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    Laura Lantz
    16 Laura Lantz
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hawthorn Woods, Ill.

    High School:
    Buffalo Grove

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    Midfielder

    AT ILLINOIS...

    1999: Appeared in one game this season ? received Academic All-Big Ten Honors and George Huff Award for second consecutive season.

    1998: Appeared in 15 games, starting two ? amassed six shots on goal ? posted first career assist and point on a goal by Sarah Aberle vs. Indiana ? key reserve on defense which opened the season with three shutouts in its first four games and gave up just two goals in the first five ? earned Academic All-Big Ten and the George Huff Award for academic excellence.

    1997: Only Illini to start every game in 1997 ? named to the Soccer Buzz First-Year All-National First Team ? member of defense that held opponents to a 1.63 goals against average on the season.


    Prep Highlights: Daily Herald all-area selection in 1995, ?96, and ?97 ? three-time all-conference and two-time all-sectional honoree ? played on Buffalo Grove Lightening Club team, who won the State Cup in 1992 and ?94 and was crowned the Best of the Midwest (Outdoor) Champions in 1995 and ?96 ? four-year letterwinner in soccer, volleyball and basketball in high school ? coached by Diane Baldwin in high school.

    Personal: Member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and Chi Alpha Aigma National Honors Society. ? involved in Students Against Multiple Sclerosis. ? born on April 30, 1979 ? graduated with high honors ? daughter of Don and Pat Lantz. Favorite TV Show: Friends. Favorite Athlete: Brian McBride. Nickname: Lancelot. Favorite Class/Instructor: Greek Mythology, Professor Scanlon. Favorite Quote: ?Live for Today, Not Tomorrow." Favorite Restaurant: Outback Steakhouse. If I could do anything in my wildest dream, it would be...retire rich at 30 years old. My most memorable vacation: Cancun.


    Lantz? Career Statistics:

    Year	GP/GS	SOG	G	A	Pts.	GWG	GWA
    1997	17/17	  4	3	0	 6	 1	 0
    1998	15/2	  6	0	1	 1	 0	 0
    1999	 1/0	  0	0	0	 0	 0	 0 
    Total	32/19	 10	3	1	 7	 1	 0
    

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