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 Lauren Simpson
Lauren Simpson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canyon, Texas

High School:
Canyon

Height:
5-7

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
01/23/1989

• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (Track)
• 2009 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (XC)

2010 Track: Earned all-Big 12 honors outdoors, placing eighth in the 800 meters with a career-best time of 2:10.25...Finshed second at the Michael Johnson Classic in the 800 meters, clocking a time of 2:13.19...Helped 4x800-meter relay to a third-place finish at the Drake Relays...Indoors, had a season-best finish of second-place at the Reveille Invitational with an 800-meter time of 2:16.30...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors...Named to the fall and spring Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2009 Cross Country: Competed in three events during the season with one top-20 finish...Placed 20th at the Bear Twilight Invitational with a time of 15:21.9...Placed 33rd at the Ken Garland Invitational, clocking a time of 20:22.0... Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors... Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and spring Baylor Dean's list.

2009 Track: Finished seventh overall in the 800 meters at the Michael Johnson Classic with a season-best time of 2:13.55...Took third in the 800 meters at the Dr Pepper Invitational in 2:16.99...Ran the 800-meter leg on Baylor's winning distance medley relay at the LSU Relays...Also ran the third leg on Baylor's winning 4x800-meter relay at the LSU Relays...During the indoor season, clocked a season-best time of 2:17.12 to finish 13th in the 800 meters at the Texas A&M Invitational...Season-best time of 2:57.06 in the 1,000 meters came in a 16th-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational...Also ran the third leg on Baylor's winning 4x800-meter relay at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: Competed in three meets for Baylor, including a 42nd-place showing at the Baylor Twilight Invitational with a time of 16:16.35...Placed 62nd at the Texas A&M Invitational, and finished 156th at the Chile Pepper Festival.

2008 Track: Ran a season-fastest time of 2:18.91 in the 800 meters at the ACU Triangular...Finished fourth in the 800 meters at the Dr Pepper Invitational, and placed eighth in the 800 meters at the Michael Johnson Classic...During the indoor season, finished 12th at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in the 800 meters with a time of 2:24.10...Best time of the indoor season of 2:17.23 came at the Tyson Invitational...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2007 Cross Country: Did not compete in cross country as a freshman.

High School: One of the most decorated champions in Texas high school athletics history...Owns 12 team and individual championships during her high school career at Canyon High School for head coach Brittney Lanehart...Four-time state champion in the 800 meters...Helped her team to three cross country team titles...Owns school records in the 800 meters, 1,600 meters and 4x400-meter relay...Holds the Region 1-3A 800 meter record...As a senior, won the 800 meters and placed second in the 4x400-meter relay at the state championships, helping her team to a runner-up finish...Named to the Texas All-Star team and earned region athlete of the year honors...Placed 13th individually at the cross country championships to lead her team to a state title...During her junior year, earned state titles in the 1,600 meters and 800 meters...Finished second overall at the state cross country meet, helping her team to a runner-up finish...As a sophomore, won state championships in the 800 meters and 4x400-meter relay as Canyon won the overall team championship...Placed sixth individually in cross country as team won overall championship...During her freshman year, won the state championship in the women's 800 meters...Finished fourth overall at the cross country championships, leading her team to the state title...Eight-time all-state selection in track and cross country...Played point guard for the Canyon basketball team, leading the Eagles to state championships as a sophomore and senior...Named to the basketball all-tournament team as a senior...In the classroom, named cross country and basketball academic all-state as a senior...A member of the National Honor Society and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Full name is Lauren Adele Simpson...Born Jan. 23, 1989, in Canyon, Texas...Daughter of Jim and Debbie Simpson...Majoring in exercise physiology.

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