4 Lauren Martin
4 Lauren Martin
Height: 5-10
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Clovis West HS
Position: Center

UC SANTA BARBARA
2016
First Team All-Big West
Second Team All-NCAA Tournament
Played and started in all 33 games scoring a team-high 52 goals (10th-most in program history) with three assists…Shot at a team-best .456 clip and averaged 3.5 shots per game…Finished fifth in the Big West in goals scored, as she was named first team all-conference…Ended her career sixth on UCSB’s all-time scorers list with 138 goals…Paced UCSB with 64 drawn ejections…picked up 30 steals and seven field blocks…Was named the Big West Field Player of the Week twice…The first time came after the team’s opening weekend when she tallied eight goals, six steals, and seven drawn ejections, leading UCSB to a 3-1 record at the Winter Invitational…Her second weekly accolade came after she led UCSB to consecutive wins against top-10 ranked teams in No. 9 UC Davis and No. 4 Hawai’i…She registered the game-winner in sudden death overtime with the Aggies and went on to score a goal and draw to ejections against the Rainbow Wahine…Was named Second Team All-NCAA Tournament after scoring three goals and drawing a team-high nine ejections through UCSB’s three games… Named team co-MVP with Mackenzie Brokaw.

2014
Totaled thirty-three goals for the season...6 steals...Earned one hundred and two ejections...Played in many multiple goal games...Named Big West Women's Water Polo Player of the Week for her performance against Cal State Northridge...Memorable 3 goal game against UC Davis at Big West Conference Tournament 

2013
Rounded out the season with twenty-four goals...Seventeen steals...Earned sixty-five ejections...Had many multiple goal games...Contributed a memorable 2 goals against UC Davis at the Big West Tournament

2012
Played in all 35 games during her freshman year resulting in a total of 29 goals and 13 assists…Had seven multiple goal games, including a season-high four in a win over San Jose State (Feb. 26)…Ended the season nearly breaking .400 with a .392 shooting percentage…Had 27 steals and six field blocks…Led the team in earned penalties and ejections with 47. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Clovis West High School…Was coached by Scott Torosian…A two-time All-American, garnering First Team honors as a senior and Fourth Team accolades as a junior…Was a two-time All-CIF Central Section pick and twice earned All-Tri River Athletic Conference accolades…Was the Fresno Bee Player of the Year her senior season and a 2009 Fresno Bee All-Star…Was the Clovis West MVP in 2010 and Offensive Award winner in 2009…Helped the Golden Eagles to three-consecutive Tri River Athletic Conference titles…Won consecutive CIF Championships in 2008 and 2009 and was a CIF finalist in 2010…Also competed in swimming...Has a total of 7 Varsity letters 

CLUB
Played for Clovis Water Polo Club...Coached by Bryan Suhovy and Micha Pavlovic...Participated in the Olympic Development Program...Apart of Zone team from 2006-2010...National Selection Camp for 2008 and 2010

PERSONAL
Lauren Jennifer Martin was born on Aug. 31, 1993 in Fresno, Calif.…Parents are Tobin and Carol…Has an older sister, Claire who also played water polo for Long Beach State…Enjoys spending her time outside with her family and friends, going to the beach, camping, shopping, and watching movies…Favorite movie is Bridesmaids and her favorite book is Kissed by and Angel by Elizabeth Chandler...Favorite TV show is Breaking Bad…Enjoys the music of fellow Gaucho, Jack Johnson…Likes to listen to Beyonce...Says her most memorable athletic achievement was defeating Cal State Northridge in 2014…Names her parents as her personal heroes...Participates in the Best Buddies Volunteer Program...Likes to drink chocolate milk after practice...After graduating from UCSB she plans to play water polo abroad and then return to school to pursue the goal of becoming an elementary school teacher 

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year GP  Goals  Assists  Shots  Steals  EPE  Field Blocks 
2012 35 29 13 74 27 47 6
Totals  35 29 13 74 27 47 6