Lauren Lemieux

  • Lauren
  • Lemieux

  • Class
  • High School/Other
    Virgil I. Grissom
  • Hometown
    Huntsville, Ala.

2011 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2011 Outdoor: Led the team in the 1,500 meters, setting a PR at the NCAA East Regional (4:25.39) … Ran the lead leg on the winning distance medley relay at the Colonial Relays (11:41.93) … Set a personal best in the 800 meters with a win at the Radford Invite (2:13.18) ... Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

2011 Indoor: Ran the lead leg on the third-place distance medley relay squad at the ACC Championships (11:17.72) … Led the team in the 1,000 meters, finishing sixth at the Virginia Tech Invitational (3:03.09) … Won the mile run at the VT Final Qualifier with a personal-best 4:56.38 … Set PRs in the 600 (1:34.98) and 800 meters (2:11.77).

2010 Cross Country: Competed in four meets during the season, including a career-best 5k time of 18:57.7 at the Appalachian State Invite ... Ran at the ACC Championships, finishing 70th in 22:28.0.

2010 Outdoor: Competed in the 800 and 1,500 meters, setting a season best in the 1,500m at the Georgia Tech Invite (4:27.84).

2010 Indoor: Ran third leg on the distance medley relay at the ACC Championships, helping team to a fourth place finish (11:44.57) ... Competed in the 600-meters and the mile run.

2009 Cross Country: Tallied best finish of the year with a runner-up effort at the Dual in the Elk … Was the second-best Hokie finisher at the ACC Championships, taking 63rd with a 6k career-best time of 22:24.9 … Finished 20th out of 93 athletes at the VT Alumni Invite … Placed third at the Hokie Open.

2009 Outdoor: Won the 800-meters at the Liberty Twilight with a time of 2:14.20 ... Ran a season-best 4:32.82 in the 1,500-meters at the HP Vertklasse Meet to finish first.

2009 Indoor: Clocked a season-best 2:13.37 in the VT Final Qualifier’s 800-meters.

High School: Clocked a prep-best time of 19:36 for a 5,000-meter cross country race as a junior ... Received All-Metro Runner honors junior and senior years ... Member of National Honor Society ... Recepient of Tim Byrne Scholar Athlete Award ... Was Vice President of National English Honor Society.

Personal: Born Dec. 18, 1989 ... Daughter of Victoria and Gregory Lemieux ... Her father, Gregory, ran cross country and track for the Hokies from 1977-80 ... Has one sister, Andrea, and two brothers, Gregory and Eric ... Majoring in engineering science and mechanics.

Lemieux's Career XC Bests
5k: 18:57.7, Appalachian State Invite, 2010
6k: 22:24.9, ACC Championships, 2009

Lemieux's Career Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
600m: 1:34.98 800m: 2:13.18
800m: 2:11.77 1500m: 4:25.39
1000m: 3:03.09
Mile: 4:56.38