12 - Lauren Mellano
Lauren Mellano
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fullerton, CA
High School: Troy HS
Position: M/D
Experience: 1V

CAL STATE FULLERTON
FRESHMAN (2010): Appeared in 11 matches, all off the bench... scored two goals in her Division I debut, netting one of four goals in a win over Eastern Washington (Aug. 29) and again finding the back of the net against Long Beach State (Oct. 17)... finished with four shots, including a career-high two shots against the 49ers.

TROY HIGH SCHOOL
Played three seasons for the Warriors... three-time Freeway League First-Team selection... earned first-team All-CIF honors as a junior and second-team honors as a sophomore... CIF Defensive Player of the Year as a junior.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 7, 1991, in Fullerton... parents are Bob and Mary... her older sister, Caitlin, also plays for the Titans and is entering her senior year in 2011... also has two brothers, Ryan and Justin... also considered Jacksonville and Cal State San Marcos before selecting Cal State Fullerton... played club soccer for the Irvine Strikers, helping the team to a US Soccer National Championship in 2008... her father played baseball at Cal State Fullerton for two seasons from 1985-86.