Laura Piazza
Laura Piazza
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Honeoye Falls, N.Y.
High School: Honeoye Falls-Lima
Event(s): Vault

Prior to Geneseo: Ran for head coach Bernie Gardner with Honeoye Falls-Lima track & field ... PVP with Mike Auble ... holds record in 200 free ... sectional champ in the 200-free relay ... 2012 second-team all-county for swimming and first-team all-county in 2013 and 2014 ... second-team all-country in outdoor track in 2015 ... 2015 section champion in pole vault ... 2015 state qualifier in pole vault ... 2014 and 2015 AP Scholar ... recipient of Elmira College Key Scholarship Award in 2014 ... member of the National and Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Laura Katherine Piazza was born in Buffalo, N.Y. and raised in Honeoye Falls, N.Y. ... parents are Brenda and Ken Piazza ... has a younger sister, Anna ... double major in psychology and communication ... other interests incluce swimming, piano, flute, reading, lifeguarding, teaching swim lessons, and spending time with family and friends ... best advice she's received is, "Don't keep pushing yourself when you're injured, you're only going to make it worse in the long run" ... credits athletic success to her family for always making an attempt to come to every meet, swimming and track, and their continued support ... started running in eighth grade ... favorite athletic-related moment was breaking the pole vault record at her high school.