Lauren Mitchell

Freshman - Midfielder 5-7

Millersville, Md.
Severna Park

A technically sound player who is an excellent passer and field leader, Mitchell will join the Commodores' midfield corps this season. She comes to Vanderbilt after an impressive club and high school career highlighted by state championships for her school and club team. Her desire, hustle, and skill in the midfield will quickly become an asset for Vanderbilt this season.

High School/Club: An all-state midfielder at Severna Park HS, Mitchell led the Falcons to the 4A Maryland State Championship in 2000, the state championship final in 1998, and four county championships...Scored the game-winner in double overtime in the 2000 state semifinals...Team MVP and captain as a senior...30 goals and 28 assists in high school career...Three time All-County...Club team Bethesda Dragons won state championship in 1999 and 2001...The club also won the Disney Showcase in December 2001...Veteran of the Maryland ODP team...ODP team reached national finals in 2000...Also lettered in track where she was all-state in 1999 and was part of Severna Park's all-county 4x800 meter relay team.

Worth Noting: Lauren Elizabeth Mitchell...Born August 31, 1984...Daughter of Jim and Kathy Mitchell...Has two younger sisters...Contemplating a major in computer science or engineering...Member of National Honor Society in high school and a winner of Severna Park's Minds in Motion Award...Chose Vanderbilt because of the coaches, the academic reputation, and how well the team got along...Lists skateboarder Tony Hawk as her favorite athlete.


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