2007 Season (Junior): Competed five times on the Bars, including a season-best 9.875 at the tri-meet at SJSU...Also competed five times on the Floor, including a season-high 9.850 at UCLA...Competed all season on the Beam and scored a season-high 9.875 at the Pac-10 Championships, also recorded a 9.800 in the NCAA Regionals...Honored for the third straight season for her excellent work in the classroom by being named an Academic All-American by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC)...Was named Stanford Most Improved Gymnast with Alex Pintchouk for the 2007 Season.
2006 Season (Sophomore): Competed three times on Beam, including a season-best 9.875 at the Pac-10 Championship ... Also competed at the NCAA Regional on Beam... Honored for the second straight season for her excellent work in the classroom by being named an Academic All-American by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) ... Also named to the All Pac-10 Academic team.
2005 Season (Freshman): Emerged as a reliable all-around competitor during her freshman season ... Competed in the all-around in 10 of Stanford's 11 meets ... Scored a 38.875 in the all-around at the West Regional in Seattle (4/9) ... Set a personal season-high on beam with a 9.900 to tie for third place ... Led the Cardinal to a season-high team score of 49.000 on beam at the West Regional ... Returned to all-around competition at the Pac-10 Championship (3/26), scoring a 38.925 to finish seventh ... Matched a personal season-high on vault with a 9.600, and set a personal season-high on beam with a 9.825 ... Did not compete on vault at the San Jose State tri-meet (3/19), but competed on bars, beam, and floor ... Had the best meet of her collegiate career against Alabama (3/6), setting personal season-highs in the all-around (39.050) and beam (9.800), while tying season-highs on vault (9.600) and floor (9.800) ... Finished 10th in the all-around at the Utah Quad (3/4) with a 38.950 score ... Also notched a personal season-high at Utah on vault with a 9.600 ... Finished fourth in the all-around against Arizona State (2/25) with a 38.700 ... Was Stanford's top all-around finisher against UCLA (2/18), finishing fourth with a 38.700 ... Tied a season-high with a 9.825 on floor against the Bruins ... Competed in the all-around at Arizona (2/11), finishing fifth with a score of 38.350 ... Finished third in the all-around at Central Michigan (2/4), scoring a 38.850 ... Also set personal season-high in the floor exercise with a 9.825 ... Captured third in the all-around in win over Oregon State (1/28) with a 38.000 ... Placed first on the beam with a 9.750 against the Beavers, marking the second straight meet that she posted the highest Stanford score on beam ... Finished third in the all-around in her first collegiate meet at Washington (1/21), scoring a 38.350 ... Recorded a team-high 9.700 on balance beam against the Huskies, and also posted a 9.600 on vault.
Club/High School: Five-time Level-10 Junior Olympic Nationals competitor ... Junior Olympic National all-around champion in 2003, placing third in the floor exercise and fourth on the beam ... Named Region 5 Junior Olympic Athlete of the Year in 2003 ... Member of the 2003 Region 5 All-Star Team ... Competing for Wright's American Gymnastics, she placed 10th in the all-around at the 2000 Junior Olympic Nationals ... A graduate of Bloomington High School North.
Personal: Born in Bloomington, IN ... Daughter of D.G. and Virginia Elmore ... Is the second oldest of six siblings ... Hobbies include reading, hanging out with friends and family, and watching movies ... Undeclared major.
Getting To Know Lauren Elmore
Stanford Gymnastics Will Be Fun To Watch This Year Because: We have a great group of girls with really big gymnastics and great enthusiasm and attitude.
The Current Or Former Stanford Athlete I Most Enjoy Watching Perform: Tabitha Yim
Since Coming To Stanford, I Have Learned: That being challenged in everything makes one better and more sure of what one believes in.
Best Book I Have Ever Read: The Bible
Best Class I've Taken At Stanford: Fail Your Way to Success
Favorite Food: Ice cream
Least Favorite Food: Peas
If I Had To Cook All Of My Meals, I'd Probably Survive On: Cereal, Salad, Cheese and granola bars
My Favorite Movie: I can't really pick just one, but I love The Lord of the Rings movies, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, and chick flicks in general
My Favorite TV Show: I don't watch television.
My Favorite Musical Group: Jars of Clay
Favorite Actor: Orlando Bloom.... As an elf
The Person Or People Who Have Had The Greatest Influence In My Career: My parents, because they have always supported me and encouraged me in everything.
If I Could Invite Three People To Dinner In History, They Would Be: C.S. Lewis, Aristotle, and Paul
The Best Advice I Ever Received: Work hard and do your best, and that's all you can do.
My Advice To Youngsters: set goals and work hard for them
If I Had One CD TO Listen To It Would Be: probably a mix of some kind
If I Could Bring Anything From My Hometown To Stanford It Would Be: a beautiful fall