Lauren Willis
Lauren Willis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Paul Laurence Dunbar

Height:
5-5

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
08/19/1986



2004-05: NCAA competitor in the 50 free and with the 200 free relay ... earned honorable mention All-American honors with the 200 free relay prelim team of Christine Leupold, Tracy Duchac and Susan Hentschel ... 50 free split in the 200 relay was clocked at 23.61 ... qualified for NCAA's with team's 200 free relay, which posted a third-place and varsity record time of 1:31.09 at the Big Ten Championships ... relay time is currently ranked eighth in the nation ... scored the 16th-place point in the 50 free with a time of 23.64 ... qualified for the consolation finals with a 14th-place prelim and NCAA provisional time of 23.32 ... was part of two winning relays during regular season ... won with the 800 free relay of Erica Chandler, Katharine Telfer and Susan Hentschel at the North Carolina Nike Cup ... later won with Hentschel, Kimbre Vogel and Jenae Gill in the 200 free relay at the Florida International Invitational ... won the 200 free title at the FIU Invite in 1:54.03 ... top 200 free time of 1:52.76 gave her 11th place at the Nike Cup.

High School: Graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in 2004 ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... member of three consecutive state championship teams from 2001 to 2003 ... five-time high school All-American ... academic All-American as a junior and senior ... three-time regional champion ... was named outstanding female competitor in 2003 and 2004 ... winner of four student-athlete awards ... member of the National Honor Society ... Community Action Council service award winner ... received the school's photography and PTSA service awards in 2004 ... swam for head coach Dave Doolin.

Personal: Given name is Mary Lauren Elizabeth Willis ... born Aug. 19, 1986 ... daughter of Bruce and Diana Willis ... has one younger brother, Colin ... majoring in pharmacy.