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Laura Lesnick
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Laura Lesnick

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jarrettsville, Md.

High School:
North Harford

Height:
5-6

Position:
M


PENN STATE CAREER
2010 (Junior): ALC Academic Honor Roll...Academic All-Big Ten...A fixture in the midfield, starting all 17 games...Ranked fifth in goals scored with 23, including a team-high eight free position goals...Netted two or more goals in eight games, recording a season high three versus Colgate (2/28), Vanderbilt (3/21), and William & Mary (3/28)...Registered three assists...Finished fourth on the team in shots on goals (37) and fifth in caused turnovers (9)...Totaled 19 ground balls and 13 draw controls.

2009 (Sophomore): ALC Academic Honor Roll...Academic All-Big Ten...Started all 16 games in which she saw action...Fourth on the team in goals scored with a 22 and fifth in points with 23...Scored a single-game career-high four goals in 16-6 victory over Colgate (3/1)...Finished the season on a hot streak, netting eight goals in the final four games, including three in an ALC Championship win over Ohio State (5/1)...Tied for the team lead in game-winning goals with two...Totaled 15 draw controls, 10 ground balls, and three caused turnovers.

2008 (Freshman): Played in 13 games, starting 11...Scored first career goal in 18-3 win over Colgate (3/2)...Totaled seven ground balls, two caused turnovers and five draw controls.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
Totaled 42 goals and 13 assists en route to team MVP honors as a senior at North Harford H.S. in Pykesville, Md....Named a 2007 Under Armour All-American...Baltimore Sun First Team All-County honoree as junior and senior and Second Team as a sophomore...Led the Hawks to regional and county championships and a state finalist finish in 2007...Earned three letters in lacrosse and soccer...Honored as the 2007 Al Cesky Scholar Athlete Award...Recognized as a 2006 US Lacrosse Academic All-American...Played club lacrosse with NEMS under head coach Keith Barnes.

PERSONAL
Laura Ann Lesnick was born on September 15, 1989 in Baltimore, Md. to parents Glenn and Rachel Lesnick...Has one older brother, Brett...Father, Glenn, played Division III soccer at York College (Pa.).

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