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  Lauren Sharpe

Lauren Sharpe

Player Profile


Tipp City, Ohio

High School:



2008-09: Played in 28 games while starting 19...led the Redhawks with 2.1 steals per game which placed her fourth in the OVC...fourth on the team in scoring and assists with 8.0 points and 1.3 assists per game...led the Redhawks in field goal percentage at .429% and blocks with 0.5 per game...improved her scoring average to 9.8 points per game during away games...scored a career-high 20 points at UT-Martin (1/22) on 7-13 shooting including 4-7 from downtown...opened the season with a career-high seven steals and career-high six rebounds (four offensive) against Missouri State (11/14) while pouring in 12 points...blocked a career-high two shots at Tennessee Tech (1/3)...matched a career-high with six rebounds against Eastern Illinois (1/10)...scored 16 points and tallied four steals against Eastern Kentucky (1/17)...matched a career-high in minutes played with 34 at Eastern Kentucky (2/12) while scoring 13 points and pulling down four rebounds...scored in double figures in eight games...three or more steals in 11 games...Southeast Scholar Athlete

2007-08: Played in 28 games making two starts...averaged 2.1 ppg...averaged 3.5 ppg, shooting .483 from the field and .400 from three-point range in away WNIT game at Evansville (3/20) made her second start of the season scoring a season-high 11 points on a perfect 4-4 shooting (2-2 from three-point range) that game she tied a season-high with three rebounds (two offensive boards) and recorded two steals...scored 10 points on 3-6 shooting and recorded a season-high four assists at Central Arkansas (11/17)...played a career-high 34 minutes in her first career start at Purdue (12/2) scoring eight points and grabbing three rebounds...finished with eight points on 3-6 shooting (2-4 from three-point range) at Eastern Kentucky (2/9)...recorded seven points against Samford (2/28) OVC quarterfinals vs. Jacksonville State (3/4) scored four points and tied a season-high with three rebounds in only six minutes...tied a season-high with three rebounds vs. Tennessee State (12/6)...against Northern Colorado (11/24) recorded a season-high five steals and blocked her first career shot...finished with three steals vs. Eastern Illinois (2/14)...named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll...Southeast Scholar Athlete.

Prep: Three year All-State as a guard/forward and all-time leader in scoring and assists at Tippecanoe High School in Tipp City, Ohio... coached by Todd Varvel ...District 9 Player of the Year...four-time All-Dayton selection...scored 19 points per game as a senior...averaged 16 points, seven rebounds, five steals and four assists as a junior...led the state of Ohio with 207 steals in 2005-06...made 15 steals in a game as a sophomore...shot 77% from the free throw line in 2006-07...played in the Ohio High School Basketball Basketball Coaches Association Division I-II North-South game...District Nine Senior All-Star Game participant...March 2007 Penn Station Athlete of the Month...First Team All-State, All-League and All-Region in soccer...Three-time All-State and District 9 Player of the Year in soccer and holds career records for goals and assists...scored five goals in a game during her senior season...Top Scholar Student...CBC Student-Athlete honoree...student senate and National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born 11-16-88...daughter of Chuck and Kay Sharpe... her brother, Jordan is a high jumperat Eastern Kentucky...majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Science...favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Lisa Leslie.


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