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Photo of Lauren Sesselmann

Lauren played varsity basketball all four years at NDA and was an important part of the 28-0 WIAA state champion team her senior year.

In soccer, Lauren was a true superstar. She was first team all-conference and first team all-state for all four years. She was the leader in goals and assists for all four years and ended her career as the state’s second all-time leader in goals 101 goals. She was also Green Bay Press-Gazette Player of the Year all four years. Lauren’s soccer team was a three-time FRCC conference champion.

After graduating from NDA, Lauren played soccer at Purdue University. She set records for the Boilermakers in points, goals, assists, game-winning goals, multiple- goal games and shots on goal registered. She was second team all-Big Ten during her freshman year, first team all-Big Ten for three years and was a two time All- American. She was one of the top goal scorers in the conference.

Lauren was drafted in 2009 to the Chicago Redstars before being traded and winning her first Pro Championship with New Jersey SkyBlue. She has played in the WPS, NWSL and the Canadian National Team. She won a gold medal in the 2011 Pan American Games, bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics and played in the 2015 World Cup in Canada.

Lauren retired from professional soccer. She is co-owner, producer, trainer and host of the fitness DVD “Fit As A Pro” and has a travel TV show releasing in 2020 called “Fit Destinations.”

Lauren loves giving back to our youth and does soccer and mission trips around the world. She also mentors players that want to play collegiately and professionally.

  • 2019