in the BIG EAST Semifinals against Butler (May 12).

As a sophomore in 2016: played in all 49 games, starting 48 in the outfield ... batted .299 with a .384 on-base percentage ... recorded 27 runs and nine RBIs ... ranked third in the conference with 22 steals, third most in program history ... led the BIG EAST with 10 thefts in league play ... drew 17 walks ... laid down eight sacrifice bunts, tied for fourth in the BIG EAST ... did not commit an error during conference play ... tallied six multi-hit performances ... reached base three times, scored twice and stole two bags against Indiana State (Feb. 26) ... ripped a double, scored twice and drove in a career-high two runs in a win over Green Bay (March 4) ... landed on the BIG EAST Honor Roll after recording five hits and two stolen bases in a weekend tournament at Hofstra (March 12-13) ... scored a run and tied her career-high in hits with three against Howard (Mar 19) ... scored three runs (career-high) and swiped two bags against Georgetown (March 25) ... amassed four hits, two RBIs and two stolen bases in a weekend series at Providence (April 16-17) to earn a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll ... collected three hits, scored twice and stole a base against Creighton (April 30) ... had a hit, scored twice and stole a base in the BIG EAST Semifinals win over Villanova (May 13) ... earned a spot on the 2015-16 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

As a freshman in 2015: First Team All-BIG EAST selection after recording a .444 batting average in conference play ... played in 39 games with 35 starts ... finished first collegiate season batting .322 with 19 runs scored, five RBIs and 10 walks ... tied for fifth in the conference with 12 steals ... committed only one error in 35 starts from the outfield ... notched first collegiate hit and run in second game of the season against Presbyterian (Feb. 6) ... had a career-day in a win over Maryland Eastern Shore (Feb. 8) going 3-for-4 with two runs, an RBI and stolen base ... member of the 2014-15 BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... recognized as a 2014-15 NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

Before St. John's: Played four years for Kane County Xplosion (2009-12) and three seasons for New Lenox Lightning 18U Gold (2012-14) ... led the Xplosion to the 2010 and 2011 state tournament championship title ... helped the Lightning earn a Top-25 ranking in 2013-14 ... Was part of the track and field team all four years of high school (2011-2014) ... Named track & field captain as a junior and senior ... set the school record in 400m dash (58.4), long jump (18'6") and 4x100m relay ... Excelled academically, member of the Deans List every semester in high school. 

Personal: Lauren Elizabeth Zick ... Born on April 26, 1996 in Sugar Grove, Ill ... Daughter of Holly Beatrice and Steven Paul Zick ... Two siblings, Ashley and Dorrie ... Majoring in Economics ... Hopes to become a social worker or pursue a career dedicated to working with others to help improve their lives. 

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Career Highs:
At Bats: 5, at Creighton (4/2/17)
Runs: 4, vs. Providence (3/25/17)
Hits: 3, 12 times, last vs. Butler (5/12/17)
RBI: 3, vs. Villanova (4/22/17)


Zick Up Close...
Age you Started Playing Softball: six years old
Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
Favorite Pregame Song: 1985- Bowling For Soup
Favorite Food: All Pasta Dishes
Most Memorable Softball Moment: "Not a particular moment, but being able to compete as a team, working together not oly to win, but to make each other better. Also in a close situation, the passion that you share with your teammates for the sport is unlike any other feeling"
Best Piece of Softball Advice you Ever Received: "Only worry about the things that you can control" 

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