University of Iowa Athletics

Jordan Laney

Class Sr.
Hometown Hinsdale, IL
High School Central

2006 — Indoor – won 800 meters (2:20.33) at Hawkeye Open… Outdoor – did not compete

2005 — Indoor – runner-up in 600 meters (1:39.91) at Iowa Open and in 800 meters (2:18.26) at Gold Country Classic… ran collegiate-best 600 yards (1:28.37) at Iowa State Classic… Outdoor – ran second leg on school-record setting 6,400-meter relay (20:40.89) at Drake Relays… ran third leg on 3,200-meter relay (8:54.27) that placed seventh at Drake Relays and ranks fourth on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… won 800 meters (2:17.13) at Shamrock Invite and 1,500 meters (4:45.40) at Jim Duncan Invite… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner… Cross Country – placed 45th (11:48) at Hawkeye Invite and 101st (19:35) at Willamette Invite.

2004 — Indoor – ran season-best 800 meters (2:18.45) at Big Ten Championships… ran season-best 600 yards (1:29.05) and collegiate-best mile (5:22.92) at Illinois Invite… Outdoor – redshirted… letterwinner.

2003 — Cross Country – redshirted.

High School — four-time all-state and all-conference in track, setting nine school records… three-time 800-meter outdoor conference champion… runner-up in 800 meters at state meet junior year (2:15.55)… two-time all-conference in cross country… two-time cross country team MVP and track team captain… track team MVP, Chicago Tribune Athlete of the Week and cross country team captain senior year… Central[apos]s Athlete of the Month during cross country and track twice… lettered four years in track and three in cross country… four-year honor roll student and two-time scholar athlete… academic all-conference senior year… Wendy[apos]s High School Heisman nominee… coach was Mark McCabe.

Personal — born November 12, 1984… daughter of Herb and Suzie Laney… finance major.

Laney’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
600 yards (I) 1:28.37 Iowa State Classic 2/12/05
600 Meters (I) 1:39.91 Iowa Open 1/15/05
800 Meters (O) 2:17.13 Shamrock Invite 3/18/05
1,500 Meters (I) 4:45.40 Jim Duncan Invite 4/16/05
Mile (I) 5:18.13 at Jack Johnson Classic 1/21/06