The George Washington University: Women's Swimming

Lauren Steagall
Lauren  Steagall


Cary, NC

High School:
Green Hope


International business


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GW Women's Swimming vs. Bucknell

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


GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang

2014-15: Named to 2015 Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team...Placed eighth in the 100-yd butterfly with a time of 1:05.28 at the 2015 A-10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Set career-best time of 27.03 in the 50-yd freestyle at the Rhode Island Invitational (Jan. 9)...Posted a personal best mark of 2:10.35 in the 200-yd IM at the 2015 A-10 Championships (Feb. 19)...Swam season-fastest time in the preliminary rounds of the 100-yd breaststroke (1:04.36) and 200-yd breast (2:24.53) at the A-10 Championships... Finished in a season-best 59.84 in the 100-yd butterfly at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 21)...Named to GW Athletics Department Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013-14: Swam a career-best time of 2:11.84 in the prelims of the 200-yard IM at the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21)...Finished fifth in the B Final and 13th overall in the 100-yard breaststroke in a season-best time of 1:05.53 and touched the wall in a season-fastest time of 2:24.65 in the prelims of the 200 breast, both at the A-10 Championships...Recorded a season-best time of 58.41 seconds in the prelims of the 200-yard butterfly and took home 16th in 59.41 in the finals at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 22)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List with perfect 4.0 GPA in spring of 2013...Member of Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls...Earned university's distinguished Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for being in top two percent of sophomores in GW's School of Business.

2012-13: Set a new school record in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:04.01 to finish fifth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22)...Also swam second leg of sixth-place finishing 400-yard medley relay team that set new school mark of 3:49.23 at the conference championships...Touched the wall in a season-fastest 2:23.92 in the 200 breast and finished the 200-yard individual medley in 2:13.18, both at A-10s...Swam a career-best time of 59.38 seconds at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 15)...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.

High School: Helped Green Hope to conference championships in 2009 and 2012...Named team MVP in 2010 and 2011...Won regional championship her junior year...Member of National Honors Society, National Spanish Honors Society and Junior Martial...Also competed for New Wave swim team and Prestonwood Country Club.

Personal: Born Lauren Elise Steagall on Sept. 28, 1993 in Greenville, SC...Daughter of Elise and Michael Steagall...Has one sister, Tori...Majoring in finance with minors in economics and Spanish.

50-Yard Freestyle 27.03 Rhode Island Invitational (1/9/2015)
50-Yard Breaststroke 31.49 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
100-Yard Breaststroke 1:04.01 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
200-Yard Breaststroke 2:23.92 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20/2013)
100-Yard Butterfly 58.41 Patriot Invitational (11/21/2013)
100-Yard Individual Medley 1:03.93 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:10.35 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2015)
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