Laura Rao

Laura Rao


Madisonville, Ky.

High School:
Madisonville North Hopkins




Women's Soccer Supports National Health Center Week

Team Promotes Healthy Lifestyle for Children and Families


Women's Soccer Offensive Attack Continues Its Assault

Musketeers Record Come-From-Behind Win At NKU


Women's Soccer Drops 5-0 Decision to Indiana at Home

Musketeers to Host Morehead State Sunday at 4 p.m.


Women's Soccer Earns 1-0 Win at Northern Kentucky Tuesday Night

Margaret Woods Scores Game-Winner in Overtime


Women's Soccer Drops 3-0 Decision to Western Kentucky at Ball State Tournament

The Musketeers Will Face Ball State on Sunday at 2:30


Senior Day vs. Richmond

Oct. 28, 2012 Photos by Doug Cochran


Women's Soccer at Northern Kentucky

Sept. 4, 2012 Photos by Doug Cochran NKU Soccer Stadium

Laura Rao Photo Gallery

2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team

2013: Played in five matches and started in one during her senior year...recorded two shots with one on goal against Northwestern Ohio (9/23)...had one shot on goal in her start against DePaul (10/26).

2012: Played in 16 games for the Musketeers in her junior campaign...took a career-high five shots while one was on target

2011: Did not play

2010: Appeared in 16 games as a true freshman primarily as a defender and midfielder...took two shots including one on goal...Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll selection both semesters.

Prior to Xavier: Four-year varsity starter at Madisonville North Hopkins High School...124 career goals and 35 career assist in high school...three-time first team All-Region selection...two-time All-State honorable mention...led all of Kentucky in goals scored in 2009...was second in the state in goals scored in 2008...holds MNHS school records in most career goals and most goal scored in a single season...reached the district championship all four years at MNHS.

Personal: A business marketing major...born November 15, 1992 in Madisonville, Kentucky...daughter of Mary Ann and Mohan Rao...has an older brother, Michael, and an older sister, Kristen.