20 Lauren Williams
20 Lauren Williams
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bowdoinham, Maine
High School: Mount Ararat
Position: Defense/Midfield
Major: Nursing
gp 16
p 2
g 1
a 1

2019 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Conference Third Team to become just the fourth player and only the second defender in school history to be named in all four years of her career ... Tabbed to the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team ... Started all 16 matches she appeared in ... Ranked fourth on the team with 15 caused turnovers ... Picked up 24 ground balls, scored a goal and added an assist ... Helped Simmons hold opponents to a 10.07 goals against average to place fifth among conference leaders as a team and was part of a defensive unit that yielded just 29 goals in a four-game span to post a 7.15 GAA from April 17-27 ... Picked up at least one ground ball in all but two matches and caused at least one turnover on nine occasions ... Caused three turnovers and picked up three ground balls vs. University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) on April 17. 

2018 Season: Earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference Third Team honors to become one of five Sharks in school history to be named multiple times and just one of two defenders ... Named to the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team ... Named a Tri-Captain ... Caused 20 turnovers in 17 games for the Sharks to rank 13th in the conference and fourth among defenders ... Registered multiple caused miscues on five occasions, including a season-high of four to go with four ground balls at Emmanuel College (Mass.) on April 24 ... Put together a streak of five straight matches with at least one caused turnover from March 6-22 ... Started every match for Simmons and also picked up 26 ground balls to go with career-bests of four goals and 13 draw controls. 

2017 Season: Earned Great Northeast Athletic Conference Third Team honors ... Named to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Started all 20 matches ... Ranked third on the team and 20th in the league with 20 caused turnovers .. Came up with 35 ground balls to place third on the team, while scoring a goal and winning four draw controls ... Caused at least one turnover in 11 contests, while coming up with multiple ground balls in 10 outings ... Recorded at least one ground ball in seven straight contests to begin the season, including a season-best total of six to go with a caused turnover vs. Rhode Island College on March 11 ... Netted a goal and caused a turnover vs. University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) on April 8 ... Came up with a career-high five caused turnovers and added three ground balls at Smith College on March 5 ... Caused three turnovers and picked up two ground balls at Lasell College on May 3 in the GNAC Championship Tournament Quarterfinals.

2016 Season:
 Named to the GNAC All-Conference Second Team ... Ranked fifth among conference leaders in caused turnovers in league-only matches and totaled 20 in all matches for the sixth-highest total in school history ... Placed 15th in conference-only matches for ground balls and collected 31 to rank second on the team ... One of three rookies on the team to start all 17 matches and also won a draw control. 

High School/Personal: Three-year letterwinner in lacrosse and soccer for Mount Ararat High School ... Named to the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference All-Academic team for both the Eagles' lacrosse and soccer teams following her senior campaign ... Helped the MAHS lacrosse team capture the KVAC Eastern Maine Championship as a senior ... Chosen Captain for both the lacrosse and soccer squads at Mount Ararat High School as a senior ... Recipient of the Mount Ararat Coaches Award for lacrosse as a junior and for soccer following her senior campaign ... Contributed to the Eagles' soccer squad's effort to advance to the KVAC Eastern Maine title match as both a junior and senior ... Recognized for Excellence in Spanish and Social Studies and graduated with High Honors from Mount Ararat High School ... Elected Vice President of National Honors Society and was a member of Interact at MAHS ... Coached youth sports and did volunteer work within the community ... Born November 27, 1996 ... Majoring in Nursing at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Nurse Anesthetist ... Daughter of Angela Veilleux and Lawrence Williams ... Member of the Simmons Soccer team.

Recent Games
Apr 13 at Rivier W, 23-12
Apr 17 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 16-5
Apr 20 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 17-7
Apr 24 at Norwich W, 9-8
Apr 27 at Colby-Sawyer W, 10-9
May 1 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 20-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 10
Points 2 2
Goals 1 1
Assists 1 1
Shots 1 1
Shooting percentage 100.0 100.0
Shots on goal 1 1
Shots on goal percentage 100.0 100.0
Free position goals-shots 0-0 0-0
Ground balls 24 14
Draw controls 2 2
Turnovers 6 3
Caused turnovers 15 10
Fouls 21 11
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 8 Southern Vt. W, 19-0 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 1 2 0 - 0 -
Mar 9 at Albertus Magnus W, 11-3 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 13 vs. Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 19-11 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 15 Framingham St. L, 16-8 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 16 at Anna Maria W, 23-1 1 0 1 0-0 3 0 0 1 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 19 Curry W, 9-8 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 2 2 0 - 0 -
Mar 23 at Regis (Mass.) L, 9-5 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 15-13 0 0 0 0-0 2 1 0 2 0 - 0 -
Mar 30 Colby-Sawyer L, 18-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Mass.-Dartmouth L, 11-9 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 10 Lasell L, 13-12 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 13 at Rivier W, 23-12 0 1 1 0-0 0 1 0 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 17 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 16-5 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 1 3 0 - 0 -
Apr 20 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 17-7 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 24 at Norwich W, 9-8 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 27 at Colby-Sawyer W, 10-9 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
May 1 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 20-5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 17 17 0 0 0 0-0 31 1 9 20 0 - 0 -
2016-17 20 20 1 0 1 0-0 35 4 10 19 1 100.0 1 100.0
2017-18 17 17 4 0 4 0-2 26 13 27 20 10 40.0 8 80.0
2018-19 16 16 1 1 2 0-0 24 2 6 15 1 100.0 1 100.0
Total 70 70 6 1 7 0-2 116 20 52 74 12 50.0 10 83.3
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 16 1 1 2 0-0 24 2 6 15 1 100.0 1 100.0
Conference 10 10 1 1 2 0-0 14 2 3 10 1 100.0 1 100.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 0 0 0 0-0 13 1 5 10 0 - 0 -
Away 8 8 1 1 2 0-0 10 1 1 5 1 100.0 1 100.0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
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Wins 10 10 1 1 2 0-0 16 2 5 14 1 100.0 1 100.0
Losses 6 6 0 0 0 0-0 8 0 1 1 0 - 0 -
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March 8 8 1 0 1 0-0 14 1 4 8 1 100.0 1 100.0
April 7 7 0 1 1 0-0 10 1 2 7 0 - 0 -
May 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -