Laura Docherty broke the second oldest school outdoor record in Minnesota history.
2012 Season - Outdoor: Finished second in the 5,000 meters at the Holst Invitational (17:50.92), and third at the Tommie Twilight (17:59.49) posted a time of 4:53.37 in the 1,500 meters at the Hamline Invite Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 Season Indoor: competed in the mile run at the Minnesota State Classic and finished with a time of 5:16.66 competed at the ISU Classic in the 3,000 meters and finished with a time of 10:26.36 Ran at the Jack Johnson Classic and finished ninth (10:29.35) Outdoor: ran at the Musco Twilight in the 3,000 meters and finished in eighth (10:15.11) took third in the 5,000 meters at the UWRF Falcon Invitational (18:19.20).
2010 Season:Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
High School:A 2009 graduate of Marian High School high school coaches were Roger Wright, Greg Golka and Dan Nielsen the Nebraska state winner of the Gatorade Athlete of the Year in cross country (2008) and track (2009) led Marian to three state cross country titles the Nebraska Class A cross country champion (14:57.7) as a senior placed fourth at 2008 Nike Heartland Region Championships and qualified for Nike Cross Nationals in Portland went on to place 11th at Foot Locker Midwest Region Championships state runner-up in 2006 and 2007, fourth as a freshman in 2005 2009 state champion in the 3,200 meters (11:19.64), runner-up as both 2007 and 2008 a member of the National Honor Society and Class Officer.
Personal:Born May 1, 1991 majoring in Applied Economics and Psychology, minoring in Management daughter of Steve and Lori Budd has older sisters Erin and Molli and younger brother Joseph enjoys watching Dexter and spending time with family and friends.