6 Lauren Duran
6 Lauren Duran
Birth Date: 05/05/1989
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woburn, MA
High School: Woburn
Position: D

NOTABLES Appointed a tri-captain ... One of the senior leaders on the team that will be an important factor on and off the ice ... Great shot and will be relied upon to score goals and pick up the offensive unit

Duran 2009-10Produced another standout season with 22 points on 11 goals and 11 assists to rank second on the Beacons in goals, tied for third in points and fifth overall in assists ... Recorded a team-high four game-winning tallies ... Ranked tied for second on the team and tied for 24th in the nation with five power play goals ... Registered four multi-point outings on the season including a season-high three point effort with two goals and an assist on February 12 in UMass Boston's 11-0 win vs. Plymouth State ... From January 8-30, put together a career-high eight game point streak that included seven assists and two goals, one being the game-winner in the Beacon's 1-0 win over Connecticut College on January 29 ... Scored in four consecutive games from December 8 through January 2, notching the game-winner in a 3-1 upset victory over No. 6 Lake Forest in the opening round of the Codfish Bowl.

2008-09: Turned in an outstanding season, leading the team with 20 goals in 23 games to rank third in the nation with 0.87 goals per game ... Exceptional on the power play with seven goals for an average of 0.30 per game to place 11th in NCAA division III and fourth in ECAC East for total power play scores ... Placed 17th among ECAC East leaders with 27 points and was ninth in the league with 12 power play points ... Owned three streaks of four or more games with at least one point, including a five-game string from December 5 to January 9 ... Tallied a point in 16 of 23 contests, including eight of the team's final nine games to close out the season with 14 points during that span ... Opened the season with five points on four goals and an assist in the first two games, including the game-winner in a 5-4 victory over Salve Regina University on November 8 and was named the ECAC East Player of the Week for the week of November 3-9 ... Registered eight multipoint outings, including six games with two or more goals for the fourth-highest total in a season at UMass Boston ... Netted goals in four straight games on two occasions during the campaign ... Tallied a season-high four points on two goals and two assists at Plymouth State University on February 13.

2007-08: Played all 26 games, including the first 13 as a defenseman ... Flourished after making the move to forward, racking up 20 points on 10 goals and 10 assists in the final 13 games of the campaign to finish with 21 points overall ... Ranked third on the squad in points, goals and assists ... Placed 17th among ECAC East leaders with four power play goals and third on the team, while standing 27th in the nation among rookies with 0.81 points per game and was ninth in total points for ECAC East freshmen ... Her two game-winners were tied for second on the team and put her 17th among league leaders ... Enjoyed a seven-game point-scoring streak from January 16 to February 2 and racked up 14 points during that period, which was the sixth-longest streak in school history ... Registered five multi-point outings, including a career-high five points on two goals and three assists vs. Southern Maine on January 18.

Personal/High School: Four-year letterwinner in ice hockey and earned three letters for soccer at Woburn Memorial High School ... Helped the Tanners to the State Championship as a freshman and junior, while winning the Middlesex League crown three straight years from 2004-06 ... Selected an All-League All-Star all four seasons with WMHS ... Named the Tanners' team captain for both ice hockey and soccer ... Born May 5, 1989 ... Daughter of Pat and Judy Duran ... Majoring in exercise and health science and would like to pursue a career in nursing ... Enjoys rollerblading and swimming.