Lauren Swigart
Lauren Swigart
Born: 08/19/1984
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
High School: La Jolla Country Day

AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: WCC Challenge Cup 2/24: Finished 6th in the 3000 meters with a time of 10:42.46 ... Aggie Track & Field Open 3/10: Finished 9th in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:31.10 ... Hornet Invitational 3/24: Finished ninth in the 3000 meters with a time of 10:40.20 ... Cal-Nevada Championships 3/30: Finished 22nd in the 5000 meters with a time of 18:44.88 ... Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/7: Finished 27th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:35.32. Finished tenth in the 1500 meters with a time of 5:02.14 ... Sacramento State Open 5/4: Finished 15th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:38.82, finished 11th in the 3000 meters with a time of 11:17.96 ... Division I Independent Championship 5/12-13: Finished 10th in the 10000 meters with a time of 38:13.40.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Raced in three competitions on the season ... placed 15th in the 3,000-meters with a time of 10:58 at the Woody Wilson Invitational ... had her best finish of the season at the Warrior Invitational, placing fourth in the 3,000-meters with a time of 11:04 ... placed fifth in the 3,000-meters with a time of 11:06 at the Johnny Mathis Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: A first-team all-West Coast Conference selection ... posted four top-10 finishes on the season ... top finish was a second-place effort at the Santa Clara Invitational in a time of 18:15.6 ... ran 17:57.97 at the Willamette Invitational ... team's top finisher at the WCC Championships, placing fifth overall in a time of 18:34 at Crystal Springs ... opened collegiate career with an 18:39.4 clocking at the Bronco Invitational ... finished eighth at Bronco and at the Aggie Open two weeks later ... ran 22:28 at the NCAA West Regionals in Portland.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of La Jolla Country Day School in La Jolla, Calif. ... coached by Kevin Palmer, Sarah Bakhiet and Scott Sanders ... led team to back-to-back undefeated seasons and three CIF team championships ... four-time all-Coastal Conference selection and all-CIF honoree as well as earning team MVP honors in each of her four seasons ... recorded a 5,000-meter personal cross country best time of 19:40 as a senior and registered 17:58 in the 5,000-meters in track ... posted 11:07 in the 3,200-meters as a senior ... earned school's track & field excellence award twice ... four-time All-Academic selection by the San Diego Union Tribune ... church youth group leader and a member of the International Club ... served as a staff writer for the school newspaper.

PERSONAL: Born August 19, 1984 in New York City, N.Y. ... parents are Jim and Suzanne Swigart, both University of Michigan graduates ... has one older brother, Christopher, and a younger sister, Sarah ... lists biking, backpacking, snowboarding, painting, ultimate frisbee and reading a good book among her hobbies.