Lauren

Jones

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Throws
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Garrettsville, Ohio
High School: James A. Garfield HS

Bio

  • 2018 NCAA West Regional Qualifier (Discus Throw)
  • 2018 Big 12 Outdoor Championships Scorer (Hammer Throw, Discus Throw)

OU Indoor Collegiate Bests
Shot Put: 48-1.25 (14.66m), 2018
Weight Throw: 55-11.25 (17.05m), 2018

OU Outdoor Collegiate Bests
Shot Put: 48-8 (14.83m), 2018
Discus Throw: 174-9 (53.26m), 2018
Hammer Throw: 181-7 (55.34m), 2018

2018

(Outdoor) NCAA West Regional qualifier in the discus, throwing 139-9 (42.60 meters) at preliminaries… Took sixth in the hammer throw at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with a PR mark of 181-7 (55.34 meters)… Also placed eighth and 11th in the discus and shot put at Big 12 Outdoors, respectively… Threw a PR 174-9 (53.26 meters) at Penn Relays… Took second in the John Jacobs Invite discus competition with a throw of 164-6 (50.13 meters)… Placed fourth in the hammer throw at the John Jacobs, her best throw reaching 171-9 (52.36 meters)… Competed in the discus, shot, and hammer at Texas Relays, taking second in the discus with a throw of 164-2 (50.03 meters)… (Indoor) Took 10th and 11th, respectively, in the shot and weight throw at Big 12 Indoors… Placed third in the shot put competition at the J.D. Martin Invitational, throwing 48-1.25 (14.66 meters)… Also threw a PR 55-11.25 in the weight throw at the J.D. Martin to take fourth place.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named Portage County 2017 Athlete of the Year ... Two-time track athlete of the year (2016, 2017) ... Three-time state champion in discus (2015, 2016, 2017) ... Four-time All-State honoree in discus ... Two-time All-State honoree in shot put (2016, 2017) ... Finished second in shot put at the 2016 state track meet ... Placed third in shot put at the 2017 state track meet ... A nine-time state qualifier in three events total: shot put, discus and long jump ... Two-time All-American (2016, 2017) ... A six-sport athlete—also participating in soccer, softball, golf, basketball and volleyball—earning 18 total varsity letters ... Served as president of the National Honors Society, earned an Honors Diploma and was her class valedictorian.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Bruce and Sherry Jones ... Has one sibling ... Plans on majoring in communication.

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Six Garner All-America Honors
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