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Lauren Devich
Lauren Devich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ind.

High School:
Bloomington South

Position:
INF

Bats/Throws:
R/R



2005: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... played in 35 games, starting 22, one at third base and 21 as designated player ... posted a .169 batting average, including seven RBI and two runs ... went 3-for-3 at the plate in Game 2 against Michigan State, driving in two RBI ... also drove in two runs with a double against Wisconsin ... walked six times, was hit by a pitch once and laid down a sacrifice hit on three occasions.

2004: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... started 35 games, 29 at second base, three at third base and three at designated player ... owned a .206 batting average including a .299 slugging percentage ... tallied 22 hits, including eight for extra bases, nine runs and nine RBI ... first career home run, a game-winning solo shot, came during a 2-for-3 day against Valparaiso ... posted three RBI and two runs against the Crusaders that day ... put together a four-game hit streak and also tallied three multi-hit games ... laid down six sacrifice hits for the team ... swiped two bases in three attempts ... recorded 85 putouts and 48 assists in the field.

2003: Saw action in 33 games, starting 21 games, 17 at third base and four at second base ... recorded a .297 batting average with 19 hits, including three doubles, five runs and five RBI ... picked up an RBI on a sacrifice fly to cap Purdue's 10-0 win over Butler to clinch the Boilermaker Invitational title ... went 3-for-3 with one RBI and one run scored in Game 2 against Louisville ... batting average improved to .333 in conference play, with 11 hits, three doubles and two RBI ... saw first Big Ten action in opener against Penn State as the team's starting third baseman ... chalked up a 4-for-4 day at the plate with one RBI against the Nittany Lions ... went 3-for-4 in the nightcap vs. Wisconsin including her second double of the day ... third extra-base hit of the season came in the form of an RBI double in the second game of the Illinois series ... stole lone base against Minnesota after reaching on a fielder's choice ... finished the season with a .913 fielding percentage after racking up 27 putouts and 39 assists in 72 attempts.

High School: A four-time all-conference honoree in softball at Bloomington South High School ... received second-team all-state honors as a sophomore ... named team MVP both sophomore and junior years ... elected softball team captain junior and senior years as team won sectional championships ... also played basketball and was team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior ... team won sectional title in 2002 ... coaches were Larry Winters (basketball) and Jody Duncan (softball) ... played summer ball for the Indy Roadrunners under coach Butch Zike.

Personal: Given name is Lauren Gray Devich ... born 1/11/1984 ... parents are David and Lynn Devich ... has one brother, Jared, who is attending Purdue ... major is management ... nickname is Devo.