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Laura McCalla
Laura McCalla

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, Ga.

High School:
Starr's Mill

Last College:
UAB

Height:
5-6

Position:
Midfielder/Forward

Birthdate:
11/24/1989



12/07/2011

Fifty-Nine Purdue Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Cross Country (21) & Football (20) lead the way with the most honorees.

12/06/2011

Purdue Recognized For Classroom Excellence By the NSCAA

Boilermakers honored with Team Academic Award.

10/11/2011

Purdue Hosts Indiana & Michigan For Golden Boot Game, Senior Day

Katie Leinert, one of eight seniors to be honored Sunday, scored against both IU & U-M in 2010.

10/10/2011

McCalla Selected To CollegeSoccer360.com's Primetime Performers Honor Roll

UAB transfer assisted on Phillips' equalizer & Blacha's game-winner in win vs. Ohio State.

10/09/2011

Boilermakers Score Twice In Four Minutes To Topple Ohio State, 2-1

Blacha scores her first career game-winner; Phillips records her 14th career goal.

01/12/2012

Laura McCalla, Photo Gallery 2011

Laura McCalla, Photo Gallery 2011

10/10/2011

Purdue in Red, White & Blue vs. Ohio State

Purdue sports red, white & blue uniforms as it hosts Ohio State at the Varsity Soccer Complex.

| Photo Gallery Thru 2011 |

SENIOR / 2011
Academic All-Big Ten
CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer (Oct. 10)
• McCalla played in 13 games and started nine times, including six Big Ten games
• Assisted on both Purdue goals, scored 3:39 apart, in the home win against Ohio State
• Setup Kellie Phillips' equalizer and Kaitlin Blacha's game-winner to earn a spot on CollegeSoccer360.com's weekly honor roll... tallied a shot in each of eight games in which she played
• Put all three of her shots on goal in the overtime loss to Kansas
• Logged a season-high 84 minutes as a starter in the loss to Nebraska

ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM (2008-10)
• Led UAB with 12 goals and six assists in 2010, earning Second Team All-Conference USA recognition
• Three-year starter tallied 22 goals and 11 assists at UAB; scored six goals in 2008 and four in 2009

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
• Four-year letter-winner for coach Deanise Myers, serving as a team captain during her senior season
• Helped her high school team to the 4A state finals as a junior and the 5A Georgia State Championship as a sophomore
• Named first team all-region and earned the team's Coaches' Award as a senior
• Three-year captain for the Concorde Fire Elite 90 South, helping lead her team to the 2007 Georgia State Championship
• Played on the Georgia Olympic Development team from 2004-06 and the Region III Olympic Development team since 2007, traveling to Ventura, Calif., for a ODP camp
• Also lettered in basketball

Biographical Information

Major: Management

Parents: John & Monica McCalla

Sister: Mandy (who plays soccer at Mississippi)

Brother: Thomas

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