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Lauren Buckworth
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Updated: February 18, 2013

2012-13: Posted fifth-place finishes with career bests in the 100 and 200 butterfly events at the Virginia Tech Invitatioal ... Swam at No. 10 Virginia ... Took ninth in the 100 butterfly in the win against William & Mary and Miami ... Placed seventh in the 100 butterfly against No. 10 Tennessee ... Made it to the bonus heats in the 200 IM and 200 butterfly and took 12th in the 400 IM at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Swam her first collegiate event in the season opener against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Posted a third-place finish in the 400 IM (4:42.97) and a sixth-place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:12.69).

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Mount St. Dominic Academy ... Three-time Essex County Swimmer of the Year winner ... Earned first team All-State honors in 2011 ... Was placed on the first team All-County team in 2009-11 ... Winner of the Cullin Jones Award in 2009-11 ... Two-time Essex County Team Champions ... A member of the 2012 NJSIAA Non-Public B State Championship team ... A member of the Cougar Aquatic Team for 10 years ... NJ Junior Olympic Champions in 2012 ... The NJ Junior Olympic High Point winner in 2011 ... A Junior National Qualifier from 2009-11.

Personal: Lauren Catherine Buckworth was born on Nov. 20, 1993 ... Daughter of Michael and Betsy Buckworth ... Has two siblings, Courtney and Abby ... Majoring in life sciences.

Buckworth's Career Best
200 IM: 2:09.75 400 IM: 4:36.19
100 Butterfly: 56.54 200 Butterfly: 2:05.77
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