3 - Laura Wacker
Laura Wacker
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Poly Prep Country Day
Position: M
Major: Computer Science

2013: Played in 17 games, started 16...52 goals...six assists...58 points...19 groundballs...18 draw controls...was fourth in the NEWMAC in goals and eighth in points...led the team in goals and points...set the MIT records for career goals (146) and goals in a game with 10 versus Eastern Connecticut (4/18)...tied the MIT record for goals in a season...graduates ranked fifth all-time in points (166)...scored the game-winning goals against Framingham State (4/2) and Eastern Connecticut (4/18)...posted six goals versus Maine-Farmington (3/16) two days after registering five goals and four groundballs against Lasell (3/14)...notched four goals and two assists at Colorado College (3/26) following a four-goal one-assist performance at Wheaton (3/23)...totaled four goals and three groundballs versus Drew (4/13)...had four draw controls against Springfield (4/22)...NEWMAC all-conference first team...NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week (3/18)

2012: Started all 16 games...39 goals...10 assists...49 points...16 groundballs...28 draw controls...11 caused turnovers...led the team in caused turnovers, ranked second in goals, assists, and points, third in draw controls, and fifth in groundballs...broke the MIT record for points in a game with 11 (eight goals, three assists) against Framingham State (3/20)...tallied four goals, three assists, three groundballs, four draw controls, and three caused turnovers at Wellesley (4/10)...registered four goals and an assist versus Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (3/26)...also had four-goal performances against Gordon (3/6), Eastern Connecticut (3/17), and Southern Maine (4/7)...generated a career-high three caused turnovers at Springfield (4/14).

2011: Started all 15 games...34 goals...three assists...37 points...10 groundballs...eight draw controls...seven caused turnovers...ranked second on the team in goals and third in points...scored a season-high six goals against Wellesley (4/12)...had a six-point performance (five goals, including the game-winner, one assist) versus Wheaton (4/25)...tallied five goals against Gordon (3/8) and Southern Maine (4/9)...earned hat-tricks versus Keene State (3/10) and Western Connecticut (3/20)...posted three groundballs against Smith (3/26)...earned two draw controls at Williams (3/15)...notched two caused turnovers at Emerson (3/17).

2010: Started all 16 games...21 goals...one assist...22 points...19 groundballs...seven draw controls...six caused turnovers...ranked fifth on the team in goals...totaled four goals, three groundballs, and two draw controls at Bridgewater State (4/5)...also earned three groundballs versus New England College (4/3) and Emerson (4/6)...posted two caused turnovers against New England College (4/3) and Babson (4/20)

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in mathematics with computer science with a minor in economics...was an analyst intern at HighVista Strategies LLC...conducted research in Lifelong Kindergarten Group of the MIT Media Lab...Alpha Phi sorority...also a member of the MIT squash team.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Poly Prep Country Day.