History Education Major
As A Blue Hen: Fourth-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned three letters • will look to again start in the Delaware backcourt • excellent three-point shooter • three-time All-CAA honoree • second in Delaware career history with 171 3-pointers made and 134 games played • finished 10th all-time with 1,275 career points scored, free throws made (282) and 3-point field goal percentage (.323) • 11th in Blue Hen career history with 1,099 field goals attempted, 13th with 389 free throws attempted, 15th with 242 assists, 19th with 411 field goals made, 22nd with 518 rebounds, 22nd with 72.5 free throw percentage and tied for 23rd with 135 steals • played in 134 of 136 games for the Blue Hens during four-year tenure.
2012-13 Season: Second Team All-CAA honoree • shared Team Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors with Danielle Parker • one of eight selected nationally to compete in the State Farm® Women’s 3-Point Championships • finished season averaging 10.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steal in 36 games played • averaged 6.7 points and 7.0 rebounds in three NCAA Tournament games • registered a double double of 10 points and 10 rebounds in addition to two steals in Delaware’s Sweet 16 contest against #7 Kentucky (3/30) • posted 7.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.7 assists during team’s run to the CAA Tournament title • tied a season-high six assists while collecting 10 rebounds in the CAA Tournament Championship game against Drexel (3/17) • drained four 3-pointers in regular season finale against Georgia State (3/6) • registered a season-high 21 points in win over Drexel (3/3) • broke out of a scoring slump by putting up 20 points in win at Northeastern (1/15) • became the 23rd player in UD women’s basketball history to collect 1,000 career points with a 16-point performance against ninth-ranked Maryland (12/20) • named the College Sports Madness CAA Player of the Week and CAA Co-Player of the Week after providing game heroics against Princeton (12/9) by knocking down a running jumper off the glass with two seconds remaining to finish a 59-58 comeback victory • tallied first career double double with 20 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against St. Bonaventure (11/28) en route to being named the National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week • recorded six assists and three steals against Providence (11/20) • led UD with 19 points vs. Georgetown (11/11) • became 33rd Blue Hen to break 100-plus career games by playing in season opener against Sam Houston State (11/9); scored 12 points and grabbed three rebounds against the Bearkats.
2011-12 Season: Third team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection for the second consecutive year • earned team’s Defensive Player of the Year Award • appeared in all 33 games while starting 32 • ranked second on the team with 10.2 points per game and 51 three-pointers made • ranked fifth in the CAA with a 78.8 free throw percentage, 12th with 1.5 three-pointers made per game, 14th with a 31.9 three-point field goal percentage, and 25th with 10.2 points per game • tied the UD single season record by attempting 160 three-pointers • reached double figures 19 times on the year • posted 15 points in the victory at Saint Bonaventure (11/27) • scored 10 points during the win against William & Mary (12/4) • ranked second on the team with 11 points while adding four steals and three rebounds in the win at Wake Forest (12/11) • recorded four assists vs. East Carolina (12/28), and scored nine points to go with three assists and two steals at fifth-ranked Maryland in the Terrapin Classic Championship (12/29) • scored 10 points to go with four rebounds and three assists at Towson (1/5) • notched 12 points, three rebounds, and two steals vs. UNCW (1/12) • tied a career-high with four three-pointers made and scored 12 points to go with five boards vs. Northeastern (1/15) • posted 15 points, six rebounds, and four assists at Towson (1/19) • scored 10 points and grabbed seven boards vs. Drexel (1/22) • scored 16 points during the victory over Hofstra (1/26) • scored a season-high 22 points at James Madison (1/29), going 9 of 10 from the line and 3 of 5 from three-point range • pulled down eight boards and added two blocks, two steals, and two assists at UNCW (2/2) • posted 11 points and six rebounds during vs. VCU (2/5) • scored 18 points in the win vs. Old Dominion (2/9) • went 3 of 6 from deep and posted 19 points, three steals, and three rebounds at Georgia State (2/12) • recorded 11 points and seven boards during the win against George Mason (2/23) • went 4 of 8 from behind the arc as she scored 18 points to go with seven boards and three assists vs. Northeastern (2/26) • totaled 34 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists throughout the CAA Tournament to earn All-Tournament Team honors • scored 12 points during the NCAA Tournament First Round win over Arkansas Little Rock (3/18).
