14 Lauren Smith
14 Lauren Smith
Birth Date: 04/19/1985
Height: 6-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Independence, Calif.
High School: Bishop HS
Previous College: Ventura JC
Position: MB
UC Santa Barbara
2007 Outlook

Has been the most improved player during the off-season and has made great strides towards earning playing time at middle blocker. 2006
Played in just two matches during her inaugural season at UCSB, her first appearance was on Oct. 27 vs. UC Irvine...Made her second appearance in a Nov. 3 match at UC Riverside. Junior College
Helped Ventura College win Western State Conference titles in 2003 and 2005, posting a perfect 10-0 league mark her sophomore campaign...Sat out the 2004 season while recovering from knee surgery...Rebounded to earn Second Team All-WSC acclaim in 2005, when she posted a team-high 82 blocks...Ranks fourth in Pirate history with 143 career blocks...Amassed a personal best 17 kills vs. Allan Hancock as a sophomore and totaled 189 put-aways on the year...Coached by Mikki McFadden and F.M. Josue as a freshman, and Mandy Rodriguez as a sophomore. High School
A 2003 graduate of Bishop High School in Bishop, Calif...A three-year varsity letterwinner who garnered First Team All-High Desert League honors in 2002 and second team acclaim the previous season...Led the Broncos to consecutive league titles her final two campaigns under head coach Tammi Madison. Personal
Lauren Maire Smith was born on April 19, 1985 in Bishop, Calif....The daughter of Patty and Zachary Smith... Has an older sister Megan and younger sister Kellen...Is majoring in art at UCSB...A fan of Incubus' Brandon Boyd who counts "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and "Donnie Darko" among her favorite movies...Enjoyed reading The Little Prince. Career Stats