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Micah Lawrence
Micah Lawrence

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pflugerville, Texas

High School:
Pflugerville

Height:
6-0

Event:
Breaststroke

Major:
Graphic Design

2012 Olympian (United States)
2010-11 USA Swimming National Team
2010 Pan Pacific Competitor
2010 USA Swimming National Finalist
Seven-Time All-American
Three-Time SEC Champion (400 MR (2), 100 breast)
2011 All-SEC Second Team
2009, 2010 All-SEC First Team
Auburn Record-Holder (100, 200 breast SCY; 100, 200 breast LCM)
CSCAA Scholar All-American
SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 London Olympics
Competed for Team USA at the 2012 London Olympic Games ... Advanced to final in 200-meter breaststroke ... Finished sixth in the final in 2:23.27.

Redshirt Year (2011-12)
Elected to take an Olympic redshirt to train for 2012 London Olympic Games ... Trained under former Auburn head coach David Marsh at SwimMAC Carolina ... Earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team with a runner-up finish in the 200-meter breaststroke at U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha ... Posted time of 2:23.03 to finish second behind eventual Olympic gold medalist Rebecca Soni, clinching a trip to London ... Time was an Auburn long-course record ... Also advanced to final in 100m breast, finishing seventh (1:07.67).

Junior Season (2010-11)
Earned seventh career All-America honor at 2011 NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas ... Swam the breaststroke leg in preliminaries of the 400 medley relay, helping Auburn earn a spot in the consolation final ... Finished 19th in 100 breast prelims (1:00.89) ... Took 21st in 200 breast (2:11.59) ... Won three silver medals at 2011 SEC Championships in Gainesville ... Finished second in 100 breast final (59.96) ... Also took second in 200 breast final (2:10.23) ... Helped 400 medley relay team to runner-up finish (3:32.79) ... Finished 26th in 200 IM (2:02.09) ... All three individual times at SECs were season-bests ... Times in 100 and 200 breast were Auburn's top times of the season ... Won three individual races during the season, taking the 200 breast victories vs. Alabama, LSU and Florida ... All-SEC Second Team ... Named a CSCAA Scholar All-American ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore Season (2009-10)
Selected to the 2010-11 USA Swimming National Team and to the U.S. Short Course World Championship team ... Represented the United States at the 2010 Mutual of Omaha Pan Pacific Championships, swimming in the 50m, 100m and 200m breast ... Took 10th in the 100 breast with a time of 1:07.85, while her preliminary time of 1:07.62 set a new Auburn record ... Finished ninth in the 200m breast with another Auburn record-breaking time of 2:25.19 ... Was 18th in the 50 breast in 32.07 ... Reached the championship final in the 100m and 200m breast at the 2010 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships ... Came away with a third-place finish in the 100 breast (1:08.48) and an eighth-place finish in the 200 breast (2:29.70) ... Tallied three All-America honors at the 2010 NCAA Championships ... A part of the ninth-place finishing 400 medley relay (3:34.08) and 12th-place finishing 200 medley relay (1:38.99) ... Took 16th in the 200 breast (2:12.63) ... Earned her first individual title at the 2010 SEC Championships, taking first in the 100 breast with a school and SEC record time of 59.29 ... Also a part of the first-place finishing 400 medley relay that finished in 3:31.83 ... Member of the second-place finishing 200 medley relay (1:38.32).

Freshman Season (2008-09)
Competed at the 2009 USA Swimming National Championships ... Finished 12th in the 100m breast in 1:09.40 and 17th in the 200m breast in 2:29.72 ... Tallied three All-America honors at the 2009 NCAA Championships ... Member of the fourth-place 200 medley relay that finished in 1:36.85 ... Recorded a fifth-place finish in the 200 breast in 2:09.59 ... Set an Auburn record in the event during the prelims with a time of 2:08.99 ... Swam the second leg of the 400 medley relay that finished ninth in 3:31.50 ... Also participated in the 100 breast, finishing 19th in 1:00.73 ... At the SEC Championships, Lawrence swam the second leg of the 400 medley relay that took the title in a school-record time of 3:31.28 ... Finished third in the 100 breast in 1:00.28.

High School
A five-star recruit according to Swimming World Magazine ... Attended Pflugerville High School ... Competed for Texas Gold club team ... Runner-up in state her junior year in the 100 breast and 200 IM ... National Junior team member in 2007 ... Finished 36th at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100 breast with a time of 1:11.16 ... Finished 14th in the 200 breast, clocking in at 2:31.49 ... Finished 17th in the 200m breast at the U.S. open with a time of 2:33.70.

Personal
Parents are Scott and Caroline Lawrence ... Has three sisters: Sarah, Alannah and Debbi ... Sarah and Alannah swam at New Mexico State ... Majoring in graphic design.

Lawrence's Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
100 breaststroke 59.29! 2/19/10 SEC Championships
200 breaststroke 2:08.23! 12/2/12 Georgia Invitational
200 IM 1:59.15 11/30/12 Georgia Invitational
400 IM 4:13.41 2/21/13 SEC Championships
! - school record
Lawrence's Top Times (LCM)
Event Time Year Meet
50 freestyle 26.93 2012 Last Call for Omaha
100 breaststroke 1:07.39! 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials
200 breaststroke 2:23.03! 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials
200 IM 2:17.59 2011 Sectionals
! - school record