11 Laura Espinosa
11 Laura Espinosa
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mountain View, Calif.
High School: Mountain View
Position: 2M
College: 2V

Holds the single-season SCU record for earned ejections (76)
2011 WWPA Honorable Mention
2011 WWPA Player of the Week - Mar. 2, 2011

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Served as the Broncos two-meter set, scoring 20 goals, nine assists, 14 steals while breaking the Broncos single-season earned ejections record with 76 … drew four ejections and added a goal and an assist against Sonoma St. (2/13) … earned four ejections and added an assist against Cal Baptist (2/19) ... drew four ejections for the second game in a row against CSUEB (2/19) … scored three goals while adding a steal, field block while earning an ejection against UOP (3/26) … earned five ejections, a steal, and two goals against CS Monterey Bay (2/26) … drew a season-high six ejections while adding a steal against Indiana (2/27) … drew three ejections in a win over San Bernadino (4/2) … earned four ejections while stealing the ball twice in a loss to San Jose St. (4/10).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Played in 31 games while starting two … recorded 17 goals, seven assists, 19 steals and was third on the team with 47 ejections drawn … scored twice against No. 16 Pacific (2/27) … scored a goal, registered two steals, drew two ejections and one 5-meter against Cal Baptist (2/27) … drew two ejections in a win over Cal State San Bernardino (3/6) … drew four ejections versus No. 16 Indiana (3/13) … scored twice, added one assist, drew one ejection and one 5-meter in a match against Cal State East Bay (4/17).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Played in 35 games and started in two of them ... finished the season with 15 goals on 74 attempts, 11 assists, 15 steals, and drew 36 ejections ... scored a goal and added a steal and drew a kickout in her first collegiate match against Cal State East Bay (1/24) ... tallied a goal, an assist, and a steal against SJSU (1/31) ... scored a goal and added an assist and four kickouts drawn against UC Irvine (2/7) ... scored three goals against California Baptist (2/20) ... scored a goal and drew three ejections against No. 11 UC Davis (3/6) ... tallied two goals, an assist, and a steal against CSU Monterey (3/14) ... had a goal, an assist,and drew a KO against LMU (4/4) ... scored a goal and added an assist against Colorado State (4/4).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Mountain View High School ... served as team captain junior and senior years ... led team to school's best finish in 2007 Central Coast Section Championships ... scored career season-high 92 goals as a senior ... two year All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League First Team honoree ... earned League MVP senior year ... named to All-Central Coast Section First Team ... 2007 All-Mercury News Team honoree ... member of the Pacific Zone Team member of Stanford Water Polo Club.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Ann Espinosa ... has a younger sister, Ellen ... enjoys water skiing and drawing ... participated in Dance Spectrum, spirit club and Iwata Japan Exchange Program ... Finance major.