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Agnes Laurent
Agnes Laurent
Year: Senior
Hometown: Verviers, Belgium
High School: Institut Superieur d' Architecture
Position: Distance

Academic Notes: Pursuing cultural studies on a post-baccalaureate level.

Personal Bests: 2:11.84@ (800m), 4:25.24 (1500m)

2012 Track & Field: Competed in just two meets during an injury-shortened indoor season, but still managed to post the second-best 800-meter time on the women’s squad ... Her best mark of 2:13.31 came at the Husky Classic and ended the season as the Big Sky Conference’s seventh-best ... Debuted late in the outdoor season, but still managed to post the team’s best 800-meter time and No. 3 mark in the 1,500m ... She ran a 2:11.89@ in the 800m at Big Sky Outdoors that was good enough for fourth place ... Her season best 1,500m time of 4:35.17 came at her inaugural outdoor meet, the Beach Invite, where she placed 35th.

2011 Cross Country: Ran in five races for the Lumberjacks in her first cross country season ... Began her year by nearly cracking the top 10 at the Dave Murray Invitational, finishing 11th in a time of 17:50.0 ... Continued her solid season with times of 18:26.93 (41st) in the 5K OSU Cowboy Jamboree and 21:42.1 (164th) in the 6K Wisconsin Adidas Invitational ... Wrapped up her inaugural campaign with the Big Sky Championships (19:34.30; 31st) and the NCAA Mountain Region Championships (23:12.7; 76th).

Pre-NAU: Competed in numerous national meets in Belgium ... Placed 3rd at the Belgian Indoor Championships twice, once in the 800-meter run (2007) and once in the 1,500-meter run (2011) ... Finished 3rd in the 800m at the Belgian U23 Championships in 2009 ... Took second place in the 800m at the 2006 Belgian Junior Championships.

Personal: Born to Christian and Beatrice Laurent on May 4, 1988 ... Has three older siblings: twins Martin & Astrid, and brother Clement ... Hobbies include cooking and design ... Chose NAU for the great athletic teams, for the great places to run, and from recommendations from friends who have trained in Flagstaff.