Lauren Scherf

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Lauren Scherf
Lauren Scherf.jpg
Scherf in February 2019
No. 11 – Perth Lynx
PositionPower forward / Centre
LeagueWNBL
Personal information
Born (1996-03-07) 7 March 1996 (age 26)
East Melbourne, Victoria
NationalityAustralian
Listed height196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Career information
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2017Dandenong Rangers
2017–2019Canberra Capitals
2019–2020Sydney Uni Flames
2021–presentPerth Lynx
Career highlights and awards

Lauren Marie Scherf (born 7 March 1996) is an Australian professional basketball player for the Perth Lynx of the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL).

Professional career[edit]

Scherf began her professional career in 2013 with the Dandenong Rangers. She played four seasons with the Rangers, where she won the WNBL Rookie of the Year Award in 2015.[1] She played two seasons with the Canberra Capitals between 2017 and 2019,[2] and then two with the Sydney Uni Flames in 2019–20 and the 2020 Hub season.

On 30 April 2021, Scherf signed with the Perth Lynx for the 2021–22 WNBL season.[3] On 3 June 2022, she re-signed with the Lynx for the 2022–23 WNBL season.[4] On 7 January 2023, she had 33 points and 14 rebounds in a 75–64 win over the Sydney Flames, with 27 of her points coming in the first half.[5] Later that month, she played her 200th WNBL game.[6]

National team career[edit]

Scherf has represented Australia at the 2011 FIBA U16 Oceania Championship, 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship, 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship (winning bronze), and the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival (winning gold).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LAUREN SCHERF RE-SIGNS WITH DANDENONG RANGERS - WNBL". wnbl.com.au. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  2. ^ "UC CAPITALS SIGN RISING STAR LAUREN SCHERF". wnbl.com.au. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  3. ^ "SCHERF SIGNS. PERTH LYNX GO BIG FOR THE 2021/22 SEASON". wnbl.basketball/perth. 30 April 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  4. ^ "SCHERF STAYING IN PERTH". wnbl.basketball/perth. 3 June 2022. Retrieved 7 January 2023.
  5. ^ "BRILLIANT SCHERF LEADS LYNX TO WIN OVER FLAMES". wnbl.basketball/perth. 7 January 2023. Retrieved 7 January 2023.
  6. ^ "200 GAMES FOR SCHERF". wnbl.basketball/perth. 29 January 2023. Retrieved 29 January 2023.
  7. ^ "Lauren Scherf". australia.basketball. Retrieved 21 May 2021.

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