THIS YEAR: Sophomore Lauren Maurer begins her second season as a Trojan competing distances including the 1500m, one-mile and two-mile. She ran cross country for USC in the Fall semester.
2016: Maurer did not compete during the track season due to injury. She ran in three cross country meets in the Fall of 2015 and three this Fall.
HIGH SCHOOL: Maurer graduated with the class of 2015 from Crean Lutheran High School in Irvine, CA. She was the 2012 CIF Division IV champion in the 3200m with a time of 10:57.05. She was also the Orange County Register Small School Athlete of the Year. Her 3200m best time is 10:56.17 and she has bests of 4:56.67 in the 1600m and 5:01.17 in the one-mile. Maurer also competed in swimming for Crean Lutheran and helped them win three Division 3 titles. She was also a key member of their cross country team where she ran a 5K best of 18:39 to take second at the Clovis Invitational on Oct. 12, 2013. Also as a junior, she placed 11th at the CIF Division IV Championships with a time of 18:48. She opened her senior season at the Mt. Carmel/Movin Shoes XC Invite (2.75 mile) by placing second in the Division II senior race with a time of 16:52, one of two runners under 17:00.
PERSONAL: Lauren was born on January 17,1997 in Fullerton, Calif. to Jody and Rob Maurer...She has three siblings: Annie, Robyn and Erin Maurer....In high school she volunteered as a swim coach for the Special Olympics and was a member of the National Honor Society...Her sports hero is John Wooden... She is currently majoring in Biological Sciences at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Art and Sciences...Lists her favorite movie as Hot Rod and her favorite foods are brownies and pizza.
CAREER BESTS: 1600m - 4:56.67 3200m - 10:56.17