THIS SEASON: Stephanie Lavayen enters her second season of competition at USC, boasting speed and a quick shot.
2009:Lavayen scored seven goals in her first season of competition... Scored in five different games and set a career high with a hat trick against Indiana... Earned MPSF All-Academic honors.
2008: Lavayen redshirted her first season at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lavayen attended Rancho Santa Margarita High in Santa Margarita, Calif.... A 2007 All-Trinity League first team selection... Was the captain of the water polo and swimming teams her senior year... Earned All-CIF honors as a senior... Received the International Baccalaureate Full Diploma upon graduation in 2007... Was presented the 2007 Senior Leadership award at Rancho Santa Margarita High... Plays club for SoCal, which finished fourth in the 2007 18-under Junior Olympics.
PERSONAL: Lavayen is majoring in communications... Parents are Al and Cathy... Has two brothers, Alex and Nick, and one sister, Caroline... Her mother, Cathy attended USC... Uncle Woody Lavayen was on the 1979 NCAA Champion water polo team at UC Santa Barbara... Birthdate is Aug. 27, 1989.