Competed in all six of UAB's races ... ran a 20:54.93 5K at the Belmont Opener (8/29) ... was 31st at the Azalea City Classic with a 6K of 25:15.66 ... turned in a 21:59.36 at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/4) ... ran a season-best 20:49.50 5K at the Conference USA Championships (11/1) ... ran a season-best 6K of 24:17.8 at the NCAA South Regional (11/14).
Ran in four of UAB's six cross country races in 2013 ... placed 41st in the 3K at the Trojan Invitational after running a 12:39.81 ... finished 50th of 65 runners at the Azalea City Classic in the 6K with a 25.07 ... ran a 21:12.54 in the 5K at the C-USA Championships and a 25:18.50 in the 6K at the NCAA South Regional.
Indoor: Competed in the mile run twice in the 2013-14 season ... ran a 5:40.31 in the BSC Icebreaker ... finished with a 6:13.95 in the UAB Blazer Invite.
Ran for coach Mike McCloud at Campbell HS in Smyrna, Ga. ... member of track team that was back-to-back region champions in 2011 and 2012 ... Campbell HS record holder for the 1600m in 5:24 ... cross country captain in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons.
Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Pray ... born July 8, 1995 ... daughter of Peter and Amelia Pray ... has two sisters, Melanie and Sarah ... majoring in criminal justice.