2010-11 Season: Played and started all 34 games for the Blue Hens as a sophomore, the only player to start every game • third team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection • earned the Blue Hen Basketball Club Outstanding Achievement Award • led the Blue Hens with 85 assists and 48 three-pointers made, and ranked second with 10.8 points per game • ranked ninth in the CAA with a 73.8 free throw percentage and 33.0 minutes played per game, 11th with a 34.0 three-point percentage, and 12th with 1.4 three-pointers made per game • her 48 three-pointers made are tied for sixth most in a UD single season • reached double figures 21 times on the year, including 14 straight games from Dec. 29 through Feb. 10 • scored a career-high 29 points in a 16-point comeback victory over Hofstra (1/2) • went 14 of 15 from the free throw line against Hofstra, tying her for fourth in free throws made and ninth in free throws attempted for a single game in UD history • posted second 20-point game of the year the following contest, scoring 20 points during a win at Northeastern (1/6) • scored a game-high 16 points at George Mason (2/17) while going 7-for-7 at the free throw line • had 17 points the following game versus James Madison (2/20) • also scored 16 points against Navy (12/5), Georgia State (1/23), and Old Dominion (2/27) • grabbed a career-high nine rebounds at Penn State (12/19) • played all 40 minutes three times, at Drexel (1/9) at Georgia State (1/23) and vs. Drexel (2/6) • named to Hilton Garden Hokie Classic All-Tournament Team after reaching double figures against Vanderbilt (12/29) and Alcorn State (12/30) • handed out a career-high seven assists at Hofstra (1/30) • ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee.
2009-10 Season: Saw action in 31 of the Blue Hens' contests • started 14 games during freshman campaign • averaged 6.0 points per game throughout the season to rank third on the squad • pulled down 2.0 rebounds per game • dished out 36 assists and ranked third on the team with 30 steals for the Hens • scored a season-high 15 points at Columbia (12/2) and added 14 on three occasions: Towson (1/28), UMBC (12/5) and Colorado State (11/28) • posted eight double-digit performances throughout the season • twice made a trio of three pointers • pulled down a season-high seven rebounds at Drexel (1/31) • dished out five assists at Hofstra (1/24) • made four steals in the Coors Rocky Mountain Invitational Championship game at Colorado State (11/28) • was named to Coors Rocky Mountain Invitational All-Tournament Team • saw 680 minutes of action including a season-high 41 minutes in the Hens' overtime game at Drexel (1/31) • named Army ROTC Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on Nov. 30.
High School: First team All-State Class AA selection as a senior after earning second team honors as a junior and third team honors as a sophomore • scored 2,117 points during her career • averaged 22 points per game as a senior • had jersey retired at Dunmore High School • led Dunmore to a 104-13 record during her four years, including a 55-game conference win streak • Division II Lackawanna League Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008 • three-time All-Region and All-Division First Team selection • led Dunmore to three consecutive District Championships • twice was the leading scorer in the district • also played center field on the softball team her senior year • named a Lackawanna League Division II First Team All-Star selection • honor roll student.
Personal: Lauren Ann Carra • daughter of Joseph and Mary Beth Carra • has a brother, Anthony • history education major • aspires to work in the information technology field or education • cites her high school coach, Ross Macciocco, and her father as the biggest influences on her playing career.
Points: 29 – vs. Hofstra, 1/2/11
Field Goals: 8 – 2x, last at James Madison, 2/10/13
Field Goal Att.: 19 – at Georgia State, 1/23/11
3-pt. Field Goals: 4 – 9x, last vs. Georgia State, 3/6/13
3-pt. Field Goals Att.: 9 – at Towson, 1/19/12
Free Throws: 14 – vs. Hofstra, 1/2/11
Free Throw Att.: 15 – 2x, last vs. St. Bonaventure, 11/28/12
Rebounds: 13 – vs. St. Bonaventure, 11/28/12
Assists: 7 – at Hofstra, 1/3/11
Blocks: 2 – at UNCW, 2/2/12
Steals: 4 – at Wake Forest, 12/11/11
Minutes: 43 – at St. John’s, 1/2/13