Laura Allred

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cpress, Texas

    High School:
    Cy-Fair High School

    Height:
    5-10½

    Event:
    High Jump

    Birthdate:
    10/22/1988

    Experience:
    3L

    Laura Allred

    Personal Bests
    Indoor
    Date
    High Jump 1.7/5-7.0 2/6/10
    Long Jump 4.5/14-9.25 1/15/10
    Outdoor
    Date
    High Jump 1.7/5-7.0 4/18/08

    JUNIOR (2009-10)
    Indoor:
    Placed 11th in 60m hurdles at Texas A&M Opener (12/12) in 11.33 and earned 12th in the long jump with 4.50/14-9.25... Finished third in high jump at Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15) with 1.60/5-3.0... Earned sixth in high jump at Houston Invitational (1/29) with 1.65/5-5... Set personal record with 1.70/5-7 high jump clearance and finished second at UH All-Comers Meet (2/6)... Finished 10th at C-USA Championships in high jump with 1.65/5-5.
    Outdoor: Opened the season with fourth place finish at TSU Relays (3/19) in high jump with 1.6/5-3/00 mark... Placed fourth at Rice Twilight (4/24) with 1.62/5-3.75 high jump.

    SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
    Indoor: Finished fifth at the Leonard Hilton Memorial in the high jump with a height of 1.65m (5-05.00) ... Tied for seventh place in the high jump at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational, eclipsing the bar at the 1.65m (5-05.00) mark ... Jumped a consistent 1.65m (5-05.00) at the C-USA Championships to finish in fourth place. Outdoor: Began outdoor season with a second-place finish in the high jump at the TSU Relays with a height of 1.67m (5-05.75) ... Captured first victory of career in high jump at the Texas Invitational, tying a personal-best height of 1.70m (5-07.00) ... Won the high jump at the Rice All-Comers Meet, clearing the bar at 1.65m (5-05.00) ... Notched a second-place finish at the J. Fred Duckett Rice Twilight in the high jump reaching a height of 1.70m (5-07.00) ... Also cleared the bar at 1.70m (5-07.00) at the LSU Alumni Gold meet, finishing fourth, and at the C-USA Championships, placing fifth ... Placed seventh twice in the high jump at the Texas Relays with a height of 1.65m (5-05.00).

    FRESHMAN (2007-08)
    Indoor: Took a fifth-place finish in the high jump at the Razorback Invitational ... Finished tenth in the high jump at the Houston Indoor Invitational with a season-best mark of 1.68m (5-06.00) ... Tied her season-best at the C-USA Championships to post a seventh-place finish. Outdoor: Finished third in the high jump at the UTEP Invitational ... Set a season-best of 1.70m (5-07.00) at the Tellez Invitational ... Finished sixth at the Brutus Hamilton with a mark of 1.65m (5-05.00) ... Also finished sixth with a 1.65m clearance at the Houston Invitational ... Took fifth at the C-USA Championships with a 1.65m (5-05.00).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Competed at Cy-Fair High School as team captain for coach Greg Hershman ... Member of four-time District Champion team ... Three-time Jumper of the Year ... Three-time individual district champion in the high jump ... Three-time regional qualifier in the high jump ... High school record holder in the high jump ... Member of the Cy-Fair Pals, a peer mentoring program, her senior year.

    PERSONAL
    Majoring in history ... Daughter of Richard and Jo Rhetta Allred ... Born in Anchorage, Alaska on Oct. 22, 1988 ... Hobbies include cooking and baking ... Spent one semester at Ohio Sate before transferring to UH ... Chose UH because it had a good jumping program ... Also recruited by Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska, Baylor and Kansas State.

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