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2011 (Junior): Assistant captain ... shifted from forward to defense before the season ... tied for third on the team with three goals ... started every match and played the third-most minutes on the team ... scored twice vs. Illinois, on a turning goal in the first half and a header in the second period ... finished on a cross for OSU's first goal against Nebraska ... Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 24 games, starting 19 ... scored four goals and tied for second on the team with five assists ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week Aug. 30 ... scored two goals, including the game-winner in 3-1 win vs. West Virginia ... scored a goal at Arizona and tallied the game-winner in the 91st minute of a 2-1 against No. 15 Minnesota ... recorded an assist against No. 13 Illinois ... assisted on Paige Maxwell's game-winner against Michigan State and Danielle Scoliere's game-winner in the first round of the NCAA tournament against St. Francis ... tallied the assist on Lauren Steuer's "Sweet 16" game-winner at No. 8 Virginia ... named third team Academic All-District, Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2009 (Freshman): Played in all 20 games, earning 12 starts ... tied for the team lead with six goals while also adding an assist ... played the second-most minutes of any Buckeye freshman with 1,071 ... scored her first collegiate goal in the 84th minute of a 3-2 win at UNLV ... followed that up two days later with a pair of goals in a 6-0 rout of Youngstown State ... scored the Buckeyes' lone goal at Penn State ... assisted on Lauren Steuer's game-winner against Iowa ... came back two days later to score the game-winner off a Steuer corner in the 90th minute of a 1-0 thriller against Northwestern ... notched her sixth goal of the season in 6-0 win over No. 23 Indiana ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Canadian U-17 Team: Has extensive international experience ... she played internationally with the Canadian U17 Team last fall at the FIFA U17 Women's World Cup, held in Auckland, New Zealand ... she started all four matches for Canada and helped the team to the quarterfinal round.
International: Played for Alberta's Provincial Team - Internazionale - four years and won a bronze medal at the 2008 Provincial Games and a silver at the 2007 games ... team was gold medalist at the 2007 U16 Western Canadian Games ... served as a captain on three provincial teams ... team also was EIYSA League champion in 2007 and 2008 and was Edmonton champion in 2007.
Personal: Attended Archbishop Jordan High School and played basketball as well as volleyball, captaining both teams ... loves to play any sport and to work out ... Lauren is the daughter of Joanne and Jeff Granberg ... she has a brother, Ryan, and a sister, Cassandra.