9/16/10: Season Preview
2010-11 (Senior): Cross Country: Did not compete.
2009-10 (Junior): 2009-10 (Junior): Cross Country: Had a strong veteran presence throughout the season... Was a top-five team finisher five times... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/31), took 49th place out of 140 harriers (21:24)... Finished 22nd overall (18:23) at the Albany Invite (10/17)... Crossed at 19:16 and finished 83rd overall at the New England Championships (10/10)... Finished first on the team and eighth overall with a time of 19:25 at the Fairfield Invite (9/12).
2008-09 (Sophomore): Cross Country: Did not compete.
2007-08 (Freshman): Cross Country: Ranked third on the team, 40th overall at the ECAC Championships (11/17) with a time of 19:18 ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/27), ranked third on the team, 29th overall, with a time of 20:03.0 ... Placed 18th overall with a time of 18:18.8 at the Albany Invitational (10/13) ... Crossed the finish line in 19:31 at the New England Championships (10/6) for a 60th place finish, ranking second on the team ... Ranked third on the team at the Paul Short Invitational (9/28) ... Finished a season-high ninth at home versus Maine and Vermont (9/15) with a time of 19:12 ... Ranked 27th at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/8) with a time of 22:19.00.
Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Cathedral High School where she became the first runner in school history to become a Western Mass Champion ... Won the Western Mass Cross Country Meet and the Western Mass Indoor Two Mile Championship ... A two-time all-scholastic honoree ... Holds the school record for the indoor two mile (11:44) and was a member of the school-record holding 4x800 relay team ... A four-year National Honor Society member.
Personal: Lauren Elizabeth Stocker ... Born July 16, 1989 in Holyoke, Mass. ... Daughter of Wayne and Karen Stocker ... Has two siblings, Carolyn and Timothy ... Pursuing a Masters in Civil Engineering.