After spending the 2011-2012 season as a volunteer assistant coach, Laura Martin became a volunteer for alumni communications in 2012. She enjoyed a decorated career as a student-athlete at Boston University..
AS A SENIOR IN 2010-11
At the indoor America East Championships, placed seventh in the 60m dash (7.96), fifth in the 200m (25.24), and fifth in the 4x400 relay (3:54.38) ... During the outdoor season, took both first place in the 4x100m relay (46.94) and second in the 4x400m relay (4:02.62) at the Brown Invitational ... Set a meet and a school record at the America East Championships in the 4x100m relay (with teammates S. Walton, W. Ford, and C. Milledge) with a time of 45.73.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10
During the indoor season, competed in the 55-meter dash (prelims-7.34, finals-7.38) and won the 200m dash at the Jay Carisella Invitational (24.92) ... Placed first in the 200-meter dash at the BU Multi-Team Meet (25.05) ... Competed in the 55-meter dash (7.44) and 300-meter dash (40.39) at the Terrier Invitational ... Qualified for the New England Championships in the 400-meter dash (57.59) at the Battle of Beantown ... Set a meet record at the Battle of Beantown in the 200-meter dash (24.86) ... Participated in the 200m dash (prelims-24.79, finals-24.66) and 400m dash (prelims-57.50, finals-56.81) at the AE championships ... Earned all-conference honors ... In the outdoor season, competed in the 4x100m relay (third/46.88), 100m dash (12.63) and200m dash (25.75) at the Carolina Classic ... Ran in the 4x100m relay at the Florida Relays (47.62) and Seminole Invitational (47.07) ... Placed fifth in the 100m dash (12.29)at the UConn Select Invitational ... Won the 100m dash (12.09) and placed second in the 200m dash (24.79)at the Stonehill Invitational ... At the AE championships, placed fifth in the 100m dash (prelims-12.08m, finals-12.21), eighth in the 200m dash (prelims-24.62, finals-25.48) and second in the 4x100m relay (46.45) ... Earned all-conference honors ... At the ECAC championships, competed in the 100m dash, (12.31), 200m dash (25.57) and 4x100m relay (46.81).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09
Posted an ECAC Championships qualifying mark of 25.02 in 200m dash at America East Indoor Championships ... Helped 4x400m relay team break school record at ECAC Indoor Championships, posting a fifth-place time of 3:47.39 ... Helped capture 4x100m relay title at Tufts Snowflake Classic with 46.84 mark ... Placed fifth in 100m dash (12.13), fifth in 200m dash (24.91) and helped 4x100m relay team capture the title at Spec Towns Invitational on April 11 ... Qualified for ECAC Championships in 200m dash with time of 24.55 at New England Outdoor Championships, placing seventh in the event ... Helped 4x100m relay team break school record at ECAC Outdoor Championships, recording time of 46.07 in qualifying round.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08
Ran the 200m dash at both the America East and New England Championships, finishing fifth and thirteenth with times of 25.35 and 25.80 seconds, respectively ...Finished fifth in the 200m dash (25.30), fourth in the 4x400m relay (3:56.65) and first as a member of the 4x100m relay team (46.51) at America East Outdoor Championships ... At the New England Championships, finished ninth in the 400m dash (58.71)... Competed in the NCAA East Regional as a member of the 4x100m relay team, finishing twenty-first with a time of 46.47.
BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Attended Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington... Placed second in the state in 400m and fourth in 200m during her junior year... Was state champion in 400m her senior year, also earning the second spot in 200m and third in 100m.
Daughter of Wayne and Julie Martin... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in psychology... Born Sept. 29, 1989.