Colonials complete day three of A-10 Championships
Colonials post strong day at A-10 Championships
Miranda Simon posts NCAA Zones qualifying score
Colonials split tri-meet action
A dozen Colonials compete in finals on Saturday
GW vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley
2016-17: Helped the Colonials take fifth in the 200 free relay with a school-record time of 1:33.66 at the A-10 Championships… Placed fourth in the B final – good for 12th overall – in the 200 IM at the A-10 Championships in 2:03.77…Took fifth in the B final – good for 13th overall – in the 400 IM at the A-10 Championships in 4:27.66…Finished 18th in the 200 butterfly at the A-10 Championships in 2:06.91… Fall 2016 GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List member…Fall 2016 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll member.
2015-16: Swam the first leg of school record-setting 800-yard freestyle relay that clocked in at 7:25.51, good for third place at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Swam a record-breaking time of 2:02.69 in the 200-yard individual medley as a consolation finalist at the A-10 Championships... Finished fifth as the second leg in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a school-record breaking time of 1:33.82 at the A-10 Championships... Also swam the third leg of the 400-yard medley relay that clocked in at 3:48.49... Posted four career-best times at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 20) in the 50-yard freestyle (24.11), the 100-yard freestyle (52.52), the 100-yard individual medley (59.46), and the 400-yard individual medley (4:22.11), setting a program record in the 400 IM...Touched the wall in a career-best time of 56.99 in the 100-yard butterfly vs. Towson (Nov. 7)... Member of Fall 2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014-15: Swam career-best time of 59.01 in the 100-yd butterfly against Howard (Jan. 23)...Swam season-fastest time of 25.34 in the 50-yd freestyle at the American-Catholic-Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 10) to place fifth...Had season-best times in the 100-yd free (53.61), 200-yd fly (2:07.42), 200-yd IM (2:06.28), and 400-yd IM (4:28.86) at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 20-22)...Touched the wall in a season-best time of 5:21.70 in the 500-yd free at the American-Catholic-Loyola Quad meet (Oct. 10)...Finished the 100-yd breaststroke in a season-best time of 1:10.35 against Howard (Jan. 23)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2013-14: Had breakout freshman season in which she was a part of two school-record breaking performances...Erased GW's 400-yard IM record three separate times - first in the preliminary heat of the Patriot Invitational (4:27.71), then in 4:24.76 for a first-place finish in the Patriot Invite finals (Nov. 22), and finally in 4:23.32 to win the B Final and finish ninth overall at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Swam lead-off leg of record-setting 800 free relay that clocked in at 7:27.67 for eighth at the A-10 Championships...200 free split time of 1:51.14 ranks third on GW's all-time list...Won the 500 free with a career-fastest time of 5:10.30 at the America-Catholic-Loyola quad meet (Oct. 11)...Also finished seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke in a career-fastest time of 1:10.23 for a seventh-place finish at the quad meet...Touched the wall in a career-best time of 2:04.98 in the Patriot Invite prelims of the 200 IM to rank second on Colonials' top times list and took home third overall in 2:05.34...Finished the A-10 Championships 200-yard butterfly prelims in a career-fastest time of 2:04.34 - good for second on GW's all-time list - and took home 15th overall in 2:05.44...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
High School: Named a National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) All-American in 2012 and 2013...Helped Villa Maria Academy to four straight PIAA District 1 titles from 2010-13 and three straight Pennsylvania State Championships from 2011-13...Member of two District 1 record-setting relays in the 200-yard medley relay (1:46.72) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:31.38)...Also set two state records in the 200 medley relay (1:45.81) and 400 free relay (3:28.90)......PIAA District 1 Champion in several events, including the 400 free relay (2010-13), 200 medley relay (2011-13), 200 IM (2011-12) and 500 free (2011)...Claimed state crowns in the 400 free relay (2011-13) and the 200 medley relay (2013)...Owns Villa Maria records in the 100 fly (57.48), 200 IM (2:07.22), 400 free relay (3:28.90) and 200 medley relay (1:45.81)...Also competed for Upper Main Line YMCA Swimming from 2008-13, qualifying for YMCA Nationals from 2009-13...Member of National Honors Society and French Honors Society...Named a 2012-13 NISCA/Speedo Girls High School Academic All-American.
Personal: Born Lauren Willemein Law on Sept. 22, 1994 in Pittsburgh, PA...Daughter of Willeke and Todd Law...Has one younger sister, Elizabeth...Mother, Willeke, was a member of the Dutch national women's cricket team, the Dutch national junior girl's field hockey team and played tennis for Ferris State...Intends to major in anthropology.
|50-Yard Freestyle||24.11||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)|
|100-Yard Freestyle||52.52||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)|
|200-Yard Freestyle||1:50.10||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/18/2016)|
|500-Yard Freestyle||5:10.30||American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)|
|100-Yard Breaststroke||1:10.23||American-Catholic-Loyola Quad-Meet (10/11/2013)|
|100-Yard Butterfly||56.99||vs. Towson (11/7/2015)|
|200-Yard Butterfly||2:04.34||Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)|
|100-Yard Individual Medley||59.46||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)|
|200-Yard Individual Medley||2:02.69||Atlantic 10 Championships(2/20/2016)|
|400-Yard Individual Medley||4:22.11||Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)|
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