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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: LAUREN COTTET-MOINE

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Updated: December 5, 2017
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Get ready Bleacher Boy fans!   This week’s Athlete of the Week goes to…..

LAUREN COTTET-MOINE!

Lauren is a 12-year-old golf and soccer SUPERSTAR and a 7th grader at Our Lady of Hope School in Potomoc Falls, Virginia.

Lauren is seriously dedicated to her sports. This July, she was the WINNER of the US Kids Virginia State Invitational Golf Tournament! She’s also won 10 out of her last 13 junior golf tournaments and this September, she finished just 1 shot behind the current world champ at the US Kids Regional Golf Tournament. #Amazing!

And get this… Lee Trevino, one of the greatest professional golfers of all time, told a reporter that Lauren’s swing is PERFECT! Sounds like he’s right.

Lauren is also a star soccer player. As center forward, she helped lead the Great Falls Rapids U13 soccer team to become the Northern Virginia SFL Soccer champions for Fall 2017. She finished the season with 20 goals and 12 assists in 10 games.

In addition to constant practice, Lauren also watches clips of the greatest athletes, past and present, to see how to improve her own performance. And Lauren’s got her biggest fan by her side all the time. Her dad, who coaches teaches and mentors her, loves helping her reach her sports goals. She says her dad is the greatest influence in her life and they have so much fun in all of their activities together.

When she’s not playing golf or soccer, Lauren can be found on the basketball court, another sport she loves. She also loves chess and math! Her favorite athletes are golfers Lexi Thompson, Dustin Johnson and Bernhard Langer.

In 2018, Lauren hopes to improve her ball handling in basketball and soccer and play in more golf tournaments, with the ultimate goal of winning the World Championship! We’ll be rooting for you, Lauren!

This Athlete of the Week loves so many things about sports.  Lauren says sports make her happy because it’s always fun, and she loves the competition and excitement. She also loves winning trophies and accomplishing team and individual goals.

Thanks for sharing your story with us, Lauren!  The Bleacher Boys agree you definitely deserve to be Athlete of the Week.  We’ll be following your career and can’t wait to see where sports takes you! Welcome to the huddle!

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