"Laura has a chance to finish her college soccer career on a high note.She is a technical player who has just gotten better since joining us last spring."
On Desobry: Tenacious midfielder who will provide depth this season ... good decision making and ball skills ... a hard worker ... is willing to do the little things necessary for the team ... practiced with the team during the 2004 season after transferring from William Smith College.
At William Smith (2002-03): Two-year letterwinner at William Smith College (2002-03)... helped the Herons to the 2002 NCAA Division III national championship game ... two-year starting center midfielder ... transferred to William Smith after lettering for one season at LSU (2001).
Before College: Third team all-state at Walt Whitman High School ... honorable mention Washington Post all-Met ... first team all-county ... four-year letterwinner.
Personal: Daughter of Geoff Desobry and Barbara Hemelt ... father played basketball at Catholic University ... sister of Joey (18) ... majoring in community health, with aspirations of working for an international health agency.