22 - Laura Kavazanjian
Laura Kavazanjian
Height: 5-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Setauket, NY
High School: Ward Melville
Position: M/B
Kavazanjian has been a mainstay in the Bears' backfield in each of the past three years ... Started in al 16 games last season, after playing in 25 games with 19 starts in the previous two years ... Tallied two defensive saves last season, second on the team ... Notched one goal and one assist in 2003, assisting Brown's lone goal vs. Northeastern, and scoring her first career goal to give Brown a 2-0 lead in 3-1 win over Boston University ... Was second on the team with two defensive saves as a rookie ... Before Brown: A three-sport athlete at Ward Melville High School, Kavazanjian also played lacrosse and ran track ... The team captain and MVP of her field hockey team in 2001 ... A New York All-State selection in 2000 ... Named to the Newsday All-Long Island Team in 2001 ... All-Conference in 1999, 2000, and 2001 ... Named All-County in 2001 and All-Tournament in 1998 and 2000 ... Helped to lead team to finish as NY State Class A Semi-Finalists in 1998 and 2000 ... Team also finished as Suffolk County Class A Finalists in 1999 ... Participant in the NY Empire State Games, 2000-2001 ... Competed in the Futures Program Level I, 2000-2002 ... Named a Futures Tournament alternate in 2001, competing in the tournament in 2002 ... Named to the Long Island Team, Open Division, competing in the New York Empire State Games (2002) ... USFHA Festival participant, 2000- 2001 ... USFHA Indoor Festival participant, 2001-2002 ... Member of the East Coast Field Hockey Club Team, 2001-2002 ... Recipient of the NY State Tournament Sportsmanship Award in 2000 ....Also received the NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete Award (1999-2002), the Three Village Athletic Booster's Award (2002), the Three Village School Administrator's Association Award (2002), the Three Village Coaches Association Senior Female Scholar Athlete Award (2002), the Exceptional Senior Award (2001), the Three Village School District Administrator's Award for Leadership (1999), the Math Recognition Award (2001), the English Recognition Award (2000), and the Gold Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement (1999) ... Named USFHA/Sport EuroTour Field Hockey Player of the Week (2001) ... Member of the National Honor Society (recipient of the Honor Society Service Pin Award) and the National Spanish Honor Society, graduating with Distinguished Honors (top-20) ... Setauket Presbyterian Church Elder ... Personal: Daughter of Tom, a 1975 graduate of Brown, and Jan Kavazanjian ... Grandfather, Thomas '47, also went to Brown ... Concentrating in Political Science.