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Lauren Aird
Harare, Zimbabwe
Dominican Convent



Career Highlights
- 2007 Women's Field Hockey.com Third Team All-America
- 2007 All-BIG EAST First Team
- 2007 All-Mideast First Team
- 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
- 2006 All-BIG EAST First Team
- 2006 All-Mideast First Team
- 2006 BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player

Enters senior season fifth among UConn’s career goal leaders at 50....her 114 points ranks seventh-best in UConn career annals...named All-BIG EAST First Team for the second consecutive season...was an All-Mideast Region choice and earned mention to the Women’s Field Hockey.com Third Team All-America squad...also a member of the 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team... ranked third on the squad with 12 goals...registered 28 points, which also ranked third among team leaders...led team and ranked second in BIG EAST with five game-winning goals...ranked fourth among BIG EAST Conference leaders in goals (12) and seventh in points (28)...her 111 shots were the most by any player on the BIG EAST Conference...tallied game-winner in NCAA first round win over UMass (11/10)...posted two goals, including the game winner in win at Syracuse (10/21)...tallied a pair of goals in 3-2 loss vs. Villanova (9/16)... notched game-winner in season-opener vs. Maine (8/25)...was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week following two-goal effort vs. Syracuse on Oct. 21.

Selected to NFHCA All-Mideast Region and All-BIG EAST First Teams…named BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player…tied the BIG EAST Championship Game scoring record with three goals...started and played in each of the team's 25 contests…ranked second on the squad in goals (22) and points (51) and third in assists (7)…notched at least one goal in 15 matches...totaled multiple goals in five games…ranked first in the BIG EAST Conference with 122 shots attempted...ranked third among BIG EAST leaders in points (51) and goals (22)...was also among the national leaders in goals (15th) and points(18th)...tallied four game-winning goals - tied for fifth-best total in BIG EAST Conference...netted one goal in NCAA Second Round victory over Princeton (11/12)…netted a career-high tying three-goals in overtime win vs. Providence to earn the BIG EAST Tournament Title (11/5)… scored a career-high three goals vs. Northeastern (10/11)…added two goals in shut out victory over
Yale (9/6).

Developed into a solid offensive force during redshirt freshman season…tallied three goals and one assist...appeared in 17 games while making three starts...registered first collegiate assist in win over Providence (10/29)...scored two goals in NCAA First Round win over Boston College (11/12)...tallied a goal in NCAA Quarterfinal loss vs. Duke (11/13).

2004: Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Member of the Zimbabwe National Team in 2002 and 2003...Played in the 2003 All-Africa Games...was a member of the Zimbabwe U-18 and U-16 National Teams...also played tennis at Dominican Convent...served as the tennis team captain in 2003.

PERSONAL: Lauren Michelle Aird...parents are Jon and Kate Aird...born April 1, 1986...communication science major.

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