Wing attack / Centre
DOB: 26 June 1988
Place of Birth: Gisborne, Vic
National Representation: Australia, 2019
Previously Played With: Queensland Firebirds, AIS Canberra Darters
Laura Scherian is a lynchpin in attack for Lightning, regularly topping the league in centre pass receives. The Wing Attack has a reputation for her pin-pass feeds, as well as her speed and agility through the midcourt. Outside of game day, Scherian is known for her work ethic and high training standards.
Scherian represented Australia in the Fast5 World Series in 2018 before making her Australian Diamonds debut in in the 2019 Constellation Cup, also featuring in the All Stars bushfire charity match in 2020.
The Lightning Foundation Player was named Club Community Champion at the conclusion of the 2020 season.