Lauren Young
Lauren Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina

Event:
High Jump


Senior (2011) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award winner.
Outdoor
Placed 37th in the high jump (1.65 meters, 5-5) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 27) ... Took 13th in the high jump (1.67 meters, 5-5 3/4) at the Big Ten Championships (May 15) ... Won the high jump at the Johnson/Joyner Invitational (April 9) with a clearance of 1.75 meters (5-8 3/4) ... Finished third in the high jump (1.65 meters, 5-5) at the FSU Relays (March 26).

Indoor
Finished 12th in the high jump (1.65 meters, 5-5 1/2) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27) ... Won the high jump with a PR clearance of 1.70 meters (5-7) at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Took fifth in the high jump (1.62 meters) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22) ... Finished fourth in the high jump (1.60 meters) against No. 23 Ohio State (Jan. 15) ... Placed fourth in the high jump (1.55 meters) at the EMU Invitational (Jan. 8).

Junior (2010)
Outdoor
Placed 19th in the high jump (1.64m) at the Big Ten Championships (May 16) ... At the Len Paddock Invitational, finished seventh in the high jump (1.55m).

Indoor
Cleared 1.62m at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22).

Prep... Graduated from Edina High School in Edina, Minn., where she earned four varsity letters in track and three in basketball ... Rookie of the year in 2003 for track...All-state track team in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Was track and basketball captain in 2007 ... Miss Basketball nominee, all-state/all-tournament selection, all-star selection and team MVP ... Holds record for most points in a season with 519 and is a member of the 1,000 career points club ... Academic all-state in basketball and track ... Played for the Minnesota Metro Stars club team.

Personal... Lauren Ellis Young was born June 10, 1989 ... One of two children of Carla and Rodney Young ... Younger sister's name is Taylor ... business major.

Personal Bests

Event Mark Date
High Jump (I) 1.70m (5-7)
2-19-11
High Jump (O) 1.75m (5-8 3/4)
4-9-11