UNC Women's Lacrosse Bio
32 Laura Escobar

General - A Tar Heel leader behind the scenes... Leads UNC's community service projects... Speant the summer of 2008 serving in Costa Rica creating recyling programs and other community development projects... Speant summer of 2011 serving in Kenyan orphanages... Serves as the women's lacrosse liaison with Carolina Athletics Outreach ... Coordinates the team's volunteer efforts with UNC Hospitals, Murdoch Development Center, area elementary schools, Ronald McDonald House, Share Your Christmas Foundation ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll and Deans List... First North Carolinian to graduate from women's lacrosse program. 

Junior (2011) - Appeared in five games against Denver, Cornell, Old Dominion, Virginia in the ACC Tournament and High Point ... Attempted a shot against ODU.

Sophomore (2010) - Saw action in six games (Denver, Richmond, Virginia Tech and Old Dominion in the regular season and Navy and Virginia in the NCAA Tournament) ... Gathered two ground balls against Denver in the season opener ... Named to the 2009-10 ACC Academic Honor Roll and the Dean's List.

Freshman (2009) - Saw action in one game versus Old Dominion.

High School - Played four years of varsity lacrosse at Broughton High School ... Played for coaches Larry Rice and Mary Young ... Team co-captain as a junior and senior ... Two-time academic All-America choice ... Named to the Lower Atlantic National Tournament team ... Named all-state as a senior and all-conference as a junior and senior ... Also was on the varsity swim team for four years and the cross country team for one year ... Co-captain of the swim team as a senior ... Played two years of select club soccer ... President of the Broughton Coalition for the Homeless ... National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member ... Member of the debate team and WCAP Producer of the Year... Named 2008 Needham Broughton High school Female Student-Athlete of the Year. 

 

Personal - A product of the Carolina Fever club lacrosse program ... Born on December 27, 1989, in Raleigh, N.C. ... Laura Memory Escobar is the daughter of Carlos and Memory Escobar ... Her father played soccer at UNC Wilmington and her mother swam at Appalachian State University ... Communication studies major.

Laura Escobar's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS Sh G A Pts GB CT DC 2009 1/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2010 6/0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2011 5/0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 Total 12/0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0
Position: Attacker
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Broughton
UNC North Carolina Women's Lacrosse


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