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  Laurin Williams

Laurin Williams

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shoreline, Wash.

High School:
Shorewood

Height:
5-9

Event:
Free, IM

Birthdate:
06/22/1992

04/19/2013

Swimming and Diving Distributes Annual Team Awards

Laurin Williams and Addison Ferguson named team MVPs following 2012-13 season

03/23/2013

Laurin Williams Places 36th at NCAA Championships

Bobcat junior swims a time of 16:29.08 in 1650 freestyle

03/21/2013

Williams Completes First Day at NCAA Championships

Junior captain swims second best time of season in 500 freestyle preliminary round

03/19/2013

Laurin Williams to Represent Bobcats at NCAA Championships

Junior distance swimmer prepares for her second straight year at NCAAs

03/03/2013

Ohio Earns Second at Mid-American Conference Championships

Bobcats claim two places on All-MAC First and Second Teams

2012-13: First Team All-MAC ... Winner of the team's Scott Hammond Award for the most outstanding performance when she earned her first MAC title at the 2013 Championships with her performance in the 1650 Free ... Co-winner of the Ed Wright Memorial Award for team MVP ... Was a captain during the 2012-13 season ... NCAA qualifier and participant in the 500 and 1650 Freestyle at the NCAA Championships ... Highest national rank was 31st (1650 Free) ... Scored 50 points for the Bobcats at the MAC Championships ... Won the 1650 Free (16:14.60) at the MAC Championships ... Placed second in the 500 Free (4:47.31) at the MAC Championships ... Placed sixth in the 400 IM (4:22.60) at the MAC Championships ... Earned 13 first-place finishes throughout the season ... Earned 23 top-five finishes throughout the season ... Competed in the 1000 Free on four occasions throughout the season, earning top honors every time ... Competed in the 1650 Free on six occasions throughout the season, earning top honors five times.

2011-12: First Team All-MAC ... CSCAA Mid-Major All-American ... Had an impressive showing at the MAC Championships with four finishes in the top-six including second in the 500 Freestyle with a program record-breaking 4:44.86, second in the 800 Freestyle Relay with a 7:21.08 and second in the 1650 Freestyle with a 16:14.02, breaking the previous Ohio record by a full seven seconds ... Placed sixth at the MAC Championships in the 400 IM with a time of 4:22.39 earning her a fifth-place position in the Ohio record book for the event ... Her MAC performance in the 800 Freestyle Relay earned her a fourth-place spot in the Ohio record book ... In addition to her three previously mentioned broken records on the season, she also earned the top record in the 1000 Freestyle with a 9:50.49, a full five seconds faster than the previous record.

2010-11: Established herself as one of Ohio's premier distance swimmers as a freshman ... Took fifth in the 1650 Freestyle at the MAC Championships with a personal-best time of 16:37.08, as well as seventh in the 500 Free with another personal-best time of 4:53.65 ... Swam a 10:15.74 in the 100 Free in a decisive win over Miami on Feb. 5.

High School: Went to the Washington State Championships four straight years at Shorewood High School ... Four-year letterwinner ... Placed third in the 500 Free with an All-American time her junior year ... Holds four school records in 500 Free, 200 Individual Medley, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Free Relay ... Named Shorewood HS Female Athlete of the Year ... Team captain as a junior and senior.

Personal: Daughter of Ed and Paula ... Has two older siblings, Taylor and Troy... Brother, Taylor, ran track at California Lutheran University ... Hobbies include shopping, hanging out with friends and reading ... Majoring in Political Science.

March 14, 2012: Williams to Compete at NCAA Championships This Weekend
March 15, 2012: Williams Completes First Day of NCAA Championships
March 17, 2012: Williams Places 23rd at NCAA Championships
March 19, 2013: Laurin Williams to Represent Bobcats at NCAA Championships
March 20, 2013: Rigorous Routine Takes Distance Swimmer to the Top. The Post.
March 21, 2013: Williams Completes First Day at NCAA Championships
March 22, 2013: Laurin Williams Prepares for NCAA Championships (VIDEO FEATURE)
March 23, 2013: Laurin Williams Places 36th at NCAA Championships