Lainey Phelps


Class Freshman
Hometown Homewood, Ala.
High School Homewood
Major Undeclared

As a Freshman (2020)
• Scored at all four meets
• Third Commodore and 52nd overall (21:32.0) to help team to sixth-place finish at SEC Championships (Oct. 30)
• Second on team and 56th overall (21:43.77) at Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
• Second on team and 17th overall (21:28.9) at Gans Creek Classic (Oct. 3)
• Made collegiate debut at Commodore Classic (Sept. 19) and finished second on team and 15th overall (22:23.2)

The Phelps File
• Four-year letterwinner at Homewood under head coach Tom Esslinger
• Two-time Alabama Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year (2016, 2019)
• 15 individual state championships
• 2020 Bryant Jordan regional winner
• Personal bests in high school included 4:54 (1,600 meters), 10:44 (3,200m), 17:36 (5,000m)
• Also lettered in lacrosse
• National Honor Society
• Daughter of Alli and Peter Phelps
• Has a younger brother, Luke
• Aunt, Suzy Cahill Toner, swam and ran track at The University of the South (Sewanee)