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Lauren Parks
Player Profile:
Lauren Parks 679358
Position: D
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
High School: Home-schooled

Played in 18 matches as a junior, all starts... Scored a pair of goals... Was a constant offensive threat from the back line, taking 16 shots... Was a starter in three shutout victories for the Golden Eagles... Scored a game-winning header in a win over Southwest Baptist (9/22)... Netted ORU's only goal in a draw with IPFW (10/23).

- 2nd Team All-Summit League selection

Started all 18 matches of her sophomore season... Scored a pair of goals and assisted on on other... Led the defense to three shutout wins, including unblemished defeats of Southern Utah (10/22) and UMKC (10/24) in consecutive Summit League victories... Found the back of the net for the first time in a win over Centenary (10/2)... Assisted on ORU's lone goal in a draw with Oakland (10/8)... Added her second goal in the victory over UMKC

- Summit League All-Newcomer Team selection

Played in and started all 17 matches... Scored one goal and was credited with one assist... Lone goal was a game-winner against Louisiana-Monroe (9/4)... Assist was part of a 2-0 win over Centenary (10/10)... Led a defense that registered four shutout victories, including a 1-0 win over SMU (8/21) in her collegiate debut.

Home-schooled, but participated in athletics for Edmond North High School... All-City selection... Led her club team to eight Oklahoma championships, four regional titles and a national finals appearance in 2005... Also played basketball, earning Homeschool All-American honors by in 2008.

Born on Dec. 11, 1990... Daughter of Bryan and Roxanne Parks... Nursing major... Chose ORU over Baylor, Kansas, Oklahoma, SMU, Tulsa and TCU.

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