University of Iowa Athletics

Lauren McMahon

Class So.
Hometown Ankeny, Iowa
High School Ankeny
Lauren  McMahon - Cross Country - University of Iowa Athletics

2024 — Indoor – ran collegiate bests in 600 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (1:44.50), 800 meters at Black & Gold Invite (2:23.76), and mile at Iowa Open (5:17.39)… Outdoor – did not compete… President’s List and Dean’s List student (Spring 2024)… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2023 — Track – did not compete… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2022, Spring 2023)… Cross Country – ran season bests in 4,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (15:36.2) and 6,000 meters at Bradley Pink Classic (24:25.10)… Academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student (Fall 2023)… letterwinner.

2022 — Track – did not compete… President’s List and Dean’s List student (Spring 2022).

2021 — Cross Country – one of four Hawkeyes to compete in all six season races… Iowa’s top finisher at NCAA Midwest Regional, placing 56th with a collegiate-best 21:43.87 (6,000 meters)… Iowa’s second finisher at B1G Championships (58th-21:56.1-6,000 meters)… Iowa’s third finisher at Hawkeye Invite (16th-14:33.3-4,000 meters), Dirksen-Greeno Invite (11th-17:42.8-5,000 meters), and Bradley Pink Classic (26th-21:35.9-6,000 meters)… Dean’s List student (Fall 2021)… letterwinner.


High School — won state 3,000-meter title senior year and placed fifth in 1,500 meters, earning all-state honors… won district and conference cross country titles senior year, earning first team all-state honors… won 1,500 meters and ran on distance medley relay that placed second at conference meet, helping Ankeny to team title… won 3,000 meters, placed second in 1,500 meters and ran on distance medley relay that placed third at district meet… set school records in 1,500 meters (4:45.54), 3,000 meters (9:57.17), and cross country 5,000 meters (18:14)… won seven out of nine cross country races senior year… IATC elite all-state in 3,000 meters senior year… named to Des Moines Register all-state team… two-time team MVP… four-year academic excellence award winner, and three-year member of Des Moines Area Community College Dean’s List student… National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society member… coaches were Thomas Cotter, Eric Klingensmith, and Morgan Stapp… four-year letterwinner in soccer, earning Athletic Union Academic Achievement award and three academic all-conference awards.

Personal — born September 17, 2002… daughter of Shane and Beth McMahon… has one sibling, Morgan… human physiology major.

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