2014 - Big South Presidential Honor Roll (Freshman)
2015 (Sophomore): Played in 14 games and earned seven starts for a Chanticleer defense that ranked second in the Big South in goals against average (9.77) … Tallied 13 ground balls, nine draw controls and four caused turnovers … Ranked second on the team among defensive players in ground balls and draw controls … Scooped a career-high four ground balls vs. Jacksonville … Also turned in a pair of multiple-ground ball performances at Longwood and Winthrop … Won a career-high three draw controls in the Big South quarterfinal game vs. Campbell … Caused a turnover in games vs. Jacksonville, vs. Delaware State, at Longwood and vs. Gardner-Webb.
2014 (Freshman): Started 12 games and saw action in four others as a freshman defender ... Finished second among freshman field players with 15 ground balls ... Recorded multiple ground balls in three games, including single-game highs of three against both Campbell and High Point ... Led all freshmen in draw controls with 12, including five games with multiple draw controls ... Forced six turnovers, including a single-game high of three against High Point ... Was named to the 2013-14 Big South Presidential Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's List for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters.
At Cherokee HS: Earned all-conference team honors as a senior ...Notched 18 goals, 19 assists 15 ground balls and 15 draw controls as a junior ... Was also named a deBeer Fab 40 All-Star as a junior ... Helped team to an Olympic Conference championship, South Jersey Group IV Sectional championship and a 20-3 record as a sophomore ... Also played field hockey.
Personal: Full name is Lauren Nicole Thomas ... Daughter of Michelle Thomas ... Has a brother, Deven, who plays lacrosse at Drexel ... Is a certified U.S. Lacrosse youth umpire.