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Audrey Lawson
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle
Height: 5'3"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Erlanger, Ky.
High School: Notre Dame Academy
Major: Human Movement Science
Born: 12/28/1990
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Audrey Lawson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/23/2013

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 USA Swimming National Championships Participant
2010 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll
2009 U.S. Open Participant

SENIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Strengthened her status as one of the team’s leaders in the pool and classroom, and will attend Dental School at the University of Louisville in the Fall … Leaves LSU as the fifth fastest all-time 200 butterfly swimmer in program history … Raced in the ‘C’ final of the 200 fly at the SEC Championships and posted a mark of 2:01.07 … Ranked second on the team in the 200 fly with a time of 2:00.34 after a third place swim against Texas A&M … Won the consolation final of the 100 fly (55.96) at the Phil Hansel midseason invitational … Finished sixth in the 200 fly (2:02.44) at the Phil Hansel Invite … Delivered a second place swim in the 200 fly (2:01.12) in a victory over Alabama … Took silver in the 200 fly (2:02.04) in a victory over Kentucky ... Registered a second place finish in the 200 fly (2:03.08) in a home victory over NC State … Procured a second place finish in the 200 IM (2:09.59) in a road victory over Tulane … Ended her 100 fly (58.99) and 200 fly (2:06.66) run in second in a victory over Vanderbilt … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in all four years as a Lady Tiger … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
Teamed up with Sara Haley to compose one of the fiercest 200 butterfly duos in the SEC … Qualified for the championship final of the 200 fly and registered a career low and fifth best program time of 1:59.42 in a seventh place finish at the SEC Championships … Notched a career best 100 fly mark of 55.05 at SEC’s … Registered a season low 500 free time of 5:01.19 at the conference meet … Competed in every dual meet, the Tennessee Invitational and the SEC Championships … Finished first in the 200 fly (2:02.74) and fourth in the 100 fly (57.12) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Took gold in the 200 fly (2:02.51) against Florida … Snagged bronze in the 200 fly (2:01.66) against Florida State … Posted a seventh place finish in the 200 fly with a time of 1:59.69 at the Tennessee Invitational … Cranked out a second place finish in the 200 fly in a win over Tulane … Sliced her way to second place finishes in the 200 fly (2:00.46) and 500 free (5:04.08) in a victory over Alabama … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
Made nice strides in her second year, becoming a conference scorer in the 200 butterfly … Ranked third on the team in the 200 fly … Competed in every dual meet, Cougar Classic Invitational and SEC Championships … Earned 12th in the 200 fly at SEC’s (2:00.71) after qualifying for the ‘B’ final with a program top-10 mark of 2:00.29 … Also placed 29th in the 500 free and 31st in the 100 fly with career bests of 4:59.95 and 56.33, respectively … Claimed fourth in the 200 fly at the Cougar Classic (2:02.46) and 13th in the 500 free … Spearheaded a 1-2-3 LSU finish in the 200 fly against Incarnate Word with a winning mark of 2:02.94 and emerged victorious in the 500 free … Won the 200 fly in a road win over Tulane … Notched runner-up honors in the 200 fly in wins over both Alabama and Florida State … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Received her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
A butterfly and individual medley contributor in her first season … Competed in every dual meet, Houston’s Cougar Classic Fall Invitational and SEC Championships … Swam to a 23rd-place finish in the 200 fly at SEC’s with the seventh-fastest time in program history, 2:02.80 … Also recorded season bests of 2:10.28 and 4:28.72 in the 200 and 400 IM, respectively … Took eighth in the 200 fly and 14th in the 400 IM at the Cougar Classic … Emerged victorious in the 200 fly in a win over Tulane (2:05.28) … Posted a third-place finish in the 200 fly against nationally-ranked Tennessee and placed third in the 100 fly in a win over Florida Atlantic … Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
A regional champion and four-year letterwinner at Notre Dame Academy who specialized in butterfly and freestyle events … Enjoyed a fine meet at the 2009 U.S. Open Swimming Championships, finishing 13th overall in the 200m butterfly … Recorded a blistering lifetime best of 2:13.88 in the prelims of that event … Also a key contributor on four district and regional championship teams … Brings in a top time of 1:59.83 in the 200 butterfly … A state finalist in the 500 free and 100 fly from 2006-08 … Coached by Emily Maier.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 28, 1990 in Cincinnati, Ohio … Parents are James and Lisa Lawson … Has one sister, Natalie … Plans to major in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement science.

AUDREY’S TOP TIMES
100 butterfly, 55.05, 2012 SEC Championships
200 butterfly , 1:59.42, 2012 SEC Championships
500 freestyle, 4:59.95, 2011 SEC Championships,

AUDREY’S TOP 2012-13 TIMES
100 butterfly, 55.10, SEC Championships
200 butterfly, 1:59.67, SEC Championships
200 IM, 2:09.67, Phil Hansel Invite

 

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