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6 - Lauren Zallis
Lauren Zallis
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.-2L
Hometown: Frankfurt, Ill.
High School: Lincoln Way East
Position: M
Major: Health Sciences

Academic Notes: Majoring in health sciences…Three-time Big Sky All-Academic selection…Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

2010 (Junior): Played in 11 games with nine starts while battling injuries...Totaled one goal and two assists for four points...Attempted eight shots, placing four on goal...Tallied one goal and one assist against New Mexico State...Other assist came on game winning goal against San Francisco...Missed entire Big Sky regular season but played in both Big Sky Championship games...Played season-high 96 minutes against New Mexico State.

2009 (Sophomore): Started initial-10 games of the season at midfield before suffering season-ending knee injury...Totaled four goals for eight points...Attempted 17 shots, placing eight on goal...Scored both NAU goals in 2-0 win at Southern Utah...Named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week on August 24...Also scored against Arizona and New Mexico State...Took season-high six shots against New Mexico State...Played every minute in seven of 10 games played.

2008 (Freshman): All-Big Sky honorable mention…Played in all 22 games with 17 starts in the midfield…Scored two goals with one assist (five points)…Scored goals against Embry-Riddle on Aug. 31 and Utah Valley on Sept. 28…Game-winning goal at home against Utah Valley…Totaled 18 shots with nine on goal…Played in all seven Big Sky matches with four starts…Averaged 58 minutes in the Lumberjacks' three postseason games…Played 78 minutes with one shot on goal against No. 2 Portland in opening round game of Women’s College Cup.

High School: Attended Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill….Four-year letterwinner and starter under head soccer coach Brian Papa…All-Area, All-Selectional, and All-Conference selection in 2007…Earned high honors and honor roll all four years.

Club: Two-year starter for Windy City Pride under head coach Ko Thanadabouth…US Soccer Club Regional Champions in 2007…Also, Illinois State Cup finalists in 2007…Played one season for Chicago Magic…Illinois State Cup Champions in 2004.

Personal: Lauren Marie Zallis was born June 7, 1990 in La Grange, Ill….Daughter of David and Jean Zallis…Has two brothers, David and Grant, and one sister Jessica…Considered Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa., before enrolling at NAU.

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