Omaha Cross Country BIO
Lauren Houston
Player Profile:
Lauren Houston 2322640
Position: Athlete
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Burke

2016 (Sophomore)
Competed in five meets for the Mavericks…recorded a personal best 6K time of 24:23.6 at the NCAA Regional Preview (Oct. 1)…finished eighth for the Mavericks at the Summit League Championship with a 6K time of 25:20.8 (Oct. 29).

2015 (Freshman)
Ran in all seven meets for UNO, scoring in two of them…had her best team finish, coming in fourth, with a personal best 5K time of 19:35.50 at the Mount Marty Invite (Oct. 24)…put up a personal best 6K time of 23:50.5 at the Bradley Classic (Oct. 16)…was eighth for the Mavericks with a 6K time of 26:16.05 at the Summit League Championship (Oct. 31).

Before UNO
Was a four-year letter winner in cross country and track & field at Omaha’s Burke High School…as a senior, broke her own school record in the 800 meters (2:13.58) while finishing as the all-class champion…medaled in all four events (400 m, 800 m, 4 x 400 relay, 4 x 800 relay) at the state track meet, was the Burke track athlete of the year, the Metro Scholar Award winner and all-state academic…also qualified for the state cross country championship…was the state class A 800 meter champion as a junior with a then-Burke record of 2:15.64…that year, also was all-state academic and the school’s track athlete of the year.

Personal
Born Nov. 11, 1996…daughter of Greg and Kris Houston…majoring in elementary education.

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