Laura Werking
Laura Werking

RS Sophomore

Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS




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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 (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:34.63 Parents Day Invite (2/21/15)
Mile 5:58.16 St. Thomas Showcase (2/13/15)
Werking's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:30.49 Hamline Invite (4/11/15)


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