Sophomore (2009-2010): In the fall, demonstrated horsemanship against South Carolina. In the spring, scored a 71.5 against Baylor...rode exhibition against Oklahoma State. Top Tiger Award.
Prior to Auburn: Shown on the Quarter Horse circuit...Competed across the nation and received all around awards and circuit champions at major shows including: Gulf Coast and Gold Coast, Texas Classic, East Coast Championship Show, Big A and several others. Placed Top 5, Top 10, and made finals multiple times at the Quarter Horse Congress from 2001-2005. Received multiple superior awards. Nationally qualified for the AQHYA World Show from 2002-2005. Placed third at the 2007 APHA World Show in Youth Trail and was a finalist in horsemanship and equitation.
Personal: Born Lauren Colby Rooney on Nov. 12, 1989 in Vero Beach, Fla. ...Parents are Dan and Cassa Rooney...Has siblings Jackson (12) and Gavin(7) ...Favorite movie is Dear John...Favorite athlete is Brett Favre...Came to Auburn for the equestrian team and the atmosphere...Pre-nursing major.