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Sophie Weber
Position: Individual Medley/Backstroke/Freestyle
Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay HS
Major: Finance
Born: 09/08/1994
Sophie Weber Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/21/2015

2014 and 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014-15)
Set career-best times in two events and swam the fourth-fastest 400 IM time in school history at the SEC Championships ... Finished eighth in the ‘B’ final of the 400 IM and sixth in the ‘C’ final of the 200 fly at SEC’s ... Finished sixth in the championship final of the 400 IM, second in the consolation final of the 200 fly, and seventh in the consolation final of the 200 IM at the Texas A&M Invite ... Touched the wall second in the 200 fly and 200 IM against Florida ... Earned a win in the 100 back versus Incarnate Word ... Finished second in the 200 fly and third in the 200 IM against SMU ... Notched second-place finishes in the ‘A’ final of the 200 and 400 IM at the SMU Classic ... Took the win in the 200 fly and finished second in the 200 breast against Tulane ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Contributed three Top 10 marks in program history at the SEC Championships during her first year of competition ... Reached the ‘C’ final of the 200 IM at the SEC’s and notched the seventh-best time in program history (1:59.38) ...Finished fifth in the ‘B’ final of the 400 IM at the SEC’s and set the fifth-fastest time in program history ... Just missed the finals of the 200 back with a mark of 1:59.39 that also was good enough for fifth in program history ... In the 200 IM against Tulane, touched the wall first with a time of 2:05.18 ... Reached the championship final of the 200 backstroke, 200 IM and 400 IM at the Texas A&M Invite ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll… Earned her first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Redshirt season

PRIOR TO LSU
Has the potential and the resume to become one of the top freshmen swimmers in the country ... Achieved an Olympic Trial cut in the 400-meter individual medley with a mark of 4:55.50 ... Ten-time All-American and holder of seven school records ... Captured the 200 IM section record in 2011 and the 4x100 free relay section record in 2009 ... Member of Young Life and the Community Outreach Club ... Organized a breast cancer awareness campaign in high school … Trained with the Sierra Marlins Swim Club

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 8, 1994 ... Parents are Paul Weber and Sarah Candy ... Her father, Paul, swam collegiately at Texas A&M ... Has two siblings – Dylan Weber and Catherine Candy ... Majoring in finance.

WEBER’S TOP TIMES
200 backstroke , 1:57.39, 2014 SEC Championships
200 butterfly, 1:59.38, 2015 SEC Championships
200 individual medley, 1:59.38, 2014 SEC Championships
400 individual medley, 4:12.70, 2014 SMU Classic

WEBER’S TOP 2014-15 TIMES
200 butterfly, 1:59.38, SEC Championships
200 individual medley, 1:59.60, SEC Championships
400 individual medley, 4:12.70, SMU Classic

 

ICA LSU Digital Magazine - August 2015
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