UCLA Women's Soccer BIO
Lauren Wilmoth
Player Profile:
Lauren Wilmoth 1266982
Position: Defender
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Garland, TX
High School: Garland

U.S. National Team
Helped the Under-20 U.S. National Team to a second-place finish at the 2007 Pan American Games in Brazil ... Also helped the Under-21 U.S. National Team place second at the 2006 Nordic Cup in Norway ... Played on the U-17s which captured the 2005 adidas Cup ... Has also played with the U-16s.

Second-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Second-team All-Region selection by Soccer Buzz ... Started every match for the third year in a row, putting her on pace to break the UCLA career records for starts (95) and games played (98) ... Member of a UCLA defense that ranked No. 1 in the country in goals against average (0.23) ... Helped the team surrender just six goals in 25 matches ... Team also posted a school record 19 shutouts ... The Bruin defense never allowed more than one goal in any match ... The team's highest scoring defender, finishing the season with 13 points (3g, 7a) ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over USC on Oct. 24 ... Also assisted on Christina DiMartino's goal in a 1-0 victory over Stanford on Oct. 31 ... Ended the season with 19 shots.

Started all 24 matches ... UCLA's top assist leader from the back line, ending the year ranked third on the team with nine ... Biggest assist of the season came in UCLA's 3-2 double-overtime victory over Portland in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... Lone goal on the season came in a 3-0 victory over Arizona on Nov. 4 ... Finished the season with 11 points ... Helped the Bruin defense surrender just 16 goals in 24 matches ... Also helped UCLA rank in the top 20 nationally (#17) in goals against average in 2007 (0.65) ... The Bruins ranked second in the Pac-10 in shutouts with 12.

Started all 25 matches ... Regarded as one of the top freshman defenders in the nation, earning second-team Freshman All-America honors from Soccer Buzz ... Helped the UCLA defense rank third in the Pac-10 in shutouts with 13 ... Member of a defense that held opponents to less than a goal per game (0.76) ... Contributed on the offensive side of the field as well, tallying a goal and two assists for four points ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-0 victory over Maryland on Aug. 27 ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over No. 3 Texas A&M on Sept. 8 ... Also had the game-winning assist in UCLA's 4-1 decision against No. 10 Cal ...

High School/Club
Four-year letterwinner at Garland High School in Garland, TX ... 2006 Parade All-American ... Gatorade Circle of Champions Texas State Player of the Year as a senior ... Top-25 recruit in the nation according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... Two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Played club soccer for the Dallas Texans North `88. ... Helped the Texans to regional and national championships in 2006 ... Also participated on the track & field and cross-country teams in high school ... Specialized in the 800m, 4x100m and 4x400m events.

Full name is Lauren Michelle Wilmoth ... Born May 23, 1988 in Dallas, TX ... Daughter of Walter and Mary Wilmoth ... Has one sister, Kim ... Admires U.S. Women's National Team defender Catherine (Reddick) Whitehill ... History major.

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