Lauren Mansfield

A point guard with exceptional court vision, Lauren Mansfield is a huge threat with the ball in her hands.

Starting her US college career in Texas, Lauren represented Midland College for two years from 2008 before impressive showings earnt her a transfer to Big 12 Conference team, Iowa State University.

After an impressive College career, Lauren returned to her home team Adelaide Lightning for the 2012 WNBL season where she played for a couple of seasons before in 2015, she signed a deal with South East Queensland stars where she broke out as an MVP calibre player. She finished that season in the top 10 for scoring with 15.5 points per game as well as being second in assists with 5.4 per game. 

An offseason move in 2016 saw Lauren move to the nations capital to play for the Canberra Capitals where she again proved herself to one of the top point guards in the WNBL.

Representing her country on several occasions, Lauren was selected to the Rio Olympic squad in 2016 as well as playing for the Opals in the 2017 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup where the team won the silver medal. 2018 saw Lauren selected once again for the FIBA World Cup.

In 2018, Lauren signed with the Perth Lynx where she would play for two years before signing with the Sydney Uni Flames in 2020.

Following two successful seasons with the Sydney Flames, Lauren was named in the Australian side for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, where her & the side went on to win the bronze medal.

In 2022, Lauren signed a multi-year deal with the Adelaide Lightning. Lauren is also a member of the Australian 3 x 3 team that qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics.