#15 Lauren deMello
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[apos]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[apos]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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