#8 Lauren Cooper

Pos. MF
Ht. 5'7"
Yr. 5th/Sr.
Hometown Lake Orion, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Notre Dame Prep
2006: A Second Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... appeared in all 19 matches for the Crusaders, starting the final 13 of the season ... scored first collegiate goal at Belmont on September 8 ... recorded first career assist at Belmont ... also found the back of the net against both Oral Roberts and IUPUI ... tallied a career high five shot attempts at Youngstown State ... recorded three shots against Oral Roberts ... tied for fifth on the team with the three goals while placing seventh on the squad with seven points playing out of the midfield ... finished the year with 15 total shot attempts.

2005: Saw action in all 21 contests for Valpo ... drew four starting assignments for the Brown and Gold, including three straight in early September ... finished the season with 11 shot attempts, seven of which were on goal ... tallied three shots in the win against Indiana State ... had two shot attempts twice ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.

2004: Appeared in 18 matches for the Crusaders ... Valpo went 6-1 in the seven matches started ... finished the season with 11 shot attempts, seven of which were on frame ... tallied four shot attempts against Cleveland State, three on goal ... had two shots versus Southern Utah.

2003: Sat out the season as a redshirt with a knee injury.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Fighting Irish ... a two-time All-Region selection ... twice named to the All-District Team ... an Honorable Mention All-State selection as a senior ... named to the All-Catholic Team as a senior ... team Most Valuable Player ... also ran cross country ... a member of National Honor Society.  

Personal: Lauren is the daughter of Patrick and Joann Cooper ... major is nursing ... born August 5, 1985.