Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Lauren Young
Lauren Young


Anaheim, Calif.

High School:
Canyon H.S.






Arizona Drops Series to UCLA with 9-1 Defeat

Two Arizona errors led directly to three unearned runs, contributing to UCLA's lead of 6-1 by the fourth inning as the Bruins cruised to a 9-1 victory over the Wildcats.


Bruins Power Way Past Arizona

Five home runs from UCLA in the first three innings overwhelmed Arizona early on, as the Wildcats fell to the Bruins, 13-3, to even the series at one game apiece.


Cats Walk Off in Extras

Hallie Wilson hit a three-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the tenth to help Arizona secure its 18th victory at home this season.


Cats Begin Road Trip in Las Cruces

Arizona (26-13, 4-5 Pac-12) begins a five-game road trip on which it will play five games in six days in two different cities. The Cats head to New Mexico State (26-13, 8-1 WAC) for a doubleheader on Tuesday before continuing conference play at Oregon this weekend.


Young Powers Arizona to Mercy Win

Arizona's offense set a season-high in hits with 15 as the Wildcats eased past UC Santa Barbara, 12-2.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Canyon High School under Head Coach Dan Hay ... Named Team MVP in her junior and senior seasons ... Cited as first-team all-conference during her junior and senior seasons and named to the second-team as a freshman ... Named first-team all-county and all-state as a senior while being awarded second-team all-county as a senior ... Named the 2012 Athlete of the Year at Canyon High School as a senior as well as the school's Junior Player of the Year the previous season ... Four-year scholar athlete ... Posted a .394 batting average with a .746 slugging percentage and five home runs in her senior season.

Personal: Born Lauren Alyssa Young in August of 1994 to Terry and Cecile Young ... Brother Brandon (19) will serve as the team's manager and has a sister, Taryn, 13 ... Intended major is undecided ... In her free time, enjoys playing softball, hanging out and relaxing ... Chose Arizona because she, "loved the campus and the coaches and the girls were great."