PARRINGTON ON LeROY:
Lauren improved an enormous amount last year through her desire and commitment to everything I ask of the team. The next step in her development is to continue on with the level of training, and to refine her competitive edge at the national level meets through our mental training program.
2006-07: Earned her first All-America and All-SEC honors in addition to 11 first-place finishes in the regular season...Swept the one- and three-meter diving events on five different occasions - versus Louisville, Northwestern, Georgia, and Florida, as well as at the Minnesota Invite...Set a career-high and Lady Vol record from the three-meter (367.80) at Florida...Became the first Lady Vol diver to medal at the SEC Championships since 2004...Her silver medal from the one-meter (319.75) is the highest ranking for a diver since 2003...Was also fourth from the three-meter at SECs...Was the Southeastern Conference's Female Diver of the Week twice and the Lady Vol Athlete of the Week three times...Placed 15th from the three-meter board at the NCAA meet for her first All-America award...Won the one-meter and one-meter shootout competitions at the Georgia Diving Invitational...Qualified for the semifinals from both the one- and three-meter boards at the Speedo USA Spring Diving Nationals...Finished 19th and 17th, respectively...Competed at the 2007 Kaiser Permanente National Diving Championships, placing 36th from three meters...Her seventh-place finish at the USA Diving National Preliminary Zone A qualified her for the event...2005-06: Poured in 30 points for the Lady Vols at the 2006 Southeastern Conference Championships...Effort ranked fifth on the team, a vast improvement after contributing two points as a freshman...Had an outstanding performance against Florida, winning the one-meter event with a career-best 282.15 and snaring runner-up honors from three meters...Also was triumphant against Georgia, posting a then season-best score of 277.87 to take top honors in the one-meter event...Utilized a personal best from three meters, 279.22, to take second place in the competition in UT's victory against South Carolina...2004-05: Picked up the first win of her collegiate career by topping the field at the UNLV Invite in the three-meter event...Tally of 431.45 established a lifetime best...Also tasted victory in the dual meet against Northwestern with a score of 254.93 in the one-meter...Earned runner-up honors on the three-meter board against Kentucky.
Was a four-year letterwinner with a pair of YMCA national one-meter diving crowns and All-America nods in 2002 and 2003...Finished runner-up in the three-meter in both years as well...Nabbed the 2002 and 2003 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association state diving championships...Broke the state record in 2003...Competed in both the summer and winter Junior Olympics in 2002 and 2003.
Pursuing a degree in exercise science and plans to follow a pre-med track...Models herself after Green Bay Packers' quarterback Brett Favre...Lists breaking the Wisconsin state record and sharing her second diving championship with her sister/coach ,Erin, as her biggest diving thrill... Daughter of Joseph and Joan LeRoy...Has one sister, Erin, 27, and a brother, John, 25...Coached by her sister, Erin, in high school...Born Lauren Carol LeRoy on Sept. 18, 1985, in Oshkosh, Wis.
Tennessee Diving (Coach Dave Parrington)
|Career Top Scores|
|One-meter (six dives)||310.35|
|Three-meter (six dives)||367.80|
|Three-meter (11 dives)||431.45|