|Lauren Biehle 2
GENERAL: Explosive and energetic player...Possesses a great scoring ability from the center position...Hard to defend in one-on-one situations...Consistent scorer for the past two years...Offensive weapon...Enters senior season as programs' all-time leader in ejections drawn.
2008: Played in all 31 games, starting 27...Fourth Annual Siena Invite All-Tournament First Team selection...Finished third on the team with 35 goals...Placed second on the squad with 23 ejections drawn...Recorded 41 total points and also tallied a stellar .432 shot percentage...Had four occasions where she recorded at least four goals in a game...Tallied season-high five goals in win over Villanova (3/1)...Scored four of Siena's five goals in loss to Mercyhurst (2/23)...Added another four goal performance in victory over Colorado College (3/16)...Tallied four goals against Iona (4/12)...Posted hat trick in win at Connecticut College (3/30)...Led Saints with hat trick in MAAC Tournament loss to Marist (4/26).
2007: Started all 22 games in which she played...Finished the season ranking third on the team with 40 goals and was fourth in points (53)...Drew single-season program record 39 ejections...Her 48.78% shot percentage was second best on the Saints...Scored a team-high three goals in Siena's 8-6 double overtime win in the season opener against Mercyhurst (2/17)...Scored a team leading four goals while also drawing a career high four ejections in the Saints win over Oregon at the Champman Invitational (2/24)...Tallied a season best tying five goals later that day in Siena's 12-7 win over Arizona...Also recorded a five goal performance against Carthage (3/12).
2006: Played in all 31 games as a freshman, starting 22...Led the Saints with a 54.10% shot percentage...Finished fouth on the team with 33 goals and totaled 40 points...Drew a then program record 37 ejections.
BEFORE SIENA: Attended Golden West High School where she played water polo for Tim Elick...Was a member of the California Central Valley Zone team three times...Named West Yosemite League Most Valuable Player and 1st Team All-League as a senior.
PERSONAL: Born June 30, 1987...The daughter of Steve and Diane Biehle...Has a brother Nick, who recently graduated from Cal Poly and a younger sister Katherine, who plays water polo at Pacific...Majoring in Marketing Management with an interest in attending culinary school upon graduation...Serves as a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)...Chose Siena because of the opportunity to play water polo, the strong academic core and the location.
HOWE ON BIEHLE: "Lauren is probably the most explosive and experienced centers in our conference. She is the backbone and driving force in our offense. She should have a great senior season."