Lorene Skipper
Lorene Skipper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hendersonville, TN

High School:
Beech

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints / Middle Distance


2006 Highlights: Set the school-record in the indoor 800-meter run with a mark of 2:15.31 at the Iowa State Classic (2/11/06)...was a member of two school record-setting relay teams (4x200, 1:44.00, 2/17/06; 4x400, 3:50.67, 2/11/06)...broke the school record in the outdoor 800-meter run (2:12.53) at the Chicagoland Championships (4/8/06)...finished third overall in the 800-meter run (2:18.16) at the Earlybird Invitational (12/10/05)...gathered a third-place mark in the 800-meter run (2:17.88) at the Badger Track Classic (1/14/06)...picked up a second-place finish in the 800-meter run (2:18.39) at the EIU Mega Meet (1/21/06)...garnered a second-place finish in the 800-meter run (2:17.76) at the Carle / Health Alliance Classic (1/28/06)...ran a leg of the winning 4x400 relay (3:55.3) and earned a third-place mark of 2:17.32 in the 800-meter run (2:17.32) at the BGSU Quadrangular (2/3/06)...won the 800-meter run (2:16.44) at the Chicagoland Championships (2/17/06)...was a member of the second-place 4x400 relay (3:53.48) and third-place 4x100 relay (49.02) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (3/19/06)...finished second overall in the 800-meter run (2:17.80) at the SIU Spring Classic (3/25/06)...ran a leg of the winning 4x400 relay (3:52.71) at the Chicagoland Championships (4/8/06)...won the 800-meter run title (2:15.41) and ran a leg of the winning 4x400 relay (3:53.78) at the University of Toledo Triangular (4/14/06)...placed second in the 800-meter run (2:15.45) and ran a leg of the winning 4x400 relay (3:53.20) at the Illinois Invitational (4/22/06)...shattered her previous school record in the 800-meter run with a third-place time of 2:12.36 at the Wisconsin Twilight (5/6/06)...broke the school record again in the 800-meter run with a fourth-place finish of 2:10.98 at the MAC Outdoor Championships (5/13/05)...was a member of the school record breaking 4x400 relay squad (3:47.11) that finished third at the MAC Outdoor Championships.

2005 Highlights: Did not compete in the indoor season...placed fifth overall in the 400-meter dash (59.16) at the Florida State Relays (3/19/05)...was a member of the second-place 4x400 relay (3:57.68) at SIU's Spring Classic (3/26/05)...set a school-record in the outdoor 800-meter run with a time of 2:12.53 at the Chicagoland Championships (4/9/05)...garnered a pair of PR's in both the 200-meter dash (26.07) and 400-meter dash (58.12) at the Lee Calhoun Memorial (4/16/05)...was a member of the school record-setting 4x400 outdoor relay with a time of 3:48.74 at the MAC Championships (5/14/05)...collected another school record as a member of the 4x800 relay (9:21.73) at the Florida State Relays (3/18/05).

2004 Highlights: Broke the indoor school record in the 600-meter run with a second-place time of 1:35.13 at the Panther Open (1/17/04)...was a member of the second-place 4x400 relay (3:57.15) at the Central Collegiate Championships (1/23/04)...shattered the indoor record in the 400-meter dash with a first-place time of 58.65 and finished second overall in the 200-meter dash (26.34) at the Eastern Illinois Quadrangular (1/31/04)... was a member of the runner-up 4x400 relay (3:57.68) at the Saluki Spring Classic (3/27/05).

2003 Highlights: Ran on three different relay teams that broke all-time Northern Illinois records including 4x400 indoor (3:51.67), 4x400 outdoor (3:50.93) and 1,600-meter sprint relay (4:07.59)...posted second fastest Huskie time of outdoor season at 800-meters, crossing the line in 2:16.45.

Prep / Personal: Twice awarded All-County honors...named Beech Most Valuable Performer in her first three seasons (1999-2001)...led BHS to three district championships in four seasons (1999-2000, 2002)...left Beech with school records in 10 different events (100-meters, 200-meters, 400-meters, 800-meters, long jump, pentathlon, 4x100 relay, 4x200 relay, 4x400 relay and 4x800 relay)...Major - Textiles, Apparel and Merchandise...Birthdate - October 29, 1983.

Personal Records

Indoor
60-meter dash7.931/21/06
200-meter dash26.141/31/04
400-meter dash58.351/31/04
600-meter run1:35.131/17/04SCHOOL RECORD
800-meter run2:15.312/11/06SCHOOL RECORD
Outdoor
200-meter dash25.945/12/06
400-meter dash56.294/22/06
800-meter run2:10.985/12/06SCHOOL RECORD
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