Lauren Watson Perry Athlete Profile

#11 Lauren Watson Perry

Lauren Watson Perry
Position: Catcher Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2002-2005 Hometown: Castaic


  • 2003 Easton Second Team


Parents are Richard and Michelle...played at Valencia High School...married Brian W. Perry December 2004...graduated December 2005 with BA in Communications.

Before BYU

First-team All-American 18-U Gold Nationals 2001...Offenseive Player of the Year 1998, 2000, 2001...Defensive Player of the Year 1999...First-team All-League 1998-2001...First-team L.A. Times 2000...First-team Daily News 2000...Second Team L.A. Times 1998...Player of the Year Daily News 2001...Player of the Year L.A. Times 2001...MVP Daily News Senior All-Star Game 2001...First Team All-CIF 2001


A complete player who returns to the Cougar lineup after earning All-American honors last year. The team will be strengthened by her speed, consistent hitting and powerful arm at the catcher position.


YEAR   AVG   AB   R   H  2B  3B   HR  RBI    TB   SLG%   BB   OB%
2002  .277  148  25  41   4   1    3   22    56  .378    14  .340
2003  .379  174  42  66   8   3   10   32   110  .632    21  .449
2004  .280  168  30  47   4   4    4   28    71  .423    15  .342
2005  .421  171  52  72  10   2    8   33   110  .643    15  .471

2002 | Freshman Year

Started in 48 games...tallied 41 hits and 25 runs in 148 plate appearances...recorded an 11-game hitting streak...had two four-RBI games...recorded her first collegiate grand slam against Utah State (March 2, 2002).

2003 | Sophomore Year

Second-team Easton All-American...Second-team West All-Region selection...All-Mountain West Conference honors...MWC All-Tournament Team Selection...MWC Player of the Week March 25, 2003...New Mexico State All-Tournament Team...BYU Offensive Player of the Year voted by coaches and teammates...led the team with 66 hits as a lead-off hitter...second in the MWC in batting average, hits, and triples...recorded her second grand slam against Utah (March 29, 2003) in the bottom of the sixth inning.

2004 | Junior Year

Appeared in 52 games while starting in 51...scored 30 runs and knocked in 28 RBI...tallied 47 hits with four doubles, triples and home runs...led the team and the MWC with four triples...stole six bases...defensively notched a .982 fielding percentage...led the team with 147 putouts...named to the New Mexico State Invitational All-Tournament Team and was named the Tournament MVP.

2005 | Senior Year

Appeared in 57 games, starting 56...led team and ranked 14th in the nation in batting average (.421)...led team in runs with 52...ranked 14th in the nation in runs per game (0.91)...led team with .471 on base percentage and 12 stolen bases...named Second Team Easton All-American...Mountain West Conference Player of the Year...named to the MWC All-Conference team...earned MWC Player of the Week honors for performance at the Louisville Slugger Tournament where she batted .800 with four home runs and seven RBI...led BYU to MWC regular season and tournament titles and its first ever national ranking.