Lauren Goodwin
Lauren Goodwin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maineville, Ohio

High School:
Kings

Height:
5-8

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
05/26/1993

UC College / Major:
DAAP / Graphic Design


11/15/2013

Cincinnati has Strong Showing at Great Lakes Regional

Senior Evan Baum finished 45th among 207 runners in the men's 10K race.

11/02/2013

Baum Leads Men's Program to Runner-Up Finish at AAC Championships

All five of the men's scorers finished in the top 25, including a sixth-place finish by Evan Baum.

10/25/2012

UC runs in BIG EAST meet on Friday

Bearcats will be among 15 ranked teams vying for conference title

10/13/2012

Bearcats hang with nation's top teams at Pre-Nationals Invitational

UC's men's and women's runners post personal-best times in fast meet

09/15/2012

Bearcats finish 6th and 14th at Vanderbilt's Commodore Classic

Cotton is men's top finisher in 13th, Clay is again top finisher for women


2012 cross country season: Ran No. 7 for UC and 158th overall at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, finishing the 6k course in 25:11.70...finished 76th overall in the open division of the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, running the 5k course in 20:49.84...was 232nd at the Pre-Nationals Invitational at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park in Louisville in the unseeded race, completing the 6k course in 25:45.1

2011 cross country season: Had the 22nd fastest combined times at the VMI Relays, finishing her first 1.5-mile leg in 9:49 and second in 9:57 for a combined time of 19:46; teamed with Cortney Staruch (9:01 + 9:25 = 18:26) to finish eighth as a relay team in 38:12...finished 36th overall and No. 7 for UC at the Queen City Invitational at A.J. Jolly Park in Alexandria, Ky., running the 5k course in 19:58.9...was 58th overall and No. 6 for UC at Vanderbilt University's Commodore Classic at Percy Ward Park in Nashville, circuiting the 5k course in 19:42.6...finished 40th overall and No. 5 for UC at the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships at the Elvin R. King Cross Country Course in Cedarville, running the 5k course in 19:16.40...finished 254th overall and No. 6 for UC at the Pre-Nationals meet at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind., completing the 6k course in 24:29...was 88th overall and a season-best No. 3 for UC at the BIG EAST Conference championship meet at Louisville's E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park, running the 6k course in 22:54.6...finished 150th overall and No. 6 for UC at the NCAA Great Lakes Region meet at the Ottawa Park Golf Course in Toledo, running the 6k course in 23:24.8.

Collegiate career bests: 5k - 19:16.40 (2011 All-Ohio) 6k - 22:54.6 (2011 BIG EAST)

High school: Four-year Ohio state cross country championship qualifier...four years varsity...team captain as a senior...team MVP for indoor and outdoor track teams as a senior...member of the National Honor Society...A/B honor roll for four years...graduated with honors.

A FEW THINGS ABOUT LAUREN...

Family: father Richard and mother Kimberly, older sister Kristen who recently graduated from Wright State University and ran cross country there.

Favorite place to eat?: Chipotle or Chick-fil-A

Favorite TV show?: Pretty Little Liars, Bones

Favorite other form of entertainment?: I really enjoy reading and playing guitar.

Favorite thing to do when not studying or training: Practice guitar!

Favorite music to listen to on a training run?: Anything that can get you pumped up!

Favorite place in Cincinnati?: Fountain Square because of the concerts and events and especially ice skating in the winter!

Why did you choose UC?: I was interested in the DAAP program and also it is close to home.

Future career plans?: I plan on working at a design firm or even starting something on my own.

Anything else?: My teammates call me Taylor Swift because I'm always playing and singing her songs for them!