Get to know Laurie Wagner
2008 NFCA All American Third Team
2008 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
2008 All-Conference USA First Team
2008 All-Academic Team
Conference USA Hitter of the Week (March 5, 2008)
Conference USA Hitter of the Week (May 7, 2007)
2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2005-06 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2008 Season (Junior)
Maintained a batting average over .396 for 50 games (Feb 9-May 4)... tied for second for single-season runs batted in with 50... moved to second for single-season record with 14 doubles... went 2-for-3 against Nicholls State with a double (Feb. 8)... had a 1-for-2 performance with two RBIs and a run scored against McNeese State (Feb. 9)... hit two doubles in a 3-for-3 performance against DePaul (Feb. 15)... doubled and hit a homerun knocking in two runs against Army (Feb. 15)... went 2-for-3 against Army with a double, two RBIs and a steal (Feb. 16)... doubled in a 3-for-4 performance against Kansas with two RBIs and scoring two runs (Feb. 23)... hit a homerun against Texas State (Feb. 24)... doubled against Texas A&M in a 1-for-3 performance (Feb. 27)... went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Texas (March 5)... went 2-for-3 against DePaul with a double (March 9)... hit two doubles, knocking in a run and scoring a run in a 2-for-4 performance against Marshall (March 15)... hit two homeruns in the series against Marshall and tallied seven RBIs (March 15-16)... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and homerun against Southern Miss (March 22)... went 5-for-7 in the series against Memphis with three homeruns and six RBIs (March 29-30)... named C-USA softball player of the week (March 31)... went 2-for-4 against East Carolina with one homerun and four RBIs (April 12)... went 3-for-4 with 6 RBIs and two homeruns against Baylor (April 16)... hit four homeruns and 12 RBIs in three consecutive games (April 12-16)... doubled in a 2-for-3 performance and scoring two runs against Tulsa (April 19)... hit a homerun against Tulsa (April 20)... had four walks in the UAB series (April 26-27)... went 1-for-2 against Louisiana Lafayette with a homerun (April 30)... went 3-for-3, with a homerun and four RBIs against UTEP (May 3)... hit a double, a triple and a homerun knocking in six runs in the UTEP series (May 3-4)... tied the single-season record with 17 homeruns against UTEP (May 3)... hit a home run in each of the Cougars opening games of the C-USA Tournament, including three RBI against Memphis and two RBI against ECU (May 8-10).
2007 Season (Sophomore)
Made 57 appearances, including 54 starts ... split time between right field and designated player ... tallied a .215 batting average ... one of five Cougars to rack up 25 RBIs ... tied for second on the squad with 12 two-out RBIs ... started the season on a five-game hitting streak at the Wilson/DeMarini Invitational (Feb. 9-11) ... knocked a two-out, two-run double in the first inning of Houston's 2-1 win over No. 11 Michigan (Feb. 11) ... hit a bases-clearing double against Centenary (Feb. 18) ... drove home the game-winning run with an RBI-single in sixth inning against Iowa State (Feb. 24) ... belted two-run homer in the sixth inning that tied the score at 6-6 against Utah Valley State (March 2) ... scored two runs and added two RBIs in series finale against Memphis (March 25) ... hit a two-run, walk-off homer in middle game of the UAB series (March 31) to secure an 8-0 victory ... went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in middle game of the UCF series (April 21) ... notched a career-best four RBIs, including a two-run homer in middle game of the Marshall series (May 5) ... also picked up an RBI in series finale against the Thundering Herd (May 6) ... earned Conference USA Hitter of the Week honors (May 7) ... smacked an RBI-single and drew a walk in game one against No. 7 Texas A&M (May 20).
2006 Season (Freshman)
Played in 57 games and made 52 starts ... majority of her starts came in right field ... third on the team with a .410 on-base percentage ... tied for fourth on the squad slapping seven doubles ... produced 11 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games ... second on the team and sixth in C-USA drawing 34 walks ... started the season on a four-game hitting streak (Feb. 11-15), including three multi-hit efforts ... went 2-for-3 with a run scored against No. 22 Oregon (Feb. 12) ... was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (Feb. 13) ... drove home two runs in a 2-for-3 performance against Samford (Feb. 18) ... knocked a two-run double in win over No. 25 BYU (Feb. 23) ... ripped a pinch-hit RBI-single against No. 18 Baylor (March 8) ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a career-best three RBIs against East Carolina (March 11) ... had a stretch of six consecutive games with a walk (March 12-25) ... smacked game-winning RBI-double in the seventh inning of the series finale at Tulsa (March 20) ... was 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored at UCF (March 26) ... out of the starting lineup nearly three weeks (April 5-24) with an injury ... returned to the lineup scoring a run in her first four games back against Texas Southern (April 24) and Grambling State (April 25) ... went 1-for-3 with a RBI at UAB (April 29) ... scored two runs on two walks and picked up an RBI in elimination game against East Carolina (May 12) at the C-USA Tournament ... cranked a solo home run in a 2-for-2 effort with two runs scored and two RBIs in an elimination game against Southern Miss (May 12).
Four-year letterwinner at Stratford High School ... was a member of the All-District First Team from 2002-05 ... named 2002 All-District Newcomer of the Year and honored as Co-District MVP in 2005 ... honored with Fighting Spartan Award in both sophomore and senior seasons ... member of the National Honors Society and won four academic excellence awards.
Daughter of Alicia Wagner ... born on January 5, 1987 ... chose to attend UH because of the "great atmosphere."
Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Courage
On My Nightstand Right Now: Pictures of my family.
A Talent Most People Don't Know I Have: Starting conversations up easily anywhere with anyone at anytime.
Favorite Movies: Van Wilder and Stick It
Worst Movie: Vanilla Sky
Person I Most Admire: My Mom
Historical Figure Laurie Would Like to Meet: Elvis Presley
TV Shows I Stay Home to Watch : Law and Order SVU, CSI and Grey's Anatomy
Dream Vacation Destinations: New Zealand and Montana
One Thing I Wish I Could Do Better: Run faster.
Favorite Bands: Sister Hazel, the Spill Canvas and Secondhand Serenade
Favorite Food: Goldfish
Childhood Hero: Batman
Quote: "The family you are born into is just a starting point."