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Laura Johnson
Laura Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
Loveless Academic Magnet

Height:
5-11

Event:
Breaststroke/IM

Major:
Exercise Science

2012 U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifier
CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention
SEC Academic Honor Roll

Junior Season (2011-12)
Swam at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha ... Clocked a 1:14.02 in 100-meter breaststroke prelims ... Scored for Auburn at 2012 SEC Championships in Knoxville ... Placed 15th in 100-yard breaststroke (1:02.02); prelim time of 1:01.89 was a season- and career-best and also an NCAA `B' cut ... Recorded 21st place finish in 200 breast (2:16.10) ... Finished 30th in 200 IM (2:03.13) ... Had team's fourth-best time in 200 breast (2:15.87 - NCAA `B' cut) and 200 IM (2:02.84), both career-best times coming at Georgia Invitational ... Scored in three dual meets ... Finished third in 200 breast vs. Arkansas and Notre Dame ... Scored on a relay team vs. Penn State ... Also provided top-16 finishes in 100 breast and 200 breast at Georgia Invitational ... Named a CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season (2010-11)
Competed at SEC Championships in three events ... Barely missed qualifying for finals in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke, finishing 17th in both ... Clocked a 1:02.63 in the 100 breast and a 2:16.40 in the 200 breast ... Also swam the 200 IM, finishing 34th (2:03.26) ... Her 100 breast time was the team's fourth-fastest ... Had Auburn's second-best time in the 200 breast with a 2:16.39 at the Georgia Invitational.

Freshman Season (2009-10)
Swam in three events for the Tigers at the 2010 SEC Championships ... Competed in the 100 breast and finished in a personal-best time of 1:04.04 ... Finished in a career-best time of 2:20.12 in the 200 breast and a career-best time of 2:05.98 in the 200 IM ... Finished second in the 100 breast (1:05.41) and third in the 200 IM (2:08.58) against Emory ... Had a sixth-place finish in the 200 breast (2:22.55) at Texas A&M.

High School
Attended Loveless Academic Magnet ... Alabama state champion in the 100 breast and set a state record in the 200 IM ... Swam for the Montgomery YMCA Barracudas ... YMCA champion in the 100 and 200 breast ... U.S. national finalist in the 200 breast ... Set the Southern Zone record in the 100 breast.

Personal
Daughter of Jim and Jan Johnson ... Has one brother, Daniel ... Majoring in exercise science with a minor in psychology.

Johnson's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
50 freestyle 24.54 12/2/11 Georgia Invitational
100 breaststroke 1:01.06 3/2/13 Last Chance
200 breaststroke 2:13.51 2/23/13 SEC Championships
200 IM 2:01.82 2/23/13 SEC Championships
Johnson's Top Times (LCM)
Event Time Year Meet
100 breaststroke 1:11.87 2011 Sr. Nationals
200 breaststroke 2:39.75 2009 Southeastern LC Champ.