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Laura Janssen

Striker
Position
5'6''
Height
Sophomore
Class
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Hometown
Kandinsky College
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2019

  • Finished the season with seven goals and an assist for 15 points
  • Scored the game-winning goals against Ohio State ((/8), Longwood (9/29), Liberty (10/28) and Wake Forest (11/1)
  • Scored both goals in the 2-1 victory over Ohio State (9/8)
  • Appeared in all 23 games with seven starts
  • Had the highest shooting percentage on the team, scoring seven goals on 18 shots (.389)
  • Named the Synapse Sports National Rookie of the Week (Nov. 5) after helping Virginia to a pair of ranked wins on the week, getting the game-winning goal in both contests. She notched the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Liberty and then opened the scoring in a 3-1 win over Wake Forest
  • 2019 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad

High School/Club Hockey

  • Has played for Hockyclub Den Bosch since 2014, twice finishing second at the Dutch National Championships before winning the title in June of 2019
  • Helped lead her hockey club to the title at the 2017-18 Dutch Indoor Championships
  • Has played defender, midfield and attack throughout her career

Personal

  • Daughter of Marie-Louise van Esch and Eric Janssen
  • Has three older sister, Elisa, Lotte and Marleen