Pensky's Take: "Lauren has worked so hard over the last 5 months. Recovering from a February ACL, she has been determined to make her final season a successful one - despite the odds. She continues to serve as an excellent example to our younger players."
As a junior (2007): One shot in 0-0 tie with Eastern Kentucky (8/31) ... one shot in 2-1 win over Fairleigh Dickinson (9/2) ... made first start of the season in 1-0 double-overtime loss at No. 14 Clemson (9/27) ... missed the Lehigh game due to an eye injury ... returned to the starting line-up in 1-0 loss to Wake Forest (10/5).
As a redshirt sophomore (2006): Came off the bench to help shutout No. 10 Tennessee in 1-0 victory at Penn State Classic (8/25) ... scored her first collegiate goal on a 40-yard shot in 6-0 rout of UMBC (9/4) ... moved to center midfield in 2-0 win over Stony Brook (9/15) ... started her first collegiate game in 1-0 loss at NC State (10/11) ... scored the insurance goal in 2-0 win over No. 11 Virginia (10/22) ... scored her third goal of the season off of a corner kick by Ashly Kennedy in 2-1 loss at No. 14 Boston College (10/27).
As a sophomore (2005): Made her collegiate debut in 4-0 rout of Rhode Island (8/28) after missing all of the 2004 season due to injury.
As a freshman (2004): Missed the entire season due to injury.
Before Maryland: An NSCAA All-South Region First Team star playing for Our Lady of Good Counsel in Wheaton, Md. ... member of the ODP Region I Team in 2003 ... was just invited to play in Spain with the Region I ODP this April ... attended the ESP/National Campl Camp in 2003 ... a lockdown defender, who was first-team all-Maryland selection for the Falcons, who allowed 11 goals in 21 games in 2003 ... member of the Washington Post First Team All-Metro as a senior ... first-team All-Montgomery Journal selection as a senior ... Washington Post All-Metro honorable mention as a junior and Journal second-team pick ... plays club soccer with the Olney Maryland United (U-18).
Personal: Daughter of Frances and Brian Gamble ... older sister of Steven and Jackie ... other interests include going to the beach, scrapbooks and movies ... majoring in communication studies with a GPA of 3.119.