As a redshirt freshman (Fall 2004)... Finished in a tie for 35th after firing a 253 while competing as an individual at the Marilynn Smith Invitational.
As a freshman (2003-04)... Redshirted the 2003-04 season.
High School... Was a four-time letterwinner in golf at Visitation Academy... Coached by Judie Stahl... Was the MSHSAA Class 1 District 1 Champion in 2001 and 2002... Placed in the top 10 at the MSHSAA Class 1 State Championships in 2000, 2001 and 2002... Named the 2002 Gateway PGA Junior Player of the Year... Was the Gateway PGA Junior Tour Champion in 2002... Won the 2002 St. Louis Metropolitan Junior Amateur Championship... Member of the 2002 Mid-America Junior Cup Champion Team... Named the Saint Louis Cardinals Athlete of the Week in 2002... Won the 2002 Angel Classic Championship... Was a 2002 Wendy's High School Heisman Nominee... Named to the St. Louis Post Dispatch All-Metro Team First Team in 2001 and 2002... Named a member of the MSHSAA All-State First Team in 2001 and 2002... Member of the Missouri All-Conference First Team in 2001 and 2002... Also named to the MSHSAA All-District First Team in 2001 and 2002... Was a member of the Missouri All-Star League First Team in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002... Placed 12th out of 70 at the Little People's Golf Championship in 2002... Finished first in both the Independent Insurance Agents Local and Regional Championship in 2002... Was a National Merit Commended Student and a St. Louis Post Dispatch Scholar Athlete.
Personal... Born Lauren Elizabeth Renz on October 2, 1984, in Boston, Mass.... Daughter of Daniel and Cary Renz... If she could play one course in the entire world it would be Pebble Beach...Her favorite band is Rascal Flatts... Her favorite movie is "The Notebook"... Would most like to play a round of golf with Annika Sorenstam because she is a great role model for female golfers... The first thing she learned about golf was the rules and etiquette... Shot her first birdie at the age of 11 at the Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis... Her first eagle was at Glen Echo Country Club at the age of 15... Her advice to kids is to work hard and stay focused on your goal... Her favorite food is french onion soup.