Lauren Heineck
Lauren Heineck

Player Profile

Annapolis, MD

High School:
El Toro HS


Center Defender


2005 --Made key defensive plays to prevent scoring opportunities against No. 2 USC, leading team to its third win over the Trojans on 3/5...Had 13 steals for the season...Scored a goal against Arizona State on 2/25...Played in 16 games...Saw limited action throughout season due to recurring concussions.

2004 --Co-captain of the team... March 9 MPSF Player of the Week... All-MPSF Second Team...Helped lead team to California win with game-tying goal that caused overtime on March 6...Third-Team All American...Finished the season with 14 goals on 61 attempts...Also had 21 steals and six field saves for the year.

2003 -- Developed into one of the premier defenders in the nation in her first year...Finished the season with 16 goals on 47 attempts...Fourth on the team with 23 steals...Found the back of the net in UCLA's victory over USC in the semifinals of the MPSF championships...Scored once in UCLA's 4-3 victory over Stanford in the NCAA Championship match...Scored three post-season goals.

High School -- Transferred her senior year to El Toro High School where she joined the water polo team...(Her previous high school did not have a team)...Earned All-CIF and All-County honors... Lettered under coach Don Stoll...Played for the NAVY club team in Annapolis, MD...MVP of 1999 Senior National Champions...Participated in 2002 Junior Pan Am Championships where she was named MVP, and 2001 Junior World Championships.

Personal -- Full name is Lauren Kendall Heineck... Born November 16, 1983...Her biggest athletic thrill to date is winning the Junior World Championships and the opportunity she has had to play with the national team... Admires former UCLA great Catharine von Schwarz for teaching her how to swim and getting her involved in water polo in Maryland...History major.

Career Statistics
Year Goals Attempts Percentage
2003 16 47 34
2004 14 61 23
2005 1 21 05
Totals 31 129 24