MU Softball BIO
9 Lauren Sulick
Why Monmouth: "The reason I came to Monmouth University to pursue my academic and athletic career was because of the great location being close to New York City and the Jersey Shore along with the great team chemistry and campus. It also had my major and all the tools I needed to be successful in the future."

2013 (Redshirt Senior):
Went 11-8 in a team-high 24 appearances, 20 starts and 128.1 innings pitched… Maintained a 2.52 ERA, including a 1.67 ERA in league play, in earning All-NEC Second Team honors… Piled up a team-best 89 strikeouts, while holding opposing batters to a .220 average… Had a team-high 15 complete games and seven shutouts, including 10 and five, respectively, in league play… All 10 of her appearances in NEC play resulted in complete games, good for 70 innings pitched against league foes… Began the season with a five-inning no-hitter at Norfolk State (Feb. 24), striking out six and walking two to earn NEC Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 25… Didn’t get a decision at Winthrop (Mar. 1), allowing four unearned runs on three hits and two walks, while striking out six in four innings… Earned the win at George Mason (Mar. 9), allowing one earned run on four hits and four walks, while striking out six in seven innings… Pitched a scoreless, hitless inning of relief at Bethune-Cookman (Mar. 19), striking out two and walking one… Pitched a complete-game shutout to open NEC play against Fairleigh Dickinson (Mar. 23), scattering three hits and a walk, while striking out three… Allowed just one unearned run in going the distance against Bryant (Mar. 24), allowing five hits and four walks, while striking out four… Hurled a complete-game shutout at Sacred Heart (Mar. 30), limiting the Pioneers to six hits and three walks, while striking out four… Pitched a complete-game, six-inning shutout at Wagner, allowing just two hits and three walks, while striking out two… Pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout with two walks and seven strikeouts in Game 1 vs. La Salle (April 9), before pitching 0.2 innings, allowing only a walk and striking out a batter to get the save in Game 2… Hurled a 10-inning complete-game, three-hit shutout against NEC Champion Central Connecticut (April 14), allowing just one walk while striking out six… Earned her second NEC Pitcher of the Week honor on April 15… Improved to 9-5 with a win at Mount St. Mary’s (April 20), allowing three runs, one earned, on six hits and a walk, while striking out five… Defeated Rutgers (April 25), allowing three runs, one earned, on seven hits and a walk, striking out six… Tossed a complete-game shutout, scattering five hits and a walk, while striking out seven Saint Francis batters (April 28).

2012 (Redshirt Junior):
Registered a team-high 27 appearances and 20 starts in the circle for the Hawks… Posted a team-best 2.76 ERA, .252 opposing batting average, 13 wins and 119.1 innings pitched… Won her first four decisions of the season, defeating Delaware (Feb. 25, 26) and Liberty (Mar. 11, 11) twice each… Held Liberty scoreless in the first game against Liberty, limiting the Flames to three hits and two walks over six innings… Went the distance in the second game, allowing just one earned run on six hits and four walks… Picked up an impressive win in relief against Manhattan, keeping the Jaspers off the scoreboard, scattering just one hit and one walk, while striking out four in 2.2 innings pitched… Went 7.0 innings without allowing an earned run against Quinnipiac (Mar. 25), allowing four hits and one walk while striking out five to move to 6-3 on the season… Was the winning pitcher in both games of a doubleheader against Wagner (Apr. 6)… Came on in relief to pitch the final five innings of Game 1, limiting the Seahawks to one hit and three walks, before going 6.0 innings in Game 2, surrendering three earned runs, while striking out five… Shut out Fairleigh Dickinson for six innings of a mercy-rule shortened Hawks win, scattering three hits and three walks… Finished the regular season with consecutive victories over Central Connecticut (Apr. 23), Rider (Apr. 25), Mount St. Mary’s (Apr. 28) and LIU Brooklyn (Apr. 29)… Struck out a season-high six batters against Rider.  

2011 (Redshirt Sophomore):
Earned All-Northeast Conference Second Team honors and was named to the NEC All-Tournament Team... Appeared in 36 games in the circle, starting 34... Was Named NEC Pitcher of the Week twice and earned Team MVP... Led the team in earned run average (2.05), opposing batting average (.224), winning percentage (.594), wins (19), innings pitched (219), appearances (36) and strikeouts (127)... Went the distance in 23 games, including a four-hit shutout against Robert Morris (3/26)... Pitched all 10 innings of a Game 1 victory over Wagner (5/1), before picking up a second victory in Game 2, leaving the circle with a 10-run cushion after four innings... Spun a one-hit gem with six strikeouts to defeat Bethune-Cookman (3/11)... Recorded a season-high eight strikeouts against both George Washington (2/26) and Long Island (4/7).

2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Made 28 appearances in the circle for the Hawks, starting 20 contests... Tied for the team lead with four shutouts and led the Blue and White with 112 strikeouts... Finished with a 14-6 record, a 2.43 ERA and held opponents to a .247 batting clip...  Earned a win in relief after pitching five innings of one-run ball, allowing no earned runs against Northern Colorado (3/5)... Struck out six in seven shutout innings at Fairleigh Dickinson (4/3)... Allowed one run in seven innings and fanned five against Long Island (4/10)... Struck out 13 batters in nine innings in a 5-4 victory against Lehigh (4/14)... Fanned 10 hitters and allowed two runs, including one earned, against Saint Peter's (4/20)... Gave up three hits in five shutout frames against Rider (4/29)... Threw seven scoreless innings, allowed two hits and struck out four against Quinnipiac (5/14).

2009 (Freshman): Appeared in three games for the Blue and White, receiving the starting nod once before a knee injury ended her first season, resulting in a redshirt... Compiled a hit in four at-bats, driving in one run... Pitched in three games, including a start, compiling a 1-0 record with 3.65 ERA with a complete game and a shutout... Tallied a hit and an RBI while pitching an inning, allowing a hit and recording a strikeout against Texas A&M (2/27)... Appeared in 1.2 innings while allowing 3 hits and 4 earned runs against Texas A&M (2/28).  

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Canfield High School... Member of the three-time defending district champions... Helped lead squad to the state championship and a 28-2 record as a senior... Named All-Metro Athletic Conference all four years... Was also a four-year letterwinner in tennis, earning one state championship.

Personal: Born on August 3, 1989 in Youngstown, Ohio... Daughter of Edward and Shirley Sulick... Majoring in business management.

2009 4.70 1-0 3 1 1 1 0 7.2 8 4 4 5 9
2010 3.12 14-6 28 20 17 4 0 147.0 136 63 51 64 112
2011 2.63 19-13 36 34 23 1 0 219.0 185 98 64 105 127
2012 3.54 13-8 27 20 8 1 0 119.1 114 75 47 83 68
2013 2.52 11-8 24 20 15 7 1 128.1 107 53 36 57 89
TOTAL 2.93 58-35 118 95 64 14 1 621.1 550 293 202 314 405
Position: Pitcher/First Base
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Canfield, Ohio
High School: Canfield
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