"Lauren is a very important part of this team. She makes everybody smile. Now we need to get her healthy because she can make this team better."
On Sands: Playmaking forward who will provide depth up top ... has the potential to be a key contributor in the future ... joins fellow Good Counsel alum Lauren Gamble on the Terp roster.
Before Maryland: Four-year starter and two-time team captain ... 2004 team MVP ... second team Washington Post all-Met ... first team all-state in 2004 and second team selection in 2002-03 ... two-time first team all-WCAC ... first team all-county in 2004 ... team captain for Damascus Spirit of Freedom club team ... member of the U-17 and U-14 Maryland ODP ... also played for the West Chester United travel team.
Personal: Daughter of Randy and Marianne Sands ... sister of Yardley ... has done extensive volunteer work, including the Special Olympics ... enrolled in the College of Letters and Sciences ... intends to major in either psychology or marketing.
Lauren Sands' Career Statistics