Hard-working player who will look to break into the Notre Dame rotation at attack ... has excellent stick skills and is strong around the cage ... creative player who knows how to find openings around the goal ... has shown the ability to make plays ... gives the Irish excellent depth at attack ... one of eight sets of sisters to play at Notre Dame in the program's 12 seasons ... sister Meghan was an `06 graduate of the program ... has seen action in four games in her first two seasons at Notre Dame ... has three shots on goal with one ground ball and one caused turnover.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw playing time against Canisius and Ohio State ... had two shots on goal, including a free-position shot in 18-8 win at Canisius ... had one shot in the 16-9 win at home against Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in just two games in 2006 ... had one ground ball and one caused turnover ... made first collegiate appearance versus Lehigh, getting one ground ball and one caused turnover ... saw action in Notre Dame's 18-2 win against Canisius.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played three sports during her high school career at Christian Brothers Academy ... four-year letter winner in lacrosse ... lettered as a senior in cross country and as a sophomore in tennis ... four-time all-conference selection in lacrosse ... team captain as a senior ... selected to play in the 2005 senior all-star game ... as a senior, scored 31 goals and had 15 assists for 46 points and was selected all-city ... had a 38-goal season as a junior ... member of the Star-Riders Lacrosse club ... played in the U.S. Lacrosse Association national championship as a member of New York 3 ... full name is Lauren Barbara deMello ... daughter of Stephen and Patricia deMello ... has two sisters who also have played Division I lacrosse - Meghan at Notre Dame and Caitlin at William & Mary ... born Aug. 5, 1987 in Windsor, Conn. ... double major at Notre Dame in Film, Television and Theatre and Sociology.
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