PREVIOUS ATHLETIC BACKGROUND: A three-time team captain and Academic All-District selection at Roanoke High School ... Named Newcomer of the Year and District Offensive Player of the Year as a freshman and sophomore first baseman ... Named to the All-District first team and All-State second team in 2009 and 2010 ... Led her RHS team to two district championships and an area championship ... Selected to the 2009 TGCA 5-5A All-State Team ... Broke the school record for most doubles in a season in 2009 with 17.
PERSONAL: Lauren Alexandria Tamayo was born May 11, 1993 in San Jose, Calif., to parents Eric and Tina Tamayo ... Has two sisters, Brittany (15) and Paige (12) ... Chose Texas A&M because "from the second I stepped on campus I felt right at home. The atmosphere and people here are unlike anywhere else. It's truly a special place." ... A psychology major who plans to become a behavioral neuropsychologist after graduation.