Lara Hernandez-Tome

Class Senior
Hometown Sarasota, Fla.
High School Riverview
Major Public Policy Studies
Bio

Honors
• Ranks fifth all-time at Vanderbilt in the 500 free (4:55.9)
• Ranks second all-time at Vanderbilt in the 1650 free (16:45.9)
• 2020 Second Team Arthur Ashe Jr. honoree
• 2019-20 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2018-19 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2017-18 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2019-20)
• Competed primarily in long distance freestyle and butterfly
• Won the 1000 free against Marshall (10:26.01)
• Three season best times at mid-season TYR ’85 Invite
• 500 free (4:58.51), 1650 free (16:49.69) and 200 fly (2:06.59)
• Competed in three events at the 2020 SEC Championships
• Season best in the 400 IM (4:30.21)

As a Sophomore (2018-19)
• Won 1000 free against USAFA Quad Dual
• Season best time in 1000 free (10:21.85) in tri meet
• Earned season best time in 400 IM at Phill Hansel Invite (4:30.62)
• Raced a time of 4:59.82 in the 500 free at SEC Championships to mark season best time

As a Freshman (2017-18)
• Third in the 1,000 free in the home meet against Marshall
• Won both the 500 free and the 1,000 free against Campbell
• Set three personal best times during the regular season
• Swam her fastest time of 56.57 in the 100 free against SEC opponent Kentucky
• Set two personal records in the meet against Arkansas and Ouachita Baptist
• 100 fly (1:02.37) and 300 free (3:04.05)
• Won the 500 free in the 2017 Phill Hansel Invitational
• Set two personal records; 200 fly (2:04.43) and 1,650 free (16:47.14)
• 2018 CSCAA National Invitational Championship
• Earned personal best time in 400 IM (4:26.89)

The Hernandez-Tome File
• Raced  for the Sarasota YMCA Sharks
• Named 2016 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Finalist at the 2016 Florida Senior Championships in the 1000-yard freestyle (10:20.53)
• Earned two runner-up finishes at the 2017 Florida YMCA State Championships
• 500 free (5:05.16) and 1000 free (10:18.33)
• Qualified for the 2016 Speedo Summer Championship Series
• Won the 1500-meter free (17:06.69)