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Laura Darcey
Laura Darcey
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Teddington, England
High School: The Lady Eleanor Holles School
Position: Multis

Career Best Marks



60-meter hurdles (Indoor)


100-meter hurdles (Outdoor)


200 meters (Outdoor)


800 meters (Indoor)


800 meters (Outdoor)


Long Jump (Indoor)

5.19 meters

Long Jump (Outdoor)

5.60 meters

High Jump (Indoor)

1.60 meters

High Jump (Outdoor)

1.65 meters

Shot Put (Indoor)

9.39 meters

Shot Put (Outdoor)

8.76 meters

Javelin (Outdoor)

28.95 meters

Pentathlon (Indoor)

3,144 points*

Heptathlon (Outdoor)

4,579 points

* = school record




  • NCAA national qualifer in the outdoor heptathlon
  • USTFCCCA All-Region in the indoor pentathlon and outdoor heptathlon
  • UAA Outdoor Rookie of the Year
  • UAA Champion in the outdoor long jump (5.60 meters)
  • All-UAA in the outdoor long jump (1st) and outdoor high jump (3rd)
  • Set a new school record in the indoor pentathlon (3,144 points)
  • Posted the No. 2 mark in school history in the outdoor long jump (5.60 meters), No. 2 in outdoor heptathlon (4,579 points), No. 5 in the outdoor high jump (1.65 meters), No. 7 in the outdoor 100-meter hurdles (15.57), No. 7 in the indoor 60-meter hurdles (9.48) and No. 9 in the indoor high jump (1.60 meters)
  • Led the team in the outdoor heptathlon and outdoor long jump


  • Major: undecided
  • Participated in four years of track and field and three years of lacrosse in high school
  • National Finalist in the high jump, two-time National Finalist in the heptathlon
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Track and Field Coaching