Laura Ashley Alexander is a contestant from Survivor: Caramoan.
Though generally well-liked and savvy enough to act as a core member of an early majority alliance, Laura was considered a very poor challenge performer, and was eliminated for this reason after her tribe suffered an extended streak of Immunity Challenge losses.
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Name (Age): Laura Alexander (23)
Tribe Designation: Gota
Current Residence: Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Administrative Officer
Personal Claim to Fame: I am most proud of climbing Mt. Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa.
Inspiration in Life: My Mother for her strength and her endless support.
Hobbies: Traveling, jigsaw puzzles and dancing.
Pet Peeves: Ignorance, intolerance and arrogance.
3 Words to Describe You: Ambitious, sarcastic and down to earth.
If You Could Have 3 Things on The Island What Would They Be and Why? I'm not very sentimental.
SURVIVOR Contestant You Are Most Like: I relate to Brenda Lowe, Parvati Shallow and Jenna Morasca because they were strategically strong women.
Reason for Being on SURVIVOR: I'm completely obsessed with Survivor and I want to win a million dollars.
Why You Think You'll "Survive" SURVIVOR: I think I will kick butt on the challenge puzzles. I might be small but I have a lot of fire in me. I'll also work hard around camp – you won't find me picking my sorority sister's armpit hair.
Why You Think You Will Be the Sole Survivor: I know who I am, I know what I want and I know that I'm more than capable of getting it. I'm smart and I'll utilize everyone else's weaknesses. I know what works and what doesn't work on Survivor.
As a fan of the show, Laura was placed on the Gota tribe. After the first Reward Challenge, she joined the Gota Alliance. Following Gota's first Immunity Challenge loss, Laura orchestrated the blindside of Allie Pohevitz due to her close relationship with Reynold Toepfer. She also spotted Reynold attempting to hide the Hidden Immunity Idol. At Tribal Council, she forced Reynold to show it to the tribe, putting his alliance in a precarious position.
At the Day 7 Immunity Challenge, Laura struggled with swimming to the point that Reynold actually had to aid her. This greatly contributed to Gota's loss, and Laura feared for her position in the tribe. In order to protect herself, Laura promised Reynold that she and Julia Landauer would join his alliance in voting Shamar Thomas out. However, she went back on her word and voted for Hope Driskill with the rest of the majority alliance.
Following Shamar's evacuation and Gota's next loss, Laura was targeted for being the weakest member of the tribe and a liability in challenges. Thus, Matt Bischoff urged the rest of the Gota Alliance to vote out Laura as opposed to Eddie Fox or Reynold. While much of the tribe was hesitant in doing so, they ultimately followed Matt's advice, despite Laura's plan to vote out Reynold. As a result, Laura was unanimously voted out 6-0 (Reynold played his Idol, negating Laura's vote against him).
|Laura's Voting History|
| Voted Against|
|1||Gota Tribe Immune|
|4|| || Eddie, Julia, Matt,|
Michael, Reynold, Sherri
|Voted Off, Day 10|
^1 In There's Gonna Be Hell to Pay, the vote ended with a 3-3-3 tie between Eddie, Hope, and Shamar, forcing a revote. Laura did not change her vote on the revote.
^2 In Kill or Be Killed, Reynold used a Hidden Immunity Idol, negating Laura's vote against him.
- According to her Facebook, Laura will be attending the UCLA School of Law and will graduate in 2016.
- She will also be moving to Los Angeles with her Gota tribemate, Allie Pohevitz.
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|Survivor: Caramoan Castaways|