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    Lauren Levitt
    17 Lauren Levitt

    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Naperville Central




    2008 - Freshman: Appeared in exhibition against Xavier.

    High School/Club: Led Eclipse Select to Illinois State Cup Championship, along with Illini teammate Julie Ewing • Has made the State Cup Finals five times as a member of Eclipse Select • Played one year for Naperville before electing to play club year-round.

    Personal: Born July 19, 1990 • Daughter of Ron and Kim Levitt • Sister, Jessica, is a senior on the Illinois soccer team • Father played football and baseball at Valparaiso University • Also has a brother, Ryan, who attends DePaul University • Enjoys listening to music.

    Getting to Know Lauren: Favorite Athlete: Lance Armstrong • Favorite Actress: Kate Hudson • Favorite Music Artist: The Fray • Favorite TV Shows: Desperate Housewives and Grey's Anatomy • Favorite Book: Harry Potter series • Favorite Quote: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson • Favorite Food: Spaghetti • Chose Jersey #17 Because: Closest to my club team and my sister loves it because 1 + 7 = 8 (her number).

    Coach Rayfield on Levitt: "The next set of siblings will don Illinois uniforms this fall as Lauren and Jessica become teammates. Although different in ability and stature, they share a competitive nature on the field that has helped them get to this level of the sport. Lauren brings a physical presence, a defensive work rate and ability on the ball that make her a good player on both sides of the ball."

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