Lauren Demarchi - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#1 Lauren Demarchi Season 2019-20


Class Senior
Hometown Hudson, Ohio
High School Walsh Jesuit

2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 Defensive Player of the Week (10/15/18)
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2019):

  • Played in all 21 games while making 19 starts for the Commodores
  • Combined with Taiana Tolleson for 10 shutouts this season, making it the third-most shutouts in Vanderbilt history
  • Posted a 0.59 goals-against-average mark this season

As a Junior (2018):

  • As one of the team’s captains, Demarchi started all 21 games this season
  • She recorded the second best goals against average in Commodore history with a mark of 0.55
  • She earned Defensive Player of the Week honors after shutting out No. 9 South Carolina as the first goalkeeper to do so this season
  • She posted 50 saves on the season with five solo shutouts with five more combined shutouts
  • She finished the season with a 13-3-1 record.

As a Sophomore (2017):

  • Demarchi played in two games for the Commodores while making four saves in those games
  • Finished the season 1-0.

As a Freshman (2016):

  • Started five games in goal for the Commodores, while competing in six games for a total of 491 minutes
  • Made 18 saves
  • Allowed nine goals on 18 shots
  • Earned win over Mississippi State, allowing one goal on 10 shots
  • Went 1-3-1 in debut season.


  • Began playing soccer at the age of four
  • played club for Caleb Fortune at Ambassadors FC
  • chose Vanderbilt because, “The academic challenges combines with the opportunity to play soccer for a growing program was impossible to pass up. Vanderbilt provides me a chance to play in the SEC under a great coaching staff, with a drive to succeed.”
  • Older brothers, Matt and Jeff, played college soccer… chose Vanderbilt over Georgetown and the University of Pennsylvania.