Position
Freestyle
Height
5'11
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Humble, Texas
High School
Humble HS

LSU Record-Holder in the 800 freestyle relay
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Enjoyed a fine career as a middle-distance freestyle performer … Finished with the third-fastest times in school history in the 200 and 500 free … A member of the school’s record-breaking 800 free relay … Held the team’s fastest time in the 500 free in all four seasons and led the team in the 200 free three of her four years … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in every season.

SENIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Emerged as the team’s top middle-distance freestyle threat, leading the team in the 200 and 500 free … Competed in 10 dual meets, the Cougar Classic Fall Invitational and SEC Championships … Enjoyed a fine conference meet, spearheading the program’s record-breaking 800 free relay (7:14.54) and swimming to personal bests in 100, 200 and 500 free … Recorded 11th in the 200 free with a top time of 1:47.78, third in program history … Finished just outside the top-16 in the 500 free, placing 17th with the third-fastest mark in program annals, 4:48.99 … Took 21st in the 100 free with a lifetime best of 50.69 … Posted a 12th-place finish in the 500 free at the Cougar Classic … Also claimed 15th in the 200 free … Won the 500 free at Florida Atlantic and registered third in the 50 free … Earned first-place in the 500 free against Houston, Rice and Tulane and finished second in the 200 free … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Lettered for the fourth time in her career.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Led the Lady Tigers in 200- and 500-yard freestyle races … Competed in every dual meet, Texas A&M’s Art Adamson Invitational and the SEC Championships … Tallied points for the squad at SEC’s with a 16th-place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:49.24) … Qualified for the ‘B’ final of that race with the third-fastest mark in school history, 1:47.84 … Placed 17th in the 500 free with a career best of 4:50.41 … That mark also ranks third all-time at LSU … Also claimed a personal best in the 100 free with a time of 50.71 to take 31st at the conference meet … Finished 19th in the 200 free at the Art Adamson Invitational with a time of 1:49.92 … Also posted a 24th-place finish in the 100 free (51.58) … Won the 200 free (1:50.71) in a tie with Alabama … Captured runner-up honors in the 500 free (4:59.83) at the same meet … Emerged victorious in the 500 free in a win over Kentucky with a time of 4:59.72 … Also recorded a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:51.87) … Topped the field in the 100 free against Delta State … Secured runner-up finishes in the 500 free at the LSU Invitational and against both Arkansas and Texas A&M … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Received her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007-08)
Enjoyed a fine sophomore campaign in middle-distance freestyle events … Competed in every dual meet, the Georgia Tech Invitational and the SEC Championships … Set a team-best mark in the 500 free (4:54.37) and a season-best time in the 200 free (1:49.37) at SEC’s … Emerged victorious in the 200-free consolation final at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Helped the 800 freestyle relay squad place third at the same competition … Seized first-place in the 1000 free (10:32.33) versus Delta State … Tallied second-place finishes in both the 100- and 200-freestyle races against Houston and Rice … Placed second in the 500 free at the 20th-ranked Florida State Seminoles … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006-07)
LSU’s top middle distance freestyle swimmer as a freshman … Competed in every dual meet, the SMU Classic and the SEC Championships … Was the Lady Tigers’ highest finisher in both the 200 and 500 free at SEC’s … Posted the sixth-best 200-free time in school history in a 13th-place finish at SEC’s (1:49.59) … Reached the consolation finals of the 200 free … Recorded the ninth-fastest 500 free time in school history in an 18th-place finish at the same meet (4:54.45) … Helped the 800 free relay team take sixth-place at SEC’s (7:27.66) … Qualified and placed sixth in the 500-free championship final at the SMU Classic (5:05.40) and finished ninth in the 200 free (1:53.73) … Tallied two individual wins in dual-meet competition versus Arkansas and Delta State … Named to the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered four years in swimming and water polo at Humble High School … Named team MVP three times during her career … Four-year state qualifier and All-American … Became the school record-holder in the 200 and 500 freestyle and 200 and 400 free relays … 2004 Canadian Olympic Trials qualifier … Coached by Chuck Blackman.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 5, 1988 in Fort McMurray, Canada … Parents are David and Diane Grandy … Has one brother, Dylan and one sister, Nicole … Majoring in mass communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism.

LAUREN’S TOP TIMES
100 freestyle, 50.69, 2010 SEC Championships
200 freestyle, 1:47.78, 2010 SEC Championships
500 freestyle, 4:48.99, 2010 SEC Championships

 

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