Nikita Kirillov broke the outdoor pole vault record in his first outdoor meet as a Yellow Jacket
2014 Cross Country: Competed in four meets ... Ran a career-best 5K at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational, finishing with a time of 18:31 ... Ran a strong 5K at the Upstate Invitational, crossing the line in 19:07... Also logged a 5K time of 19:14 at the Crimson Classic.
2014 Track: Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Ran the fastest 1,500 meters of her career in 4:36.60 at the Florida Relays ... Ran a leg of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed sixth in a time of 9:07.72 at the same meet.
2013 Cross Country: Did not compete.
2013 Track: Indoor: Ran a career-best mile of 5:06.32 at the Samford Invite. Outdoor: Helped the 4x800-meter relay team take first (9:20.13) at the Georgia Relays ... Placed sixth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:15.01 at the Yellow Jacket Invite ... Ran a career-best 1,500 meter time of 4:36.94 at the Alabama Relays.
2012 Cross Country: Ran in five meets ... Recorded a career-best 5K time of 18:40 at the Louisville CC Classic ... Ran a career-best 6K at the ACC Championships, crossing the finish line in 22:57 ... Also logged a time of 23:09 at the VT Invitational 6K.
2012 Track: Indoor: Ran the mile in 5:19.42 at the Kentucky Invite. Outdoor: Placed third in the 1,500 meters at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invite with a time of 4:46.76 ... Ran her best 1,500 meters of the season at the Florida Relays, finishing in 4:43.24 ... Competed in the Distance Medley at that meet, with the team getting a fifth place finish ... Ran the 1,500 meters in 4:47.9 at the ACC Championships and in 4:50..05 at the Last Chance Qualifiers.
2011 Cross Country: Ran a season-best time of 19:24.90 at the Charlotte Invite ... Finished the Clemson Invitational 6K in 24:16.00 ... Turned in a time of 19:59.84 at the Crimson Classic.
High School: On the North Gwinnett cross country state championship team in 2009 ... was three-time all-state, four-time all-county ... Earned the honor of team captain for the cross country team ...Set the school record in track for the 4x400, 4x800 and distance medley relay teams...Held the fastest freshman time in the Georgia state meet history ... Won the Outstanding Senior Award and Scholar Athlete Award
Personal: Full name is Laura Ann Serres ... Born on Sept. 11, 1992 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, France ... Also lived in Istanbul, Turkey and Towaco, New Jersey ... Parents are Denis and Sylvia Serres ... Sisters are Alice and Mia ... Hobbies include ultimate frisbee and soccer ... Most memorable nonathletic accomplishment was a learning to speak English when she was seven years old ... Majors in business administration.