West Lafayette's Lauren Thomas inks with Indiana track and field program

West Lafayette senior Lauren Thomas signed with the Indiana track and field program Monday afternoon.

Posted: May 13, 2019 6:47 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — West Lafayette senior Lauren Thomas signed with the Indiana track and field program Monday afternoon.

Thomas is coming off a City County track meet where she set records in the 100, 200 and 400 meter races. Thomas also holds five school records at West Side.

RDP continues it's track and field pipeline to Bloomington, as Thomas will join former Red Devil track star Cooper Williams at IU next year. She says she's excited to move on to a program that just placed second at this year's Big Ten meet.

"I think just being part of a great team and a great coaching staff and a great philosophy they have, and just hopefully scoring some points for their team and doing great things there," said Thomas."I really love the coaching staff, the facilities are great there, and get to join Cooper Williams there so that's really exciting and just happy to be on this team with him."

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