8 - Laura Cavanaugh
Laura Cavanaugh
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pylesville, Md.
High School: North Harford
Position: D

2010: Two-year letterwinner and a team captain … expected to compete for the starting nod at defense again this spring.

2009: Started all 18 games as a member of the defensive unit that ranked fourth in Division III, allowing an average of just 7.56 goals per game … was fifth on the team with 25 ground balls … also forced six turnovers and won two draw controls.

2008: Was sidelined during her sophomore season due to a knee injury.

2007: Saw action in 14 games during her rookie year, helping the defense lead the country in goals-against average (4.82) ... snared 13 ground balls and caused six turnovers.

High School: Played lacrosse, field hockey and basketball, earning four varsity letters in each at North Harford ... led the lacrosse team to a county title in 2006 ... two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American.

Personal: Father, Wayne, played lacrosse at the University of Maryland ... ODAC scholar-athlete … business administration and studio art double-major.