Laura Rombach
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pleasanton, Calif.

High School:
Foothill HS '03

Height:
5-5

Event:
Jumps/ Sprints

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior

2006: Member of champion 4x100 relay (46.63) at Div. I Independent Championships... Ran third leg of school record-setting squad, helping team hit 46.49 at Woody Wilson Classic... Also placed 8th at D-I Independent meet, hitting 12.48 in prelims... Has season-best marks in both 100 (12.42) and long jump (5.45, 17-10.75) during Causeway Dual... Competed in long jump in two indoor meets, posting PR of 5.21 (17-1.25) at Husky Classic.

2005: Finished 4th in 100 at Div. I Independent Championships with season-best 12.59... Also placed 10th in long jump (5.14, 16-10.5) at independent meet... Narrowly missed PR with season-best long jump of 5.38 (17-8) at Hornet Invite. 2004: Had team's best long jump mark of the year, going 17-8.75 (5.40m) at Sacramento State's Drummond Invitational... Posted season-best triple jump of 33-11.5 (10.35) at UC Irvine's All-Cal Invitational... Competed in two indoor meets, setting season-best long jump of 16-11.5 (5.17m) at Boise State's United Heritage Invitational.

FOOTHILL HS '03: Captured North Coast Section title in long jump (18-5) as a senior, beating her previous PR by seven inches... Advanced to state meet, where she placed 12th (17-11.75)... Competed at NCS Meet of Champions in both relays in both her junior and senior years... Team went undefeated in dual meets in 2002 and 2003... Voted team MVP as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born in Evanston, Ill.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior (NPB)... Parents are Michael & Teresa Rombach... Hopes for career in sports medicine or zoology... Career highlight was winning the long jump at the 2003 section meet, beating her previous PR by seven inches.