U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Played in three games in Guatemala, starting two … Played for the U.S. U-15 GNT in 2010 and attended the U.S. U-14 I.D. Camp in 2009.
Personal: Full name is Lauren Alissa Kaskie … Nickname is Lo … Enjoys going to the beach, getting her nails done, hanging out with her best friends and snowboarding … A HUGE Los Angeles Lakers fan … Dad, Brian, was a walk-on for the University of Nevada-Reno football team and became an All-American, eventually getting a tryout with the Dallas Cowboys … Three words that best describe her off the field are “shy, cautions and analytical” … Three words that describe her on the field are “intense, competitive and diverse” … Her motto is “it will always get better no matter the circumstances” … Best present she ever received was making the U.S. National Team, or her car … Craziest ambition is to become a Nike sports model … Her dream job is to play pro soccer … Favorite foods are sushi, pizza and Philly cheesesteak … Favorite snack is spinach and artichoke dip with pita chips … She doesn’t like ketchup … Favorite soccer players are Mia Hamm and Lionel Messi … Has two small dogs, a shih-tzu named Maddy and a Yorkie named Tinkerbell … Two of her favorite musical artists are Drake and Maroon 5 … Favorite cereal is Chocolate Cheerios … Favorite dessert is frozen yogurt and/or cheesecake … Favorite smell is freshly baked cookies and rain.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend UCLA in the fall of 2013 … Attends Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas … Played high school soccer only her freshman and sophomore years, earning All-Northwest, All-Sunset Region and All-Southern Nevada honors both years … The 2011 Nevada Gatorade Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year.
Club: Played U-16s until present for the LV Heat … Played U-12 to U-16 for Neusport … From U-10 through U-12 she played for the Tabagators … Helped Neusport win the 2010 U-14 state title … In 2008, Neusport was the Nevada and regional champions as U-12s … Won the 2007 U-11 Nevada state title with the Tabagators.