Events: 800M (IN: 2:09.32; OUT: 2:09.99), 1,500M (4:42.80), Mile (5:05.21), XC
A four-year letterwinner for the Lady Tigers during her collegiate career ... Competed in the 800 meters at the SEC Championships in four seasons (2005, 2007-09) ... Made a name for herself in the classroom as she graduated with a degree in kinesiology in December 2008 ... Was a recipient of the University Medal after maintaining the highest cumulative grade-point average of her graduating class ... Graduated from LSU with a perfect 4.0 GPA ... Selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll four times from 2006-09 ... Was also a two time recipient of the Wally Pontiff, Jr. Academic Excellence Award at LSU.
Returned to the team for her final season of indoor eligibility ... Competed in the 800 meters and mile during her senior season in 2009 ... Ran a seasonal-best time of 2 minutes, 12.30 seconds to finish 13th in the 800 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Also competed in the 800 meters at the SEC/Big 12 Challenge (2:12.75), New Balance Collegiate Invitational (2:13.64) and Tyson Invitational (2:12.77) ... Won three event titles in the mile ... Clocked a seasonal best of 5:09.70 to win the mile at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Also won the mile at the LSU Twilight (5:12.33) and Purple Tiger Classic (5:15.38) ... Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time in her LSU career.
Competed primarily in the 800 meters during the 2008 season ... Scored three points for the Lady Tigers during their title run at the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships by finishing sixth in the event with a new indoor personal best of 2 minutes, 9.32 seconds ... Marked the first time in her career that she scored points for the Lady Tigers at the conference level ... Recorded an outdoor seasonal best of 2:10.68 at the SEC Outdoor Championships, where she finished in 10th place ... Also competed in the 400 meters during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Ran the leadoff leg on both of LSU’s winning 4x800-meter relays at the Texas Relays and Penn Relays ... Teamed with Kayann Thompson, Brittany Hall and LaTavia Thomas to clock the fourth-fastest time in school history in the 4x800 relay at 8:30.98 at the Penn Relays ... In addition to the 800 meters, ran the 5,000 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships, where she placed 27th in the event with a time of 17:49.80 ... Competed in a total of 13 meets during the 2008 season ... Earned a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third time in her LSU career.
Concentrated primarily on the 800 meters during the 2007 campaign ... Competed in a total of nine meets during the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Won the 800-meter title in the Lady Tigers’ season opener at the Purple Tiger Classic with a time of 2:19.71 ... Took third place in the event at both the Lobo Invitational and New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Advanced to the final of the 800 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships for the first time in her career ... Finished ninth in the event at the SEC Indoor meet with a time of 2:14.19 in the final ... Clocked a new indoor personal-best time of 2:10.71 during the preliminary round ... During the outdoor season, took second place at the LSU Tiger Classic (2:12.83) ... Placed third in the event at the Sun Angel Classic (2:10.75) ... Recorded a new outdoor personal best of 2:09.99 to take fifth place at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Also competed in the 800 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships, where she finished in 12th place ... Proved to be a standout in the classroom as she was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season.
Established new PRs in the both the 800 meters (2:12.58) and 1,500 meters (4:42.80) during the outdoor season ... Also posted a PR during the indoor season, clocking 5:09.17 in the mile at the New Balance Invitational ... Turned in a top indoor 800-meter time of 2:14.69 at the Tyson Invitational ... Won the Bayou Bengal Invitational in 2:17.89.
Participated in the 800 and 1,500 meters during the outdoor season ... Turned in personal bests in both events at the SEC Championships, clocking 2:13.15 and 4:44.83, respectively ... Did not compete during the indoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
A four-year letterwinner in cross country and track at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Hammond, La. ... An 11-time track state champion ... Won four-consecutive outdoor 800-meter titles and two indoor 800-meter crowns (2003-2004) ... Won state titles in the 1,600 meters as both a junior and a senior ... Helped her team to state titles in the 4x800 relay in 2003 and 2004, in addition to the 4x400 title in 2004 ... Is the Class 2A state record holder in the 800 meters and 1,600 meters ... Was a four-time all-state and all-district selection in track and cross country ... A four-year all-state selection in cross country, she won three-consecutive Louisiana state titles from 2001-2003 ... Helped the team to state cross country titles in 2002 and 2003 ... Also lettered in volleyball and basketball, earning all-district honors in both all four years as a prep ... Was featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd ... Named the 2003 Louisiana winner of the Wendy's High School Heisman Scholar-Athlete Award ... Member of the National Honor Roll, the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars.
Full name is Lindsay Blair Day ... Born on July 30, 1986 ... Daughter of Ora and Susan Day ... Has two older siblings, Courtney and Ryan ... Graduated from LSU in December 2008 with a degree in kinesiology.