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Laura Hamilton

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Laura Hamilton

Position
Defender
School
University of Pennsylvania
Grad Year
2020
Age
22
Birthday
December 10, 1997
Nationality
usa United States
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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

2018: Played all 16 games at outside back, starting 12 of them, including 12 of the last 13, deferring against Delaware State … Played the fifth-most minutes of anyone, logging 1,231 throughout the season on one of the best defenses in the country … Penn finished the regular season with the best goals-against average, save percentage and shutout percentage in the nation … Helped secure 12 clean sheets, just one off the program record … Took four shots from right back, putting one on target … played all 90 minutes in nine games and every minute of two more that went into overtime for the 2018 Ivy League champions.

2017: Made in immediate impact on the Penn back line, starting in 15 matches in her first season in University City … Finished third on the team in minutes with 1,400 … Recorded her only shot in her Penn debut against Lehigh in the season opener (8/25) … Contributed to a Penn defense that produced a .708 team GAA and .864 save percentage, ranking 33rd and 19th respectively in all of NCAA Division I.

2016 (at Drexel): Third-team All-CAA … Named to the CAA All-Rookie team … Named one of the Top 100 Freshman in the nation … Started all 20 games her freshman season, logging 1,645 minutes – good for fourth on the team … Helped lead the Dragons to the CAA title game in her freshman season … Earned the CAA Commissioner Academic Award for the fall quarter … Member of Drexel’s ‘GEAR UP’ Program.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for Coach Adam Long at Trinity Catholic High School in Ocala, Fla. … Two-time First-team All-Marion County (2014, 2015) … Served as team captain during her senior year … Led Trinity Catholic to the Florida 2A Championship in 2013 … Led the team in goals scored her junior and senior seasons … Named Rookie of the Year and an All-Chronicle County Player of the Year finalist in 2012 … Played her club soccer for Tampa Bay United, leading the team to Florida State Cup, US Soccer Region III and US Soccer National Championships in 2015 … Member of National Honor Society, serving as the secretary during her senior year.