Laura Zimmer
Laura Zimmer
  • Year:
    So.
  • Hometown:
    Billings, MT
  • High School:
    Billings
  • Events:
    Distance
  • Major:
    Economics and Psychology
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna

Bio



TFRRS Results

At CMS
Ranks No. 5 in CMS history in the 800 meters (2:13.00) and No. 7 in the 1500 meters (4:34.53). 

2021-22 Track and Field (Sophomore)
NCAA Qualifier (1500 meters) ... USTFCCCA All-West Region (800, 1500, 4x400 Relay) ... All-SCIAC (1500) ...
Earned an NCAA qualification in the 1500 with a 4:34.53 at the Redlands Final Qualifier ... Finished 20th at the NCAA Championships ... Earned All-SCIAC honors with a third-place finish in the 1500 (4:40.32), while also finishing fourth in the 800 (2:17.76) to help CMS to the team title ... Had a PR of 2:13.00 in the 800 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational to move into fifth all-time at CMS ... Won the 1500 at the second SCIAC Multi-Dual and the 800 at the third ... Also took first in the 800 at the CMS Outdoor Indoor Distance Challenge meet in the first outdoor meet of the year.  

2021 Cross Country (Sophomore)
USTFCCCA All-West Region ... Second-Team All-SCIAC ... Part of the seven-runner contingent that represented CMS at regionals and nationals, earning the highest-ever team finish in program history as the national runner-up ... Earned 12th place at the SCIAC Championships in 22:35.0 to earn second-team all-league honors ... Followed up with a 17th-place finish at the NCAA West Regionals in 22:50.6, earning all-region distinction ... Ran a 22:40.3 at nationals to earn a 137th place finish ... Captured 12th place at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational in 22:40.7 ... Had a PR for a 6K at the UC Riverside Invitational, finishing in 21:30.7 ... Ran a 19:18.0 in a 5K to come in 33rd place at the Mark Covert Classic.  

2020-21 (First-Year)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ...
Athenas did not compete due to COVID-19. 

Prior to CMS
Attended Billings High School in Montana, where she was a member of the track and field team ... Finished sixth in the 2019 State Championships in the 800 meters as a junior, as well as ninth in the 400 meters and 14th in the 1600  meters ... Finished third in the Eastern AA Divisional Championships in the 800. 

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she has a dual major in economics and psychology.  

Laura Zimmer posed shot

News Mentions

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Nine Athenas Earn USTFCCCA All-West Region Distinction

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Nine members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team earned All-West Region honors from the United States...

June 23, 2022

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DelVecchio, Clarke Cap Off Season with All-America Honors for CMS Women's Track and Field

GENEVA, Ohio - Caroline DelVecchio finished in sixth place in the 400-meter hurdles, breaking her own CMS record for the second time this weekend,...

May 28, 2022

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CMS Women's Track and Field sends Seven to NCAA Division III Championships

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team had seven student-athletes earn qualifications to the NCAA Division...

May 20, 2022

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Zimmer Moves Into NCAA Qualifying Position in 1500 Meters by Two-Hundredths of a Second

REDLANDS, Calif. - Laura Zimmer ran a personal-best 4:34.53 in the 1500 meters at the Redlands Final Qualifier, moving her into position to...

May 18, 2022

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Brooke Simon, Emily Clarke win Major SCIAC Awards for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Brooke Simon was named the SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year, and Emily Clarke captured the Jennifer Stary Character Award in a...

May 10, 2022

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Harmon Moves into Fifth in CMS History in 5000 Meters at Occidental Invitational

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Riley Harmon moved into fifth place in CMS history, and into 16th in Division III this season (pending other results) in the...

May 8, 2022

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CMS Women's Track and Field Surges Past Redlands for Sixth Straight SCIAC Title

WHITTIER, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team trailed Redlands heading into the final two events, but had five of the...

May 1, 2022

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Harmon, Bloss Win Titles to Help Athenas Lead after Day One of SCIAC Track and Field Championships

WHITTIER, Calif. - Riley Harmon won a close battle for first in the steeplechase by less than a second, and Meredith Bloss added a title in the...

April 30, 2022

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CMS Women's Track and Field Wins Eight Events at Final Multi-Dual

LA VERNE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team won eight events at the final SCIAC Multi-Dual of the regular season,...

April 17, 2022

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Bloss Sets CMS Record in 10000 Meters at Mt. Sac Relays

WALNUT, Calif. – Meredith Bloss set a new CMS record in the 10000 meters at the Mt. Sac Relays on Friday evening, finishing in a time of...

April 15, 2022

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DelVecchio Breaks CMS Record in 400 Hurdles at Bryan Clay Invitational

AZUSA, Calif. – Caroline DelVecchio became the second new CMS women’s track and field record holder in as many days when she broke the...

April 15, 2022

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Zimmer Moves into Top 10 Nationally in 800 Meters at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Laura Zimmer ran a 2:13.00 to move into the top 10 in NCAA Division III this season in the 800 meters, to highlight the...

April 10, 2022

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CMS Women's Track and Field Sweeps SCIAC Multi-Duals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Caroline DelVecchio finished in first place in all three of her individual events, and anchored a winning relay, as the...

April 3, 2022

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Riley Harmon (5000), Laura Zimmer (800) Move Into Top 10 in CMS History in at Occidental Carnival

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - Riley Harmon ran a 17:19.11 in the 5000 meters and Laura Zimmer ran a 2:15.66 in the 800 meters to both move into the top 10...

March 13, 2022

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Six Athenas Win Events at First SCIAC Multi-Dual for CMS Women's Track and Field

LA VERNE, Calif. - Six Athenas had first place finishes to highlight the performance of the CMS women's track and field team at its first SCIAC...

March 5, 2022

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Clarke-Bloss-Bitetti Finish 1-2-3 in 3000 Meters for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team dominated the 3000 meters with a 1-2-3 finish in its first meet of the...

February 20, 2022

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Simon, Bloss, Zimmer Take Individual Opening-Day Wins for CMS Women's Track and Field

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Brooke Simon won the pole vault and Meredith Bloss and Laura Zimmer added wins on the track to highlight the opening day of...

January 30, 2022