5 Lauren Elia
    Lauren Elia


    Erie, Pa.

    High School:
    Mercyhurst Prep



    Women's Soccer Opens 2014 Season vs. Rhode Island and Colgate

    The Friars host Rhode Island on Friday, Aug. 22 and Colgate on Sunday, Aug. 24.


    Women's Soccer Edged By Creighton, 3-2

    Walton and Elia score goals for the Friars.


    Women's Soccer Tops Rhode Island In Season Opener, 3-0

    The Friars notched each of their three goals in the Final 45 minutes of play.


    Athletics Hosts Fall Letter-Winners Ceremony

    Twenty-seven student-athletes were awarded varsity letters.


    Women's Soccer Falls To #20 Marquette, 5-0

    The Friars currently hold a BIG EAST record of 3-4-0.

    2013: Played in 18 games for the Friars, including 16 starts ... Tallied eight points on three goals and two assists ... Notched a point in five of the Friars' 15 matches ... Had 17 shots, seven of which were on target for a shots-on-goal percentage of .412.

    2012: Appeared in 18 games for the Friars including three starts... Tallied eight points on four goals... Tallied her first collegiate goal in the Friars' 3-1 victory over Army (8/19) in the season home opener... Took 18 shots including nine on goal.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in soccer at Mercyhurst Preparatory School .... Named All District (2010-11) and All Region (2008-11) ... Team Captain (2010-11) and led team to Pennsylvania State Championship (2010) . . . Part of Pennsylvania Olympic Development Program. CLUB SOCCER: Was a member of the Northern Steel Soccer Club (2011) and played for Century United Soccer Club (2012).

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Mike and Lynne Elia . . . Has one older sister, Kristen, and two younger sisters, Katie and Annie . . . Her father Mike played baseball and football at Trinity College, her mother played field hockey at the University of Rhode Island and her sister plays soccer at Trinity College.... Double major in english and psychology.