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Lauren Boyle
Lauren  Boyle

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eden Prairie, Minn.

Last College:
Eden Prairie (MN)

Height:
5-3

Position:
Defenseman

02/20/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

2016-17: Suited up for 32 games as a sophomore, scoring six goals and registering eight assists … on Nov. 5 in the 4-0 win against Lindenwood, she recorded her first career hat trick, scoring all three goals in the 3-0 win over the Lions … her hat trick was the first for a defenseman in the 2016-17 season across all of Division I hockey … one of two defenseman to record a hat trick during the 2016-17 campaign … scored a goal in three straight games, all against North Dakota: she scored in both games of the final regular season series against the Fighting Hawks, and her overtime goal on Feb. 24 gave Ohio State a victory in the first game of its WCHA Playoff series against UND … had two five-game point streaks: from Oct. 29-Nov. 12 and from Feb. 11-Feb.25 … the first streak started with an assist against Minnesota Duluth on Oct. 29 when she also tied a season-high with five shots on goal … had an assist and four SOG in the first home game of the year (Oct. 21 against Minnesota … tallied an assist in the 4-0 win over Lindenwood on Nov. 4 … had an assist in each road game against St. Cloud State (Nov. 11-12) … assisted on the game-winning goal in the 2-1 victory over Bemidji State on Jan. 13 … had an assist in the 4-2 win in the home finale against Minnesota State on Feb. 11 … was a season-best +2 on three separate occasions: Nov. 4 and Nov. 5 against Lindenwood and Jan. 7 at Penn State … blocked 45 shots, fourth-most on the team

2015-16: 
WCHA All-Rookie team … Playing in all 36 games, she totaled 17 points (3 goals, 14 assists) which was tied for fourth among all freshmen defensemen in the NCAA … in her first career game she tallied two assists … against Minnesota State on Oct. 23-24, she had four assists and was named WCHA Rookie of the Week …  her five multi-point games were second-most on the team and four of them came in Ohio State victories … had a season-high three assists against Minnesota State on Oct. 24 … scored her first career goal against Penn State on Jan. 2 in a 2-1 win … was a season-best +3 against Vermont in the Windjammer Classic on Nov. 28

Prior to Ohio State


Four-time All-Conference honoree at Eden Prairie HS... served as a starter all four season as an Eagle in addition to being a captain her senior season... 2014-15 All-American as well as a three-time All-State performer... also lettered as a member of the golf team.

Personal

Daughter of Scott and Amy Boyle... Has one older brother, Cameron... lists her greatest sports thrill as defeating Edina High School her junior year in the Section Championships... her father is a two-time Iron Man triathlete... her hobbies include golfing, traveling, and photography.

Career Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2015-16 36 3 14 17 66 14-39 -16 1 0 0
2016-17 32 6 8 14 69 9-18 0 3 0 1
TOTAL 68 9 22 31 130 20-51 -16 4 0

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WCHA Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2015-16 28 2 10 12 47 11-30 -16 1 0 0
2016-17 23 2 6 8 43 7-14 -8 2 0 0
TOTAL 51 4 16 20 90 18-44 -24 3 0 0

THE BOYLE FILE

Career Game Highs

Goals 3

Nov. 5, 2016 vs. Lindenwood

Assists 3

Oct. 24, 2015 vs. Minnesota State

Points 3 2x, last on Nov. 5, 2016 vs. Lindenwood
PIM 14 Jan. 9, 2016 at Minnesota
Shots 6 Nov. 21, 2015 at St. Cloud State
Plus/Minus +3

Nov. 28, 2015 at Vermont