Laura Werking
Laura  Werking

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS

Event:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
01/23/1995


02/13/2015

Golding, Hawkins Excel at Iowa State

Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters

07/14/2015

W. Track Parents Day Open February 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Parents Day Invite on February 21, 2015.

07/06/2015

W.Track Concordia April 2015

Photos of Gopher Women's Track & Field at the Concordia Invitational on April 18th, 2015

06/09/2015

Laura Werking

Photos of track and field student athlete Laura Werking.

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran six races with appearances in the 1,000m, mile, and 4x400m relay • ran career-best times in the 1,000m (3:19.66) at the St. Thomas Showcase and the mile (5:53.20) at the Parents Day Invite.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran the 1,500m at four meets • ran a career-best 5:12.67 in the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational.

2015 Season - Indoor: Ran five races, including two appearances in the 800m and mile and one 4x400m relay • ran a season-best 2:34.63 in the 800m at the Parents Day Invite • ran a season-best 5:58.16 in the mile at the St. Thomas Showcase.

2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran the 800m at two meets, clocking a season-best 2:30.49 at the Hamline Invite.

2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Brookfield East High School • a member of Brookfield East's school record-holding 4x800m relay team that earned a state meet berth in 2010 • Greater Metro Conference indoor two-mile champion in 2010 • also a triathlete and a standout swimmer.

Personal: Born January 23, 1995 • plans to major in math with an emphasis in actuarial science • daughter of Leslie and Jon Werking • has an older sister, Evelyn, and younger twin sisters, Sarah and Rachel • enjoys biking and spending time with family • also a lifeguard and swim instructor.

Werking's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:34.63 Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)
1,000m 3:19.66 St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
Mile 5:53.20 Parents Day Invite (2/20/16)
Werking's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:30.49 Hamline Invite (4/11/15)
1,500m 5:12.67 Holst Invitational (4/16/16)

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