Lauren Sara
Lauren  Sara

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stratford, Conn.

High School:
Bunnell High

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
03/31/1992

ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
SR/SR


01/31/2015

Women's Track and Field Participates in 2015 Armory Track Invitational

The Huskies enjoyed a solid showing during the two-day meet which featured over 70 teams.

01/17/2015

Women's Track and Field Competes at 2015 NYC Gotham Cup

The Huskies grabbed two first-place finishes on Friday night at the Armory in New York City

01/15/2015

Women's Track and Field Announces 2015 Captains

Lauren Sara, Saija Bikanova and Nyanka Joseph will serve as captains for the 2015 indoor season.

11/22/2014

Lauren Sara Takes 35th at NCAA Championships; Honored as an All-American

The redshirt-senior crossed the line in 35th place in her third and final NCAA Cross Country Championships

09/16/2014

Lauren Sara Earns Second-Straight Female Athlete of the Week Accolade

The Husky redshirt-captain finished second overall at the Minutemen Invitational on Saturday

05/19/2015

AAC 2015 Outdoor Championship Final Day

AAC 2015 Outdoor Championship Final Day (photos by Stephen Slade)

05/17/2015

AAC Women's Outdoor Championship Day 3

AAC Women's Outdoor Championship Day 3 (photos by Stephen Slade)

03/03/2014

Women's Track & Field AAC Championships

February 27-March 1 at Armory Collegiate in New York City

04/22/2011

UConn All-Region Invitational

The Huskies hosted the UConn All-Region Invitational on the Storrs campus on Saturday, April 9

2015 Outdoor (Senior)

  • Won first in the 5000m run at the AAC Outdoor Championship, clocking 16:35.08
  • Took first in the 2000m steeplechase at the UConn Invitational (6:59.89)
  • Placed third in the 1500m run at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge, with a time of 4:39.22
  • Competed in the 5000m run at the Florida Relays, placing seventh (16:16.32)

2014-15 Indoor (Senior)

  • Captured sixth in the 3000m run at the ECAC Championship (9:32.99)
  • Won second in the 5000m run at the AAC Indoor Championship (16:33.93)...Also competed in the 3000m run, clocking 9:32.44 and finishing third
  • Earned fourth place in the 3000m run at the NYC Gotham Cup with a time of 9:36.77


2014 Outdoor (Senior)

  • Earned the silver medal in the 3,000m run at the ECAC Championship with a time of 9:33.76... Also finished 17th in the 5,000m run (16:45.58).
  • Took fourth place in the 10,000m run at the American Athletic Conference Championship in 35:32.96... Also finished fourth in the 5,000m run (16:39.79).
  • Captured second at the UConn Invitational in the 3,000m run, clocking 9:46.53.

2012-13 Outdoor (Junior)

  • Finished 17th (34:31.03) in the 10,000 meter run at the NCAA East Regionals.
  • Claimed fourth place in the 10,000 meter run at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 34:47.92.

2012-13 Indoor (Junior)

  • Placed 9th in the 3,000-meter run at the BIG EAST Championships with a mark of 9:38.29. A third place finisher in the 5,000-meter run at the BIG EAST Championships (16:21.33).

2011-12 Cross Country (Sophomore)

  • Placed 6th at the NCAA Northeast Regionals (20:54.0) to become the fourth Husky ever to qualify for NCAA Championships...Finished 53rd at the NCAA Championships (20:39.5).
  • Placed 8th at the BIG EAST Championship (20:16.0).

2010-11 Outdoor (Freshman)

  • Placed 22nd at the NCAA Finals for the 10000m (36:01.52).
  • Finished 5th at the ECAC Championships in the 3000m (9:33.13) while setting a new program record.
  • Finished 7th at the BIG EAST Championships in the 5000m (16:37.34) which is another program record.

2010-11 Indoor (Freshman)

  • Finished 3rd at the ECAC Championships in the 3000m (9:32.28) which is a new school record.
  • Finished 7th at the BIG EAST Championships in the 5000m (16:35.02), also a school record.
  • Placed 5th in the New England Championships for the 1 mile (4.52.53).

High School: Attended Bunnell High... Named All-State and All-Conference in cross country in 2007, 2008 and 2009... All-New England in 2008 and 2009... 2009 New Haven and Connecticut Post MVP... Captained the cross country team in 2008 and 2009... In track, named All-New England and All-American in the indoor 5000 meters... All-State indoor selection in 2010... Captained the indoor track team in 2008 and 2009... Named to the All-Conference Academic Team in cross country (2009), indoor track (2010) and outdoor track (2010).

Personal: Lauren Elizabeth is the daughter of Wayne and Maureen Sara...a human development and family studies major... born March 31, 1992.