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Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Excelsior, Minn.
High School: The Blake School


Career Statistics

Career: Two-year starter on defense, playing in 51 games for her career ... Totaled 43 ground balls, 21 caused turnovers and five draw controls ... Four-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2018 (Stats): Appeared in 16 of 17 contests with nine starting assignments on defense ... Registered 14 ground balls, 10 caused turnovers and three draw controls ... Picked up three ground balls and one draw control in a 17-10 win at No. 11 Syracuse (3/31) ...Notched three caused turnovers in a season-opening win over No. 21 Elon (2/11) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2017 (Stats): Played in 16 contests as a junior, starting 15 on defense … Collected 22 ground balls to go along with one draw control and eight caused turnovers … Picked up a career high five ground balls in a Patriot Cup victory over No. 12 Stanford (2/18) … Also had three caused turnovers against the Cardinal … Had multiple ground balls on five occasions … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016 (Stats): Took the field in 14 of 20 contests, earning starts against Campbell (2/4) and North Carolina (5/15) … Picked up six ground balls to go with two caused turnovers and one draw control … Registered three ground balls against the Tar Heels in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2015 (Stats): Appeared in five games as a freshman … Recorded one ground ball and one caused turnover, with both coming in a win over William & Mary (2/22) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Guided The Blake School to five consecutive Minnesota state titles (2010-14) … Three-time all-state selection … Finalist for the 2014 Ms. Lacrosse award, given to the best senior player in the state … All-Metro selection as a senior … Ranked top-10 in the state in assists as a senior … Also compiled 79 draw controls during her final campaign … Led all players in the state in caused turnovers as a junior … Points leader in the state tournament (12p) that same year … Named to the Under Armour Midwest All-America team as a sophomore … Team captain as a senior … Member of the Minnesota Elite Club team … Competed on the Maximum Exposure All-Star Team in 2011 … Also lettered in soccer and cross country … Helped the soccer team win the state title in 2011 and a pair of section titles in 2010 and 2011 … Guided her cross country squad to a conference championship in 2013.

Personal: Born Anne Lauren Slusser on Dec. 27, 1995 in Cincinnati, Ohio … Daughter of Maria and Greg Slusser … Has one brother (Matthew) and one sister (Laura) … Mother played lacrosse at James Madison (’85). 

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