Cal Field Hockey BIO
Laura Spellman
Player Profile:
Laura Spellman 1251677
Position: Defender
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gilroy, Calif.
High School: Gilroy HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2011 Q&A with Laura Spellman

2012: Tallied two assists this assist versus Missouri State on Sep. 16 and one assist versus Maryland on Aug. 24.

2011: Started all 20 games for the Bears...played nearly the entire game in every regular-season contest except at Pacific (44 minutes), Kent State (32 minutes) and at Stanford (31 minutes)...began the season by getting her only assist of the year in the Bears' season-opening victory at Louisville...took 17 penalty corners on the season.

2010: Scored the game-winning goal in overtime at Fairfield for her only goal of the season ... named to the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad ... started all 19 games.

2009: Started 16 games and saw action in 19 games...scored one goal and tallied one assist...the goal was Cal's fourth goal in a 4-1 victory over Pacific on Oct. 18, and her assist also came in that game against the Tigers...both shots taken were on goal.

High School: A 2009 Futures Elite selection along with fellow Cal freshmen Kendra Bills, Deanna Kennedy and Shannon Millson...Spellman teamed with Rose at Gilroy High School...skillful, speedy playmaker helped Gilroy HS advance to the CCS semifinals in 2008, when she also earned a spot on the All-CCS first-team and on the All-TCAL first team...a member of the 2008 All-Mercury News first team along with Millson and fellow Bears freshman Rachelle Comeau.

Personal: Born on Sept. 20, 1991, in Watsonville, Calif....parents are Todd and Patty Spellman...Conservation and Resource Studies major.

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