Lauren Van Vlierbergen
Lauren  Van Vlierbergen

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Algonquin, Ill.

High School:
Harry D. Jacobs

Birthdate:
12/14/1996


Last Updated: September 10, 2016

At Michigan
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2016)

Sophomore/Freshman (2016)
• Ran 19:12.7 to help U-M win the 5,000-meter Sycamore Invitational (Sept. 10), placing 23rd overall
• Made her in-uniform debut at the 5,000-meter Michigan Open (Sept. 2), finishing 17th in 18:55.2

Freshman (2015)
• Made collegiate debut competing unattached and finishing 13th with a time of 18:01.2 in the 5,000-meter event at the EMU Celebration (Sept. 5).

Prep
• Graduated from Harry D. Jacobs High School (2015)
• Super Honor Roll; AP Scholar with Distinction
• National Honor Society
• Wendy's High School Heisman National Winner (2014)
• President's Volunteer Service Award
• ISAC 2015-16 State Scholar
• Student Council member
• Girls on the Run Northwest
• Jacobs Safety Initiative; Interact Community Service Organization member
Cross Country
• Two-year Team Captain (2013-14)
• Midwest Footlocker National Qualifier (2014)
• Northwest Herald Cross Country Athlete of the Year (2014) and Female Athlete of the Year (2013)
• Four-time Team MVP (2011-14)
• State Runner-up at 3 mile distance (2014)
• All-State (2013-14)
• Back-to-back Conference Champion (2012-14)
• Back-to-back Regional Champion (2013-14) and third-place finisher as a freshman (2011)
• Back-to-back Sectional Champion (2013-14)
• IHSA State Meet Runner-up (2014) and fourth-place finisher (2013)
• Four-year All-Conference (2011-14)
• Named to Northwest Herald first team All-Area (2012-14) and second team (2011)
• Four-year letter winner
Track and Field
• Two-year Team Captain (2014-15)
• Three-time Team MVP (2013-15)
• Northwest Herald (2014-15) and Daily Herald (2014-15) Female Track Athlete of the Year
• Dye Stat Athlete of the Year (2014)
• Owns school records in the 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m races
• State Champion at 800m (2014)
• Illinois Prep Top Times Indoor State Meet Champion at 800m (2014) and 1,600m (2015; broke own school record) with a third-place finish in 800m run
• Six-time All-State in 800m (2014-15), 1,600m (2013-15) and 4x800m Relay (2013)
• Seven-time Conference Champion in 800m (2013-15), 1,600m (2013-15) and 4x800m Relay (2013)
• Four-time Sectional Champion in 800m (2013), 1,600m (2013) and 4x800m Relay (2013, '15)
• Rookie of the Year (2012)
• Four-year letter winner.

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts
• Majoring in Business
• Born December 14, 1996
• Daughter of David and Sherri Van Vlierbergen
Other Sports
• Also lettered in basketball and competed in club soccer.


 



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