Women's Swimming



Lauren FitzGerald
Lauren FitzGerald

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Folsom, Calif.

High School:
Granite Bay H.S.

Height:
5-9

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Experience:
2L

Club:
Sierra Marlins Swim Team


04/09/2015

C-USA-Leading 246 Rice Athletes Named to Commissioner's Honor Roll

More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored

02/20/2015

Madame Butterfly!

Clark Sets New Rice Record To Win Third-Straight Conference USA Title In 100-Butterfly

02/19/2015

Rice Relay Automatically Qualifies For NCAA Swim Championships

Owls Hold Third Place In Team Standings After Day Two

01/17/2015

Moody's Personal Best Highlights Owls' Final Day at Arena Pro Swim Series

01/16/2015

Owls Conclude Second Day of Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin

At Rice
2013-2014: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll
; Contributed to two postseason meet titles as the Owls' top freshman scorer at both the C-USA Championships and the National Collegiate Classic... Scored 35 points at conference and 45 points at the Classic... Posted two season-bests to close-out the Classic, including a 4:22.19 to take second overall in the 400-individual medley... Swam a 2:03.63 for fifth in the NCC's 200-IM, and also finished fifth in the 200-backstroke... Best 200-backstroke of the season was a 2:00.78 to win the C-USA consolation final, where she was the only freshman in the race... Reached the championship final of the C-USA's 200-IM and finished eighth overall... Placed 12th in the league's 400-IM... Contributed in a host of freestyle events and in the butterfly over the course of the dual meet season.

Club
Competed for the Sierra Marlins Swim Team under head coach Adam Schmidt... Qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials... Was named the Marlin of the Year after setting the club's LCM record in the 200-backstroke (2:17.86)... Scholastic All-America by USA Swimming.

High School
A 2013 graduate of Granite Bay High School in Granite Bay, Calif.... Varsity letterwinner in swimming under head coach John Sherman... Member of the Honor Roll.

Personal
Full name: Lauren Sheridan FitzGerald. Born: January 11, 1995. Parents: Jim and Cathy FitzGerald of Folsom, Calif. Chose to attend Rice over the University of San Diego and James Madison. Rice College: Martel

RICE BESTS
EVENT TIME MEET
200 IM 2:03.63 2014 National Collegiate Classic
400 IM 4:22.19 2014 National Collegiate Classic
100 Backstroke 58.18 2013 UH Invitational
200 Backstroke 2:00.78 2014 C-USA Championships

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