Lauren Harrell

Position Distance
Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Shawnee, Kan.
High School Maranatha Academy

CAREER RESULTS

Career Highlights
2018 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2018 Track & Field Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2016 Cross Country Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2019 OUTDOOR (Jr.)
Recorded a personal-best time in the 5,000-meter run at the Mike Fanelli Track Classic (3/28-3/30), clocking in at 17:33.96 … Posted a personal-best time in the 1,500-meter run, clocking in at 4:38.79 to finish sixth and finished third in the 5K with a personal-best time of 17:33.96 at the 92nd Kansas Relays (4/17-20) … Recorded a personal-best time of 4:33.56 in the 1,500-meter run at the National Relay Championships (4/26-4/27).

2019 INDOOR (Sr.)
Recorded a second place finish in the 3,000-meter run at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/18) with a time of 9:58.58 … Ran a personal-best time of 9:52.69 in the 3,000-meter run at the Power Five Invitational (2/1-2/2) … Posted a personal-best time of 9:51.27 in the 3,000-meter run at the ISU Classic (2/8-2/9).

2018 CROSS COUNTRY (Jr.)
Finished second overall at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/1) with a time of 18:51.0 in the 5K race behind teammate Catherine Liggett … Placed 173rd at the Pre-National Invitational (10/13), clocking in at 22:33.28 … Finished 32nd at the Big 12 Championship (10/26) with a time of 21:26.5 … Clocked in at 22:11.5 at the NCAA Midwest Regional (11/9) to finish 109th overall.

2018 OUTDOOR (So.)
Placed fourth in the quadrangular section of the 5,000-meter run at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a time of 17:39.76 … Recorded a personal-best time in the 1,500 meters a the National Relay Championships (4/27-28), finishing with a time of 4:41.73 … Placed fourth in the 1,500 meters at the Ward Haylett Invitational (5/5) with a personal-best time of 4:41.66.

2018 INDOOR (Jr.)
Opened her indoor season with a third-place finish in the 3,000-meter run at the KU-KSU-WSU Triangular (1/13) with a time of 10:05.84 … Finished fifth in the 3,000-meter run at the Mark Colligan Memorial (1/20) with a time of 10:05.27.

2017 CROSS COUNTRY (R-So.)
Earned Academic All-Big 12 Honors … Competed in the Bob Timmons Dual Classic (9/2) where she placed fifth overall with a 5K time of 18:31.0 … Among the Jayhawks’ top-finishers at the Rim Rock Classic where she tallied a sixth-place finish after completing the 6K in 22:13.2 … Contributed to the team’s scoring at the Pre-National Invitational (10/14) where she placed 193rd with a 22:05.8 6K time … Clocked a 6K time of 21:50.5 at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship (10/28) where she landed a 50th-place finish … Competed in the NCAA Midwest Region Championships (11/10) recording a 113th-place finish with a 6K time of 21:53.0.

2017 OUTDOOR (R-Fr.)
Placed fourth at the Emporia State Relays (4/1) in the 1,500-meter run, clocking in at 4:49.58 … Contributed to a first place victory for the distance medley relay team at the Kansas Relays (4/19-22), finishing in 12:04.95 … Took sixth place at the Kansas Relays in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:44.63 … Recorded a career-best time of 4:43.86 in the 1,500 meters at the Rock Chalk Classic (4/28), which landed her in eighth place.

2017 INDOOR (So.)
Finished in 38th place at the Rod McCravy Memorial (1/20-21), timing in at 10:18.67 for the 3,000-meter run … Won the mile at the Jayhawk Classic (1/26-27) after posting a time of 5:11.07 … Placed 14th at the Iowa State Classic (2/10-11) with a mile time of 5:03.97.

2016 CROSS COUNTRY (So.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2015-16 (At Azusa Pacific)
Placed 19th at the NCAA Division II West Region Cross Country Championships (11/7/15) with a time of 21:47.6 … Competed in the Pac West Conference Championships (10/24/15) and finished seventh with a 6K time of 21:43.1 … Ran her personal-best mile at the UW Invitational (1/29/16), clocking in at 5:01.09.

HIGH SCHOOL
First-place finisher at the 2015 2A Kansas State Track & Field Championships in the 3,200 meters with a time of 11:25.33 and the 1,600 meters with a time of 5:09.59 …Took first place at the 2014 2A Kansas State Cross Country Championships with a time of 14:51.70 … Awarded Greater Kansas City Cross Country Coaches Association (GKCCCCA) Runner of the Year in 2015 … School record holder in the 3,200 meters (11:04), 1,600 meters (5:01) and 800 meters (2:19) … Broke the state and school records in the 4×800-meter relay (9:39.02) and 4×400-meter relay (4:02.10) … Named to the GKCCCCA First Team from 2013-15 … Two-time letterwinner in cross country and track for coach Bernie Zarda at Maranatha Academy … Claimed second place and a 5K personal best at the 2014 Bonner Springs Invitational with her time of 19:28.10 … Named academic all-state in 2013.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Barry and Gina Harrell … Has three younger siblings; Brandon, Ben and Brian … Her father and mother both attended KU … Majoring in marketing.