Outlook -- Lauren will be instrumental in the back with leadership and ability to motivate ... has the mentality to attack and dominate in the air ... contagious energy and enthusiasm ... capable of sorting out and solving defensive breakdowns ... extremely active, competitive, and dedicated.
2005 -- Named to the Patriot League Second Team after anchoring Navy's defense ... one of five players who started all 20 contests in `05 ... part of the defensive unit that surrendered 1.22 goals per game, the sixth-lowest goals-against average in program history ... also stymied the opponents in seven outings, the fifth-most shutouts in Navy history ... turned in a career-high three points against La Salle where she scored a goal and added an assist ... also scored a goal in the Mids' 2-2 tie against the Big East's Seton Hall ... posted an assist in Navy's 5-1 victory over Howard in its home finale.
2004 -- Saw action in 19 of the 20 contests and earned seven starts ... made four of the seven starts in Patriot League action ... produced five points on two goals and one assist as a defender ... scored goals against league foes Lehigh and Lafayette, while turning in her lone assist in the Mids' 3-0 shutout over Wagner ... gained a great deal of experience and confidence as the season wore on ... was a starter in six of the last eight contests.
High School/Club -- A 2004 graduate of St. Viator High School in Arlingthon Heights, Ill. ... garnered letters in soccer (4) and basketball (3) ... a three-time all-conference player who guided St. Viator to back-to-back Class A State Soccer Championships in 2002 and `03 with a combined record of 44-5-4 ... earned All-Area kudos as a junior and senior and tacked on All-Sectional honors her senior season ... served as soccer team captain her senior campaign ... member of the 2002 basketball squad which claimed the Class AA regional championship with a 25-5-5 mark ... recipient of the Andrew Johnstone Leadership Award for the Class of 2004 ... high school teammate of Lehigh's Michaela Pawlewicz and Colgate's Kathleen Head.
Personal -- Full name is Lauren Patricia Griebel ... daughter of Dan and Karen Griebel ... born April 14, 1986, in Elk Grove Village, Ill. ... sister, Danielle, will be a freshman at the University of Miami this fall where she will be a member of the Hurricanes' soccer team ... father, Dan, was an All-American who swam at both Alabama and Southern Illinois ... spent this past summer in Nicaragua helping build houses for the poor ... majoring in American politics and law ... named to the Commandant's List last spring.
2005 Second-Team All-Patriot League
Points: 3 vs. La Salle (8/28/05)
Goals: 1, four times; last vs. Seton Hall (9/11/05)
Assists: 1 vs. Howard (10/17/05); vs. La Salle (8/28/05); vs. Wagner (9/17/04)
Shots: 3 vs. Lafayette (10/15/04)