Laura Sharp
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Torrance, Calif.

High School:
Torrance HS '02

Height:
5-6

Major:
Spanish/History

2005: Competed in all seven meets... Placed 23rd (18:14.92) at Div. I Independent Championships to finish among team's displacement scorers... Was team's No. 3 runner at USATF Club Championships (102nd overall).

2004: Redshirted.

2003: Appeared in five meets, including Pacific Association Championships... Best finish was 18th place (19:08.8) at Aggie Open.

2002: Placed 16th (18:47.6) at Aggie Open, among team's scoring finishers... Took 41st (23:08.56) at CCAA Championships.

TRACK & FIELD: Competed in 2003 only... Ran both middle distance events as a freshman, setting season-best times at home meets... Had 2:26.19 in 800 at Aggie Classic... Posted 1,500 time of 5:06.24 at Woody Wilson.

TORRANCE HS '02: Placed 34th at state cross country championships as a senior... Helped team to 15th place showing, only the second appearance at state meet in school history... Selected as school's athlete of the year for 2001-02... Named Most Valuable as a senior, Most Improved as a junior in cross country.... Qualified for Southern Section 800 finals in each of her last two years... Captured track team's Blanket Award for ability, leadership and attitude.

PERSONAL: Born in Torrance, Calif.... Double-majoring in Spanish and history... Parents are Jim & Lucinda Sharp... Career highlights were winning her high school's Blanket Award and qualifying for state meet.