- Q&A with Lauren Wagner
Honors & Awards
- Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015, 2016)
- Nebraska Herman Award (2013, 2014)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012; Spring 2015, 2016)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016)
Lauren Wagner did not compete in the Spring 2016 Women's tennis season. She competed in the Mizzou Tennis Invite in September 2015 as a single.
Off the court, Wagner earned academic All-Big Ten honors for the third consecutive season in 2016. She also captured a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Lauren Wagner saw limited action in the spring season but gained valuable experience in the fall where she competed in two invitationals.
Wagner competed strong at the Mizzou Invitational in September where she grabbed a 6-4, 7-5 win over Vivian Cheng of Columbia University en route to going 1-5 in her fall campaign.
She paired up with Izabella Zgierska at the Mizzou Invite to earn an 8-4 win over Columbia University’s Laura MacMullin and Amy Li followed by an 8-5 victory over MacMullin and Cheng as she teamed up with Katerina Matysova.
Wagner was one of two sophomores on the Huskers roster and saw just a few matches throughout the campaing. She played solely at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles finishing with a 0-10 overall singles record and going 2-14 in doubles with an 0-2 spring mark and going 0-2 in Big Ten play. Wagner partnered with Hannah Sulz for both of her spring losses.
Wagner had a strong season off the court earning Academic All-Big Ten Honors and helping the team earn its fourth consecutive Herman Award. She also received a Nebraska Honors Medallion for having a GPA between 3.0-3.49.
Wagner was one of two freshmen to join the Huskers for the 2012-13 campaign alongside Maggy Lehmicke. Wagner participated in one match for Nebraska in the spring, playing at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
Wagner held a 2-3 singles record for 2012-13, including a 1-0 mark in the spring. She went 1-3 during the fall and only faced one team in the spring. Wagner won her only singles outing against Maddie Buxton of Colorado State on Feb. 17 by a score of 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (12-10).
Wagner went 0-3 overall in doubles. Her only spring match resulted in a 7-8 (4-7) loss from the No. 3 position alongside partner Maike Zeppernick against Mollie Cooper and Abby Stevens of Colorado State. Wagner took two losses paired with Zeppernick during the fall of 2012.
Wagner helped the team earn the Herman Award for the highest team GPA of all Nebraska’s women’s sports in 2013. She was also named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2012. It was Wagner’s first academic award as a student athlete for the Huskers.
Wagner trained at Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, Calif., along with her father’s Robbie Wagner Tournament Training Center in Glen Cove, N.Y., throughout high school.
The daughter of Robbie and Shari Wagner, Lauren was born Aug. 12, 1994, in New York City, N.Y. A marketing major, Lauren earned her bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2016. She was a three-time academic All-Big Ten selection and a three-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She graduated from Laurel Springs School online school in 2012. She was a member of the 2016 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Lauren chose Nebraska because: “I loved the coaches, the other ladies on the team, the campus and the fact that academics are important among student-athletes.”