Women's Swimming

Lauren Wismer
Lauren Wismer


Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley


Sophomore 2010-11 - Earned first place in the three-meter dive (303.75) at Illinois State, setting a Horton Pool record with the second-highest three-meter score in Illini history ... Posted the third-highest three-meter score (303.65) in school history in the tri-meet against Michigan State and Southern Illinois ... Earned the ninth-highest one-meter score (276.90) in school history against Illinois State ... Posted the highest-scoring platform dive (195.85) in Illini history at the Hawkeye Invite ... Was plagued with injuries throughout the season.

Freshman 2009-10 - Competed in five meets for the Illini during her freshman season ... Captured seven first-place finishes and one second-place finish ... Set new school records on the one-meter board at Nebraska with a score of 290.47 and on the three-meter board against Iowa State with a score of 304.88 ...Was named Big Ten Diver of the Week on Oct. 13, 2009 ... Was unable to complete her freshman season due to injury.

High School - Letterwinner in both swimming and diving at Blue Valley High School ... 2009 Swimmer/Diver of the Year ... Sun Swimmer/Diver Athlete of the Year 2007, 2009 ... Selected to the All-Metro first team 2006-09 ... Finished first in state in the diving competition 2007, 2009 ... NISCA All-American 2006-07 ... Summer Speedo national finalist in 2007 ... Participated in the 2006 All-Star diving meet in China ... EKL scholar-athlete 2006-09 ... National Honor Society.

Personal - Born Sept. 12, 1990 ... Parents are Charles and Barb Wismer ... Has an older brother, Chad, and a younger sister, Allie ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Grandmother, Claire Wismer, qualified for the 1944 Olympics in gymnastics, which were canceled because of WWII ... Enjoys music, art and athletics ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as accomplishing a goal you have worked really hard for.