Ryerson Hockey (W) BIO
Lauren Nicholson
Player Profile:
Lauren Nicholson 2948544
Position: Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: 3
Hometown: Dresden, Ont.
High School: Ursuline College Chatham
Major: Business Management

2018-19: Another impactful season for the junior forward… Played all 24 regular season games for the second consecutive year… Scored 22 points in that time, ranking second on the team and more than doubling her point totals from last season… Her 12 goals ranked fifth in the OUA and established a new program record… Added four power-play goals, one short-handed goal, and one empty netter… Her four game-winning goals established another program record and ranked third in the OUA…. Went on a mid-season seven-game point streak… Had five multi-point games… Served 10 penalty minutes in the regular season… Scored the overtime winner in a 3-2 victory over Waterloo on January 25, 2019… Made five appearances in the playoffs, totaling one goal and one assist… Finishes her junior year tied for the program’s record in career game-winning goals (five) and ranks second in all-time goals (24)... One of Ryerson’s Stars of the Week on January 21, 2019… Named Ryerson’s Female Athlete of the Week, twice, on October 16, 2018, and January 28, 2019.

Made a splash in her second season with the Rams, playing in all 24 regular season games…Finished the season with seven goals and two assists, tying her totals from last season… Scored a goal and an assist in Ryerson’s season opener against York on October 15, 2017… Scored three goals against UOIT on February 15, 2018, becoming one of only seven OUA players to score a hat trick during the 2017-18 regular season… Finished the season with 12 penalty minutes… Scored two goals in Ryerson’s first playoff game against Nipissing in a 4-2 victory on February 21, 2018, including the team’s first playoff goal in two years.

2016-17: Finished her rookie campaign third on the team in scoring with five goals and nine points in 23 regular season contests… An assist on an Ailish Forfar third period goal in a 2-0 win over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on October 20, 2016 was the first U SPORTS point of her career; scored the first U SPORTS goal of her career three days later in a 3-2 loss to the York Lions… Named Ryerson’s Female Athlete of the Week on October 24, 2016 for her impressive start to the season (three points in her first two games)… Netted the game winning goal in the third period of a 3-1 victory over the Laurier Golden Hawks on November 17, 2016… Finished the year with three multi-point games… Also showed off her physical side by posting 28 minutes in penalties.

Before Ryerson: Won the Lower Lakes Female Midget Hockey championship in the 2015-16 season as a member of the Chatham Midget AA Outlaws by defeating the Sudbury Lady Wolves, the top-ranked team in the country, 2-1 in overtime… An honour roll student for her four years of high school.

OUA Regular Season Stats:

2016-17 23 5 4 9 28 0 0 0.39 1.22
2017-18 24 7 2 9 12 1 0 0.38 0.50
2018-19 24 12 10 22 10 4 1 0.92 0.42
CAREER TOTALS 71 24 16 40 50 5 1 0.56 0.70

*as of March 2, 2019

OUA Playoff Stats:

2017-18 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0.67 0.00
2018-19 5 1 1 2 0 1 0 0.40 0.00
CAREER TOTALS 8 3 1 4 0 1 0 0.50 0.00

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