Track & Field

Lauren Darnall

RS Senior

Hanover, N.H.

High School:
Kimball Union Academy

Pole Vault


Lauren Darnall


Golden Eagles Conclude Action in California and Illinois

MU competed at Beach Invite and in Ill.


Golden Eagles Head to BIG EAST Indoor Championships

MU men look to top record finish from 2012


Track & Field Returns to Notre Dame for Meyo Invitational

MU will compete at Notre Dame and UW-Parkside


Marquette Track & Field Concludes Action at Illini Classic

Track competed Saturday in Champaign, Ill.


Track and Field to Compete at Illini Classic on Saturday

MU will make its first trip to Illinois since 2001

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of graduation)
Pole Vault: 12-8.75/3.88 meters (No. 1 all-time at MU)

100: 13.86 seconds
200: 30.60 seconds
Pole Vault: 12-3.50/3.75 meters (No. 2)

BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Sr.): Competed in the pole vault at four meets over the course of the 2012-13 indoor campaign... Posted a BIG EAST qualifying mark and a second-place finish in the pole vault with a height of 3.74 meters (12 feet, 3 1/4 inches) at the Illini Classic (Jan. 19)... Placed first at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational (Dec. 7) with a height of 3.70 meters (12 feet, 1 1/2 inches)... Registered a first-place finish at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12) and a BIG EAST qualifying mark with a height of 3.55 meters (11 feet, 7 3/4 inches)... 2013 Indoor Performance List.
Outdoor (Sr.): Competed in the pole vault during the 2013 outdoor campaign... Placed first at the Huskie/Blue Demon Invitational (April 20) with a height of 3.35 meters (10 feet, 11 3/4 inches) ... Competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and placed 14th with a top height of 11 feet, 5 3/4 inches (3.50 meters) at Rutgers ...2013 Outdoor Performance List.

BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor: Darnall did not compete in the indoor season.
Outdoor (Jr.): Darnall competed in the pole vault four times during the outdoor campaign, including a fifth place finish at the BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Championships (May 5) with a vault of 12-03.50 (3.75 meters) ... Finished third at the Lee Calhoun Invitational (Apr. 14) with a vault of 11-07.75 (3.55 meters) ... Recorded a personal best vault of 12-03.50 (3.75 meters) and finished second at the Marquette Invitational (Apr. 28)...2012 Outdoor Performance List.

BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Jr.): Shattered the school record at the Blue and Gold Invitational (Dec. 3) by vaulting 12 feet, 8 3/4 inches (3.88 meters)... Won first three meets of the indoor season (Blue and Gold Invitational, Badger Track Classic, and UWM Dual) with vaults of 12-8.75 (3.88 meters), 12-1.50 (3.70 meters) and 12-1.50, respectively... Tied for sixth place at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a vault of 12-7.5 (3.85 meters).
Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor campaign.

Indoor (So.):
Recorded a top indoor height anda then-personal best of 10-11.75 (3.35 meters) at the Hoosier Hills Invitational on Feb. 23.
Outdoor (So.): During the outdoor season, recorded a BIG EAST-qualifying mark in all but one meet...Reached a personal best of 11-11.25 (3.64 meters) at the Lee Calhoun Invitational to finish second behind teammate Carrie Schmid...Recorded three second- and two third-place finishes during the outdoor season.

Indoor (Fr.): Took sixth in the pole vault the Badger Track Classic...Cleared a season high distance of 10-08.00...
Outdoor (Fr.): Placed fifth at the UTEP Springtime Invitational...Vaulted an outdoor season high 11-00.25 at the MU vs. UWM Dual Meet.

High School: Darnall earned one letter in track and field at Hanover High School before transferring to Kimball Union Academy, a school without a track and field program...During her one season competing for Hanover, she was part of a state title-winning track squad...Member of Air-Time Athletics, a club team based out of Boston...Would drive two hours to practice in Boston once a week...Competed in collegiate, high school and open meets, running as an independent...Earned four letters in basketball and five in field hockey.

Personal: Darnall was born on January 5, 1989 in Charlottesville, Va., to Robert and Mary Ann Darnall...Is the third-oldest of four children...Majored in physical therapy.

Championships History

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
Pole Vault: T-6th (12-7.5/3.85 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
Pole Vault: 14th (11-5.75/3.50 meters)
Pole Vault:5th (12-3.5/3.75 meters)

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