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    Laura Clemente
    Laura Clemente

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Madison, N.J.

    High School:
    Madison

    Height:
    5-2

    Position:
    M/A



    Career: Saw action in 40 games, playing a reserve role ... Assumed a defender role, finishing with 11 ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover.

    2009: Played in 12 games for the Wildcats, including the NCAA first round game against Massachusetts (5/10) and the NCAA championship against North Carolina (5/24) ... Scooped up four ground balls on the year, including one against the Minutewomen ... Won a draw control in the season-opener against Denver (1/23) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Saw action in nine games including the first start of her career at Rutgers (2/24) before missing the remainder of the season with a knee injury ... Scooped up three ground balls on the year and caused a turnover against the Scarlet Knights ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Played in eight games off the bench ... Recorded three ground balls, three against Ohio State (4/27) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Appeared in 10 games for the Wildcats ... Played in the home NCAA Tournament win over Stanford (5/14) ... Scored her first career goal in the win over Ohio (3/4).

    High School: Lettered four times in lacrosse ... Team captain ... Led team in ground balls, points and assists ... Two-time all-division ... Team MVP ... Academic All-America ... Led team to state tournament three times ... High school coach was Carole Rawding ... Also lettered in basketball (4 times), soccer (3) and tennis (1) ... In basketball, led team in scoring, assists and steals for three years ... Three-time first-team all-conference ... Two-time team MVP ... Independent Press Play of the Month ...Helped team advance to state tournament twice ... In soccer, led Dodgers in goals and points for two years ... All-area and team Most Valuable Offensive Player ... National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Laura Faith Clemente ... Daughter of Lucille and Arthur Clemente ... Major is communication studies with a minor in business institutions.

    Clemente's Career Statistics

    Year GP-S G A PTS GB DC CT
    2009 12-0 0 0 0 4 1 0
    2008 9-1 0 0 0 3 0 1
    2007 8-0 0 0 0 3 1 0
    2006 10-0 1 0 1 1 0 0
    Totals 40-1 1 0 1 11 2 1

    Clemente's Career Highs

    Goals 1, vs. Ohio (3/4/06)
    Assists N/A
    Points 1, vs. Ohio (3/4/06)
    Ground Balls 2, vs. Ohio State (4/27/07)
    Draw Controls 1, two times (most recent vs. Denver, 1/23/09)
    Caused Turnovers 1, at Rutgers (2/24/08)