Jennifer Lavers
Jennifer Lavers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Katy

Height:
5-8

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
01/27/1986



2006-07: Academic All-Big Ten ... named to Coach's Honor Roll following both Fall and Spring semesters ... team's top swimmer in the 200 breast, posting a 2:16.20 at the Indiana Invitational ... scored at Big Ten's in the 100 and 200 breast and as part of the 200 and 400 medley relays ... placed seventh in the 100 breast (1:04.15) and 13th in the 200 breast (2:18.74) ... both medley relays placed sixth with times of 1:44.27 and 3:43.70 ... winner of three regular season races, including both breaststroke events at Michigan State ... won the 100 breast against Arizona State in 1:03.98 ... U.S. Open qualifier in the 100 and 200 breast ... was runner-up in the 100 breast vs. Notre Dame and placed third in both breaststroke races against Northwestern, Wisconsin and Minnesota ... helped Purdue edge Wildcats by seven points (153.5-146.5) with victory in the 400 medley relay (3:47.08).

2005-06: Named to Coach's Honor Roll in spring semester ... Academic All-Big Ten ... received the Durham Brothers Leadership Award, which is bestowed annually on sophomore or junior student-athletes that have been selected by coaches and administrators as leaders among their peers ... recorded an Olympic Trial cut of 1:12.25 in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Houston Speedo Champions Series Sectional ... competed at U.S. Nationals in the 100-meter (1:13.46) and 200-meter breaststroke (2:37.77) ... set a new varsity record in the 200 breast at last meet of season, recording a time of 2:15.83 at the Boiler-Make-It ... previous program record of 2:16.02 was set by Heidi Reynolds in 1993 ... Big Ten championship finalist in the 100 breast, placing fourth with a season best mark of 1:03.22 ... placed 15th in the 200 breast at Big Tens with time of 2:19.54 ... swam breaststroke leg for the 200 and 400 medley relays at the conference championships, both of which placed fifth ... winner of five breaststroke races during regular season ... swept the breaststroke events at the Northwestern/Michigan State triangular, posting times of 1:04.75 and 2:20.63.

2004-05: CSCAA Academic All-American ... NCAA competitor in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... top-eight finisher at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 and 200 breast ... placed fifth in the 100 breast with an NCAA provisional time of 1:03.18 ... was also fifth in the finals of the 200 breast, touching the wall in 2:17.33 ... established a freshman record of 2:17.07 during prelims of the 200 breast at Big Ten's ... also at the conference championships, swam on the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that finished with season best times of 1:43.16 and 3:43.70 ... recorded a season-best time of 1:03.00 in the 100 breast prelims at the North Carolina-based Nike Cup ... scored first collegiate win in the 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiates (1:06.30) ... swam with winning 200 medley relay teams vs. Northwestern and at the Florida International Invitational ... won with the 400 medley relay at the Nike Cup and at Michigan State.

High School: Graduated from Katy High School in 2004 ... four-time high school all-American, all-state and all-district honoree ... three-time scholastic and academic all-American ... four-time district champion in the 100 breaststroke ... won three regional 100 breast titles ... state champion in the 100 breast as a sophomore ... was third in the 100 breast at states as a junior and was the runner-up in 2004 ... district champion with the 200 medley relay team as a senior ... 2004 state qualifier with the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays ... during freshman and junior seasons, placed third with the 200 medley relay at states ... as a sophomore, was a state qualifier with the 200 free and medley relay teams ... regional qualifier and finalist in the 100 breast as a freshman ... competed for Katy Aquatics Swim Club ... with Katy Aquatics, was a 2003 national qualifier in the 100 breast ... was a U.S. Open qualifier in the 100 and 200 breast in 2004 ... also was a 2004 sectional qualifier and finalist in both breast races.

Personal: Given name is Jennifer Meghan Lavers ... born Jan. 27, 1986 ... daughter of Bryan and Christine Lavers ... has a younger brother, Timothy ... majoring in movement and sports sciences.