Lauren Bench

#35 Lauren Bench

POSITION G
HEIGHT 5-10
YEAR R-Fr.
S/C L
HOMETOWN Eagan, Minn.
LAST SCHOOL Burnsville HS
2017-18 (RS-Freshman)
WCHA Defensive Player of the Week, Dec. 19
WCHA Scholar-Athlete
WCHA All-Academic Team
Played 19 games for the Beavers leading the team... Posted an 8-9-0 record, 2.71 goals against average and .903 save percentage... Recorded two shutouts during the season with her first career shutout against Syracuse (Sep. 30)... Set career highs with 38 saves vs Minnesota State (Feb. 2) and 64:34 minutes at Minnesota (Dec. 2)... Won five-of-six games during BSU's six game win streak, Dec. 2 through Jan. 2... Posted six games where she recorded 30 or more saves during the season... Finished fifth in the WCHA with a .471 winning percentage and seventh in goals against average and save percentage.
 
2016-17 (Freshman)
Redshirt
 
Prior to BSU
Bench is a four-sport letter-winner at Burnsville High School… Bench backstopped a Blaze team to a section title in 2013-14…Guided her team to a Minnesota State Tournament appearance in 2013-14…Member of Burnsville’s National Honor Society and honor roll.
 
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Carolyn Bench born Nov. 21, 1997… Majoring in Chemistry at BSU.
 
Career Highs
Minutes: 64:34 at Minnesota (12/2/17); Goals Allowed: 5, 2x last at Wisconsin (10/21/17); Shutouts: 2, last vs Minnesota State (Dec. 16, 2017); Saves: 38 vs Minnesota State (2/2/18); Shots Faced: 40 vs Minnesota State (2/2/18). 
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