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Lauren Salazar
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Santa Clara, CA
High School: Archbishop Mitty
Major: Finance
Experience: High School
At Clemson:  Came to Clemson in the fall of 2012 and will red-shirt the 2012-13 academic year.

In High School:  Four-year letter winner in golf at Archbishop Mitty High School...qualified for the USGA Junior Girls Championship in 2010 and 2011...Future Collegian World Tour All-American in 2008 and 2010...selected first-team All-League as well as the All-San Jose Mercury News Team in 2008 and 2010...led Archbishop Mitty to Central Coast Section Championships after second place finish in 2010...had 12 American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Top 10 Finishes, eight top five finishes and two championships in her career as a junior...won medalist honors at the Woodward Video Junior at The Greenbrier in 2011 and Lockton Kansas City Junior in 2009...her victory at The Greenbrier included a final round 65 when she overcame a three-shot deficit with eight birdies in the final round...also had third-place finish at AJGA Junior at Oxmoor Valley and was sixth at the AJGA Stelewood...had five top 15 finishes in AJGA events in 2010, including a fourth place at the Greenbriar...so had two op four finishes his last two years at The Greenbriar...majoring in finance at Clemson...born June 2, 1994.

Q: Who is the biggest influence in your life?
A: My father. He inspires me everyday to be the best that I can be. 

Q: Do you have any hidden talents? 
A: When I was little I was known as the "Hula-Hoop Queen."

Q: What one word would you pick to describe yourself? 
A: Confident

Q: What made Clemson stand out to you? 
A: I was drawn by the fact it was the first women's golf team ever. It's not often you get a chance to be a part of history. I saw the potential of the Clemson program and I want a chance to be on the first national championship team in the school's history.

Q: What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time in Clemson?
A: Go to other sporting events and go out to eat.

Q: What would you tell a student -athlete considering Clemson?
A: You won't find a better university than Clemson when it comes to support, whether it is from the tutoring center, the coaches, trainers, or the fans. 

Q: What one word would you pick to describe Coach Horton? 
A: Motivating

Q: What is your most memorable shot? 
A: All three of my hole in ones are pretty special. I can't pick one over the other. 

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