Laura Trask enters her fourth season at LMU?named LMU Female Athlete of the Year last season?a defender who hopes to return to her original central midfield position?a team captain?has a very explosive first touch on the ball?very versatile.
Earned first team All-West Coast Conference?started all 20 games?took 10 shots, six of which were shots on goal?scored a goal in games against San Jose State and USD?tallied five points on the season?voted Defensive MVP by her teammates.
Named second-team All-WCC for the second straight year?voted offensive MVP by teammates?started all 17 games?led all Lions with 30 shots and 18 shots on goal?finished second on the squad in points (8) and goals (4)?picked up four of those points with a multi-goal game (2) against Michigan (Aug. 31), one of which was the game-winner?scored the game-winning goal against Cal Poly (Oct. 7) by converting her only penalty kick attempt of the year?tied for the team lead in game-winning goals (2)?also found the back of the net against UC Irvine (Sep. 230?attempted a season-high five shots against CS Fullerton (Sep. 21) and UC Irvine?four of the shots against CS Fullerton were on goal.
Played in all 19 games for the Lions, earning 16 starts as a freshman?started final nine games of the season (every WCC game)?earned second-team all-conference honors?was fourth on the team with seven points?scored three goals and had an assist in first year of collegiate soccer?led the team with three game-winning goals?first came in a 3-2 overtime win against San Diego (Oct. 13)?she did it against against Gonzaga (Oct. 20)?she scored the final goal of the season in a 1-0 win over Pepperdine (Nov. 4)?all three goals came in the final seven (WCC) games of the season?her assist came in the 1-0 win over Santa Clara (Oct. 29)?voted co-rookie of the year by teammates along with Shari Nishikwa.
Trask is a 2000 graduate of Valhalla High School in El Cajon, CA?a four-time letterwinner?graduated with a 3.5 GPA?was named MVP her junior and senior seasons?named athlete of the week her junior season by the Union Tribune newspaper?nominated to the Excaliber Tournament all-tourney team as a junior?selected to the Channel 39 News PowerBar Team of the Year as a senior?first-team all-conference selection all four years?named to the All-CIF first-team her senior season and to the second-team her first three seasons?was also a cross country letterwinner her sophomore and junior seasons?was an All-City selection her sophomore season? won CIF her sophomore season?placed 36th in the state that year?team won league title in junior season?prep coach was Mike Ferrand.
Laura Lynn Trask was born on June 7, 1982 in San Diego, CA?the daughter of Gary and Jeanette Trask?has one brother, Robert?brother plays football at University of San Diego?.father ran track for two years at Grossmont College?benefit Dance Activities Coordinator at high school?chose LMU for business program?recruited by USC, Pepperdine, USF, Rutgers and San Diego State?played against teammate Stephanie Tobin in high school?summer job as a physical therapy receptionist?loves potatoes?a business major.
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