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 Laura Georges 5
Laura Georges
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Versailles, France

High School:
Louis Bascan

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender

In 2006
Played in 16 games ... Was the backbone of the Eagles defense ... Scored her lone goal of the season in a 3-0 win over NC State ... Was named a third-team All-America honoree by the NSCAA ... Selected a first-team All-ACC, first-team NSCAA All-Northeast and first-team NEWISA ... Was a semifinalist for the Hermann Trophy ... Earned the ACC Defensive Player of the Year award ... Named the Soccer Buzz Northeast Regional Player of the Year, Soccer Buzz All-America first-team and was a FIFA World Player of the Year finalist in 2006 ... Missed six games to play for the French National Team.

In 2005
Named to the All-ACC first-team ... Earned third-team All-America honors by the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz Magazine All-America first-team honors ... Named to the NEWISA first-team ...Was honored as the Soccer Buzz Magazine Northeast Player of the Year ... Played in 18 games and started in 17... Missed three games while playing for the French national team ... Held together a Boston College backline that allowed only 17 goals was ranked ninth national and first in the ACC for shutout percentage (0.62) ... Played for the French National Team in the Four Nations Tournament in China, Jan. 2006 ... In March, she helped France place fourth at the Algarve Cup in Portugal ... Nominated as FIFA World Player of the Year and finished 12th in the final voting.

In 2004
Played in 13 games in her first season as an Eagle, getting the start in nine ... Posted three points on one goal and one assist ... Missed 10 games with a lower leg injury ... Scored the game-winning goal against Hartford on September 5 ... Tallied an assist in the victory over Central Florida on November 14.

BEFORE BC
Transfer student from Leonardo de Vinci University in Paris ... Was initially selected for international play in 2001 ... Played in the Under-19 World Cup ... Played with the 2003 French National Team in the World Cup.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Edouard and Claudie Georges ... Has two brothers, Frédéric and Willy ... A marketing major ... Member of a charitable organization named "Un Maillot Pour La Vie", which provides assistance to children in French hospitals.

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