Lauren Perdue
Lauren Perdue

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, N.C.

High School:
J.H. Rose

Height:
5-7

Event:
Free



03/22/2014

Virginia Women Finish 11th at NCAA Championships

Smith, Bartholomew post third-place individual finishes

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 286 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,909 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

08/06/2013

Virginia Has 293 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Honor Roll

Conference has record 2,916 student-athletes recognized

06/14/2013

Virginia Honored with U.S. Olympic Achievement Award at NACDA Convention

Department honored for Lauren Perdue's performance at London Olympics

01/26/2013

Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Swimming vs. Wisconsin/Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

01/22/2013

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

Swimming Senior Day (by Matt Riley)

2012 Olympic Gold Medalist
2013 ACC Swimmer of the Championships
2011 ACC Swimmer of the Year
2011 ACC Swimmer of the Championships
2010 ACC Freshman of the Year
2010 ACC Swimmer of the Championships

NCAA All-American
 (16)
2013:
200 Free (HM), 200 Free Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM), 800 Free Relay (HM)
2011:
50 Free, 200 Free, 100 Free (HM), 800 Free Relay, 200 Free Relay (HM), 400 Free Relay (HM)
2010:
50 Free, 200 Free, 100 Free (HM), 400 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay


ACC Champion
 (19)
2013:
200 Free, 800 Free Relay
2012:
100 Free, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay
2011:
100 Free, 200 Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay

2010:
50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay


All-ACC (23)
2013:
50 Free, 100 Free,200 Free, 800 Free Relay
2012: 50 Free,100 Free, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay
2011: 50 Free,100 Free, 200 Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay
2010: 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay

UVA Career Bests

50 Free:
22.01 (Virginia Record)
100 Free:
47.88 (ACC and Virginia Record)
200 Free:
1:42.51 (ACC and Virginia Record)



2012-13
• Member of the 2012-13 USA Swimming National Team
• Named the ACC Swimmer of the Championships
• Became the second Cavalier (Cara Lane) to win two ACC events three times when she won the 200-yard freestyle at ACCs
• Earned All-ACC honors with second-place finishes in the 50 free and 100 free
• Anchor of 800 free relay that broke ACC record in 7:01.56 at conference meet
• Placed 10th in 200 free at NCAAs to earn honorable mention All-America honors
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with 200 free relay (15th), 400 free relay (16th) and 800 free relay (11th)
• Also finished 22nd in both 50 free and 100 free at NCAAs
• Finished second in the 50 free and 200 free and seventh in the 100 free at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Swam season-best times in the 50 free (22.29) and 100 free (48.45) in finals at ACCs
• Posted a season-best time in the 200 free (1:43.62) at the Georgia Fall Invite
• Picked up wins in 14 of 15 dual-meet races (was second in only other race)
• Named ACC Swimmer of the Week for efforts against South Carolina
• Given the team's Coaches' Award
• Named to the ACC All-Academic squad

2011-12
• Won gold with the United States 4x200m free relay at the 2012 London Olympic Games
• Qualified for the Olympics with a fourth-place finish in the 200m free at the U.S. Olympic Trials
• Missed the NCAA Championships after undergoing back surgery; qualified for the meet in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle events

• Won the 100 freestyle in a time of 48.27 at the ACC Championships, taking the title for the third consecutive year

• Earned all-conference honors with her second-place showing in the 50 freestyle (22.17) at ACCs

• Anchored Virginia's ACC champion 200 medley (1:39.03) and 800 freestyle (7:03.56) relay teams

• The 800 freestyle relay's time of 7:03.56 was the second-fastest in school history
• Led-off UVa's ACC champion 200 freestyle (1:29.95) and 400 freestyle (3:16.50) relay teams as well

• Anchored the 400 medley relay team that finished second at ACCs in 3:35.76

• Did not swim the 200 freestyle at ACCs and instead swam on all five Virginia relays

• Her fastest time of the season in the 200 freestyle came at the Georgia Invitational (1:46.59)

• Tabbed ACC Performer of the Week (Jan. 24)

• Named to All-ACC Academic Team


• 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle

2010-11
• Competed in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle at her second straight NCAA Championships

• Broke her own ACC record in the 200 freestyle in a NCAA runner-up finish of 1:42.51 to collect All-America honors in the event

• Earned All-America honors with an eighth-place finish in the 50 freestyle (22.32) and broke her own school record in the preliminaries (22.01)

• Recorded honorable mention All-America honors for the second consecutive season with an 11th-place finish in the 100 freestyle (48.24) at NCAAs

• Anchored the 800 freestyle relay team that finished sixth at NCAAs (7:03.04) to earn All-America honors

• Also a member of the 400 freestyle relay (10th) and 200 freestyle relay (12th) teams that received honorable mention All-America accolades at the national meet

• Won her second straight individual conference titles in the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle at the ACC Championships 

• Set a meet record in the 200 freestyle with a NCAA 'A' time of 1:43.73

• Claimed the 100 freestyle crown with an ACC and meet record of 47.88

• Picked up all-conference honors with a third-place showing in the 50 freestyle (22.38) 

• Anchored the winning 800 freestyle relay team that set an ACC and meet record with a time of 7:03.00

• Also led-off Virginia's championship 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay teams

• Anchored the 400 medley relay team that finished second 

• Four-time ACC Performer of the Week (Oct. 26, Nov. 16, Dec. 7, Jan. 11)

• Selected to All-ACC Academic Team

2009-10
• Earned All-America honors in the 50 freestyle (fifth, 22.27) and the 200 freestyle (eighth, 1:45.68) and was an honorable mention All-American in the 100 freestyle (14th, 49.00) at her first NCAA Championships

• Set the school record in the 50 freestyle (22.26) and 100 freestyle (48.61) during the preliminaries of the NCAA Championships

• Member of three of Virginia's All-America relay teams, including the 400 medley relay (fifth), 200 freestyle relay (eighth) and 400 freestyle relay (eighth)

• Won the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events and was a member of four winning relay teams at the ACC Championships en route to being named the swimmer of the championships

• Set the conference and school record in the 200 freestyle during the conference meet with a prelim time of 1:43.86

• Part of Virginia's 800 freestyle relay team that also set an ACC record, finishing in 7:04.74

• Member of the 200 free relay and 400 medley relay which both set meet records at ACCs

• Two-time ACC Performer of the Week (Nov. 10 and Dec. 9)

High School
• Scholastic All-American 

• Named conference swimmer of the year in 2009

• North Carolina state record holder in the 50 and 100 freestyle

• Junior National Champion in the 200 freestyle

• North Carolina Open record holder in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle

• Member of the 2008-2009 Junior National Team

• 2008 Olympic Trials qualifier

• Member of National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society

• Also member of National Art Honor Society and National Science Honor Society

Personal
• Daughter of Phil and Tammy Perdue

• Sister, Meredith, swam at UVa (2009-12)

• Also has a younger brother, Philip 

• Father, Phil, swam at Virginia and mother, Tammy, swam at William & Mary

• Volunteered as assistant coach at a local swim club

• Enjoys painting and drawing, surfing, wakeboarding and going to the beach

• Majoring in anthropology