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  Lauren Walker
School: Texas A&M University
Year: Senior
Home Town: New Braunfels, Tx
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High School: Florida State
Height: 5-10
Birth Date: Thursday, November 11, 1982
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Major: Engineering
Singles Record: 63-40
Doubles Record: 72-40

"Lauren has the talent and the game to go really far. She is not intimidated by anybody and with some of her very good wins this fall, she is going to be bringing more excitement to the spring season." --Coach Bobby Kleinecke

Possesses an effective all-around game and will be relied upon to compete in the top half of both the singles and doubles lineups…Is an aggressive player who displays tremendous power in her serves and shots…Knows the game of tennis and is a very smart player who is capable of fighting through adversity and finding a way to win…Is a dedicated and hard working athlete who is expected to step into a leadership role.

2002-03 (SOPHOMORE): Made an immediate impact after transferring from Florida State…Teamed with Ashley Hedberg to capture the Big 12 No. 2 doubles title with a 7-2 mark…Went 24-13 overall in doubles play, including a team-best 19-10 mark with Hedberg in dual action…The tandem had a season-high 11 match winning streak, and the Aggies went 17-3 when the duo won in doubles…Missed the first two matches of the spring season while recovering from knee surgery on her patella tendon following the fall season…Posted a 16-13 overall singles record, including a 5-4 mark in Big 12 play and a 9-6 record when playing at No. 4…Had a season-high five-match winning streak while winning eight of her last 10 matches of the spring season.

AT FLORIDA STATE: Quickly moved into a starting role for the Seminoles in her freshman season…Played mostly at the No. 5 position where she went 7-9…Was 2-1 at the No. 4 spot…Teamed with Jessica Balbuena at No. 1 doubles and was 54th in the national rankings after finishing with an 11-8 mark…Advanced to the semifinal round of the 2001 Roberta Alison Fall Invitational…Was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll and a two-time member of the Dean's List at FSU.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time high school state champion at New Braunfels High School, won the 5A state title in 1999 and the 4A crown in 2001…Named the 2001 South Texas Athlete of the Year by the San Antonio Express News and also was voted the New Braunfels High School Most Outstanding Athlete…Was a six-time Texas sectional champion and was ranked No. 1 in the Texas 16-and-under division…Was a four-time member of the Academic All-District team and also was a member of the Academic All-State team…Made official recruiting visits to Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Florida State and Arizona State, in addition to Texas A&M.

PERSONAL: Lauren Ashleigh Walker is the daughter of Randy and Gaye Walker…Has a younger brother, Jody…Began playing tennis at the age of 10 and attended numerous Texas A&M Tennis Camps…Was valedictorian at New Braunfels High School and was voted "Most Likely to Succeed" and "Most Likely to Be a Millionaire"…A civil engineer major, career ambition is to be a civil engineer…Born November 11, 1982, in Dallas, Texas.

My best memory from last season... when we found out we were Big 12 Champs
The part of the game of tennis that I like the most... being on a team with people that I love
The best dancer on the team is... Nicki
After I graduate, I plan to... work as a civil engineer and eventually own my own business
Favorite Aggie tradition... Midnight Yell
Favorite childhood toy... Legos
Favorite professional sports team (any sport)... Dallas Stars
Favorite movie is (and why)... Finding Nemo
Favorite restaurant in Bryan/College Station... Cafe Eccell
What's in your CD player right now... Pat Green