Position
Freestyle
Height
5'10
Class
Senior
Hometown
Atlanta, Ga.
High School
St. Pius X Catholic HS

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.

PERSONAL
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

 

 

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