At Missouri State: Lewandowski will help to bring even more depth to the Bears' defense.
Background: Lewandowski played all four years at St. Joseph's Academy for Coach Maggie Potter as a defender ... Got the call to move up to varsity during her sophomore season, seeing significant time on the varisty squad that won the MWAA State Championships in 2008 ... Finished first in league during her junior and senior seasons, as well ... Was named MWAA All-Conference Honorable Mention her junior year and Second-Team MWAA All-Conference her senior year ... As St. Joseph's Academy varsity team captain during her senior campaign, Lewandowski was named to the St. Louis Post Dispatch All-Metro Third-Team, nominated for the Harrow All-Regional-All-American Team and named to the Gladiator High School National Academic Field Hockey squad by SGI/NFHCA ... Also participated in lacrosse at St. Joseph's Academy during her freshman and sophomore years.
Personal: Lauren Marie Lewandowski was born April 3, 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri ... Daughter of Tim and Laura Lewandowski ... Has one brother, Austin.