- Laura Garrow
- Port Orange, Fla. (Spruce Creek)
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 5:22.24 (1,600m), 11:49.36 (3,200m) and 19:45 (5k)…Set personal-best in 1,600m at 2006 FHSAA 4A district 2 meet finishing first…Best in 3,200m set at 2006 FHSAA 4A Region 1 meet…Finished 11th in 1,600m at 2006 FHSAA Class 4A state meet with time of 5:27.74…Named the Hawks track MVP in 2006 and cross country MVP in 2005…Daytona Beach News-Journal 2005 Runner of the Year…Daytona Beach News-Journals Girls Athlete of the Week for Nov. 17-24, 2005...Track team captain 2005-06…Cross country team captain 2004-05…Set high school record for 5k and was part of record setting 4x800m relay…Best 5k time set at 2005 FHSAA state cross country meet…High school coaches were Willie Lager and Step Gallon.
PERSONAL: Born Laura Anne Garrow on June 5, 1988, in Clearwater, Fla…Daugther of Glen and Carolyn Garrow…Has a younger sister, Heather…Her uncle, Colin Funk, ran track at Queens University 1976-80…Volunteers at hospitals, Habitat for Humanity and has worked as a summer camp counselor…Chose Florida because it is instate, has a great medical program and amazing athletics…Enjoys bright colors, dissections in labs and swing dancing…Admires Roger Bannister because of how he managed stress in running and the pursuit of a medical career.
MAJOR: Biology, Pre-med