Lauren Lappin

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Lauren Lappin
Personal information
Born (1984-06-26) June 26, 1984 (age 33)
Anaheim, California
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Sport Softball
College team Stanford Cardinal
Medal record
Women's softball
Representing  United States
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Team competition

Lauren Lappin (born June 26, 1984 in Anaheim, California) is a former American softball player who won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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.

In 2010, Lappin joined National Pro Fastpitch for the USSSA Pride. She was traded to the Pennsylvania Rebellion in 2014 before retiring in March 2015.[1]

She is openly lesbian.[2]


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