Fendrick played collegiately at UCLA, where she was named an Academic All-American her sophomore through senior seasons as well as a team captain for her senior year. Fendrick was also a member of UCLA’s softball team her freshman yea when her team made it to the National Championship game. Fendrick also holds a J.D. from USC as well.
Fendrick made her first AVP appearance in 2003 at Tempe, AZ. Fendrick has victories at Cincinnati, Miami, and Huntington Beach. In 2013, she earned six top-3 finishes and seven top-5 finishes out of seven total events. Lauren is married to beach volleyball player/coach Andrew Fuller. Fendrick is teaming with Brooke Sweat for the 2014 tour season.
Favorite thing about beach volleyball: “It’s the best game ever invented. I particularly enjoy the mental aspect of it.”
Best Memory: “Winning my first tournament in Cincinnati. I had a terrible ear infection where my ear was bleeding the entire night before the tournament and somehow Brooke and I won our first domestic tournament.”
Hobbies: “Cooking and kicking my husband’s butt at any activity.”
2014: Lauren Fendrick came in 2nd at the AVP St. Petersburg Open with partner Brooke Sweat.