24 - Lauren Anselmo
Lauren Anselmo
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
High School: La Reina HS
Position: Defender

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Saw action in eight matches, started four ... had one shot on goal ... made Bronco debut vs. then-No. 6 Stanford (Oct. 3) ... saw time as a sub vs. Arizona (Oct. 5) ... subbed in at midfield vs. Saint Mary's (Oct. 17) ... started at midfield vs. USF (Oct. 19) ... started at LMU (Oct. 24) ... started at Pepperdine (Oct. 26) ... started at Portland (Nov. 2) ... made final appearance as a sub vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 8).

CLUB EXPERIENCE: Played for the Simi Valley Eclipse ... won the state championship in 2006 ... were Nomads College Showcase champions in 2007.

AT LA REINA: A 2007 graduate of La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks, Calif. ... played soccer for Joe Laraneta ... helped her team to three straight league championships as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... was named Defensive MVP of her team as a sophomore and junior ... also earned First Team All-league ... captained the squad as a senior ... ran track for coach Robert Lopez ... played volleyball for coach Don Hyatt ... was named CIF volleyball MVP ... named First Team All-CIF and All-County in volleyball.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Vic and Debbie Anselmo ... mother played soccer at Santa Clara ... has a younger sister, Sara ... other family members also were collegiate athletes: uncle played volleyball at UCLA and pro beach volleyball, another uncle played lacrosse at Santa Clara, aunt ran track at Cal Poly ... volunteers at CRPD Therapeutic Camp for disabled children every summer ... enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, traveling, music and the beach ... major is undeclared in the College of Arts and Sciences.