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    Laurie Byrd
    Laurie  Byrd


    LaGrange, Texas

    High School:
    Round Top-Carmine


    SFA Sweeps Second at the SLC Championships

    Mathenge takes second for the men to highlight five all-conference performances between both teams


    Rodriguez, Smith Qualify For NCAA Championship

    Smith and Rodriguez become first male/female duo to qualify for NCAAs from SFA since 2004.


    Cross Country Heads To Regional Meet

    Teams will bump up distances to 6K for the women and 10K for the men at the regional meet.


    Smith, Ladyjacks Claim SLC Cross Country Crown

    Lauren Smith becomes third Ladyjack with multiple individual Southland titles.


    SFA Set For SLC Championships

    Women's race to begin at 9:00 a.m., followed by the men at 10:00 a.m.

    2013 All-Southland Conference Second Team

    2013 (Junior)
    · Posted Top 50 finishes in all but one meet
    · Finished 13 at SFA Lumberjack Opener
    · Took 16th place at Rice Invitational with time of 15:43.0
    · Finished 23rd at Cowboy Jamboree and 41st at Alabama Crimson Classic
    · Took 6th place at Southland Conference Championship in 21:30.9 to earn All-Conference honors
    · Finished 55th at NCAA South Central Regional in 22:16.5.

    2012:Member of the 2012 Southland Conference Champion team ... 110th (24:19.2) at the NCAA South Central Regional Championships (11/9) ... 61st (14:13) at the Rice Invitational (9/14) ... 35th (19:25.22) at the Cowboy Jamboree (9/29) ... 91st (23:00.1) at the Chile Pepper Festival (10/13) ... 13th (22:16.1) at the Southland Conference Cross Country Championships (10/26).

    2011: - Finished 45th overall at the NCAA South Central Regional meet at Cottonwood Creek Golf Club in Waco (22:27.0) ... finished 21st at the Southland Conference championships (22:25.4) ... came in 37th at the Alabama Crimson Classic (18:44.52) ... crossed in 23:28.96 to finish 10th at the SLC Pre-conference meet.

    2010: Redshirted the cross country season.

    High School: Won five Class A state championships over last three years of high school ... won 2009 state cross country title with time of 11:29.10 ... put up personal best of 5:17.28 in the 1,600 meters and 11:18.88 in the 3,200 meters.