Laura Ryan
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Elk River, Minn.

High School:
Elk River

Last College:



Record Book:

• Set the school and pool records on platform for a dual meet or a invitational.

• Set the school record on platform for a championship meet.


• Qualified for Zones on all three boards.

• Chosen as the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Nov. 26 after finishing first on 3-meter, second on 1-meter and fifth on platform at the Auburn Fall Invitational.

• Chosen as the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Jan. 7 for her efforts in the Georgia Diving Invitational and dual meet with North Carolina State.

• Named the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Jan. 14 after sweeping the springboards in back-to-back meets at Texas A&M and at Texas.

• Inducted into the UGA Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.

• Named to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

• Named a recipient of the Ramsey Scholarship for Academic/Athletic Excellence.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll and the Dean's List.

Collegiate Personal Bests:

1-Meter Springboard 341.50 11 Big Ten Championship

3-Meter Springboard 405.05 11 Big Ten Championship

Platform 350.85 11 Big Ten Championship


• Came in fifth on platform and 13th on 3-meter at the NCAAs as the Lady Bulldogs won the program's fifth national title.

• Placed first on 3-meter, third on platform and 18th on 1-meter at the SECs as the Lady Bulldogs claimed the team title for the fourth straight year.

• Named First-Team All-SEC.

• Named the SEC Diver of the Week after winning both boards against Florida.

• Named to the Olympic Performance Squad, the United States Canada Cup Team and the FINA Grand Prix by USA Diving.

• Named to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

• Named a First-Team Scholar All-American by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.


• Competing for Indiana, came in eighth on 3-meter and 12th on 1-meter and platform at the NCAA Championships.


• Won the Big Ten championship on platform, came in second on 1-meter and placed third on 3-meter.

High School:

• Graduated from Elk River High and was coached by Jason Baumann.

• Was a three-time AAU National Champion.

• Won the Minnesota state championship in 2007.

• Was a three-time Academic All-State honoree.

• Set eight school records in diving, swimming and track.


• Earned a team silver medal and a bronze in 3-meter synchro springboard at the World University Games in Russia.

• Won the 3-meter synchro and claimed high point honors at the 2012 AT&T National Championships.

• Won a bronze medal at the 2012 FINA Grand Prix in 10-meter synchro.

• Was a 2012 London World Cup team member and placed 10th in 10-meter synchro.

• Has been a National Team member since 2010.

• Won a bronze medal at the 2009 Junior Pan American Games on 1-meter.

• Was a member of the 2008-09 Junior National Team.

• Won three national titles in 10-meter synchro from 2010-12 and one title in 3-meter synchro in 2012.

• Has been a 19-time national finalist.

• Qualified for the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in every event.


• Born July 4, 1992.

• Daughter of Gary and Barb Ryan.

• Majoring in Psychology.

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