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Lauren Hanna
Lauren  Hanna


Brea, Calif.

High School:
Brea Olinda




2018: The junior started in 48 out of the 49 she played this season mainly at catcher….Batted .280 with 42 hits, six doubles and seven homeruns…Recorded 32 RBI’s while scoring 22 runs…Tied for team lead in homeruns while placing second on team in RBI’s…Had a fielding percentage of .963 behind the plate…Sixth in the BIG EAST in homeruns and RBI’s.

Started in 23 games this year before an injury forced her to miss the rest of the season…Batted for a .329 average, which was the third-highest on the team…Had 23 hits, 12 runs, 11 RBIs, three doubles, a triple and a home run during the year…Named the BIG EAST Player of the Week on March 13…Primarily played catcher during the season.

2016: BIG EAST Freshman of the Year...2016 All-BIG EAST Second Team...Had the third best batting average on the team at .341...Appeared in 44 games while starting 43...Compiled 43 hits on nine doubles, one triple, and four homeruns...Registered the third highest slugging percentage on the team at .524...Had 22 runs scored in 122 at-bats...Had the walk-off hit on April 2, against St. John's to give Coach Maria DiBernardi her 800th career win...Named to the BIG EAST honor roll on April 4. 

Brea Olinda: 
Earned four varsity letters in softball under head coach Jordan Learn...Held the highest fielding percentage (.978) and batting average (.341) on the team...Academic Honors graduate (2015)...Math and Science Honors graduate (2015)...Member of OC Elite (2012-15)...OC Coastal Classic Champions...Placed second at the USSSA Nationals.

Personal: Born May 22, 1997 in Brea, Calif...Daughter of Mark Hanna and Susan Zappia...Younger sister to brother Griffin Hanna...Has three brothers Marcus, Matt, and Mike Zappia...Undeclared major...Enjoys watching the Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and the San Diego Chargers...Chose to attend Villanova because of the amazing academic program and extremely friendly environment that the school provides.