Lauren Denfeld

Lauren Denfeld

Player Profile


Bend, Ore.

High School:
Mountain View HS



OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY: (2008-2009) Competed in two cross country meets... helped the team to a second place finish at the Auburn Invitational. (2007-2008) In track competed in eight meets and again broke her own school record in the 3,000-meter steeple chase (10:38.28)... earned Academic All-District honors...earned Pac-10-All Academic first team honors...was the received the Pac-10 Postgraduate Scholarship...helped cross country to a second place finish at the Mike Hodges Invitational and a third place finish at the Charles Bowles Invitational... earned Pac-10 cross country All-Academic second team honors. (2006-2007) In cross country set new personal record in 5,000 meters, 18:38... competed in four cross country events including two team victories (Charles Bowles and Cal Poly)... competed at the Pacific-10 cross country Championships... in track ran in eight competitions... earned a 12th place finish at the Pacific-10 Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and a 19th place finish at NCAA West Regionals... broke her own school record in 3,000 meter steeplechase, 10:46.54... in track set new personal bests in 800 meters, 1,500 meters and 3,000 meter steeplechase... earned Pac-10 cross country and track and field All-Academic second team honors. (2005-2006) In track, set a school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, 11:08.67, also ranked 10th in school history with personal record for 1,500 meters, 4:39.75 ... finished 14th at Outdoor Pacific-10 3,000 meter steeplechase Championships... earned Pac-10 All-Academic first team honors in track and second team honors in cross country. (2004-2005) Was first woman in Oregon State history to compete in 3,000 meter steeplechase ... member of the second place 4x400 meter relay team holding second place in school history ... was top five on the team in cross country and competed in the Pac-10 Championships and NCAA West Regional ... competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Pac-10 Outdoor Championships ... did not run cross country in high school. MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH: Lettered 4 years in track and field for coaches Tate Metcalf and Chrissy Kuka ... team captain, Most Inspirational ... 3-time all-conference first team ... set school record in 300 hurdles and part of school-record 4x400 relay; also competed in 800, 1,500, 4x100 relay ... also played basketball ... Honor Roll; Principal's Leadership Award; gold medal in piano theory and performance.

PERSONAL: Majoring in marketing and contemplating a career in advertising ... born in Bend, Ore. ... parents are Larry and Shari Denfeld ... father is a business owner, mother is a pharmacist ... family includes sister Danielle (25) ... enjoys playing piano, singing, listening to music, eating, going to the beach, being with family and friends... chose OSU for the opportunity to run for Kelly Sullivan in the Pac-10

PERSONAL BESTS: 800 meters- 2:19; 1,500 meters-4:36; 3,000 meter steeplechase-10:38.28 (school record)

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