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Lori Podell
Lori Podell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Bend, Ind.

High School:
St. Joseph

Height:
5-5

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
02/14/1983

Experience:
3VL



2003: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... recorded shot on goal against Ball State (11/1) ... took first shot of season against Evansville (9/14) ... entered match as a reserve midfielder, playing 21 minutes ... helped clear out Purple Ace corner kick late in the second half, maintaining the Purdue shutout ... registered one shot vs. Indiana State (10/29).

2002: Academic All-Big Ten ... competed in two matches, receiving 50 minutes of playing time as a reserve midfielder ... recorded first career shot in win over Buffalo ... collected her first career shot on goal against Ball State.

2001: Saw time in two games as a reserve ... tallied 21 minutes of playing time against Butler and Central Michigan.

High School: Earned four varsity soccer and basketball letters ... St. Joseph's Most Dedicated Player as a sophomore ... two-time team MVP ... three-time ISCA all-district ... ISCA second team honorable mention as a sophomore ... two-time ISCA second team ... two-time All-District II Showcase Team member ... team captain as a senior ... team won 1997 sectional and was regional runner-up ... 1998 team won sectional, regional and state championships ... two-year basketball captain ... received basketball's Most Dedicated, Improved and Valuable Player awards ... nine-year member of the South Bend Junior Irish Soccer Club ... seven-time club team captain ... six-year member of Indiana Olympic Development Team.

Personal: Given name is Laura Janelle Podell ... born Feb. 14, 1983 ... majoring in athletic training ... enjoys weight lifting, running, kayaking and swimming ... parents are T. George and Janet Podell ... has two older brothers, Thomas George II and Christopher, and two younger sisters, Jasmine and Gabriella.

Podell's Career Statistics

Year	GP-GS	G	Ast.	Sh.	SOG	Pts.
2001	2-0	0	0	0	0	0
2002    2-0     0       0       2       1       0
2003    10-0	0       0       3	1	0

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