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14 Erika Lauraitis
AS A SENIOR (2014):
All-MAAC First Team Selection... MAAC All-Academic Team recognition... Ranked second on team with 79 goals... Added 24 assists for a total of 103 points...Also collected 23 steals... Credited with 22 kickouts drawn and three blocks... Led Iona with three goals vs. Indiana (Jan. 18)... Netted four goals vs. Harvard (Feb. 1)... Scored two goals vs. Harvard (Feb. 8)... Scored two goals vs. George Washington (Feb. 9)... Notched three goals vs. George Washington (Feb. 22)... Scored one goal vs. Bucknell (Feb. 22)... Netted one goal vs. Princeton (Feb. 23)... Tallied two goals vs. Brown (Mar. 9)... Scored one goal vs. Princeton (Mar. 9)... Netted four goals vs. San Diego State (Mar. 9)... Led the Gaels with three goals vs. Loyola Marymount (Mar. 14)... Tallied a goal at Cal Baptist (Mar. 14)... Notched two goals vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Mar. 15)... Added two goals vs. La Verne (Mar. 15)... Scored two goals vs. Villanova (Mar. 29)... Led Iona with five goals vs. Marist (Mar. 29)... Put in three goals vs. Siena (Mar. 30)... Connected on four goals vs. VMI (Mar. 30)... Scored one goal vs. Marist (Apr. 5)… Tallied one goal vs. Wagner (Apr. 6)… Scored two goals vs. Villanova (Apr. 6)… Netted four goals vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (Apr. 13)… Tallied five goals vs. VMI (Apr. 13)… Scored three goals in the final game vs. Villanova (Apr. 27).

AS JUNIOR (2013):
Second Team All-MAAC Selection... MAAC All-Academic Team Selection... Appeared in 32 games, scoring 67 goals and dishing out 16 assists... Second on the team with 43 steals... Drew 17 kickouts and picked up five field blocks... Recorded 81 swimoff victories, including all eight vs. Wagner (3/23).

Appeared in 38 games for the Gaels, recording 61 goals on 152 shots... Added 14 assists to finish fifth on the squad with 75 points... Drew five kickouts... Defensively, recorded 49 steals and four field blocks...  Had four goals and one assist vs. George Washington (Feb. 26)... Had three goals and one assist vs. Mercyhurst (Mar. 3)... Had one goal and four steals vs. Harvard (Mar. 4)... Had five goals and two assists vs. Gannon (Mar. 11)... Had three goals, three assists and two steals vs. Claremont Mudd-Scripps (Mar. 16)... Had two goals and one assist vs. Azusa Pacific (Mar. 17)... Had three goals vs. Saint Francis (NY) (Mar. 25)... Had five goals and three steals vs. Villanova (Mar. 31)... Had five goals vs. Siena (Apr. 7)... Had three goals and one assist vs. Wagner (Apr. 15)... Had two goals and two assists in MAAC semifinal game vs. Villanova (Apr. 28)... Four goals vs. Ponoma-Pitzer in seventh place game (May 13).

MAAC Rookie of the Week (2/15)... Appeared in 31 games for the Gaels, picking up 31 points on 22 goals and nine points. Defensively, picked up 12 steals... Had two goals and four assists in first collegiate contest vs. Villanova (Feb. 5)... Had two goals vs. Hartwick (Feb. 20)... Had two goals in ECAC opening round win over Bucknell (Feb. 26)... Had three goals vs. Gannon (Mar. 5)... Had two goals vs. Siena (Mar. 6)... Had four goals and two assists vs. Gannon (Mar. 12)... Had one goal and two steals vs. La Verne (Mar. 19)... Had two goals and one assist vs. Villanova (Apr. 10).

Team Captain at Fremd during junior and senior seasons...Named to the MSL All-Conference Team during sophomore, junior and senior seasons... First Team All-Sectional selection during sophomore, junior and senior seasons...First Team All-State selection in junior and senior seasons... Third Team All-State selection during sophomore season... Illinois Water Polo Player of the Year in 2010...Third Team Academic All American in junior season... First Team Academic All-American in senior season... First Team All-American selection during senior season... Holds Illinois Water Polo Record for most goals in a season with 183 tallies.

Position: Utility
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
City/State: Inverness, IL
High School: William Fremd
Major: Business
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