FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Made an immediate impact in just her first season with the Blazers ... played in all 20 games, earning a spot in the starting lineup in 18 of those contests ... tied for second on the team with six goals, and was third in total points with 13 ... scored five of her six goals during league play, which listed her tied for sixth in the conference in that category ... took 32 total shots on the year, with 16 of them on goal (.500) ... was listed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Lettered four years under head coach Deanise Myers, including being named captain during her senior campaign ... helped her squad to the 4A state finals as a junior and the 5A Georiga State Championship as a sophomore ... named first-team all-region and earned the team's Coaches' Award as a senior ... played club soccer for head coach Brian Moore and the Concorde Fire Elite 90 South, where she was captain for three years and helped her team to the 2007 Georgia State Championship ... also played on the Georgia Olympic Development team from 2004-06 and the Region III Olympic Development team since 2007 ... participated in basketball as well.
Full name is Laura Ann McCalla ... daughter of John and Monica McCalla ... has a younger brother, Thomas, and a younger sister, Mandy ... born November 24, 1989 in Atlanta. Ga. ... majoring in industrial distribution.