Laura Simon
Laura  Simon


Simmern, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Mainz




Ten Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Swimming and Diving Teams

Virginia had eight women and two men recognized


Virginia Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships, Smith Wins 1,650 Free Title

Cavaliers post highest team finish in program history


Virginia in Fourth Place After Second Day of NCAAs

Cavaliers finish in the top eight in four events


Leah Smith Captures 500 Freestyle NCAA Title

400 medley relay finishes second, the highest UVa relay finish ever


Virginia Women to Begin NCAA Championships Thursday

National meet runs Thursday through Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.

All-American (2)
200 Medley Relay, 200 Breast (HM)

ACC Champion (2)
200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay

All-ACC (4)
100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay

Virginia Career Bests
100 Breast:
58.96 (UVa record)
200 Breast: 2:06.90 (UVa record)
200 IM: 1:59.15

• Earned All-America honors with the 200 medley relay that placed seventh at the NCAA Championships
• Took home Honorable Mention All-America honors, placing 11th in the 200 breast at NCAAs
• Part of the 400 medley relay that broke the school record at NCAAs in 3:29.42
• ACC Champion as part of the 200 and 400 medley relays
• Earned All-ACC honors with second-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast at the ACC Championships
• Broke three school records at ACCs, including the 100 breast (58.96), 200 breast (2:07.68) and as part of the 200 medley relay (1:36.16)
• Also finished 18th in the 200 IM in a season-best time of 2:00.04 at ACCs
• Finished second in the 100 and 200 breast at the Ohio State Invite
• Picked up 11 dual-meet wins (100 breast - 5x, 200 breast - 6x)
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Earned fifth-place finishes in both the 50m and 100m breast at the 2011 Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru
• Placed ninth in the 50m breast at the 2010 Junior European Championships
• Earned silver in the 200m breast and bronze in 100m breast at the 2012 German Short Course Championships
• Took home silver in the 50m breast and bronze in the 100m breast at the 2012 German Championships (long course)
• Mulitiple-time German Champion in age-group level for 50m, 100m and 200m breast
• Holds multiple German age-group recordsin breaststroke
• 2013 Best Graduate of the Year at Gymnasium Mainz

• Daughter of Gabi and Kurt Simon
• Has an older brother, Jonas
• Has two younger sisters, Lea and Sophie