55 - Lauren Bushong
Lauren Bushong
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Yucca Valley, CA
High School: Yucca Valley HS
Position: F/C
Experience: 3V

CAL STATE FULLERTON
JUNIOR (2011-12): Appeared in 29 of the team's 30 games, making three starts early in the year... Big West Conference All-Academic Team honoree... averaged 3.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in just over 10 minutes per contest... shot .530 from the field and just under 76 percent from the line... finished second on the team with 16 blocks... finished with double-digit points twice, matching her career high with 12 points at Cal Poly (Feb. 11) and added 10 points at San Jose State (Dec. 22)... matched her career high with 14 rebounds at San Francisco (Dec. 20), narrowly missing a double-double by a single point... finished with three blocks twice at SMU (Nov. 25) and at Pacific (Dec. 29).

SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Appeared in 29 games, making three starts... Big West Conference All-Academic honoree... averaged 4.2 ppg and 2.8 rpg in just over 10 minutes per contest... averaged 4.1 ppg and 2.3 rpg in Big West Conference play... reached double figures for the first time in her career with 10 points against Cal State Northridge (Jan. 15) at home... scored a career-high 12 points to go with seven rebounds at Cal State Northridge (Feb. 12)... grabbed a career-high 14 boards and narrowly missed her first career double-double with eight points against Cal State Bakersfield (Jan. 26)... led the team with 29 blocks - a total that ranks eighth on the school's single-season list... blocked a career-high six shots at Pacific (Jan. 2) to ring in the New Year - a total that ranks tied for ninth in a single game in school history.

FRESHMAN (2009-10): Appeared in 10 games off the bench for the Titans, averaging 1.8 points and 1.6 rebounds per game in just over 53 minutes of play... scored her first career points at the Division I level with a basket at Oregon (11/27) to go with a pair of rebounds... set a career high with five rebounds at Pacific (2/4) to go with a career-best seven points against the Tigers... had a strong showing in the team's Big West Conference Tournament opener against UC Irvine (3/10), scoring six points and grabbing four rebounds.

YUCCA VALLEY HS
Four-year varsity letter winner for the Trojans and head coach Jess Geeson ... averaged a team-high 18.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a senior while shooting 55 percent from the floor en route to All-CIF Division IV-AA first-team honors... also blocked 57 shots as a senior... helped the team to a 20-7 overall record and a 7-1 mark in league play for a share of the DeAnza League title - the school's third in her four seasons... Trojans advanced to the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals in 2009... DeAnza League MVP and first-team All-CIF selection as a junior, averaging a league-best 18.1 ppg, 12.4 rpg, and 68 blocks... finished with 182 blocks in her prep career.

PERSONAL
Born May 10, 1991, in Grand Rapids, Mich... parents are Ben and Mary... has a younger sister, Elizabeth.