|Hometown:||St. Louis, Mo.|
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008 Placed 36th in the San Francisco Invitational on Aug. 30 with an 8k time of 26:43...Placed 27th in the Hornet Jamboree on Sept. 13 with a time of 21:12 ... Placed 36th in the West Coast Conference Championships on Nov. 1 with an 8k time of 27:39.
PERSONAL BESTS: 800m-1:59 1500m-4:00 5k-15:44 8kXC-26:12
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007-08: Placed 21st in San Francisco Invitational on 9/1 with a time of 27:05 in the 8k ... Placed 73rd in the Sundodger Invitational with an 8k time of 26:15 on 9/15 ... Placed 182nd in the Stanford Invitational with a time of 26:35 in the 8k on 9/29.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: Placed 37th in San Francisco Invitational on 9/2 with an 8k time of 30:36.20...Placed 4th in Holy Names Invitational on 9/22 with an 8k time of 27:40...Placed 183rd in Stanford Invitational 8k Combined on 9/30 with a time of 28:00...Placed 69th in Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on 10/14 with an 8k time of 27:10.0...Placed 47th in Shoreline Invitational on 10/21 with a 4.6 mi. time of 24:53.0.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of MICDS in St. Louis, Mo. ... ran for coach Chris Rappeleg ... team captain of the cross country team for three years, of track team for two ... recipient of the Golden Shoe Award and the Pavvo Nurmi Award ... named All-ABC League, All-District and All-State ... member of school honor roll.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Laura Laughlin ... has two younger siblings, Tom and Katie ... enjoys playing the classical guitar ... major is economics and finance.