Lauren Walton
Lauren Walton

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Pensacola, FL

High School:
Escambia HS

Height:
5-3

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Major:
Criminal Justice


Athletic Accomplishments

Her first collegiate meet was the indoor Jimmy Carnes Invitational, participating in the 55 meters (7.54), 200 meters (33.94) and 55 meter hurdles (8.30, finishing fifth)...ran her season-best time in the 200 at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships (26.91)...set a PR at the Penn Relays in the 400 hurdles (1:03.48)...qualified for the finals in both events at the Sun Belt Championships, placing fourth in the 400 hurdles (1:04.97 in the prelims, 1:05.16 in the finals) and 10th in the 100 hurdles (15.10)...In her sophomore year, set a new PR at the BU Valentine Invitational in the 200 meters, 26.58, and a new PR in the 55 meter hurdles at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships, 8.35...her time of 1:03.01 in the 400 hurdles at the UM Alumni Invite was her lowest of the career.

Academic Accomplishments

Has received 3.0 Club status every semester since her freshman year.

High School Accomplishments

School record holder in both 100- and 300-meter hurdles...All-Northwest Florida and first team All-District...named Player of the Week by the Pensacola News Journal...state runner-up in 300-meter hurdles...also school record holder as a weightlifter...named Most Athletic as a senior and named to school's hall of fame...was a Florida Medallion recipient...ran for coach Ken Rollins.

Personal

Criminal Justice major...also resided in Elberta, AL and Dillington, AK...daughter of Anthony Walton and Nathalie Dull...hopes to one day be an FBI agent or to be successful in her chosen career field...hobbies include all water sports, skateboarding and snow machining.

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