31 - Lauren Orlando
Lauren Orlando
Height: 5-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: San Joaquin Memorial
Position: Guard

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09: Did not see action.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno, Calif. ... led team to the 2005-06 league championship ... advanced to the semifinals of the state tournament that season ... earned Valley Championship in 2005 ... earned all-league in 2007 and '08 ... averaged 10.0 points per game ... career high points: 20 ... played club ball for the AAU Runnin' Panthers ... named Defensive Player of the Year in 2007 ... averaged 12.0 points per game with the Panthers ... also played softball, ran track and was on the cheerleading squad ... was a student advisor, student ambassador and peer minister counselor ... served as co-manager and coach of the girls grades 3-5 AAU Runnin' Panthers League ... was a Wendy's Heisman Scholarship candidate ... member of the student government ... recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Poetry award in 2006 by the International Society of Poets.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Peter and Michele Orlando ... has an older brother Ryan and a twin sister Danielle ... both parents attended Fresno State ... enjoys photography, writing poetry, cooking, hanging out with family and friends, reading, comedy and going to church in her free time ... major is English.