Golden Eagle Club
ORU Track & Field BIO
Lauren McFarland
Player Profile:
Lauren McFarland 735772
Position: Pole Vault
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rio Vista, Texas
High School: Rio Vista HS

Career Bests (Following 2012-13 seasons)
Indoor Pole Vault:
Outdoor Pole Vault: 4.01m

2012-13 (Junior)
Top pole vaulter on the squad ... won the 2013 Southland Conference Indoor Championship, and earned all-conference honors with a runner-up finish in the outdoor championships ... posted career bests during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... finished in the top three in 11 meets.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Won the Track-It Buster Invitational (April 27) and finished fourth at the Summit League Outdoor Championships ... competed in six indoor and five outdoor meets.

2010-11 (Freshman)
Competed in seven indoor and six outdoor meets ... won the Tulsa Duels (March 18) and was the runner-up at the MSSU Radio Shack Open Invite (Feb. 18) ... had a season best of 3.85 in the first meet of her collegiate career, the Wichita State Herm Wilson Classic (Jan. 12).

High School
Finished third in the state of Texas as a sophomore and also qualified for the state championship in her final two seasons ... holds the pole vault record at Cleburne and Rio Vista High School ... named the track MVP and was also a member of the cross country, basketball, cheer and volleyball teams, earning all-state academic and all-county honors in volleyball and was a regional qualifier in cross country.

Daughter of Chanda and Billy McFarland ... dad played football and baseball in college and sister, Ashleigh, is a pole vaulter at MSSU ... chose ORU over Texas Tech, Miami State and Baylor because she wanted a Christian environment with good schooling and coaching.

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