Women's Cross Country

    Lauren Grego
    Lauren Grego

    RS Sophomore

    Huntington Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Edison HS




    USC Women's Cross Country Opens Season Saturday At UC Irvine

    Young Trojan squad will be in full force for opener

    At USC: Lauren Grego redshirted her first season at USC. She remained active with the team and was relied on by the coach to help chart the runners.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Grego is a 2012 graduate of Edison HS in Huntington Beach, Calif. where she earned 12 varsity letters and was the MVP in cross country and track...As a senior 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 Country 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, television show as White Collar and movie as Zoolander...Her sports hero is Steve Prefontaine because he had confidence and never stopped giving his all...Likes Mexican food...Would like to travel to Europe...Her major is Human Biology with a minor in Spanish...After USC would like to go to Physician Assistant School, become a physician assistant and volunteer abroad....Has been on mission trips to Panama and goes to an orphanage in Mexico...Was a member of the Fellowship Of Christian Athletes.