Lara Hernandez-Tome

Class Junior
Hometown Sarasota, Fla.
High School Riverview High School
Bio

2017-18 (Freshman):
Placed third in the 1,000 Y free in the home meet against Marshall… Won both the 500 Y free as well as the 1,000 Y free against Campbell… Set three personal best times during the regular season… Swam her fastest time of 56.57 in the 100 Y free against Kentucky… Set two personal records in the meet against UALR and Ouachita Baptist with a time of 1:02.37 in the 100 Y fly and a time of 3:04.05 in the 300 Y free… Won first place in the 500 Y free in the 2017 Phill Hansel Invitational as well as set two personal records, one in the 200 Y fly with a time of 2:04.43 and another in the 1,650 Y free with a time of 16:47.14… Competed in the 2018 CSCAA National Invitational Championship and swam her fastest 400 Y IM time cutting her previous time to 4:26.89.

High School/Club:
She swam for the Sarasota YMCA Sharks and attended Riverview High School. Was named a 2016 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and was a finalist at the 2016 Florida Senior Championships in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:20.53). Earned two runner-up finished at the 2017 Florida YMCA State Championships in the 500-yard freestyle (5:05.16) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:18.33). Hernandez-Tome also qualified for the 2016 Speedo Summer Championship Series (Orlando) and won the 1500-meter freestyle with a time of 17:06.69.