School Record Holder in the 500 Freestyle
2015 NCAA Relay Participant
JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Broke her own school record in the 500 free at SEC Championships … Reached the ‘C’ final of the event and finished fifth in the event … Finished second in the 1000 free and third in the 500 free against Texas A&M … Touched the wall second in the distance events in the Lady Tigers’ win over Missouri … In the distance events against Virginia Tech and Kentucky, finished fourth in the mile, fifth in the 200 free and third in the 500 free … Set season-best times at the Texas A&M Invite in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free events … Took first in the ‘B’ final of the 500 free at the midseason meet … Also finished fourth in the mile at the Texas A&M Invite … Earned her third varsity letter.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Developed into the top distance swimmer on the women’s side and set personal bests in four events ... Finished seventh in the ‘B’ final of the 500 free at the SEC Championships ... Set the school’s record in the 500 free during prelims at SEC’s ... Finished 14th overall in the mile at SEC’s with the second-fastest time in school history ... Her 1000 split also was the third-fastest in school history ... A part of the 800 free school record relay team ... Finished fourth in the Bonus final of the 200 free at the Texas A&M Invite ... Finished 11th overall in the mile at the midseason meet ... Touched the wall fourth in the 500 and 1000 free against Alabama and Auburn ... Finished second in the 200 free in LSU’s quad meet against Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Took first in the 500 free in the quad meet ... Won the 1000 free and finished second in the 500 free against SMU ... Tallied a pair of second-place finishes in the 500 and 1000 free against Texas A&M ... Finished second in the 500 free and fourth in the 200 free against Tennessee in the final home dual meet ... Named to the 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Posted four top 10 times in program history during her freshman season ... Reached the ‘C’ final of the 200 freestyle at the SEC Championships with a time of 1:48.14, the ninth-fastest time in program history ... Finished 28th in the 500 freestyle with a mark of 4:49.35 and just missed the finals at the SEC’s ... Her time in the 500 freestyle was the fifth-fastest time in program history ... Posted a mile time of 16:48.27 at the SEC’s for the seventh-fastest LSU time ... Her 1000 yard split of 10:10.04 is the ninth-fastest time ...Finished third in the 500 freestyle (5:04.04) during her first meet against Georgia ... Top LSU finisher in the 1000 freestyle against Arkansas (10:35.01) ... Owned two-third place finishes in the 200 freestyle (1:53.82) and 100 freestyle (53.48), respectively ... Touched the wall second at South Carolina in the 1000 freestyle with a mark of 10:19.04 ... Swam the 1650 freestyle at the Texas A&M Invitational with a time of 17:06.15 ... Finished third in the 1000 freestyle (10:19.77) and 500 freestyle (4:58.66) against Texas A&M ... Named to the SEC First Year Honor Roll… Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
A premiere athlete in Georgia who has experience as a swimmer and triathlete ... Four-time first-team all-state Georgia high school swim team ...Placed top three in Georgia Senior State Swimming Championships in 500 free and 200 free her senior season ... Named as the most valuable swimmer at St. Pius Catholic High School ...Earned a letter all four years of high school ... A part of swimming teams that placed third, second and fourth at swimming state championships ... Also a part of the cross country and track and field teams during high school ... On two cross country state championship teams ... Is currently ranked fourth in the USA Junior Elite Triathlon.
Born on Feb. 26, 1995 ... Parents are Bill and Susan Dabney ... Has one brother – Billy who also attends LSU ... Majoring in sports administration.
DABNEY’S TOP TIMES
500 freestyle 4:45.91 2015 SEC Championships
1000 freestyle 9:54.02 2015 SEC Championships
1650 freestyle 16:26.58 2015 SEC Championships
DABNEY’S TOP 2015-16 TIMES
500 freestyle 4:48.02 Texas A&M Invite
1000 freestyle 10:00.65 Texas A&M Invite
1650 freestyle 16:32.22 Texas A&M Invite