Lauren Lappin

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Lauren Lappin
Born (1984-06-26) June 26, 1984 (age 30)
Anaheim, California
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Partner(s) Shannon Shakespeare
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  United States
Women's Softball
Olympic Games
Silver Beijing 2008 Team Competition

Lauren Lappin (born 26 June 1984 in Anaheim, California) is an American softball player who won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She is openly lesbian.[1]

Lappin attended Stanford University from 2002-2006 playing shortstop and catcher for the softball team and graduated in December 2006 with a degree in American Studies.

She also played with the USA National Elite Team in 2003 and 2005 and was an alternate for the US Olympic Team in 2004.

Prior to the 2009 season, Lappin joined the Northwestern University team as a volunteer coach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reid, Scott M. (20 August 2008). "Olympian comes to terms with sexual identity". The Orange County Register. Archived from the original on 23 August 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2012.