Rice -- Inspired her teammates by returning to the soccer field for the first time in two years after an injury... Wants to make an even bigger contribution to the squad this season... Selected to serve as one of the team's tri-captains... Outstanding player who could help up front or in the midfield... Very aggressive and has the ability to dominate opponents... 2005: Conference USA All-Academic... Worked hard in rehabilitation to bounce back from a knee injury that kept her on the sidelines since 2003... Played in six games... Made NCAA Division I debut on the road against nationally-ranked Texas... Returned to play in five C-USA games, helping the Owls go 3-1-1... 2004 -- Did not play due to the same knee injury suffered before the start of the 2003 season... 2003 -- Received a medical redshirt early after starting preseason practice.
Club -- Member of Challenge Soccer Club... South Texas Olympic Development Program state team member from 1997-2003.
High School -- 2003 graduate of Westfield High School in Houston... Played only one year of high school soccer for coach Don Buslinger... Was a starter and letterwinner for the Mustangs, earning honorable mention all-district and team most valuable offensive player accolades... Also lettered in golf her junior year... Maintained a 4.67 GPA on a 4.0 scale... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member, involved with Habitat for Humanity.
Personal -- Full Name: Lauren Elaine Stanley. Birthdate: Dec. 22, 1984, at Houston. Parents: Ray and Carol Stanley of Houston. College: Wiess.