UND Roster

2007-08 Track and Field Roster

Lauren Biscardi


Height 5'10''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Wading River, NY
High School Shoreham Wading River

AS A FRESHMAN: Performed well amidst a very strong group of high jumpers … poised to follow in the footsteps of departing All-Americans Stacey Cowan and Emily Loomis … won the high jump competition at the indoor Purdue Invitational (1.68m, 5-6) … led all Notre Dame jumpers at the Notre Dame Opener, winning the meet with a personal-best leap of 1.73m (5-8), while also qualifying for the BIG EAST indoor meet … finished 13th at the conference indoor meet (1.65m, 5-5) … performed well in outdoor debut at the Indy Relays, taking runner-up finish with career-best jump of 1.75m (5-8 ¾) … jumped 1.70m (5-7) for third place behind two teammates at the Central Collegiate Championship … had a strong effort at BIG EAST outdoor meet, matching her career best of 1.75m to place fifth … qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional in the high jump … failed to qualify for the NCAA Championship but gained valuable experience for the next three years.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: High jump standout on the indoor and outdoor track and field squads for Shoreham Wading River High School … won national high jump titles at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships and Nike Indoor Nationals in the same weekend in 2004 … two-time All-American in both indoor and outdoor track … six-time New York high jump state champion and seven-time all-state honoree … four-time indoor country champion and seven-time outdoor country champion, including the distinction of being the only female to win all three jump events (long, high, triple) in the same county meet … school and country record holder in the high jump … personal best mark is 5-10 ½ (1.79m) … member of National Honor Society, band, and orchestra at Shoreham Wading River … Brookhaven Science Associate award winner and among the top five percent of her graduating class … born Dec. 3, 1987 in Smithtown, N.Y. … daughter of Patricia and Richard Biscardi … older of two children … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business … received Dean[apos]s List status in spring 2006 after recording 3.667 semester grade-point average.