Junior Erin Atkinson breaks school record in the hammer throw.
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
Four-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2013 Cross Country: Raced in five meets, racking up scoring performances in final three...Was BU's top runner at Chile Pepper Festival by finishing 83rd in 19:21.3 over 6K-course...Had season's best performance of seventh at HBU Invitational to help BU to team title with season-best 5K-time of 18:32.00...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team.
2013 Track: Competed in distance events in three outdoor meets...Notched season-best time (10:38.98) in 3,000 meters to be 13th at Texas Invitational...Finished sixth at Michael Johnson Claissic in 5,000 meters with time of 18:32.73...Did not compete in any indoor meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2012 Cross Country: Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2012 Track: Did not compete in any meets...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2011 Cross Country: Did not compete...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll Baylor Dean's List.
High School: Helped lead Claudia Taylor Johnson (Texas) High School to district cross country title three times and district track title once...Finished third in 3200 meters in Region 4-5A meet as junior and senior...Placed fourth overall in cross country at regionals...Served as team captain and holds 3200-meter school record...Earned academic all-state and academic all-district honors in cross country...Personal bests of 5:24 at 1600 meters and 11:25 at 3200 meters...Graduated summa cum laude and named a National Merit Scholar finalist...Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Lauren Nicole Hierholzer...Born May 7, 1993, in San Antonio, Texas...Daughter of John Hierholzer and Melissa Pfeifer...Has one brother, Ryan Hierholzer, one stepbrother, Ryan Pfeifer, and one sister, Shannon Pfeifer...Majoring in biology.