Colonials Open Regular Season on Friday at Florida Gulf Coast
JUNIOR YEAR AT GW (2013-14)
Sat out the first 10 games due to NCAA transfer rules, then missed the remainder of the season due to a personal medical condition ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2014 semester ... Received the Team Spirit award at the end of the year awards banquet.
SOPHOMORE YEAR AT UMBC (2012-13)
Averaged team-bests of 13.0 points and 4.3 assists per game through eight contests before announcing her intent to transfer ... Started all eight games in which she played and averaged 32.5 minutes per contest ... Ranked second in the America East in assists, third in scoring, seventh in free throw percentage (.717) and eighth in steals (1.9 spg) at that time ... Made all five three-point attempts on the season and shot 41.8 percent (33-for-79) overall ... Scored in double figures five times with a double-double of 22 points and 10 assists at Coppin State (Nov. 14) ... 22 points were a career high ... Also made a career-best 10-of-11 foul shots and played all 45 minutes in the overtime win against the Eagles ... Matched her career high with five steals to go with 13 points and a season-best six rebounds against Eastern (Nov. 25) ... Served as team co-captain.
FRESHMAN YEAR AT UMBC (2011-12) America East Rookie of the Year and unanimous All-Rookie Team selection ... Led the Retrievers with 129 assists, most ever by a UMBC freshman and eighth all-time at UMBC ... Led the America East in assists (4.6 apg) and ranked second in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.2) and ninth in free throw percentage (.702) ... Helped lead UMBC to the America East title game ... Named America East Rookie of the Week four times ... Posted five or more assists 14 times ... Matched a UMBC record with 11 assists against Monmouth (Nov. 13) and New Hampshire (Jan. 28) ... Finished one rebound shy of a triple-double with 10 points, 11 assists and a career-high nine rebounds against Monmouth in the second game of her collegiate career ... Also posted a double-double of 11 points and 11 assists against UNH ... Scored a season-high 18 points and added seven assists against Hartford (Jan. 16) ... Started 26 of 28 games played, averaging 33.4 minutes per contest ... Missed four games with a concussion suffered against Maryland.
Played for current GW assistant coach Diane Richardson at Riverdale Baptist ... A three-time Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention ... Rated as the No. 57 point guard in her class by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Led the Crusaders to the No. 1 ranking in the Washington area by the Washington Post and a No. 20 ranking in the nation by ESPN in 2010 ... Averaged 13 points, six assists and two rebounds per game in her high school career ... Earned the Crusaders' Team Leader and MVP awards in 2011 ... Named MVP of the Baltimore Mayors Tournament as a junior ... Champion of the National Christian School Athletic Association Point Guard Challenge in 2010 ... Served as team captain ... Selected to the All-WCAC second team as a sophomore while at Academy of the Holy Cross ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Lauren Francis Chase ... Born Oct. 4, 1993 in Silver Spring, Md. ... Daughter of Bryan and Laura Chase ... Father was inducted into the United States Flag and Touch Football League Hall of Fame in 2000 ... Has an older brother, Andrae ... Majoring in criminal justice.