Laura Miller
Laura Miller
Height: 5-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenville, S.C.
High School: J.L. Mann
Sport(s): CC/T&F

Junior Year (2015-16): Earned All-SoCon honors for cross country, indoor, and outdoor track…won the Gene Mullin Cross Country Invitational with a time of 18:25.8…placed second at the Queens Twilight meet and third at the SoCon Cross Country Championships…won the 5,000m at the ETSU Indoor Invitational…placed fifth in the mile (4:57.4), second in the 3,000m (9:57.0), and third in the 5,000m (17:25.4) at the SoCon Indoor Championships…scored a second-place finish in the 1,500m at the Beynon Catamount Outdoor Classic…finished third in the 10,000m (37:55.0) and seventh in the 5,000m (17:46.7) at the league outdoor meet…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Year (2014-15): Recorded top-15 finishes at three cross country meets:  Clemson Invitational (10th), Furman Invitational (15th), and SoCon Championships (9th)…posted a season-best time of 17:33.25 at the SoCon Cross Country Championships to earn a spot on the All-SoCon second team…posted a indoor season-best time of 17:15.13 in the 5,000m at the Iowa State Classic…finished fifth in the 5,000m (17:21.85) and sixth in the mile (5:01.50) at the SoCon Indoor Championships…won the 10,000m title at the SoCon Outdoor Championships with a time of 36:47.70…placed third in the 5,000m (17:34.90) in the 5,000m at the league outdoor meet…named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Freshman Year (2013-14):  Placed 19th with a season-best 5K time of 18:43.3 at the Southern Conference Cross Country Championships, earning a spot on the SoCon All-Freshman Team…opened the indoor season with a fifth-place finish (17:58.39) in the 5,000m at the Emory Crossplex Invitational…finished fifth in the 10,000m (36:40.21) at the league outdoor championships, garnering SoCon All-Freshman Team honors…turned in a time of 10:24.37 to claim 13th place in the 3,000m at the High Point Team Challenge…placed third in the 5,000m after notching a time of 17:41.44 at the Blue Shoes Invitational.

High School:  Clinched the cross country state championship as a senior...earned all-state honors for cross country four-consecutive years...honored as the 2012 South Carolina 4A Runner of the Year...won state championships in the 1,600m and 3,200m as a junior...top prep times: 1,600m (5:04.06), 3,200m (10:54.18), cross country 5K (17:47.00).

Personal: Laura Kathryn Miller was born on February 23, 1995, in Statesboro, Ga.…daughter of Tray and Chris Miller…intends to major in business administration.