Lauren Hoover
Lauren  Hoover
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hilliard, Ohio

High School:
Hilliard Davidson

Event:
CC/Distance

2015-16 Track & Field/Cross Country: Outdoor – Ran in four meets … clocked a season-best 2:20.55 to take ninth in the 800m at the RedHawk Invitational (4/30) … finished 12th in the 800m (2:28.41) at the Billy Hayes Invitational (5/6). Indoor – Did not compete. Cross Country – Named Academic All-MAC … raced in five meets … finished 60th (23:01.8) at the MAC Championship (10/31) … top finished was 28th (18:28.7) at the Bluegrass Invitational (9/12).

2015 Outdoor: Competed in five meets for the Red and White … ran a personal best 2:15.45 in the 800m at the All-Ohio Championships … posted her season best 1500m time at the UNF Spring Break Invite with a 4:41.57 … qualified for the MAC Championships in the 800m and the 1500m.

2014-15 Indoor: competed at five meets during the indoor season … in her first meet of the season ran her top 800m time of 2:17.48 … posted a personal best mile time at the Kentucky Invitational with a mark of 5:11.37 ... contributed to the distance medley relay with the 800m leg.   

2014 Cross Country: Raced in three meets for the RedHawks … made her collegiate Cross Country debut at the Miami Invitational where she posted a 5k time of 18:33.6 for 17th place overall … competed at the MAC Championships where she clocked a time of 22:59.0 over the 6k.

2013-14: Indoor: Ran in seven meets ... ran a leg in the sixth-place distance medley (11:36.96) relay at the MAC Indoor Championships ... won the 800m (2:17.51) at the Akron Invitational ... cracked a career-best 2:15.48 in the 800m at the GVSU Big Meet. Outdoor: Raced in seven meets ... finished runner-up in the 1500m (4:46.58) at the Billy Hayes Invitational ... ran a season-best 4:37.04 in the 1500m at the Jesse Owens Classic ... placed 14th in the 1500m (4:43.90) at the MAC Outdoor Championships.

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete.

High School: Earned four letters in both cross country and track at Hilliard Davidson High School under coaches Nathan King and Matt Beatty ... was a team captain for two years for both cross country and track & field ... posted personal bests of 18:21 for cross country (5K), 4:58 for the 1600m, 2:10 for the 800m and 57.4 for the 400m ... holds the school record in the 800m, 400m and 4x400m relay ... named all-conference her final three years in cross country and all four years in track ... collected all-district honors each of her four years in both sports ... two-time state qualifier in cross country, placing 15th as a senior to earn All-Ohio accolades ... qualified for the state meet in track all four years, winning the 800m state title as a senior ... as a junior took fourth in the 1600m and was fifth in the 4x800m relay as a senior at the Ohio State Championships as well ... a four-time Academic All-Ohio honoree ... academically, finished ninth in her class of 417.

Personal: Born on Dec. 8, 1994 in Columbus, Ohio ... daughter of Lynn and Dan Hoover ... older sister, Jess, also currently runs on Miami's cross country/track & field teams ... participated in Red Cross blood drive ... AP Scholar ... majoring in nutrition.