U.S. National Team -- Member of the Under-17 U.S. National Team ... Helped the U-17s capture the 2005 adidas Cup ... Has also played with the U-16s ... Recently called into camp with the U-21s.
High School/Club -- Two-year letterwinner at St. Charles North High School in St. Charles, Ill. ... Two-time Parade All-American (2005 & 2006) ... Top-25 recruit in the nation according to Soccer Buzz Magazine ... Two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American ... Helped her club team, the Eclipse Select, to U.S. Youth National Championship titles in 2004 and 2005 ... Two-time all-state selection in Illinois. ... Kane Country Chronicle Player of the Year in 2004 ... Also played basketball in high school as a freshman (guard).
Personal -- Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Switzer ... Born on Jan. 25, 1988 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Parents names are Ron and Diane Switzer ... Has one brother, Matthew and one sister, Sara ... Enjoys snowboarding and fishing in her spare time ... Admires John Terry of the Chelsea Football Club.