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2007 (Track and Field): Competed at eight meets for the Crusaders ... ran season-best indoor 3,000m time of 12:44.05 at the Akron Open ... cut nearly a minute off of 3,000m steeplechase time over course of outdoor campaign, running season-best 13:15.20 at the Hillsdale Gina Relays.
2005: (Cross Country): Competed six times for the Brown and Gold ... named team's Most Improved Runner ... ran fastest 6K of career in season-opening Crusader Invitational, covering Sunset Hills Farm route in 26:06 ... nearly matched 6K effort at Mid-Con Championships, running at 26:06.4 on same course ... ran fastest career 5K and finished 41st at Evansville Invitational, running a 20:44.7.
2004 (Cross Country): Ran four times as a freshman ... finished 41st at Crusader Invitational, finishing season-best 6K in 26:59 ... quickest 5K of year was at Evansville Invitational, covering course in 21:27.07.
Prep: Won one letter for the Mustangs ... helped team to sixth place finish at 2003 Minnesota State Championships ... served as team captain ... team also finished second in Suburban East Conference and at Sectionals ... earned four letters in nordic skiing, picking up Honorable Mention All-Conference honors as a senior ... also lettered in track.
Personal: Lauren is the daughter of Mike and Kate McLaughlin ... major is nursing ... born December 28, 1985.