THIS SEASON: Grego begins her first season running track and field for the Trojans. She was injured and redshirted last season.
2013: Redshirted due to injury. Missed the 2012 cross country season, but was able to complete in cross country this past Fall. In her first collegiate race she place second among the Trojans and fifth overall with a PR of 18:31.9 at the Mark Covert Classic to open the season on Aug. 31. Was 18th with a time of 19:18 at the Aztec Invitational to help lead the Trojans to a second place finish.
HIGH SCHOOL: Grego is a 2012 graduate of Edison High School in Huntington Beach, Calif. where she earned 12 varsity letters and was the MVP in cross country and track...As a senior she had a 3-mile cross country best of 17:31 to place sixth in the varsity rated race at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic...Set a PR in the 800m race to finish eighth at the CIF Division 1 Prelims with a time of 2:16.21 and also placed seventh in the 1600m race with a time of 5:04.71...Had a PR of 5:00.42 to place seventh at the Orange County Championships
PERSONAL: Lauren was born on June 25, 1994 in Irvine, Calif...Her parents are Victoria and Robert and she has three brothers, Nathan, Ragan and Austin...Her hobbies include biking, running, hiking, snowboarding and being outdoors...Lists her favorite musical artist as Taylor Swift...She enjoys Mexican food and would like to travel to Europe one day...Her major is Human Biology with a minor in Spanish..After USC she would like to go to Physician Assistant School and become a physician assistant and volunteer abroad...Is involved with Athletes in Action and Campus Crusades at USC.