|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Geneva|
2013-14: Turned in her best 50 free time of 26.53 at UIC (Jan. 18)...competed on the 200 medley relay team along with Lightner/Cannon/Trimpe that scored a season-best 1:49.52 at the Horizon League Championships (Feb. 28) where her 200 free relay team that included Trimpe/Lightner/herself/McBride also clocked a season watermark time of 1:38.83...also teamed up with Lightner/McBride/Trimpe to record a 3:38.10 finish at the HL Championships.
2011-12: Competed in freestyle, butterfly and backstroke during freshman campaign ... turned in the sixth fastest 100 back time (1:01.32) in program history at the Horizon League Championships ... produced season's fastest 50 (25.13) and 100 (55.44) free times ... posted season's second fastest 100 fly time (1:00.87) ... helped turn in the fifth fastest 400 medley relay (4:04.33) in Valpo women's swimming history with Natalie Jarrett, Ali Taubert and Flavia Segatto.
Prep: Sectional and State team qualifier for Vikings … named Academic All-Western Sun Conference four consecutive years … awarded 2011-2012 Illinois State Scholar.
Personal: Lauren is the daughter of David and Martha Knop … major is mechanical engineering … born Aug. 11, 1993.