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    Lauren Fischer


    Pittsburgh, PA

    High School:
    Ellis School




    4th year

    Has been a key contributor to the Notre Dame attack in each of the last two seasons ... hard-working player who continues to improve her all-around game ... plays with confidence on the field ... intelligent player who has a strong understanding of the game ... sees the entire field and reacts to the play well ... strong shot that is usually on goal ... has been selected to the Dean's list in all seven of her semesters at Notre Dame ... turned in a perfect 4.0 in the spring of 2003 ... comes from a Notre Dame family as her parents - Donald and Nora - are 1973 grads, her sister, Erin is a 2001 graduate and is in her third year at Notre Dame's law school while her younger brother, Adam is a freshman at Notre Dame ... has scored 36 goals in her Notre Dame career (35 in the last two seasons) with seven assists for 43 career points in 35 games (made 28 starts).

    AS A JUNIOR: Was seventh on the team in scoring with 18 goals and six assists for 24 points (all career highs) ... recorded 16 ground balls, three caused turnovers and three draw controls ... had a .419 shooting percentage (18 goals on 43 shots) ... started 11 of 15 games on the season ... had five-game goal-scoring streak (8g, 1a) between March 11-29 ... scored first goal of the season in 19-4 win over Ohio University ... also had career-high four ground balls versus Ohio... scored twice in 13-12 win over Boston College ... followed with a two-goal game in 7-6 loss to 13th-ranked Yale ... had third straight two-goal game in 12-9 loss to Ohio State ... had a goal and an assist in 16-13 win at Virginia Tech ... streak was stopped in 9-6 loss at Syracuse ... started another five-game scoring streak (8g, 5a) versus Connecticut with a goal and an assist ... added a goal and an assist in 10-7 loss to third-ranked Duke ... had season-high three-point game (2g, 1a) in 14-13 double-overtime loss to Stanford ... scored once in 16-15 overtime loss to Georgetown ... equaled season-high with three points (2g, 1a) in 18-6 win over Davidson ... had a goal and an assist in 13-9 win over Northwestern ... had streak stopped versus Rutgers and then closed the year with a two-goal game in 22-11 win over Vanderbilt.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Started 17 of 18 games on attack for the Irish ... was fifth on the team with 17 goals and 19 points ... recorded 32 shots on goal for a .531 shooting percentage ... converted six-of-10 free-position shots ... had 18 ground balls for the season ... opened the season with first career hat trick and four-point game (3g, 1a) versus Ohio University ... had a pair of goals in win over Boston College ... scored once in loss to Cornell ... had second three-goal game of the year in win over Delaware ... had one goal in win at Connecticut ... scored three times for third time on the year in loss at Ohio State ... closed the season with single-goal games versus Yale and Rutgers.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in just two games scoring one goal on two shots ... lone goal came in 20-2 win over Denver.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Named to the United States Women's Lacrosse Association All-America squad in 2000 ... earned four letters in lacrosse and field hockey at the Ellis School in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... captained both teams as a senior ... earned MVP, all-conference, and all-city honors in both sports as a senior ... also won All-America accolades as a senior in field hockey ... member of a three-time conference champion lacrosse team ... scored a team-high 98 goals for her senior lacrosse team ... played in senior all-star game and participated in 2000 nationals ... member of Cum Laude ... daughter of Donald and Nora Fischer...father is a 1973 graduate...mother is a 1976 law school graduate...sister Erin is a 2001 graduate and is in her third year of law school at Notre Dame and her younger brother, Adam, is a freshman in 2003-04 ... born Feb. 16, 1982, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... art history major in the College of Arts and Letters.

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