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Laura Hyvonen
Laura Hyvonen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vantaa, Finland

High School:
Kuopio Klassillinen

Last College:
Helsinki Polytech

Height:
5-6

Position:
F

Birthdate:
03/09/1986

Major:
Sociology


Laura Hyvonen Photo Gallery

2008 Sun Belt Conference "Newcomer of the Year"

Will look to bounce back after battling through injuries in 2009 and get back to the 2008 form when she was the Owls' team leader in goals.

2009: Her one goal came against Louisiana-Monroe and she had one assist against Cal Poly...started 17 matches and was one of six players to appear in all 20 games...played the fourth most minutes of the season.

2008: Named Sun Belt Conference's Newcomer of the Year after leading FAU in goals (8) and points (34)...her 24 shots on goal and 1.41 shots per game average both rank among the Owls' single-season top 10 records.

Prep: Arrived to FAU after playing at Helsinki Polytech Institute...attended Kuopio Klassillinen High School, but her soccer experience came as a key player for the Puistolan Urheilijat women's club program...helped the club team to top-tier finishes in 2007 and 2008...coached by Anne Parnila with Puistolan Urheilijat.

Personal: Born March 9, 1986 in Varpaisjarvi, Finland...daughter of Tauno and Maritta Hyvonen...majoring in sociology...named to the 2009 FAU President's List.

Career Stats
OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW  PK-Att
2008................  17    8    0   16    34  .235   24  .706   0   0-0
2009................  20    1    1    3    31  .032   14  .452   0   0-0
TOTAL...............  37    9    1   19    65  .235   38  .585   0   0-0
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