Name: Lauren Hansen
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
High School: St. Paul Academy
Coach Peter Albright on Hansen: "We are excited to pick up a player of Lauren's quality so late. She is tough, smart and disciplined. I love the way she reads the game."
At what age did you begin playing soccer: 4 or 5 years old
Why do you love playing soccer?: I love winning and competing, I also feel very rewarded after physically pushing myself.
Why Richmond?: The academic caliber of the school combined with the beautiful location.
What are you most excited about about when thinking of joining the Spider Family?: Winning! Also the great fit of the values of the coaching staff, making friends on the team.
What do you do before each game?: Listen to music (loudly)
What is your dream job?: President of the United States in 2036
What are your hobbies/interests?: Public forum debate, playing cello, listening to music, playing sports, hanging out with friends, eating food
Who is your greatest inspiration?: My family
What is your biggest fear?: Driving up steep hills
Who is the most famous person you've met?: I touched Beyoncé at her concert last May
What is your favorite…
Soccer memory: Winning Section Finals to move on to State senior year
Athlete: Sydney Leroux
Professional Soccer Player: Neymar
Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings
Breakfast Cereal: Special K with Red Berries
School Subject: History of Law
Movie: Harry Potter(s) or 10 Things I Hate About You