Lauren Smith

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston

    High School:
    Langham Creek

    Height:
    5-2

    Event:
    sprints, hurdles

    Birthdate:
    08/27/1981

    Experience:
    3VL

    Major:
    Exercise Science

    Lauren Smith

    2002
    Indoor: : Won the 60-meter hurdles at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 8.44...finished third in the 200 meters at the C-USA meet after posting her season-best time of 24.66 in the prelims...ran the third leg of Houston's winning 4x400-meter relay team at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: : Finished seventh in the 100-meter hurdles after tripping over a hurdle at the Conference USA Championships...had a season-best time of 13.48 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles at the Georgia Tech Invitational...finished third in the 400-meter hurdles at the College Station Relays...ran the second leg of Houston's 4x400-meter relay team that won the event at the C-USA Championships with a time of 3:37.73...also ran on UH's 4x100-meter relay team that finished second at the C-USA meet and qualified for NCAA Championships.

    2001
    Indoor: : Finished third in the 60-meter hurdles at the Oklahoma Classic with a time of 8.53...posted a season-best 200-meter time of 24.58 to capture first at the C-USA Championships...she was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that placed third at the C-USA Championships. Outdoor: : Won the 100-meter hurdles at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 13.68 ...placed second in the 400-meter hurdles at the Tellez Invitational with a time of 1:00.89...member of the 4x400 meter relay team that posted a second-place finish at the C-USA Championships.

    2000
    Indoor: : Placed sixth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Bayou City Indoor: with a time of 9.16...ran a 59.44 in the 400 meters at the Houston Indoor: Opener while finishing fifth. Outdoor: : Posted a fourth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the C-USA Championships with a time of 13.68...her 100-meter hurdles time of 13.82 at the TSU Relays was good enough for fifth place...registered a seventh-place finish in the 100 hurdles at the Lewis-Tellez Dedication Meet with a performance of 14.31.

    High School
    Competed at Langham Creek High School in League City, Texas...state champion in 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.14...finished second in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 42.39 seconds at the UIL Class 5A State Championships... won the 300-meter hurdles at the Region II-5A Championships with her career-best time of 42.20...her time at the regional meet ranked 11th nationally...finished second in the 100-meter hurdles in the region...was the District 16-5A 100 and 300-meter hurdles champion...named Langham Creek's MVP as a senior after leading the team to an eighth-place finish at the state championships...also played volleyball...member of the Honor Roll and Academic Athletic Honor Roll...received perfect attendance award.

    Personal
    Born August 27, 1981, in Ridgewood, N.J....daughter of Thornton and Leslie Smith of Houston...father, Thornton, was a Passaic Valley Conference Champion in track and field...sister, Korinne, was a regional qualifier in the 800 meters and 4x200-meter relay team...major is exercise science...hobbies include singing, dancing and sketching.

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