February 8, 2011

Indiana University's Lauren Wyckoff Named February 7 Western Division Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Senior Lauren Wyckoff (Sr., Los Altos, Calif./Los Altos) scored five goals and posted totals of four assists and five steals, to go along with a team-high 10 earned exclusions to earn the February 7 Women's Varsity Western Division Player of the Week award following the No. 15 Indiana University Hoosiers' trip to California that included a contest at University of California-Davis, followed by the Stanford Invitational.

She started the weekend by scoring on a fourth quarter lob against UC-Davis to help the Hoosiers defeat the No. 16 Aggies 15-13 in overtime. The Los Altos, Calif. native also dished out three assists in that game, to go along with a steal and three earned exclusions.

Wyckoff was the lone Hoosier scorer in a 9-1 loss to No. 2 University of Southern California at the Stanford Invite, notching one goal on a backhand from the post. She also picked up two earned kick-outs against USC.

In addition, she posted two first period goals in an 8-3 loss to No. 5 University of Hawaii as her two tallies helped keep the Hoosiers in the game as they trailed by just one at the half. She also had a steal and a kick-out earned against Hawaii.

Facing No. 4 University of California-Los Angeles, Wyckoff grabbed two steals, dished out an assist and earned three exclusions in a 9-4 loss to the Bruins.

She finished the weekend by tallying a goal, a steal, and an earned exclusion against No. 9 San Jose State University in a 10-6 loss.

Wyckoff leads the Hoosiers with 21 earned exclusions on the season.


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