2013 (Jr.): Earned third letter at Ball State … helped guide the Cardinals to their fourth Mid-American Conference regular season title in program history with a 37-17 (18-3 MAC) record … played in 36 games, earning six starts … started five games as the designated player and one at first base … tallied a .213 batting average with 10 hits in 47 at bats … of her 10 hits, three were doubles and two were home runs … drove in 16 RBI, while scoring two runs … tallied a two-run pinch hit single in the season-opening 15-5 win over IUPUI (Feb. 16) … earned her first career start at first base versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 23), going 1-for-3 at the plate with a RBI double, while also drawing a walk … deposited her first career grand slam over the center field wall at the BSU Softball Complex, a walk-off blast which capped an 11-2 (5 inn.) run rule victory over in-state rival Butler (April 9) … her second home run of the season was a three-run, pinch hit blast over to left center field to drive in what proved to be the game-winning runs in Ball State’s 5-2 victory at Indiana (April 23) … recorded her first career sacrifice fly versus Northern Iowa (Feb. 23) … also logged a double in the game ... recorded an RBI single in BSU’s 10-0 victory over Toledo (May 10) in an elimination game of the MAC Tournament … drew three walks and finished the season with a .255 on base percentage.
2012 (So.): Earned second letter at Ball State ... helped guide the Cardinals to just their third Mid-American Conference regular season title in program history with a 40-15 (17-3 MAC) record ... played in 36 games, earning her first career start as the designated player versus Troy (Feb. 24) ... tallied a .250 batting average with eight hits in 32 at bats ... posted a two-run double versus Dayton (Feb 25) which was her first career multiple base hit, drove in her first career RBI and turned out to provide the eventual game-winning run ... celebrated her 20th birthday by blasting her first career home run at Buffalo (April 28), a three-run shot which drove in the game-winning run ...added her second career home run the following day with a two-run shot in BSU's 13-0 victory over Buffalo (April 29) ... drew six walks to finish the season with a .385 on base percentage.
2011 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... entered seven games as a pinch hitter ... posted a .143 batting average with one hit in seven at bats ... recorded her first collegiate hit with a two-run single through the right side in the second game of a doubleheader at Dayton (March 24).
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Ed Marcum at New Palestine ... four-year letterwinner, earning a 109-13 career record ... earned First-Team All-State, All-County, All-Conference, All-District and All-East team honors during her final three seasons ... during the 2009 season, the team won conference, sectional, regional and state championships ... her senior year, the squad earned sectional, regional and conference championships ... played for the Indy Diamond Chix for nine years under the direction of Marcum ... team won 18U World Series in 2009 and the 2009-10 NSA State Championships ... also played volleyball for three years ... graduated with Academic All-State and All-Conference Academic honors and participated in National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Aubrey Schroeder and Carol Friesen-Schroeder ... has one brother, Ryan ... born April 28, 1992, in Greenfield, Ind. ... full name in Lauren Elizabeth Schroeder ... intends to major in exercise science...maintains a 3.901 grade-point average.