Fall 2012: Medaled twice at the Head of the Hooch, helping Duke to first-place finishes in the Championship 8 and Championship 4...powered the V8 to a 10th-place finish out of 55 entries at the Princeton Chase.
2011-12: Rowed with Duke’s V8 in the ACC Championship, helping the boat to a third-place finish behind Virginia and Clemson...rowed with the V8 that took in the Grand Final at the Dad Vail Regatta...helped Duke capture the Dale England cup by rowing the V8 to a top finish...won the V8 Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic.
2010-11: Rowed with the V8 that took third place at the 2011 ACC Championship ... rowed with the V8 that grabbed third place in the Grand Final at the Oak Ridge Invitational recording a season-best time of 6:34.78 ... helped the open four clinch first place at the Head of the Potomac ... powered the V8 that took first place at the Head of Genesee ... member of the championship eight that took third place at the Head of the Hooch.
2009-10: Member of the V8 that took ACC Crew of the Week on April 12 … rowed with the V8 that took first place at the C Final at the South Regional Aramark Sprints … rowed with the V8 that grabbed third in the ACC Championships … rowed with the V8 that took first in the US Rowing Collegiate Championships … rowed with the V8 that took first at the Occoquan Sprints … rowed with the V8 that took first in the Grand Final of the Knecht Cup.
High School: Lettered four years on the swimming and basketball teams at Nardin Academy in Buffalo, N.Y. …swam the backstroke on the swimming team and played forward on the basketball team…captain of both squads as a senior…named first team all-league swimming as a senior and most improved as a junior…named team MVP on the basketball team as a junior and senior…tabbed All-Western New York honorable mention for basketball...member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Laura Elizabeth Sciarrino on August 3, 1991…daughter of Jim Sciarrino and Anne Forti-Sciarrino…has a sister, Sarah…sister swam at Colgate.