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    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):
    JR/JR

    05/17/2014

    Bikanova Becomes Second-Ever Husky to Win ECAC Heptathlon

    Picks up 10 points for UConn

    05/14/2014

    UConn Women Head to Princeton for ECAC Championships

    The Huskies Travel to New Jersey In Pursuit of Sixth Outdoor ECAC Crown

    05/03/2014

    Durgin Paces Huskies on Day One of Conference Championship

    The sophomore finished second in the 1000m run

    05/03/2014

    Huskies Conclude Day Two in Tampa

    UConn enters final of day championship in fifth place

    04/05/2014

    Women's Track and Field Tallies Nine Top Finishes at UConn Invitational

    Saija Bikanova Leads to Three Top Finishes

    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

    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.