Lauren, born and raised in Frisco Texas, was one of Frisco Fury’s original players. She was inspired to try lacrosse by her father, who was an All-American defenseman at Army West Point. During her high school career, Lauren served as a 2-time captain for Fury and earned All-District three years in a row and All-State honors for her junior and senior seasons. Her sophomore and junior seasons, she helped bring the newly established varsity team to two consecutive state tournaments, with the team coming in second place her junior year. She was awarded Offensive MVP and Team MVP her junior and senior years, respectively. Lauren was also chosen to play for Team Texas twice, representing the state at two National Tournaments. Lauren was the first from the program to be recruited to play at the Division I level in college. In addition to lacrosse, she played for Frisco High’s soccer team her freshman year and participated in theatre, performing in several UIL One-Act Competitions and earning various awards for her starring roles.
After graduating from Frisco High School in 2016, Lauren continued on to play D1 lacrosse at the University of California, Berkeley. After recovering from her 2nd ACL tear at the beginning of her freshman year at Cal, Lauren became a regular on the field, playing in every game during her first season back from injury. Additionally, she earned PAC-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention for two consecutive years. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies. For her senior thesis, she studied the socioeconomic impact of major sports franchises on local communities.
Lauren graduated from Cal in May of 2020 and returned home to Dallas to begin her professional career. She served as the head coach for Frisco’s JV high school team and the assistant coach of the varsity team during the spring of 2021. Lauren was also the assistant coach of Team North Texas at the National Tournament in Maryland this past Memorial Day. This summer, she coached Grit’s youth program, Tumbleweeds. This coming fall, Lauren will be the new assistant coach of Southlake’s high school program.