Position
Jumps
Height
5'4
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Gonzales, La.
Major
Kinesiology
High School
St. Amant HS

Event: PV (IN: 11-9; OUT: 11-10 ½)

CAREER CAPSULE
Competed with the Lady Tigers for four seasons from 2008-11 … Wrapped up her collegiate career ranked No. 5 on LSU’s all-time performance list in the pole vault for both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Set personal bests of 11-9 indoors and 11-10 ½ outdoors during her collegiate career … Also honored for her performance in the classroom and in the community with three selections to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and two selections to the SEC Community Service Team as a Lady Tiger.

2011
Wrapped up her collegiate career at the LSU Alumni Gold by setting a lifetime personal record in the pole vault with a clearance at 11 feet, 10 ½ inches … Earned a 12th-place finish in the competition as she vaulted to the No. 5 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the event … Also eclipsed the 11-foot mark in the pole vault at the Louisiana Classics (11-5 ¾) and LSU Tiger Relays (11-2 ¼) during the outdoor season … Finished fifth at the Louisiana Classics and in a tie for eighth place at the LSU Tiger Relays … Also cleared 10-11 to tie for seventh place at the LSU Invitational … Cleared an indoor seasonal best of 10-8 at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Also competed at the LSU Twilight (10-2 ¾), Purple Tiger Invitational (10-2) and Texas A&M Dual Meet (9-7 ¼) during the 2011 indoor season … Honored for her performance in the classroom and in the community with her third selection with the SEC Academic Honor Roll and second selection to the SEC Community Service Team.

2010
Set a 2010 seasonal-best clearance of 10-11 ¾ in a fifth place finish in the pole vault at the Louisiana Classics to open the outdoor season … Also competed in the pole vault at the LSU Tiger Relays (10-6 ¾) and LSU Alumni Gold (10-6 ¾) during the outdoor season … Posted an indoor seasonal best of 10-10 in the opener at the Purple Tiger Invitational … Also jumped at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (10-7 ½) and LSU Twilight (10-5 ½) indoors … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in her career … Also earned her second career selection to the SEC Community Service Team.

2009
Competed in six meets during her sophomore season … Recorded an indoor seasonal-best clearance of 11 feet, 3 ½ inches in the pole vault to finish third at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Did not record a height at the Purple Tiger Classic and LSU Twilight during the indoor season … Posted an outdoor best of 11-1 ¾ at both the LSU Tiger Relays and LSU Alumni Gold … Also competed in the pole vault at the Louisiana Classics (10-8) … Received a selection to the SEC Community Service Team … Honored for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008
Competed in eight meets for the Lady Tigers as a freshman in 2008 … Set a new indoor personal best of 11 feet, 9 inches in the pole vault at the LSU Twilight Invitational … Also competed in the Purple Tiger Classic (10-6), Bayou Bengal Invitational (11-3 ¾) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (NH) during the indoor season … Established a new outdoor personal best of 11-1 ¾ at both the Willie Williams Classic and LSU Tiger Relays … Stepped onto the pole vault runway at the LSU Alumni Gold (10-8 ¾) and Tiger Invitational (NH) during the outdoor season.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top pole vaulters in the state of Louisiana during her high school career … Won a bronze medal in the event at the state championship meet as a junior and senior … Won back-to-back district titles in her specialty in 2006 and 2007 … Also won a regional title in the pole vault during her senior season … Comes to LSU with a personal best of 10 feet, 8 inches.

PERSONAL
Full name is Lauren Day Saucier … Born on April 24, 1989 … Parents are Buddy and Penny Saucier … Has a younger brother, Steven … Was an American Citizenship Award recipient in 2004 and 2006 … Named to her school’s honor roll in each of her four years of high school … Was a Student of the Year nominee at St. Amant High School in 2007 … Pursuing a degree in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.

 

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