#26 Lauren Fenlon
AS A SENIOR:Started 18 matches for the Irish, serving as an anchor for the defense … selected second team all-West/Midwest Region by the Intercollegiate Women[apos]s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) … tallied 14 ground balls and caused seven turnovers … scored first career goal and tallied first career assist … first career goal came in a 17-6 win at Cincinnati … assist came in BIG EAST Final against Loyola (Md.) … had a pair of ground balls in games against Boston University and Loyola (Md.) … named the team[apos]s Unsung Hero for the second consecutive year and also earned the team[apos]s The Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley[apos]s Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award in team postseason voting … selected as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a Monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Played and started in all 18 games for the Irish on defense in 2010 … had 27 ground balls, six draw controls and 12 caused turnovers on the year … selected by her teammates as the team[apos]s ‘Unsung Hero,’ following the 2010 season … key member of Notre Dame defensive back line along with senior Rachel Guerrera and junior Jackie Doherty that helped freshman goaltender Ellie Hilling to lowest goals-against average (9.69) since the 2006 season … had nine games with two or more ground balls and two games with two or more caused turnovers … had a pair of ground balls in 14-12 win at California (3/13) … had a season-high four ground balls as Irish limited Boston University to six goals in 7-6 win on March 20 … had two ground balls and two caused turnovers in 10-9 home loss to Vanderbilt (3/24) … had three consecutive games with two ground balls versus Georgetown, Loyola and Villanova … part of defense that recorded first shutout in school and BIG EAST history versus Villanova (4/9) … had a pair of ground balls in 12-11 win at Ohio State (4/22) … recorded two ground balls and a season-high three caused turnovers in the 12-11, four-overtime loss to Syracuse in BIG EAST Tournament … closed the season with three ground balls in NCAA Tournament loss to Northwestern (5/15).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 21 games during the 2009 season, making 16 starts … became a stalwart on the Notre Dame defense with her physical style of play … grabbed 30 ground balls to rank ninth on the squad … added five draw controls and 12 caused turnovers for a solid sophomore campaign … had seven games with two or more ground balls and three contests with two or more caused turnovers … made first career start in season opener at Duquesne, getting three ground balls and one caused turnover in 22-7 win … recorded three ground balls and two caused turnovers in 14-11 win versus Ohio State (2/22) … chipped in two ground balls in 17-8 win versus Stanford (2/28) … recorded fourth multiple ground ball game, grabbing three in BIG EAST win at Cincinnati (4/3) … had career-high five ground balls and three caused turnovers in 20-5 home win against Connecticut (4/18) … had two ground balls, two draw controls and one caused turnover in two games at the BIG EAST Championship … recorded a pair of ground balls in NCAA win versus Vanderbilt (5/10) and closed the season with four ground balls and one caused turnover in 16-10 NCAA quarterfinal loss at North Carolina.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in nine games as a freshman defender at Notre Dame, coming off the bench … grabbed three ground balls and had one caused turnover in limited action … saw first collegiate action in opening game of season, a 22-10 win over Canisius … recorded ground balls versus Duquesne (2/17), Loyola (3/22) and at Northwestern (4/9).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Lettered in two sports at Our Lady of Good Counsel, winning four in lacrosse and two in basketball … helped squad to four Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championships … three-time all-conference … helped basketball to city title in 2005 … team was ranked 10th in the nation by USA Today … first team all-Met selection in 2007 … Montgomery County player of the year in `07 … named to high school Tewaaraton Watch List as a senior in `07 … as a senior, had 24 goals and 15 assists for 39 points while causing 36 turnovers … for career, accumulated 82 goals and 46 assists for 128 points … had 112 ground balls, 81 draw controls and 78 caused turnovers … two-time U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American … club teammate of fellow Irish defender Jackie Doherty on the M&D lacrosse team … selected as an alternate, along with Irish teammate Kailene Abt, to the U.S. Under-19 team in the summer of 2007 … was a second team all-Galaxy player in 2005 and first team in 2006 … team won 2006 Galaxy Tournament … M&D won national tournament in 2004 and 2006 … full name is Lauren Elizabeth Fenlon … daughter of Tim and Linda Fenlon … has one brother … grandfather, Edward, played football (1937) at Notre Dame … has a cousin, Riley, who currently attends Notre Dame … born May 23, 1989 in Silver Spring, Md. … graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a major in sociology and a minor in education, schooling & society.
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