Women's Lacrosse Roster
|Previous School:||St. Mary’s High School|
WHY LEHIGH? “Lehigh has a strong tradition of academic excellence as well as a history of success in virtually every aspect of life, including athletics.”
BEFORE LEHIGH: Stellar on the field and in the classroom at St. Mary’s in Maryland … Was a four-year member of her high school lacrosse team … On varsity as a junior and senior … Served as team captain in 2012 … Selected as “High School Underclassman to Watch” by ESPN Rise, named an All-Impact Player in 2012 and garnered the Unsung Hero Award … Was named St. Mary’s key returning player by The Capital leading into senior year … Also stellar in the classroom as a US Lacrosse Academic All-American … Received the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Junior Athletic Service Award for athletic excellence in lacrosse, academic achievement and leadership … Owned a stellar 4.05 GPA and graduated in the top 10 percent of the St. Mary’s Class of 2012 … Member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society … Was a Maryland Distinguished Scholar and Maryland Youth of the Year State Finalist … Garnered Principal’s Honor Roll recognition … Received the Neumann Scholarship for Academic Excellence and was a National Spanish Honor Society Silver Medalist in Academic Excellence … President of the Junior Civitan Club and winner of Outstanding Artist Award … Made her mark in the community as well, garnering a Community Service Award for 465 hours of service … In addition, was the Class of 2012 Excellence in Science Award Winner … Three-time captain for Integrity Club Lacrosse while leading the team in scoring for four straight years as well … Two-year varsity member and team captain for St. Mary’s field hockey team … Baltimore Sun Player to Watch in 2011 … Was an IAAM All-Star, Second Team All-County honoree and winner of the Coaches Award for outstanding leadership.
GETTING TO KNOW LAUREN
What’s your favorite thing about Lehigh? My favorite thing about Lehigh is the beauty and location of the campus (closer to Philadelphia). In addition, size is also important to me because it’s large enough to have diversity, but still small enough to avoid being overwhelming.
Major & Why: I chose to major in Biology because I am striving to pursue a career in Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.
Favorite Food: Chocolate Ice Cream
Favorite Color: Light Blue
Favorite Musical Artist: Either Katy Perry or Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Movie: Good Will Hunting
Favorite TV Show: The Big Bang Theory
Favorite Website: Facebook
Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Terry Bradshaw
Favorite Pro Team: Washington Redskins
Favorite Athlete In Another Sport: Mia Hamm
Hobbies: Boating, running and being active
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Forbes Magazine
Place I'd Like To Visit: Madrid, Spain
Talent I’d Most Like To Have: Photographic memory
Dream Job: Physical Therapist or Athletic Trainer
I Wear My Jersey Number Because: This was the number on my jersey when I first started playing lacrosse when I was 7 years old.
If I Didn't Play Lacrosse, I Would Play: Field Hockey
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Cover the essentials (food, water, and take care of family members), buy a summer house on the beach in the Outer Banks, invest a small portion into stocks and give the rest to different charities.