Rice - 2004: Ran a 42:02.36 in the 10,000 meters at the Texas Relays... Clocked a 19:29.32 in the 5,000 meters at the Bayou Classic... Posted a 10:49.34 mark in the 3,000 at the Houston Indoor Invitational. Helped the Rice cross country team to second at the WAC championships... Posted top-20 finishes at the Rice Invitational and the Islander Opener Splash. 2003: Finished the indoor season with a mile best of 5:21.25... Also ran the 3,000, recording a 11:03.87.
High School - A 2002 graduate of the John Cooper School in The Woodlands...Four-year letterwinner for coach George Dohner... MVP of the Dragons' cross country and track and field teams... TAPPS AAAA state champion in cross country and the 1,600 meters during her senior year... Runner up at the state meet in the 1,600... Won the Blood, Sweat and Tears award her junior year... Maintained a 3.2 GPA... Was class president and a member of the student council and Interact club.
Personal - Full Name: Lauren Elizabeth Murphy... Born: Sept. 12, 1983, at Kingwood... Parents: Dr. John and Karen Murphy (two sisters)... College: Brown.