The redshirt-senior crossed the line in 35th place in her third and final NCAA Cross Country Championships
The duo will look to build up top-12 finishes at the NCAA Northeast Regionals in Bronx, N.Y.
The Husky captain finished third overall to secure a spot in the 2014 NCAA Championships on Nov. 22.
Emily Durgin and Lauren Sara finished first and second, respectively, in Friday's 6K
The women's 6K race is set to begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31
2013-14 Cross Country: Redshirt Season.
2011-12: Cross Country: Was the top finisher at the CCSU Invite with a time of 17:10...Placed 7th at the Roy Griak Invitational (20:52)...Ran 20:55 to place 3rd at Penn State Nationals...Placed 8th at the BIG EAST Championship (20:16.0)...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).
2010-11: Cross Country:Placed 13th at the BIG EAST Preview (19:42)... Finished the Roy Griak Invitational in 22:43 to place 86th... Placed 18th at the New England Championships in 18:08... UConn's top finisher at the BIG EAST Championships, placing 30th in 22:06... Top finisher placing 41st at the NCAA Northeast Regionals (21:19). Indoor: BIG EAST and ECAC Qualifier... Finished 3rd at the ECAC Championships in the 3000m (9:32.28) which is a new school record... Placed 5th in the New England Championships for the 1 mile (4.52.53)... Finished 7th at the BIG EAST Championships in the 5000m (16:35.02), also a school record... Finished 1st at the Penn State Nationals in the 5000m (16:50.81). Outdoor: NCAA, BIG EAST and ECAC Qualifier... 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... Took 1st at the UConn Invite in the 3000m (9:35.58)... Ran (33:51.21) at the NCAA East to advance to the finals at Drake Stadium in Iowa... That time gave her a new program record.
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... an exploratory major... born March 31, 1992.
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