Lara Way
Lara Way
Year: Jr
Hometown: Martinez, Ga.
Previous School: University of Georgia
Event: Distance

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017: Raced in nine events on the season in five different meets … Competed in the 10K, 5000, 3000, and 1500 meter run … Notched six top-10 finishes … Best finish was third in the 5000m at the Trojan Challenge.

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA: Attended UGA in Athens, Ga. from 2014-16 and lettered in cross country and track and field in 2015 … All-SEC Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Directors Honor Roll … 6K-22:58 scored for UGA in Struts Season Opener … Track team took third at NCAA indoors 2015-2016.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Lakeside High School in Evans, Ga., in 2014 … Attended for all four years and lettered in cross country and track and field … Competed under Coach Jerry Meitin and Ken Bowles … Region Champion 800M Panther Award, Coaches award, All-State 800M 5K-18:55, 1600 - 5:21 800M -2:21 … Honor graduate, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Social Studies Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born in Augusta, Ga., on Dec. 27, 1996 … Daughter to Peter and Anne Way and sister to Joe Way … Plans on studying biology.