AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Saw action in 29 games as a freshman, primarily as a pinch runner and as a substitute outfielder ... made her collegiate debut in UAB's win over Austin Peay on Feb. 8 ... took her first collegiate at-bat on Feb. 16 in UAB's win over Drake ... scored the first run of her UAB career at the Bulldog Invitational ... finished the year with four at-bats and five runs scored.
A two-year scholar-athlete at Loganville High School, Beshel was a two-year, first-team all-region selection, and was named to the all-state team in 2012 ... hit .398 with 25 RBI as senior ... earned two-time Gwinnett Player-of-the-Month accolades ... also was successful as pitcher at Loganville ... tabbed All-Gwinnett County ... helped lead Loganville to region title three times ... named to the Loganville HS Principal's List, is a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, and a Top Ten Scholar. ... earned 2010 Loganville HS Golden Bat Award .... recipient of LHS Scholar-Athlete Award
Full name is Lauren Marie Beshel ... born July 20, 1995 ... daughter of Ed and Renee Beshel ... has one sister, Courtney ... majoring in exercise science.