LSU Gold
Zachary, La.
High School
Paul Laurence Dunbar HS

Events: 1,500M (5:09.83), Mile (5:40.32), 3,000M (IN: 10:33.23; OUT: 11:03.97), 5,000M (IN: 18:50.79; OUT: 18:32.72)

Appeared in 11 meets in an LSU uniform in her three seasons with the program from 2014-16 … A two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection in 2015 and 2016 … Graduated from LSU in May 2016 with a degree in elementary education.

Competed in four indoor meets during her final season at LSU in 2016 … Ran a seasonal-best time of 10:46.97 for fifth place in the 3,000 meters at the LSU Twilight … Ran 10:55.08 for ninth place in th 3k at the Purple Tiger Invitational and 10:57.44 for seventh place in the event at the Bayou Bengal Invitational … Ran one 5k race during the 2016 indoor season … Clocked 18:50.79 for third place at the LSU High Performance Meet … Did not compete during the outdoor season … Honored for the second-straight season as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for her outstanding performance in the classroom.

Set personal bests in both the 3,000 meters indoors and 5,000 meters outdoors during her sophomore season in 2015 … Crossed the finish line in fourth place in the 3,000 meters at the LSU High Performance Meet with an indoor personal record of 10:33.23 … Placed third in the event at the LSU Indoor Invitational (10:51.71) and LSU Twilight (10:54.95) meets during the indoor season … Also ran the 3k indoors at the Auburn Indoor Invitational, clocking 11:04.30 for 27th place overall … Only ran one 3,000-meter race during the outdoor season with a fifth-place finish at the LSU Invitational in a time of 11:07.92 … Won the 5,000 meters at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou with a run of 18:38.73 … Opened her outdoor season by clocking a lifetime PR of 18:32.72 in a runner-up finish in the 5k race at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Also ran 18:49.58 in a fifth-place finish in the 5k at the LSU Alumni Gold meet … Honored for her academic performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Competed unattached in her first season with the Lady Tigers in 2014 … Lined up in four meets between the indoor and outdoor seasons … Ran banked-track-converted times of 5:40.32 in a 10th-place finish in the mile and 11:22.31 in a fifth-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the LSU Twilight in her only indoor appearance … Ran outdoor seasonal bests of 5:09.83 in the 1,500 meters and 11:03.97 in the 3,000 meters at the Battle on the Bayou and 19:00.02 in the 5,000 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold while she competed unattached in 2014.

A varsity letterwinner in track and field and cross country during her prep career … Was a member of three regional championship teams during her high school career from 2010-12.

Full name is Elizabeth Lee Dunning … Born on July 5, 1993 … Father is Don Dunning … Has two sisters, Ana and Natalee … Sister, Ana, currently attends LSU … Majoring in elementary education.


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