Lauren Harris
Lauren Harris
Year: 2014
Team: Women's Basketball

Harris helped lead the Cowgirls to the Elite Eight in her senior season as she averaged 15.4 points per game. She led the Cowgirls in scoring with 20 points in a NCAA playoff victory against Maryville. She was named first team All-ASC, All-South region and was a finalist for the Josten’s trophy as the best student-athlete in Division III.

She was a two-time academic all-district selection and was among the Cowgirl leaders in almost every statistical category. She is the career leader in 3-pointers made in a game, season and career. She played on four conference championships teams and is the all-time leader in games played with 114.

She played in four NCAA Tournaments and won four American Southwest Conference titles in her career.

A certified strength and conditioning specialist, Harris became part of the University of Nebraska strength and conditioning program in February of 2012. She leads the strength and conditioning programs for the Nebraska volleyball, softball, soccer, women’s gymnastics and rifle programs.

Before joining the Nebraska staff, Harris served as the director of strength and conditioning at Texas A&M –Corpus Christi, beginning in 2009. While at TAMUCC, Harris was responsible for the training and supervision of all 14 Division I sports, and oversaw the design and completion of TAMUCC’s first athletics-only weight facility in the spring of 2011.

Harris served as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports at Ohio State from 2006-2009. She was primarily responsible for men’s swimming, women’s swimming, synchronized swimming, rifle and novice and varsity crew teams.