Lauren was born and raised in Mendham, New Jersey where she won 3 State Sectional Championships, 2 County Championships, and 2 Conference Championships as a player for Mendham High School. She went on to play at Rowan University where she won 1 Conference Championship and made 3 Division III NCAA tournament appearances. Originally a defensive midfielder, Lauren was forced to miss her sophomore season due to illness before returning to the field her junior year in a new role as an attacker. During her senior year at Rowan, Lauren was the team leader in assists and the co-leader in overall points. She graduated from Rowan with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and later earned her Masters in Education.
Immediately following college, Lauren began coaching youth, high school, and club lacrosse. She spent six years coaching club lacrosse for STEPS Elite in NJ and high school lacrosse at Oak Knoll School and Mendham High School in New Jersey. She has also won both state and conference titles as a coach. Since moving to California in the Fall of 2016, Lauren has been involved in coaching at the youth, high school, and club level. She is currently the Girls Director at Ross Valley Lacrosse Club and the head coach at Redwood High School.