Laura Werking
Laura  Werking

RS Junior

Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS




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


W. Track Parents Day Open February 2015

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


W.Track Concordia April 2015

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


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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