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Lauren Mertz
13  Lauren Mertz
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley Northwest HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
2014 honorable mention All-Eastern Kansas League (EKL) selection despite being a limited participant due to knee injuries... Led the team in rebounds with 86 and in blocks with 18... Garnered 2011 honorable mention All-EKL honors while helping the Huskies to a substate title... Committed to K-State before her sophomore season but missed the 2012 and 2013 seasons due to knee injuries... Won varsity letters in basketball, volleyball and track... Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and Art National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 28, 1995 in Minneapolis, Minn... Daughter of Ronald and Amy Mertz... Father, Ronald, played football at the University of Minnesota (1989-90)... Has two younger siblings, Mya and Graham... Majoring in kinesiology.