2010: Part of the starting lineup in all 17 contests...led the team with 32 draw controls...won a career-best five draw controls against Massachusetts (2/20)...one of four players to record a hat trick against Iona (2/24)...scored twice against Quinnipiac (3/3)...finished with four points at Binghamton (3/7), scoring two goals and assisting two others...scored twice, including a free-position goal against Marist (3/10)...picked up two ground balls and won two draw controls at Sacred Heart (3/13)...led the team with four-goal effort against St. Bonaventure (3/19), winning three draw controls as well...finished with four points for the second-straight game at Holy Cross (3/24), scoring three goals and adding an assist to a three-ground ball and two-draw control effort...co-led the team in scoring at Rutgers (4/3) with a three goals and an assist, winning a team-best four draw controls against the Scarlet Knights...scored twice, picked up three ground balls and won a draw control versus Villanova (4/16)...led the team with six ground balls against Loyola (Md.) (4/18), scoring once and adding two draw controls...won three draw controls, picked up a pair of ground balls and had an assist against Louisville (4/23)...contributed two goals and an assist to overtime road win at Cincinnati (4/25)...co-led the Huskies in scoring with a two-goal and one-assist effort against Notre Dame (5/1), finishing the game with three ground balls.
2009: Received a medical redshirt.
2008: Started in 11 games, played in every contest...scored one goal at Loyola (3/11), UC Davis (3/30) and at Boston College (4/9)...finished the year with five ground balls and six draw controls.
2007: Played and started in the first two games of the season before missing remainder of the year with a torn ACL...collected one ground ball, caused a turnover and won one draw control in two games of action.
Before UConn: Three-year letterwinner in lacrosse at defense and midfield for West Chester East...served as team captain senior year...recipient of team's Heart Award as a junior...helped guide the team to Ches-mont Championship during sophomore campaign and state semifinals as a junior...also lettered three years in soccer and basketball, serving as captain of both...member of the honor roll, National Honor Society and Student Executive Council...named Rotary Club Student of the Month.
Personal: Lauren Beth Sparks...majoring in communication sciences...born Jan. 23, 1988.