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Illinois State College Picks Up Distance Freestyler Lauren Hervey for 2021


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Lauren Hervey of Columbia, MO has introduced her choice to proceed her educational and athletic profession at Illinois State College starting within the fall of 2021. She is in her closing 12 months at Father Tolton Catholic Excessive College and she or he swims membership for the Columbia Swim Membership.

I fell in love with the teaching employees, the women on the crew, and the varsity. I’ve been swimming for the previous 10 years and love distance. I’m past excited to additional my love for swim in school. Go Redbirds!

In February, Hervey competed on the 2020 Missouri Excessive College Women State Class 1 Championships. The Father Tolton Catholic junior swam the 200 and 500 free and she or he was a member of her crew’s 400 free relay. In prelims, she touched third within the 200 free and first within the 500 free, incomes a spot within the A-final. She took 0.76 seconds off of her 200 free time in finals to go a time of 1:53.77. She was in a position to out-swim Makenzie Kurre of Savannah Excessive College to earn the silver medal.

She took residence an extra medal within the 500 free. She had gone a private finest time in prelims (5:02.61), which earned her the highest seed going into finals. She went 0.11 seconds slower throughout her night swim and was out-touched by her sister, Lindsey Hervey. The 2 sisters dominated the race, with Lauren touching 9.three seconds forward of the third-place finisher. Her prelims time was a 2019 Futures qualifying time.

Lastly, Hervey led off Father Tolton Catholic’s 400 free relay, powering to the wall in an unofficial finest time of 53.87. Jaclyn Sexauer, Summer time Ryan, and Lindsey Harvey swam the remaining legs of the relay for an 18th place end.

In March of 2019, Hervey swam on the Speedo Champions Collection in Columbia. She competed within the 200, 500, 1000, and 1650 free, the 200 fly, and the 400 IM. She swam private finest instances in each occasion besides the 500 free. She completed 4th within the 1650 and ninth within the 1000 free, and she or he made it again to finals in every of her different races.

High SCY Instances:

  • 200 free – 1:53.73
  • 500 free – 5:02.61
  • 1000 free – 10:26.71
  • 1650 free – 17:17.30

Hervey will be part of the Redbirds within the fall of 2021, the place she shall be a prime distance recruit for the ladies’s crew. Her prime 1000 free time would have made her the crew’s quickest competitor by 6.41 seconds in the course of the 2019-2020 season. Equally, her 1650 would have been 8.34 seconds sooner than prime distance swimmer Morgan Rosser‘s time. Rosser will graduate within the spring of 2021.

She would have scored factors for Illinois State on the 2020 Missouri Valley Convention Championships, along with her prime instances putting her ninth within the 1650 and within the B-final of the 500 free.

Illinois State College had a powerful recruiting 12 months, selecting up verbals from Eva Reyes, Emma Feltzer, Karinda Meeuwsen, Mia Snow, Sydney Hoff, and distance swimmers Ella Glaspie and Lauren Wisdom for its class of 2025.

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