Senior and program record holder honored as conference's top keeper
2010 NSCAA All-Region Second Team
2010 (Senior): Moved into top-10 in career goals scored with her first goal of the season against McNeese State (8/29) and provided an assist later in the game... Put two in the back of the net in a 7-0 win over Texas Southern (9/12)... Scored the game-winner at UTSA (9/19) and had 11 shots, six on goal, in the match... Scored a goal in 2-0 win over UTEP (10/3) in the 66th minute... Made four shot, resulting in the winning goal for a 2-1 victory over ECU (10/15)...
2008 (Sophomore): Started all 18 games, putting together 36 straight starts in her two seasons ... Netted her fourth career goal, her third game winner, against UTEP ... Also tallied an assist against the Miners...Finished the match with a personal game-high of three points ... Tallied 22 shots on the season ... Ripped a season-high three shots against UTSA, Sam Houston, Stephen F. Austin and Texas State.
2007 (Freshman): Started all 18 games ... Tied goals scored ... Led the team in assists, total scoring and shots ... Tied for the team lead in goals scored ... Blasted a pair of game-winners to tie for the team lead ... Scored her first career goal against Louisiana Lafayette ... Found the back of the net to score the Cougars' lone goal against Grambling State ... Also scored against Colorado College ... Recorded her first career assist against Houston Baptist ... Assisted on another goal against UTSA ... Ripped a total of 33 shots on the season.
High School: Named All-District in 2005 and 2006 ... Academic All-District in 2005 and 2006 ... Member of the Tarrant County Super Team Elite Eleven in 2006 ... Named District MVP ... Also ran varsity track ... District and Regional track Champions.
Personal: Born Feb. 8, 1989 in Round Rock, Texas ... Full name is Lauri Alicia Byrne ... Daughter of Scott and Jeanie Byrne ... Chose Houston for the opportunities in the soccer program ... Also recruited by Texas A&M, Virginia, Rice, Missouri, Florida, Baylor, Texas Tech and TCU.