Lauren LocklearAssistant Coach
Alma Mater: USC Aiken, 2011
Office Phone: (828) 884-8284
Locklear comes to Brevard College from the University of South Carolina Aiken where she starred during her four years with the Pacers, achieving numerous athletic and academic accolades. She joins the Tornados Coaching Staff in the Spring of 2012.
Locklear was a two-time Peach Belt All-Conference player, ranking second in the Peach Belt Conference in assists from the shortstop position. She ranked in the top 10 in nine different career offensive categories while at Aiken, finishing among the top players in Pacer sports history in batting average, base hits, runs batted in, slugging percentage, doubles, total bases, home runs, stolen bases and runs scored.
She was a three-time Dean’s List recipient and was named to the USC Aiken’s President’s List. She was also named to the Athletic Director Honor Roll and was a 2010 Peach Belt Conference All-Academic First team selection.
In addition to her playing career, Locklear also worked at the Mt. Pleasant Recreation Department in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. as both a field supervisor and umpire. Her duties included maintaining the facilities at various recreational locations and assisting umpires with their daily tasks, as well as officiating assigned t-ball games and enforcing the rules of play. She also communicated with coaches, players and sponsors to help maintain order both on and off the field.
She also served as a Summer Camp Coach with Baseball and Softball teams and participated in the JDRF walk, as well as served as a volunteer at the Trinity Lutheran Nursing Home.