Swimming & Diving
Duke Swimming & Diving BIO
Honors: All-ACC (2013 - 50 Freestyle; 2014 - 50 freestyle, 100 butterfly) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team (2014) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014)
2013-14: Made her second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championship, competing in the preliminaries of the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly … Set a program record in the 100 freestyle with a 49.32 performance at NCAAs ... Member of the Blue Devils’ 200 medley relay that gained automatic qualification to the national meet with a school record 1:37.91 clocking at the ACC Championship ... Also competed on the 200 freestyle relay at NCAAs ... Claimed All-ACC accolades for the second consecutive season in the 50 freestyle, placing third and breaking the previous program benchmark at 22.19 ... Came from behind in a thrilling 100 butterfly championship final to grab another spot on the podium in third ... Set another school record in that race, tapping the wall at 53.18 ... Totaled 65 points individually at the ACC meet ... During the regular season, won the 50 freestyle six times ... Guided the 200 medley relay to first-place finishes against William & Mary, South Carolina and Richmond.
2012-13: Wrapped up her junior campaign by making her first career appearance at the NCAA Championships, where she competed in the preliminaries of the 50 freestyle ... Garnered the first All-ACC accolades of her career with a third-place showing in the 50 freestyle at the ACC Championships ... Broke her own program record in the event preliminaries with a 22.27 swim ... Bested the program mark in the 100 freestyle as well (50.18) in an 11th-place finish in the conference ... Guided the Blue Devils’ 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 200 medley and 400 medley relays to new school records at the ACC meet ... Clocked a 22.66 leadoff split in the 200 freestyle relay to help the squad pick up an NCAA provisional cut ... Notched five NCAA ‘B’ cuts in the 50 freestyle on the year ... Won the 50 freestyle three times and the 100 freestyle once during the regular season ... Took second in the 50 freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational ... Posted five first-place finishes on Duke relay teams, including two with the 200 medley relay against Florida State, UNC Wilmington and Virginia Tech and North Carolina ... Over the summer, competed in the 50-meter freestyle at the U.S. Open, placing 30th in the preliminaries (26.37).
2011-12: Posted the Blue Devils’ top times of the season in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly ... Concluded the year in record-setting fashion, breaking her own 50 freestyle mark with a 22.76 clocking at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet ... Also established new school records as a member of the 200 medley, 400 freestyle and 400 medley relays in a strong performance at the 2012 ACC Championships ... Led off Duke’s record-breaking 400 freestyle relay with a 50.92 split to establish a new personal-best in the 100 freestyle ... Finished fifth in the conference in the 50 freestyle (22.79) and 16th in the 100 butterfly (54.81) ... Surpassed the NCAA provisional standard in the 50 freestyle on six occasions during the season while breaking the program record three times ... Tallied four first-place finishes in the 50 freestyle and one in the 100 butterfly during the year ... Member of the 200 medley relay that posted wins at three meets ... Also part of the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays that collected wins during the regular season ... Earned a pair of top-five finishes at the Nike Cup Invitational, taking second in the 50 freestyle and fifth in the 100 freestyle ... Guided the Blue Devils’ 200 freestyle and medley relays to second-place showings at the same meet ... Over the summer, surpassed the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials standard in the 50-meter freestyle with a 25.93 clocking at the Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix ... At the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Neb., touched at 26.38 to come in 79th overall ... Also competed in the time trials of the 100-meter freestyle, posting a lifetime-best 58.84.
2010-11: Duke’s top performer in the 50 freestyle ... Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener against UNC Wilmington, placing second in the 100 butterfly and third in the 50 freestyle ... Anchored the 200 medley relay that notched first-place finishes against NC State/Campbell and South Carolina/Queens ... Led off Duke’s winning 200 freestyle relay against Virginia, recording a 24.35 split ... Member of the first-place 400 freestyle relay against North Carolina ... Set a school record with a 23.32 performance in the prelims of the 50 freestyle at the ACC Championships ... Placed 19th in the event finals at 23.33... Also broke a program record as a member of the 400 freestyle relay at the conference meet, which posted a time of 3:23.62 ... Totaled six second-place finishes on the season.
Prior to Duke: Three-time high school All-American ... Greater Miami Conference Swimmer of the Year ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Lauren Amanda Weaver on Sept. 24, 1991 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Daughter of Kent and Mary Weaver ... Has two sisters, Bailey and Margaret ... Majoring in evolutionary anthropology with a concentration in anatomy and paleoanthropology.
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