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Player Profile

Lauren Gilster

Lauren Gilster

Number32PositionC
Height6-1
YearJuniorMajorUndeclared
HometownEscondido, Calif.
High SchoolValley Center

2013-14 (sophomore): Played in 29 games as a sophomore center and started the first 14 ... Tallied exactly 100 points on the season to go with 71 rebounds and five blocks ... At Chaminade, had eight points and a season-high 10 rebounds ... Had points and a rebound in eight consecutive games during the season

2012-13 (freshman): Played in 24 games as a true freshman, averaging 9.4 minutes off the bench ... Posted a .467 field goal percentage (28-60) averaging 3.0 points per game ... Pulled down 2.1 rebounds per night ... Had a season-highs in points (13) and rebounds (8) in a 76-74 overtime loss to Seattle Pacific ... Went 3-for-3 from the field with six points in a 70-43 loss to No. 18 Grand Canyon on Jan. 21.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-sport athlete at Valley Center High School in Valley Center, Calif... Earned four varsity letters in girl's basketball for head coach Tony Casillas... Was a first team All-Valley League performer as a junior and senior, receiving team MVP honors in 2012... Named defensive player of the year as a junior... Helped the Jaguars to a 25-4 overall record, and a 9-1 mark in Valley League play... Played two seasons of varsity volleyball under head coach Alan Dale... Earned first team all-league honors in volleyball as a senior... Was a four-time letter winner in track & field for head coach Mike Cummings, competing in the shot put and discus... Won four league championships, earning Valley League titles in the shot put and discus as a junior and senior... Named the North County Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2012.

PERSONAL: Born March 4, 1994 to Rob and Robin Gilster in Escondido, Calif... Father, Rob, played football at San Diego State, and is now a teacher and coach... Mother, Robin, is an insurance representative and substitute teacher... Has three brothers... Brother, Daniel, played basketball at Palomar College... Uncle, Jerry Haynal, played basketball at Westmont... Cousin, Brad Haynal, played baseball at San Diego State... Has yet to declare a major... Wants to become a professional photographer or be a teacher/coach... Enjoys photography, wakeboarding, and snowboarding.