COACH WALLMAN SAYS:
"Lauren has such tremendous talent. She does everything from tee to green exceptionally. I am looking for her to break out in her senior year and post some very low numbers."
JUNIOR YEAR (2006-07)
Joined the team in the spring ... in first event of the spring season, finished second among IU golfers with a three-round total of 233 (85-74-74) at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic (Feb. 23-25) ... posted back-to-back top-30 finishes at the UNLV Spring Invitational (T-26th) on March 12-14, and the Mountain View Collegiate (T-23rd) on March 24-25 ... posted a season-best 70 in the second round at the Mountain View Collegiate ... tied for 21st at the Big Ten Championships (April 27-29) ... with a three-round score of 225, including a 72 in the final 18, completed the NCAA Central Regional (May 10-12) in a tie for 21st ... closed out the year at the NCAA Championships with a four-round total of 322 (80-85-80-77).
AT NC STATE (2004-06)
Played in eight tournaments, highlighted by tie for 35th at the NCAA East Regional Championship in 2005 at the University of Florida Golf Course in Gainesville, Fla. ... tied for 31st at the 2006 Papa John's Collegiate, an event in which NC State captured the team title ... was awarded the Most Improved Player Award for the 2004-05 season ... an ACC Scholar Athlete.
Graduated from Scotland High School in Laurinburg, N.C. ... a three-time All-Mid-Southeastern Conference (4A) honoree ... team captain her senior season ... led Scotland to a third-place finish at the 2001 N.C. High School Championship, fifth place in 2002 and fourth-place finish in 2003 ... led team to conference and regional championships in 2002 ... team was 2001 Mid Southeastern Conference champions ... finished second at the 2002 N.C. East Regional ... three-time team MVP ... Awarded the James L. Richardson Scholarship from Scotland High for academic success and athletic performance ... racked up numerous top-10 finishes in junior events throughout North Carolina and South Carolina ... 2003 and 2004 Optimist Qualifier ... named a 2002 Nike All-American ... two-time Charlotte Observer All-Observer Team Selection ... finished 15th overall in 2004 N.C. Women's Amateur Championship and 16th in 2005 ... fired career-best two-under-par 71 at the 2006 North/South Women's Invitational, where she made the cut as the 31st seed ... was the 15th seed at the 2005 North/South Women's Invitational ... member of the National Honor Society and a Junior Marshall at Scotland ... National Honor Roll member ... parents are Lee Anne and Paul Harling ... had two cousins graduate from IU ... majoring in finance/real estate ... born on Oct. 30, 1985.
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