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Lauren Varnau
Lauren Varnau

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bunker Hill, Ind.

High School:
Maconaquah

Height:
5-6

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
10/26/1989



08/06/2013

Soccer Reports for Preseason; Home Media Coverage Unveiled

Alex & Juliana Hairston are Purdue's first set of sister teammates since 1998-99.

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.

01/13/2012

Lauren Varnau, Photo Gallery 2008-11

Lauren Varnau, Photo Gallery 2008-11

Photo Gallery through 2011

SENIOR / 2011
Academic All-Big Ten
• Varnau played in 11 games
• Saw action in four Big Ten games
• Logged a season-high 28 minutes at Missouri
• Played 23 minutes and credited with a shot in the home opener against Oregon State

JUNIOR / 2010
Academic All-Big Ten
• Played in 18 games, missing only the Michigan State and Ohio State games
• Assisted on Katie Leinert's game-winner in the victory against Indiana
• Registered two shots in each of the first three games of the season
• Logged a season-high 51 minutes in the win at Colorado

SOPHOMORE / 2009
Academic All-Big Ten
• Earned first collegiate point with assist in season-opening 5-0 win vs. Ohio
• Took season-high two shots, placing both on goal, in 1-0 win vs. Valparaiso
• Saw career-high 53 minutes of action in 3-0 win vs. Evansville
• Appeared for 46 minutes in 3-2 win at No. 6 Texas A&M
• Took one shot in 1-1 tie vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee and 1-0 win vs. Michigan

FRESHMAN / 2008
Academic All-Big Ten
• Took first collegiate shot in season-opening game at Kansas
• Played season-high 24 minutes and registered one shot in 5-1 win vs. Eastern Illinois
• Recorded one shot in 1-0 win at Northwestern in first Big Ten appearance

REDSHIRT YEAR / 2007
• Did not play while redshirting

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
• Graduated with honors in top 25 of class
• Four-year letterwinner in soccer and track & field
• Left Maconaquah holding all career scoring records, including goals (112) and assists (27)
• Led team in scoring all four years
• Four-time All-Conference
• Led state in goals per game as junior
• Ranked third in state in goals as junior and senior
• Three-time team MVP
• Two-time team captain
• Won 2006 state championship and regional qualifying spot with Dynamo FC

Biographical Information

Major: Health, Nutrition and Fitness

Parents: Michael & Judy Varnau

Sister: Julie

Brothers: Alex & Andrew

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