Manhattan Banner
Jasper Club
Manhattan Softball BIO
13 Lauren Pitney

2017 All-MAAC First Team
2017 MAAC All-Tournament Team
2017 Third Team All-Northeast Region

2016: Started the first 11 games at first base before missing  a month due to injury…Took over as the Jaspers' starting third baseman when she returned to the lineup on April 16, manning the hot corner for the final 23 games of the season…Also made one appearance as a pinch hitter…Ranked fourth on the squad in both home runs (3) and RBIs (21)…Scored two runs in each of Manhattan's first two games against Eastern Michigan and Villanova on Feb. 19…Collected first collegiate hit, an RBI double, against Eastern Michigan…Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors on March 8 after hitting .412 with two home runs and 11 RBIs during a five-game winning streak from March 1-6…Went 2-for-4 in each game of the home-opening doubleheader sweep over Hartford on March 1…Belted a grand slam as part of a career-high five-RBI effort at Hampton on March 5…Connected for a three-run shot in another victory over Hampton the next day…Crushed a three-run homer in the first inning of a 15-4 victory at Columbia on April 20…Drove in three runs in game two of the twinbill against Iona on May 5…Finished 2-for-2 with a double, a pair of walks, a run scored and an RBI in the second game of a doubleheader sweep at Saint Peter's on May 7.

Before Manhattan: Posted 90 hits and a career .440 batting average in three varsity seasons at St. Joseph's High School…Led St. Joseph's to the championship game of the Connecticut state tournament in 2015…Received first team all-state, all-area and all-conference honors…Also played volleyball and basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Carmen and Margaret…Has two brothers, Thomas and Matt, and one sister, Kristen…Majoring in exercise science/pre-physical therapy with plans to become a physical therapist…Born on April 9, 1997.

Position: Infield
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ansonia, Conn.
High School: St. Joseph's
Lauren Photos:

Follow Manhattan Jaspers Athletics on Twitter, go to or visit the Facebook fan page.

Mobile Apps