COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former Ohio State women’s soccer standout goalkeeper and student assistant coach Lauren Robertson has been named an assistant coach at the University of Montana, Grizzlies’ head coach Mark Plakorus announced Monday.
A native of Mission Viejo, Calif., Robertson finished her career as a four-year starter in 2009 before helping the Buckeyes’ to their first College Cup appearance in program history last season.
"Robertson has a passion and excitement for what she does and she wants to be a part of the process of developing a program," Plakorus said.
Drafted in the fifth round of the 2010 Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) Draft, Robertson’s career goals-against average of 1.03 ranks second all-time at Ohio State and her 283 career saves are the third-most in program history. A third team All-Great Lakes region and second team All-Big Ten selection, Robertson posted one of the most dominant seasons in program history in 2009, recording and Ohio State record 12 shutouts and a 0.63 goals-against average, the second-best ever. The 29 career shutouts posted by Robertson are the most at Ohio State and the second-most all-time in Big Ten history.