UCLA Women's Soccer BIO
Lauren Barnes
Player Profile:
Lauren Barnes 1266976
Position: Defender
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Upland, CA
High School: Upland

U.S. National Team
* Member of the U.S. Under-23 National Team
* Recently helped the U-23s win the 2010 Four Nations Tournament in England
* Has been a member of the U.S. National Team Program since the U-15 age group
* Played for coach Jillian Ellis at the 2007 Pan American Games in Brazil (U-20)
* Traveled with the U-20s to Mexico in 2007

* Played and started 22 of 23 matches
* Third-Team NSCAA All-American
* First-Team All-Pac-10 selection
* Leader of the Bruin defense that surrendered less than a goal a game (0.84)
* Under her direction the defense posted nine shutouts in 23 matches
* Significant contributor on offense, ranking second on the team in scoring with 16 points (5g, 6a)
* Notched a team-high six assists
* Had the game-winning goal in wins over San Diego and Washington State
* Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over UCF in the NCAA Second Round

* Second-team All-Pac-10 selection
* One of just three players who started all 25 matches
* Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 14 points (2g, 10a)
* Tied with Lauren Cheney for the team lead in assists with 10
* Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-2 double-overtime victory over ASU on Oct. 11

* Appeared in all 25 matches, starting 24
* Ended the season with six points (0g, 6a)
* Assisted on a 2-1 double-overtime victory against Oregon State on Nov. 7
* Also had an assist in a 6-1 victory over Duke in the NCAA Quarterfinals
* Helped the UCLA defense rank No. 1 in the country in goals against average (0.23)
* Member of a Bruin defense that surrendered just six goals in 25 matches

* Soccer America Freshman All-American
* Second-team Freshman All-American by Soccer Buzz Magazine
* Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team
* One of six players to start all 24 matches
* One of just two freshmen (Kylie Wright was the other) to start every match
* Finished the season with five points (1g, 3a)
* Scored her lone goal on the season in a 3-1 victory over Arizona State on Nov. 2
* Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-2 NCAA Quarterfinal victory over Portland

High School/Club
* Rated as the No. 2 overall recruit in the nation by RISE Magazine and Soccer Buzz
* Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of California
* 2006 Parade All-American
* 2006 NSCAA/adidas Girls Youth All-American
* 2006 CIF-Southern Section Co-Player of the Year
* Four-time first-team All-CIF selection
* Played club soccer for Arsenal FC

* Born May 31, 1989 in Arcadia, Calif.
* Daughter of Joyce and Gary Barnes
* Has one brother, Tyler
* Enjoys drawing in her spare time
* Sociology major

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