Lauren Thomas - Women's Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Lauren Thomas

Class Senior
Hometown Dana Point, Calif.
High School Mason
Major Master of Science in Finance
Bio

Honors:
• 2020-21 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2019-20 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2018-19 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2020-21)
• Competed in every meet
• Took the top spot in the timed finals of the 100 breast (1:07.88) at the SEC Championships (Feb. 17-20)
• Placed third in the 400 IM (4:40.24) at Georgia Tech (Jan. 23)
• Clocked a season-best 400 IM (4:26.01) at Miami (Fla.)
• Took a fourth place finish in the 400 IM (2:09.55) against Tennessee (Oct. 30)
• Swam a season-quickest 50 back (28.22) in the opener at Kentucky (Oct. 16)
• Completed undergraduate degree program in human and organizational development in three years

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
• Set personal best in 200 free (1:55.30) in mid-season TYR ’85 Invite
• Won the 200 IM (2:07.51) in home meet against Marshall
• Placed second in the 200 back (2:05.51) in meet against Marshall
• Won the 200 back (2:04.46) in meet against Florida Gulf Coast
• Third in the 200 IM against SEC opponent Alabama
• Competed in three events at the 2020 SEC Championships
• Raced season best in the 200 IM (2:05.90)

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• Third in 200 back in her collegiate debut against Kentucky
• Set two personal records at the 2017 Phill Hansel Invitational
• 200 back (2:00.8) and 200 IM (2:08.7)
• Broke another personal record for the 100 fly at 2018 SEC Championships (55.67)

The Thomas File
• Competed at William Mason High School under coach Mark Sullivan
• Led team to become the 2018 State Champions, 4x Sectional Champions, 4x Southwest District Champions and 4x GMC Conference Champions
• Set multiple  personal bests in final season
• 50 back (26.91), 100 back (55.7), 200 back (2:03.3), 100 IM (57.45) and 400 IM (4:38.58)