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Honors and Awards
2011: Academic All-Big Ten
2010: Academic All-Big Ten
2009: Academic All-Big Ten
2011: Has appeared in all twenty games ... recorded one shot and one shot on goal against Purdue (10/21) ... attempted on shot against Illinois (10/16) ... recorded an assist against Nebraska (10/7) ... attempted four shots and recorded one shot on goal against Michigan (9/25) ... recorded one shot on goal against Central Michigan (9/14) ... made her first career start as a Badger against Northern Illinois (9/9) ... landed shot on net against Green Bay (8/28)
2010: Saw action in all 20 games ... recorded seven shots ... tallied her first career goal against Vanderbilt ... had one assist against Indiana (9/26) ... helped the team advance to the second round in the 2010 NCAA tournament
2009: Saw action in 10 games ... had one assist on the year ... scored a goal in UW's exhibition match against Marquette
2008: Played in eight of the Badgers' 19 games on the season ... recorded two assists, one in the Sept. 21 Nevada game and the other in the Sept. 7 game vs. Vermont ... of her two shots in the 2008 campaign, one was on goal
Prep: Helped lead the Owatonna Huskies to 3 Conference Titles and 2 Section Runner-up titles in her 5 years playing for the Varsity Squad. Recorded 73 goals and 27 assists in her career, which ranks 2nd all-time in OHS Girls Soccer for both. Was an All-Conference selection 3 years, and All-State Honorable Mention her senior year. Was named captain for her Junior and Senior year. Also ran OHS Varsity Girls Track and Field for 6 years, named an All-Conference Selection for 5 of those, and participated in the state meet numerous years. Involved in OHS Student Council all four years, serving as Executive Body President her senior year. Was elected Vice President of the Minnesota Association of Student Councils for the 2007-2008 term. Also involved in National Honor Society, Young Life, Peer Helpers, and OHS Athletic Training.
Personal: Parents are David and Jodi Cochlin ... has two sisters, Brittany and Hannah ... President of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... a communication arts major
Cochlin's Career Statistics
Off the Field with Lauren Cochlin
Why did you choose the University of Wisconsin?: Because the tradition and pride that the University of Wisconsin boasts is immeasurable. It's incredible. The unique combination and emphasis of competitive athletics and world-renowned academics makes this one of the best places in the world to go to school. Apart from that, I knew these coaches and the players they were going to bring in were going to push me each and every day. I wanted to be a part of a program, a culture, and a tradition like that.
What does it mean to be a Badger?: To compete on every level. Compete, compete, compete.
Spot on campus: Union South
Cartoon Character: Ariel, duh
TV Show: FRIENDS
Soccer Player: Kodee Williams
First started soccer (age and/or grade): 5 years old
My favorite thing about Wisconsin soccer is: How incredibly close our team is and how much we push each other to be the best each and every day
Before each match, I: Sleep and then have some coffee
Best UW road trip: Freshman year watching the entire first season of Gossip Girl on the BILLION hour bus ride to and from Indiana
Best memory of the coaches: Tim dancing to "Like a G6" on the bus after the NCAA win in Milwaukee
One word that describes the team: Family
My teammates say I am: Fast
Favorite thing to do off the field with my teammates is: Have Shark Week parties
Most memorable soccer achievement: Most Improved Player last year
This summer, I: Played soccer for the Madison 56ers and took American Sign Language
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate soccer?: Probably join every club that Hoofers offers and cook a billion things a day.
The best thing about Madison is: The atmosphere
Dream as a collegiate player: Win a Big Ten Championship and compete in the Final Four.
My most prized possession is/are: All my cooking/ baking stuff
My secret addiction is: Now... coffee
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be: Barefoot Contessa, hehe
If you could be on the cover of a magazine it would be: Women's Health
Nobody knows how much I love to: Run the mile...
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Television... for Friends, Food Network, and Shark Week
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Ireland
If I could live in any time period, it would be: Dinosaurs
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Singing?
If I could have one superpower, it would be: To fly
I am most thankful for: My wonderful family and friends.
If I could change one soccer rule, it would be: Offside so I can run where ever I want.