CU (W) Basketball BIO
12 Lauren Works
2013-14 (Freshman)
Works saw action in each of Creighton’s 34 contests last season, playing the most minutes of any freshman with 436 ... Lauren made her collegiate debut at Drake (11/8), collecting an assist ... Works knocked in her first bucket as a Bluejay in Creighton’s 63-52 win over Minnesota on Nov. 16 ... Lauren dropped in seven points with three field goals in the Bluejays’ 65-55 win over Houston on Nov. 23 ... Works set career-highs in minutes (26), free throws (5), assists (3) and rebounds (3) at #18 Oklahoma on Dec. 1 ... Works drained four free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the Bluejays’ 65-58 win over Villanova on Dec. 28 ... She finished the game with seven points ... Lauren nabbed five rebounds and dished out six assists, both career-highs, in the Bluejays’ 65-63 (ot) win at Georgetown to open 2014 on Jan. 1 ... Works put up double-digits for the first time in her career, scoring 10 points in Creighton’s win over Georgetown on Feb. 5.

Lincoln Southwest High School
Works closed out her high school career by earning the Nebraska Coaches Association’s (NCA) Most Valuable Teammate honor in the NCA All-Star game in July ... Playing both the point and off-guard positions for Lincoln Southwest, Works was a four-year letterwinner for the Silverhawks ... Works scored a school record 1,314 points and holds the Silverhawk record for points in a game (32) ... Following her senior season, Works was named to the Super State Team by both the Omaha World-Herald and the Lincoln Journal Star ... Lauren hit 42.5 percent of her treys as a senior,  also averaging 3.5 assists and three steals a game ... She averaged 16.9 points and 7.1 rebounds per game in 2012-13 ... Works was twice named to the Lincoln All-City squad (junior and senior seasons) and was a two-time All-Heartland Conference First Team selection ... In addition to her basketball prowess, Lauren was a Nebraska State Champion in tennis, winning the No. 2 Doubles Tournament as a junior ... Works also excelled in the classroom, finishing in the top three percent of her class in each year of high school.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Lincoln Southwest HS
Experience: High School