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Academic Major

  • History

    Military Service Interest

  • Navy, surface warfare

    High School

  • Graduated from Trinity High School in Camp Hill, Pa.
  • Also attended Plano High School during her prep career.
  • Totaled three letters in basketball and two in volleyball.
  • Her basketball team won the Pennsylvania state title during her sophomore year.


  • Lauren Christine Nelson
  • Born Jan. 1, 1985, in Plano, Texas.
  • Daughter of Barry and Barbara Nelson.
  • Her cousin, Steven Puskar, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1998.
  • Her father played college basketball at Duquesne and in the NBA for the Milwaukee Bucks (1971-72 season).

    Nelson's 2005-06 Season Highlights

  • Scored a career-high nine points D30 against UMBC. Was 4-of-8 from the field and 1-of-1 from the line in the game while adding six rebounds.
  • Also grabbed a season-best six caroms, to go along with eight points, D19 against St. Bonaventure.
  • Scored eight points in back-to-back games N19 against Monmouth and N22 versus North Carolina A&T.
  • Also tallied three blocks in the game against North Carolina A&T.
  • Hauled in five rebounds J4 at Troy.
  • Totaled career highs in a Patriot League game with six points and four rebounds J7 against Bucknell.

    Nelson's 2004-05 Season Highlights

  • Appeared in five games on the year.
  • Played 19 minutes, scored four points and hauled in six rebounds D22 against Morehead State.
  • Grabbed four boards D23 against Delaware State.
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