34 - Lauren Gagnier
Lauren Gagnier
Born: 02/28/1985
Height: 6-2
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: Santa Cruz HS
Position: Pitcher
B/T: R/R
Experience: 2V

TITANS `05: Posted a respectable 3.18 ERA (good for sixth on the team) coming out of the bullpen for the Titans in 21 appearances • Finished the season tossing 28.1 innings, four of which came from his only start of the season on Apr. 20 vs. USC; he tallied 4 strikeouts in that game matching a career-high • Had a stretch of seven scoreless outings (8 innings) to start the season • Posted a 3-0 record, picking up victories on Feb. 5 vs. Stanford, Mar. 1 at San Diego State, and Apr. 3 vs. UC Irvine • His 21 appearances were good for third on the staff.

TITANS `04: Posted a 2-2 record in 26 innings both as a midweek starter and as a reliever • Went five innings three times in his first four appearances • Picked up his first collegiate win on Feb. 8 vs. UNLV in his second career start, going the required five innings while allowing just one run and four Rebel hits • On Feb. 24 vs. Loyola Marymount he went five innings, allowing one run on two hits in a losing cause • Posted a 4.50 ERA, good for fifth-best on the team.

SANTA CRUZ H.S.: Earned three letters and was a teammate of former Titan Neil Walton • Compiled a 10-4 record with a 1.83 ERA and 122 strikeouts as a senior • Named all-league and All-CCS • Threw a no-hitter in a 2002 CIF playoff game against Burlingame.

PERSONAL: Born on February 28, 1985, in Santa Cruz, Calif. • Parents are Jean and Martha Gagnier • Full name is Lauren Joseph Gagnier • His nickname is L.O. • Has a younger brother (Drew) • Says his parents are his greatest influences • Majoring in communications • Would like to see Texas added to the Titans' schedule • Likes to play Texas Hold'em and Playstation 2 in his spare time • Drove from Santa Cruz to Omaha without stopping to watch the Titans play in the College World Series in 2003 • Favorites include: Los Angeles Dodgers (team), Wedding Crashers and Old School (movies), Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell and Jessica Simpson (actors), Sublime, 2Pac and 50 Cent (musical artists), Moneyball (book), fullertontitans.com and mlb.com (web sites)