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Laura Lee Baird
 Laura Lee Baird
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norton, Kan.

High School:
Norton Community HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Runner

Experience:
2L

02/25/2013

K-State Women Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Wildcats continue to earn academic honors

10/27/2012

3 Wildcats in Top 25 at Big 12 Championship

Competed well against conference rivals

10/23/2012

Five Runners Named to 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Teams

All five runners were named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team

09/16/2012

Galvan Wins Woody Greeno Invitational

Sophomore continues strong start to 2012 season

09/13/2012

SE: Smith Optimistic About Young Runners

Wildcats travel to Lincoln for the Woody Greeno Invitational this weekend

2012 Cross Country - Ran in all six races for the Wildcats...finished 11th in the JK Gold Classic...finished 56th at the Woody Greeno Invitational...placed 217th at the Pre-National Invitational...crossed the finish line in 61st at the Big 12 Championships...claimed 202nd at the Midwest Regional Championships.

2011 Cross Country - Ran in four of six races for K-State...placed 21st in the Wichita State Classic...placed 194th in the Ray Griak Invatational...finished 145th in the the Pre-NCAA Invitational...claimed 63rd in the Big 12 Championships.

2010 Cross Country

Meet Time Place
JK Gold Classic 14:33.5 9th
Cowboy Jamboree 22:41.8 23rd
Pre-Nationals 22:31 179th
Big 12 Championship 22:35 72nd
NCAA Championship 22:53 231st

2009 Cross Country (Freshman) - Ran in three events in her first year as a Wildcat... Placed 13th at the J.K. Gold Classic (9/5) with a 4K time of 15:08.82... Continued her season in the 5K race at the Missouri State Classic (9/15) in Springfield, Mo., where she crossed the finish line in 31st-place with a 19:28.8 time... Finished 78th at the South Dakota State Invitational (10/3) in a field of 109 runners.


Norton Community HS: Holds the school record for the Bluejays in the 800m and 1600m... Finished third in State Cross Country Meet senior year... Helped lead track team to State Championship her junior year... Had five top-three finishes at state competitions in 400m, 800m and 1600m... Also played varsity basketball and finished with 1143 career points, including 179 three-point baskets... Was a member of National Honor Society, Kays, FCCLA, FCA and SADD.

Personal - Born May 1, 1991 to Jim and Leslie Baird in Kearney, Nebraska... Enjoys reading, painting, fishing and writing... Major is undecided.