Lauren Williams

#22 Lauren Williams

HOMETOWN Eagan, Minn. (Minnesota Thoroughbreds)
2010-11 (Junior)
  • Academic All-WCHA
Had a breakout junior season notching three goals, including her first collegiate goal on Jan. 22, 2011 in a 3-1 win over Minnesota State...her other two goals came against Ohio State on Feb. 18, 2011 and against then-No. 8 North Dakota in game two of the WCHA First Round Playoffs on Feb. 26, 2011...recorded two assists, both coming against Minnesota State (Dec. 10, 2010 and Jan. 21, 2010)...more than doubled her career shots on goal total with 45 on the season...recorded first multi-point series with a goal and assist over the Jan. 21-22 weekend against MSU...was voted the team’s Most Improved Player.

2009-10 (Sophomore)
  • Academic All-WCHA
Saw action in 33 games this season...had 13 shots on goal.

2008-09 (Freshman)
Williams played in all but one game during her rookie season, and notched an assist and took 14 shots...lone helper came against North Dakota (Dec. 13, 2008).

Prior to BSU
Played in the Lake Conference for Eagan High School freshman and sophomore years...led team in scoring in 2005-06...lettered in hockey and track and field in high school...was named Rookie of the Year...Lake Conference Honorable Mention twice and was an All-State Honorable Mention...played for the Minnesota Thoroughbreds U-19 team and led team in goals scored in 2007-08...attended USA Hockey’s National Development Camp in 2006...went to Hockey Night in Boston in 2006...member of the honor roll and was named student of the month once...Thoroughbred coaches were Steve Weber, Marci Bydlon and Ivan Weiss.

Lauren Elizabeth Williams...Born Aug. 3, 1990...daughter of Brian and Terry Williams......father, Brian, played hockey for the University of North Dakota, and he was a member of Team USA in 1986 and ‘87...he also played for the Montreal Canadians in 1987 and played in Europe following his stint in the NHL...sister, Alex, played for the University of North Dakota...majoring in biology with an emphasis in ecology, ethology, and evolution.