University of Iowa Athletics
Mid Distance

Laney Fitzpatrick

Class So.
Hometown Davenport, Iowa
High School Assumption
Laney Fitzpatrick - Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2024 — Indoor – placed third in 300 meters with a collegiate-best 40.69 at Jimmy Grant Invite… ran season bests in 200 meters at Tyson Invite (25.52), 400 meters (57.02) Larry Wieczorek Invite, and 600 meters at New Mexico Collegiate Classic (1:34.77)… Outdoor – ran a season-best 25.79 in 200 meters at Musco Twilight… ran second leg on team-leading distance medley relay at Drake Relays (11:59.28).

2023 — Track – Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022, Spring 2023)… Cross Country – Dean’s List student (Fall 2023)… letterwinner.

2022 — Indoor – ran season bests in 400 meters (56.33) at Tyson Invite and 600 meters at B1G Championships (1:32.19)… Outdoor – ran collegiate bests in 200 meters at Musco Twilight (24.95) and 400 meters at Mt. SAC Relays (55.88)… Dean’s List student (Spring 2022)… letterwinner… Cross Country – ran 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (17:01)… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022)…letterwinner.


2021 — Cross Country – ran season bests in 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (15:49.6) and 5,000 meters at Dirksen-Greeno Invite (19:42.6)… letterwinner.

High School — three-time state qualifier in cross country…first team all-metro and first team academic all-state…twelve-time state qualifier and eight-time Drake Relays qualifier in track…named to the Des Moines Register’s All-Iowa Class 3A Girls’ Track and Field Team as a senior…first team academic all-state…three-time first team all-metro and all-conference…seven-time state medalist in track, including four as a senior….member of state champion 4×400 relay senior season…placed third in the 200 meters and 400 meters, and seventh in the 800 meters…coached by Tim O’Neill and Ryan Buchanan… National Honor Society member.

Personal — born May 2, 2003…parents are Tom and Lynn Fitzpatrick…father played football at Drake, and mother ran track at Coe College…has two siblings; Trent and TJ…Trent plays basketball and soccer at St. Ambrose University…sport and recreation management major.

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