Three-time letterwinner for the Blue Hens • quick, skilled, calm and composed player • will face high school teammate Taylor O’Connor, a sophomore at Towson University • team SAAC representative • National College Athlete Honor Society selection.
Played in three games as a junior • saw time against Lafayette (Feb. 17), Villanova (March 11) and George Washington (March 21) • collected first-career draw control at Villanova • did not record any other statistics • National College Athlete Honor Society selection.
Appeared in eight games for the Blue Hens • posted 11 points on six goals and five assists as a sophomore • collected nine groundballs in addition to one caused turnover • registered a career day in Delaware’s 11-8 win over Villanova on March 8 with six points on four assists • added three groundballs and one caused turnover against the Wildcats.
Saw action in nine games for the Blue Hens in rookie campaign • collected four points on two goals and two assists • picked up three groundballs • posted a perfect 1.000 shot on goal percentage (2-for-2) • registered a career-game with two goals, one assist and three points in the team’s 15-11 win over Temple on March 27.
A four-year lacrosse and soccer letterwinner at Perry Hall High School • three-year varsity lacrosse captain • two-time All-Division, All-County and All-State lacrosse selection • All-American • two-time All-Division and All-County soccer honoree • helped lead varsity soccer team to an undefeated 12-0-0 record her senior season • earned the US Junior National Team Sportsmanship award for soccer in 2010 • played lacrosse for Jen High and Kristen LaPlume • played soccer for Rick Testerman • four-year Honor Roll selection • four-year All-Academic honoree • member of the yearbook staff.
Lauren N. VanDaniker • born September 2, 1994 in Baltimore, Md. • daughter of James VanDaniker and Betty VanDaniker • has one older brother, Jimmy, who wrestled collegiately at Johns Hopkins • cites her brother as a major influence on her life because he worked hard to be a state champion wrestler • majoring in nursing with the goals of becoming a registered nurse • chose Delaware because she felt connected and comfortable with the team and coaches in addition to the quality nursing program • started playing lacrosse in third grade and soccer in first grade • loves spending time at the beach • has a superstition of wearing the same hair tie and putting her right cleat on first for each game • member of the 2010 US Junior National Lacrosse team.
Goals: 2 – 3x, last vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
Assists: 4 vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
Points: 6 vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
Shots: 5 vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
SOG: 4 vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
FPG: 1 – 2x, last vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
FGS: 2 vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
Groundballs: 3 – 2x, last vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
Draw Controls: 1 at Villanova, 3/11/15
Caused Turnovers: 1 – 2x, last vs. Villanova, 3/8/14
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