Laura Rickey

Laura Rickey

Events Fly
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Monmouth, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Monmouth-Roseville
2009-2010: Posted the team’s third fastest 100 freestyle time of the season (56.06) to lead off a relay ... had the third best 50 free mark of the year as well (25.89) ... swam a season-best time of 2:02.25 in the 200 free ... competed in the 100 backstroke for the first time, turning in a time of 1:06.25.

2008-2009: Swam the sprint freestyle events for Valpo as a sophomore ... turned in a personal best of 25.34 in the 50 free and 55.80 in the 100 free at the Horizon League Championships ... had a season best time of 2:00.26 in the 200 free at the league championships.

2007-2008: Competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle as well as the 100 and 200 butterfly as a freshman ... turned in the team’s fourth best 100 free time of the season (55.93) ... a member of the second fastest 200 freestyle relay in school history ... turned in a season’s best time of 25.75 in the 50 free ... had Valpo’s fourth best 200 fly time of the year (2:23.80).

Prep: Finished in fourth place in the 100 butterfly at the Illinois sectional as a sophomore for the Titans ... earned a fifth place finish in the 100 fly as a junior ... a nine-year state competitor in YMCA swimming ... also lettered in cross country and track and field ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Laura is the daughter of Paul and Kathy Rickey ... major is accounting ... born April 12, 1989.