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Lauren Sesselmann
Lauren Sesselmann

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Green Bay, Wis.

High School:
Notre Dame Academy

Height:
5-8

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
08/14/1983

Experience:
3VL



2004: Redshirted.

2003: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... named to the Big Ten's all-conference first team at forward ... team leader in goals (10) and shots on goal (40) ... finished second to Annette Kent in every other major offensive category, including points and assists ... recorded one shot against North Carolina (11/21) in third round NCAA Tournament match ... became the first player in Purdue history to register 10 goals in one season, with her game-winning score against Western Michigan (11/16) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... was assisted on the score by Kent ... posted a three-point game against the Broncos, having assisted on Kent's game-tying score earlier in the match ... finished tied with Kent and Courtney Coppedge with eight-multi point games ... recorded both goals in Purdue's 2-0 win over Indiana State ... first goal was unassisted ... second goal was assisted by Jayme-Lee Biamonte ... the two-goal game was Sesselmann's second of the season and the fourth of her career ... assisted on Kent's game-winning goal against Indiana (10/24) ... against Illinois (11/19), missed just her fourth start of career to allow teammate Emily Whetter to make a ceremonial start in her place ... scored goal in the 89th minute against Northwestern (11/17) on an assist from Kelly Haxton ... goal extended Purdue's consecutive game scoring streak to 27 ... scored game-tying goal at Michigan (10/12) with only 22 seconds remaining ... headed in a Krystal Pepper corner kick from the right post to send game with Wolverines into OT ... kicked in game-winning goal at Michigan State (10/10) ... game-winning assists were provided by Jennie Moppert and Kent ... was her second game-winner of the season and fifth of her career ... took shot from left corner of the goal box past the Spartan's Stacy Heller ... scored her fifth assist of the season on Lori Arnold's goal against Ohio State (9/28) ... recorded her first multi-goal game of the season and the third of her career in 3-1 win over Penn State (9/26) ... was assisted by Arnold on her game-tying goal with just over five minutes left to play in the first half ... second goal came off a Biamonte corner kick that landed in front of the net ... scored game-winning goal against Minnesota (9/19) ... goal came at 6:22 on an assist from Kim Comisar ... assisted on Coppedge's insurance goal vs. the Gophers at 66:52 ... rifled six shots against the Gophers, three on goal ... recorded a four-point game vs. Evansville (9/14) ... assisted on Kent's and Moppert's back-to-back goals early in the first period ... also knocked in Purdue's eighth and final goal, which set a new team record for most goals scored in a game and for largest margin of victory (8-0) ... her goal was unassisted and scored in the 82nd minute ... assisted on Kelly Haxton's game-tying goal at Missouri (9/5) ... assist was the first of the season ... Boilermaker Challenge Cup All-Tournament Team selection ... recorded six shots, two of which were on goal, in just 51 minutes against Marshall (8/30) ... her six shots tied the third highest total of her career ... posted eight shots in double overtime game vs. Illinois (10/21/01) ... took seven shots vs. Michigan (10/11/02) ... picked up an assist on Whetter's goal in 4-1 victory over Butler (8/22) at IPFW Soccer Showcase.

2002: Academic All-Big Ten ... member of the Boilermaker Challenge Cup all-tournament team ... selected to the Soccer Buzz all-Great Lakes Region third team ... competed in all 22 matches, started 21 ... played over 1,300 minutes ... finished second on the team to Annette Kent in shots (56) and shots on goal (28) ... placed third on the team with 16 points (six goals, four assists) ... scored four game-winning goals ... two of her four game winners came in 1-0 wins against Indiana ... her game winner vs. Indiana in the Big Ten tournament advance Purdue to the semifinal round for the first time in school history ... knocked in game winners against Wisconsin and Michigan ... took a season high seven shots in match versus Wolverines ... assisted on Jennie Moppert's game-tying goal at Oakland, for her first point of the season ... posted a season-high three points at Notre Dame, scoring one goal and one assist ... assisted with Moppert on Kent's game-winning score against the Fighting Irish ... scored two points in consecutive matches against Indiana (goal), Ball State (two assists) and Miami University (goal) ... two assists against Ball State were a season high ... assisted on Moppert's game winner against the Cardinals ... led team with two shots on goal vs. Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... received yellow cards in matches against Wisconsin, Iowa and Ohio State.

2001: Saw time in all 19 games, starting 17 ... one of only nine players to break the 1,000-minute mark with 1,033 minutes played ... team's leading scorer with nine goals and six assists for 24 points ... named to Boilermaker Challenge Cup All-Tournament team ... selected to Soccer Buzz All-Freshman Great Lakes Region team and the Freshman All-America Third Team ... also named to Soccer Buzz All-Great Lakes Region third team ... tied Annette Kent for team lead with 46 shots ... second on team with 24 shots on goal ... first on team with three game-winning goals ... had multiple-goal game in her first outing as a Boilermaker against Georgetown on Aug. 31 ... tallied another multiple-goal game at Michigan State in Purdue's 2-0 shutout victory of the Spartans on Oct. 12 ... notched assists against SMU, Oregon State, Portland State, No. 23 Wisconsin, Iowa and Central Michigan ... kicked a season-high eight shots against Illinois in the Boilermakers' 1-1 tie on Oct. 21 ... set the individual game record for first half goals with her two at MSU ... owns school season records for points, goals, game-winning goals, assists and game-winning assists ... put her name in the Purdue career book for top-five finishes in points, goals, game-winning goals, multiple-goal games, assists and game-winning assists.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in both soccer and basketball ... four-time soccer team offensive MVP ... four-time first team all-conference and all-area selection ... three-time first team all-state pick ... named the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Player of the Year as a sophomore, junior and senior ... tallied career totals of 101 goals and 56 assists ... first team all-conference and all-area honorable mention in basketball as a senior ... awarded the American Legion Athlete Award as a senior.

Personal: Given name is Lauren Marie Sesselmann ... born Aug. 14, 1983 ... enrolled in the School of Liberal Arts ... enjoys sports ... parents are Ernie and Debbie Sesselmann ... has two younger brothers, EJ and Aaron.