Laura Simon
Laura Simon

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Simmern, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Mainz

Height:
5-9

Event:
Breast



04/09/2014

Virginia Leads Conference with 18 All-ACC Academic Selections

Cavaliers have 12 women and six men recognized

03/22/2014

Virginia Women Finish 11th at NCAA Championships

Smith, Bartholomew post third-place individual finishes

03/21/2014

Virginia Concludes Second Day of NCAAs

Bartholomew finishes fifth in 100 back, as does 800 free relay

03/20/2014

Virginia Breaks Three School Records on First Day of NCAAs

Smith breaks school and ACC record in 500 free

03/19/2014

Virginia Women Set to Begin NCAA Championships Thursday

Cavaliers send school-record 17 swimmers to national meet

Dual Meet Wins
• 200 Breast (Pitt), 100 Breast (Pitt), 200 Breast (NCSU), 100 Breast (Duke), 200 Breast (Duke), 100 Breast (UNC), 200 Breast (UNC), 100 Breast (VT), 200 Breast (Quad), 100m Breast (Navy), 200m Breast (Navy)

Virginia Career Bests
100 Breast:
59.89 (1st all-time at UVa)
200 Breast: 2:08.47 (1st all-time at UVa)

Background
• 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

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