Rookie Surpasses Own 400 IM Mark to Pace Colonials
Dr. Richard Tollo Named Student-Athletes' Choice for Professor of the Year
Lee, Myers Lead Colonials Against Visiting Tigers
Quartet Leads Colonials Against Dragons
Myers, Whitmer Lead Colonials Against Bison
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.