|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||The Bishop's School|
2008: Appeared in 29 sets over 15 matches...Averaged 1.45 digs per set...Posted one kill and two assists...Made her first career start on Oct. 3 at Brown...Posted 13 digs and her first career kill in that match...Tallied a season- and match-high 16 digs on Oct. 4 vs. Brown.
Before Yale: As team captain, led The Bishop's School to Southern California regional finals as a senior...Named First Team All-Coastal South League in 2007...A two-time First Team CIF All-Section Division IV selection (2006-07)...Selected to the San Diego Union-Tribune's All-Academic First Team and prepvolleyball.com's Academic All-American First Team in 2007...Also earned all-league honors in soccer and softball.
Appleman on Laurel: "Laurel can pass well and make big defensive plays. I can count on her to be aggressive and push her teammates to do the same whenever she is on the court."
Getting to Know Laurel
Favorite Quote: “Go big or go home."
Favorite Reality TV Show: Impossible question. "The Biggest Loser" or "John & Kate Plus Eight"
Greatest Fear: Drowning
Favorite Sports Movie: The Replacements
Signature Dance Move: “The Move” by Cramm
People are surprised that you…: can touch my nose with my tongue.
Which of your teammates would make the best coach?: Taylor Cramm