Laura Romberg

#8 Laura Romberg

POS. MF
HT. 5-6
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Vernon Hills, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Vernon Hills

2010: Played in all 18 matches, drawing a start at Indiana State (Sept. 24) ... recorded six total shot attempts, two of which were on goal ... played a career-high 95 minutes in the draw at Indiana State ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2009: Saw action in all 21 matches as a sophomore, drawing three starting assignments ... registered five total shot attempts on the season ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Roll ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2008: Appeared in 17 matches in the midfield for the Crusaders as a freshman, making 11 starts ... first collegiate goal was the match-winner in a 2-1 victory over South Dakota (Sept. 21) ... drew first collegiate assist in win at Indiana State (Sept. 7) ... fired a season high four shot attempts against Youngstown State on Oct. 3.

Prep: A letterwinner for the Cougars as a freshman ... an Honorable Mention All-Area Team selection in 2005 ... earned Daily Herald Honorable Mention honors as a freshman ... played club soccer for Eclipse, which was ranked as the No. 1 club team in the nation ... a five time Illinois State Cup finalist ... Region II champions in 2008 ... finished in third place at the national championships ... did not play prep soccer sophomore through senior seasons while playing club.

Personal:  Laura is the daughter of Bob and Peg Romberg ... major is criminology ... born Oct. 10, 1989.