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Year: Senior
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
High School: James S. Rickards


Junior (2010-11):  In her junior season, Hempel set a new career best in the 1,500 meters with a time of 4:41.70 at the UNH Invitational ... had a season best finish in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:02.44.

Before Dartmouth: Hempel was a three year letter-winner in track and a four year letter-winner in cross country at James S. Rickards High in Florida ... captained the cross country team both junior and senior year ... was district champion in the 1600m and 3200m run in track her freshman and sophomore year ... as a sophomore, Laura was named Gulf Winds Track Club Female Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Laura is the daughter of Franklin Hempel and Jane Eggleston and she has one sister ...  at Dartmouth, she plans on studying chemistry.

2011-2012 Highs Indoor Outdoor
1500m   4:55.26 (UVM/Midd - 4/14/12)
5000m   17:59.98 (Larry Ellis - 4/20/12)

2010-11 Highs
5K: 17:02.44 (Larry Ellis - 4-22-11)
1500m: 4:41.70 (UNH - 4-9-11)

2009-10 Highs Indoor Outdoor
  1 Mile Run:5:29.93 (Terrier) 1500m: 4:53.52 (UVM/Midd)
  3k:11:27.38 (Maine) 800m: 2:26.64 (UNH)
2008-09 Highs Indoor Outdoor
  Mile - 5:33.60 -  Dart. Relays1/11/09  
  3k11: 29.56 - Terrier1/24/09  

Personal Records:

1600/mile 5:11


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