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At UWG: Talented freshman entering her first season with the Braves . . . High School teammate of fellow Brave freshman Bonnie Schwartz . . . With a strong preseason practice, Schmidt could contend for court time this fall . . .
High School: Played for coach Jen Moore at Centerville High School in Centerville, Ohio . . . All-District recipient in 2003 . . . named team Best Offensive Player in her senior campaign . . . Also ran track for the Elks . . .
Personal: Born July 17, 1985 . . Daughter of Rick and Debbie Schmidt . . . majoring in Business . . . Favorite non-volleyball sport: softball . . . Favorite TV Show: Whos Line is it Anyway? . . . Favorite singer: John Mayer . . . All-time sports hero is Marion Jones.
Coach Draper on Lauren Schmidt: Lauren comes from the same high school as Bonnie Schwartz and has amazing potential. She could see some time on the court this season if she improves her strength in the middle.