Lauren Emblem
Lauren Emblem

Player Profile

Encinitas, CA

High School:
Torrey Pines



2000 —?Played in 14 matches, recording one start …?Scored a goal in the Bruins’ 4-1 win over Cal on Oct. 29 …?Saw action in UCLA’s 4-0 victory over Texas A&M in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

1999 — Registered a career-high five goals …?Scored two goals in the 5-0 win over Arizona State …?Netted the game-winning goal in UCLA’s 3-0 upset of USC and was named to Soccer America’s Team of the Week on Nov. 7.

1998 — Played in 19 of 22 games … Recorded her first collegiate assist in UCLA’s 3-0 win over Navy … Assisted on the game-winning goal in the Bruins’ 1-0 win over UNC-Charlotte.

High School/Club — Named the 1998 CIF Player of the Year … In 1998, she was named the Best Offensive Player by her team … Named Torrey Pines’ 1997 Most Outstanding Athlete … Earned All-CIF, all-league and all-county honors in 1997 and 1998 … Received MVP honors in the 1997 Barrons tournament … Received MVP honors at the Mira Mesa Cup in 1994 … Led the league in scoring in 1998 with 36 goals and 17 assists … Received “Player of the Week” and “Player of the Month” honors from the San Diego Union Tribune and named Player of the Week by the North County Times … Helped lead her team to the 1994 CIF Division I Soccer Championship and the 1998 co-championship … Lettered four years in soccer under coach Dennis Costello … Member of the club team the San Diego Surf … Helped lead the Surf to the 1997 WAG’s Championship and the 1997 Surf Cup championship … Member of the U-19 State Champion team.

Personal — Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Emblem … Parents are Gary and Barbara Emblem … Has two brothers, Todd and Tyler and one sister, Heather … Born July 25, 1979 in San Diego, CA … Majoring in sociology.