4 - Lauren Vella
Lauren Vella
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: Staten Island Tech
Position: D

2011-12: A leader both on and off the ice in just her first season with Brown; she took over as one the starting defenders as a rookie ... 30 games played … three goals scored … six assists, tied for fourth on the team.

Before Brown: Played for two club teams in 2007-08, the New Jersey Penguins which was a girls only team and the Bayonne Rangers which was a boys team ... member of the New Jersey Colonials (girls) from 2008-11. 

Personal: Daughter of Joseph and Lynne Vella ... uncle Perry Vella Sr. was a member of the Class of 1984 ... National Honor Society Vice President ... Laurenzano scholarship winner ... undecided.