Women's Water Polo

Lauren Garrigan   4
Lauren Garrigan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kailua, Hawaii

High School:
Kamehameha

Height:
5-4

Position:
Utility


GENERAL: Team Captain...2009 Preseason All-MAAC selection...Enters her senior season as the programs' all-time leader in goals (165), assists (108), points (273) and steals (177)...All around great player...Leads by example in the water...Can play anywhere...Also is a great defender who is a fixture in the team's defensive strategy...Hard worker...Team player...Also competes on the women's swimming team at Siena.

2008: First Team All-MAAC selection...Named MAAC Player of the Week (4/22) after posting 19 goals in four games as the Saints' clinched their first ever berth in the MAAC Tournament... Led the team in goals (80), assists (39), points (119), shots (160), shot percentage (.500), steals (55) and ejections drawn (26)...Goals and point total set new program single-season records...Had eight games where she recorded at least five points...Tied a program record with eight goals, while also drawing four ejections against Wagner (4/19)... Posted nine-point performance in overtime victory against Wagner (4/5)... Tallied hat trick and finished with six total points in Siena Invite Championship loss to Iona (3/2) on her way to being named to the All-Tournament Second Team... Added seven points (four goals, three assists) in victory at Connecticut College (3/30)...Posted four goals in victory over Colorado College (3/16)...Recorded a hat trick and four total points in loss at #15 Hartwick (3/8)...Scored four goals against St. Francis (4/6)...Finished with six points (three goals, three assists) in win over Villanova (4/12)...Scored seven goals against Iona (4/12)...Tallied five goals and three assists in win over Villanova (4/20)...Contributed six goals in Siena's MAAC Tournament clinching victory over St. Francis (4/20)...Scored five goals in MAAC Tournament Consolation Game loss to Wagner (4/27)...Recorded a hat trick in first win of season against Penn State-Behrend (2/23).

2007: Named a Pre-Season All-MAAC selection...Started in all 26 games she played during her sophomore season...Led the Saints in goals (50), points (86), shots (130) and steals (55)...Notched a career high five goals against Utica (3/23)...Named to the Chapman Invitational All-Tournament Team...Was a Siena Invite All-Tournament First Team performer.

2006: Second Team All-MAAC selection...Started 30 of 31 games played during a phenomenal freshman year...Led the Saints in points (67) and assists (33) and was second in steals (67)...Named to the Siena Invite First Team...Recipient of the Hercules Award for "outstanding overall performance in the team's Strength & Conditioning Program"...Named the team's Most Valuable Offensive Player and also was the recipient of the Coach's Award.

BEFORE SIENA: Attended The Kamehameha School where she played water polo for Ben Nary...Was a member of the Hawaiian Zone Team in 2004...Named 1st Team All-Interscholastic League Hawaii and 1st Team Division 1 All-Stars as a junior...Won an Interscholastic League Hawaii swimming title in the 100 backstroke as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born October 6, 1986...The daughter of Paul and Helen Garrigan...Has three sisters, Yvonne who played water polo at the University of Hawaii, Alicia who played water polo at Cuesta College, and Brittany...Majoring in Business...Chose Siena because of the opportunity to play water polo and because she wanted to attend a small school for college.

HOWE ON GARRIGAN: "Lauren has established herself as one of the top all around players in the MAAC. She is a great leader both in and out of the water and I am expecting great things from her this season"

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