20 Lauren Urke
20 Lauren Urke
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Medina, Minn.
High School: Wayzata
Position: Midfielder

Freshman (2011): 
Appeared in 17 games ... Amassed six points (2-2-6) ... Scored a goal and assisted on a game-winning tally against Connecticut (Sept. 11) ... Tabbed Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week (Sept. 12) ... Handed out an assist at Rhode Island (Sept. 18) ... Tallied game-winning goal in 21st minute at Columbia (Nov. 5) ... Honored as Ivy League Rookie of the Week for second time Nov. 7.

Before Harvard:
2010 Olympic Development Program Region II Interregional team ... 2010 ODP Region II team ... Member of the Minnesota ODP state team from 2005-10 … National Merit Finalist … Three-year starter and letterwinner as midfielder on the soccer team in high school … Captained soccer team in 2010 … Received letters in hockey and track and field in 2009 and another in track and field in 2010 … Received Wayzata's 2011 Athena Award as the most outstanding athletic and academic performance by a female student-athlete … Was the Minnesota High School Challenge Cup Most Valuable Player in 2009 … Four-year recipient of the Hardest Worker Award on high school soccer team as voted by teammates … Garnered all-state honors in 2008 and all-conference accolades in 2009 in track and field … Member of the 4x400 team that set the Wayzata school record in 2008 … High school team won state title in 2009 and was runner-up in 2010 … U.S. Presidential Scholar Semifinalist in 2011 … Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction in 2010 … National Honor Society member … Volunteered as a violin teacher, soccer and hockey coach, math tutor, Club YES participant and Link Leader … Also enjoys violin, reading, skiing and spending time with friends and family.