Minutewomen look to use practice schedule to build upon 2012 A-10 Tournament Championship, NCAA Tournament appearance
Sweigart becomes four-time recipient of national honor
Cordero named offensive player of the year, Allymohamed takes home top defensive honor
Second-year UMass leader earns first NFHCA head coaching honor
Minutewomen notched program's 23rd NCAA Tournament Appearance; 13th A-10 Tournament Title
FH vs. RICHMOND (A10 FINAL) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. RIDER (NCAA PLAY-IN) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. SYRACUSE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. VERMONT Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2012 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Atlantic 10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... NFHCA First Team All-Region ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... A leader on the UMass defense as a sophomore with 24 starts in as many appearances ... Finished the season with six points on a goal and four assists ... Recorded first collegiate goal against American on Sept. 9 ... Assisted on the game-tying goal against No. 1 Syracuse (10/11) with a 20-yard pass to Noralie Weusthuis in the Orange circle ... Also had helpers against VCU (10/14) and Saint Joseph's (10/21) ... Added another assist during UMass' NCAA Tournament appearance against No. 5 Syracuse ... Lauded with the UMass Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Year honor at the annual team banquet.
2011 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference ... Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Tallied her first collegiate point and assist vs. St. Joseph's (10/14) ... Started her first career game vs. Boston College (8/27) ... Started and played in all 18 games on the year ... Took 25 shots on the year, including 12 on-target attempts.
Before UMass: Attended Saint Bedes in Hailsham-Sussex, England where she played for Coach Steve Paxton. She played her regional hockey at the Junior Regional Performance Centre, most recently competing with the Saxon Tigers U-18 squad at the Futures Cup. She has also played at the U-17 England High Performance Centre, and with the Saxon Tigers (U-16), competing at the Futures Cup and England Trialist. She was First Team South Regional 3B Division, finishing in third place this season. Aside from field hockey, she was an accomplished javelin thrower, with a personal best of 40.71 meters. She is also a two-time Sussex Cup winner and National Qualifier in Netball.
Personal: Born June 20, 1993 in Eastbourne, England ... Daughter of Fareed Allymohamed and Caroline Unsworth ... Sister of Sarah and Jasmine ... Enjoys sports and art, specifically drawing ... Plans to major in law or psychology.
Tagliente on Allymohamed: "Lauren is an outstanding defender. She is a solid technical player excellent distribution skills from the back, as well as a very good penalty corner shot. Lauren is a very dynamic player. Her athleticism and natural attacking instincts will make her a very exciting player to watch for years to come."