Paige Lawler
Paige Lawler
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Mass.
High School: Lexington

Personal-Best 6K - 20:46.4 - Midwest Regional Championship - 11/11/2017

-- 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country National Champion (20:55.0)
-- 2018 USTFCCCA Division III Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year
-- Two-time NCAA Division III Cross Country All-American (2017-15th, 2018-1st)
-- Two-time Midwest All-Region (2018-2nd, 2017-2nd)
--One-time All-UAA First Team Cross Country (2018-1st)

2019-20: Won the individual title and helped the Bears to a sixth-straight UAA Cross Country Championship with a time of 21:49.76 ... USTFCCAA Division III Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Oct. 7, after winning the Dan Huston Invite with a time of 22:41.2, 4.9 seconds faster than her next competitor ... UAA Athlete of the Week on Oct. 21 and Nov. 4 ... Academic All-UAA.

2018-19: Named the USTFCCCA Division III Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year on Nov. 20 ... NCAA Division III Cross Country Individual National Champion, ran to a first place finish with a time of 20:55.0 becoming the first Bear to win an individual national title in program history ... Helped the Bears to the NCAA Division III Cross Country national title with an All-American finish (1st-20:55.0) ... Ran to All-Region honors at the Midwest Regional Championship, placing second overall with a time of 21:23.2 ... Crowned the UAA Champion with a first place effort at the conference championship and an at the time season-best time of 21:15.7 ... Earned all-UAA First Team honors by placing first (21:15.7) at the UAA Championship in Somers, Wis. ... Named a finalist for the Division III Honda Award ... Named the UAA Athlete of the Week on Oct. 1, Oct. 29 and Nov. 19 ... Academic all-UAA ... Earned USTFCCCA NCAA DIII All-Academic honors ... Named the USTFCCCA NCAA Division III Cross Country Scholar Athlete of the Year by the USTFCCCA ... Selected to Google Cloud Academic All-District Five Team ... Google Cloud Academic All-America Second Team ... UAA Presidents Council Scholar Athlete.

2017-18: Ran to All-American honors in Elsah, Ill. at the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships on Nov. 18 placing 15th with a time of 21:07.30 ... Ran to All-Region honors with a runner-up finish and season-best time of 20:46.4 at the Midwest Regional Championship on Nov. 11 ... Ran to a first place finish at the Millikin Classic on Sept. 29 by posting a time of 22:03.23 ... Ran to a first place finish at the North Central Red & White three-mile race with a time of 17:12.3 ... Selected as the Carl and Alice Briggson Award recipient as presented by the W Club ... USTFCCCA All-Academic ... Academic all-UAA.

2016-17: Ran to a season-best 23:11.4 at the Brooks Invite on Oct. 15 ... Posted four times below 24 minutes as the Bears captured first place in four consecutive weeks.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Lexington High School... Led team to a cross country conference championship in 2013, conference runner-ups in 2012 and 2015 ... Finished fourth in the two mile run at states during 2016 ... Personal-bests: 5K cross country-19:10; 2 mile-11:01; 1 mile-5:23 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and won three National Spanish Exam Awards (2013-15).

PERSONAL: Majoring in Biology (Neuroscience) ... Daughter of Sharon and Peter Lawler.