Lauren Gregory - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Lauren Gregory

Sr. | 5-5 | Fort Collins, Colo. | Ft. Collins HS

Career highlights

  • All-America | Indoor (3)
  • 2021 NCAA Indoor Silver medalist | 3,000m
  • 2021 NCAA Indoor Silver medalist | Distance medley relay
  • 2021 SEC Indoor Bronze medalist | Mile & 3,000m
  • 2019 SEC Outdoor Silver medalist | 5,000m
  • 2019 SEC Indoor Gold medalist | Mile
  • 2018 SEC Cross Country Bronze medalist

Senior (2020-21)
Outdoor: Set a career best of 15:48.38 in Invitational 5,000m at Fresno State’s West Coast Relays, placing 12th … Finished fourth in SEC Championships (15:56.55) … Sixth in NCAA West Preliminary round (15:59.95) … Placed 21st (16:13.49) in NCAA Championships … Posted a 4:18.26 as runner-up in 1,500m at Arkansas Twilight.

Indoor: NCAA silver medalist in 3,000m (9:01.67) to earn first-team All-America … Also claimed All-America honor in distance medley relay, running opening leg (3:20.01) on silver medal performance (10:57.19) at NCAA Indoor … Bronze medalist in 3,000m (9:03.10) and mile (4:35.72) at SEC Indoor … Season best time of 8:58.36 for 3,000m as runner-up at Tyson Invitational … Won 3,000m (9:01.44) at Wooo Pig Classic … Indoor debut in 5,000m produced a time of 15:36.51 as runner-up in Razorback Invitational behind meet record by teammate Katie Izzo (15:36.22) … Season best of 4:34.19 in mile placed third in Tyson Invitational … Won Razorback Invitational mile (4:35.69) and finished third (4:39.05) at Arkansas Invitational.

Cross Country: Did not compete in NCAA Cross Country meet as it was delayed until March and held two days after NCAA Indoor … Earned first team All-SEC honor in leading the Razorbacks to an eighth consecutive SEC Championship by placing fourth with a time of 20:06.6 on the 6,000m course in Baton Rouge … It was the fourth consecutive year for Gregory to place among the top 10 in the conference meet … Arkansas scored 41 points to win the SEC off a 4-7-9-10-11 finish … Led Razorbacks with runner-up performance in Missouri’s Gans Creek Classic, posting a time of 20:06.2 on the 6,000m course, as team scored 20 points for the victory and occupied second through ninth place … Also led Arkansas to a team victory in UAB’s Blazer Classic, placing fourth overall with a 6k time of 20:22.5, as Razorbacks scored 42 points for win by 62 points … Part of a perfect score by the Razorbacks in the SEC Preview to open the season, finishing fourth (17:07.6) on the 5k course in Baton Rouge, La.

Junior (2019)
Raced in three meets … Fifth finisher for Arkansas in NCAA Championships, placing 72nd with a time of 21:05.0 on the 6,000m course, as squad claimed first national team title in program history and completed a triple crown of national titles in 2019 … Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honor … Placed ninth in SEC Championships, as fifth runner for Razorbacks, covering the 6k course in 20:34.8 as Arkansas won seventh consecutive team title … Named All-SEC second team … 38th in Wisconsin Nuttycombe Inv. (6k, 20:37.5).

Sophomore (2018)
Competed in four meets … Finished third at the SEC Championships … Earned First-Team All-SEC Honors … Finished third at the South Central Regional Championships … Earned All-Region honors.

Freshman (2017)
Made her collegiate debut for Arkansas at the UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 16) finishing ninth overall and fourth for Arkansas at a time of 20:17.20 … in her second collegiate race she finished first for the Razorbacks and 21st overall at the Notre Dame Invitational (Sept. 29) with a 16:49.80 … At Pre-Nationals (Oct. 14) she finished fourth for the Razorbacks and 39th overall at 20:32.70 … In her first SEC Championship (Oct. 26), she finished eighth overall at 20:41.20, helping Arkansas win the SEC Conference title … She earned All-Region honors as she finished 14th overall at the NCAA South-Central Regional (Nov. 10) with a time of 20:19.00, this was the third time she had finished in the top-15 … She finished off her first outdoor season as a Razorback at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (Nov. 18) with a time of 23:05.50, finishing seventh for Arkansas.

High School
Three-time Colorado XC 5A State Champion … 2016 Colorado XC 5A State Runner-up … Placed third at the 2016 NXN Championships … Four-time Colorado State Champion on the track (2x 3,200m, 1x 1,600m and 1x 800m) … 12-time state medalist … Capped her senior year with top-four finishes at the Adidas Boost Games and Brooks PR Invitational.

Born on July 25, 1999 … Daughter of Joseph and Andrea Gregory … Has one brother; James … Majoring in biology and Spanish.

Lauren Gregory | Career Stats

Career best marks


1,000m | 2:44.44

Mile | 4:32.92

3,000m | 8:55.97

5,000m | 15:36.51


1,500m | 4:15.62

5,000m | 15:42.45