The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Lauren Law
Lauren Law

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chester Springs, PA

High School:
Villa Maria Academy

Height:
5-8

Position:
IM/Fly

Major:
Anthropology



02/23/2014

Myers Wins Gold on Final Day of A-10 Championships

Senior Earns Top Spot in 1,650 Free to Lead Colonials

02/21/2014

Law Sets GW Women's Swimming Record on Day 3 of A-10s

Rookie Surpasses Own 400 IM Mark to Pace Colonials

02/19/2014

GW Women's Swimming Snaps 800 Free Relay Record on First Day of A-10s

Colonials Tied for Sixth Through Day 1 of Conference Championships

02/18/2014

@GWSwimming Set for 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships

Colonials Return to SPIRE Institute in Ohio for Second Straight Year

02/18/2014

GW Swimming Set for 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships

Colonials Return to SPIRE Institute in Ohio for Second Straight Year

10/29/2013

GW Women's Swimming vs. Bucknell

GW vs. Bucknell (10.19.2013) Photo by: Molly Riley


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.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2013-14 Season)
100-Yard Freestyle 53.38 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:51.14 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
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)
200-Yard Butterfly 2:04.34 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:04.98 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
400-Yard Individual Medley 4:23.32 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2014)
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