Lauren Begany
Lauren Begany

Fenton, Mo.

High School:
Lindbergh HS


Combined Events



60m 8.05
200m 26.64
800m 2:28.36
H60m 8.80h
HJ 1.68m 5-6
LJ 5.54m 18-2 1/2
SP 10.84m 35-6 3/4
PENT 3,545
200m 25.84 w: 0.0
800m 2:25.85
H100 14.62 w: 0.7
H400 1:06.66
4x100 50.32
4x400 3:55.84
HJ 1.62m 5-3¾
LJ 5.65m 18-6 1/2
SP 10.02m 32-10 1/2
JAV 25.94m 85-1
HEPT 4,728
SHR 56.98


USATF Junior Championships
2006 PRE 4,243 w: 1.6 20
2007 FR 4,591 w: 1.3 10
Big 12 Championships
2007 FR 4,546 10
2008 SO 4,508A 9
Big 12 Indoor Championships
4x400 Relay
2007 FR 3:54.53 11
High Jump
2008 SO 1.68m 5-6 7
2007 FR 3,479 7
2008 SO 3,411 11


  • Two-time All-Big 12
  • Academic All-Big 12


Competed in the pentathlon twice during the indoor season - at the Big 12 Championships and at the Bill Bergan Combined Events - posting a season-best point total of 3,316 at the Big 12 Championships ... Put together a combined score of 3,307 at the Bill Bergan Combined Events, earning her fourth place in the event ... Set a new personal-best mark in the shot put with a toss of 10.84m (35-6 ¾) at the Big 12 Championships ... Compiled season-best marks of 27.36 in the 200m dash, 2:38.31, 9.17 in the 60m hurdles, 1.58m (5-2 ¼) in the high jump and 5.49m (18-0 ¼) in the long jump.

Indoor: Set a pentathlon personal-best score of 3,545 at the Big 12 Indoor Championships, 43 points better than her previous best mark ... That mark earned her sixth-place out of the 14-person field ... Set three other season-best marks at the Big 12 Indoor Championships as she clocked times of 9.07 in the 60m hurdles and 2:32.16 in the 800m run and leaped 1.58m (5-2 ¼) in the high jump ... Had another fine meet at the ISU Classic where she set personal-best marks in both the shot put and the long jump ... Threw 10.52m (34-6 ¼) in the shot put at the meet and leaped to a mark of 5.54m (18-2 ¼) in the long jump. Outdoor: Set four outdoor career-best marks and eight season-best marks at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships, highlighted by 4,728 points in the heptathlon, placing sixth overall ... Set a personal-best in the javelin with a throw of 25.94m (85-1) at the meet and set an outdoor personal-best with a throw of 10.02m (32-10 ½) in the shot put ... Improved upon her indoor personal-best leap in the long jump by adding four inches at 5.65m (18-6 ½) at the Big 12 Championships ... Set season-best marks in four other events at the meet after clocking times of 14.70 in the 100m hurdles, 26.28 in the 200m dash and 2:29.69 in the 800m run ... Her other season-best at the meet came in the high jump where she cleared 1.57m (5-1 ¾) ... Posted a pair of season-best marks at the Jefferson Cup after running 1:07.64 in the 400m dash and leaping 10.18m (33-4 ¾) in the triple jump.

Placed ninth at the Big 12 Championships in the heptathlon (4,508) ... placed seventh in the same event at the Kansas Relays where she captured a new outdoor PR in the high jump portion (5-3¾, 1.62m). Indoor: Finished in 11th place at the Big 12 Indoor Championships with a score of 3,411 in the pentathlon ... registered a personal best in the high jump at the Big 12 Indoors with a jump of 5-6 (1.68m) ... overall, finished in the top-five in six different events during the season.

Outdoor: Placed 10th at the Big 12 Championships in the heptathlon (4,546) ... took 10th at the USATF Junior Championships in the heptathlon (4,591) ... scored personal best in the hept at the Drake Relays with 4,646 points ... also set school record (56.98) as a member of the Shuttle Hurdle Relay team that took fourth place at the Drake Relays. Indoor: Earned All-Big 12 honors, placing seventh in the pentathlon with season's best, 3,479 ... also ran on 4x400-meter relay team at Big 12 Indoor Championships.

High School:
MSHSAA Champion in 300-meter hurdles in 2006, turning in a 42.93 clocking, the third-fastest in MSHSAA Championship history ... a nine-time All-State performer and holder of seven school records ... second-place in MSHSAA '06 Championships in the high jump and 100-meter events as well ... named to St. Louis Post-Dispatch's All- Metro First Team in Combined Events ... high school coach - Tom Gose ... as member of Jets Track Club is Festus, won a National AAU Championship in the indoor pentathlon ... has placed fourth at the AAU Junior Olympics and sixth at the USATF Junior Olympics in the heptathlon, winning regional meets in both sanctioned systems.

Daughter of Allan & Bonnie Begany ... majoring in Finance and Spanish ... older sister, Susan Brockhaus, is an accomplished figure skater and was a member of the Miami (Ohio) University Precision Skating Team ... older brother, Stephen, runs marathons in his free time and has run in the Boston Marathon ... most of family attended Mizzou including mother, father, grandparents, and two aunts and three uncles ... enjoys practicing Spanish in free time and would like to be fluent in the language, and possibly live abroad ... born January 13, 1988 in St. Louis, Mo.

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