Kansas Jayhawks

Lauryn Parrish

Position Free/Back
Class Junior
Hometown Fishers, Ind.
High School Fishers HS
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Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
23.90 50 Y Free 11/16/2018 Kansas Classic
51.82 100 Y Free 11/17/2017 Kansas Classic
1:48.44 200 Y Free 02/21/2018 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship
4:50.40 500 Y Free 02/21/2018 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship
1:57.92 200 Y Back 02/21/2018 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship

2019-20 (Junior)

  • Placed inside the top three six times in the 200-yard freestyle
  • Claimed third place three times in the 200-yard backstroke
  • Placed eighth in both the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.85) and the 200-yard backstroke (1:59.38) at the Big 12 Championships (Feb. 26)

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • All-Big 12 First Team member
  • Won the 200-yard freestyle event with a time of 1:52.33 against Nebraska (11/3)
  • Took home silver in four of the 200-yard freestyle events she competed in
  • Recorded her personal best time of 1:48.44 in the 200-yard freestyle at the Big 12 Championship (2/21-24)
  • Placed inside the top-three in eight straight 200-yard backstroke events
  • Finished with a personal-best in the 200-yard backstroke (1:57.92) at the Big 12 Championship (2/21-24)
  • Had the third-fastest time on the team in the 200-yard backstroke and the 200-yard freestyle
  • Finished with a personal-best in the 500-yard freestyle (4:50.40) at the Big 12 Championship (2/21-24)

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • Earned All-Big 12 First Team for her contributions in the 400-yard (3:23.13) and 800-yard (7:13.75) freestyle relays, including the 200-yard medley relay (1:40.40) at the Big 12 Championship (2/23)
  • Three-time finalist at the conference meet (2/21-24) in the 200-yard backstroke (1:58.56), 200-yard freestyle (1:48.84), and the 500-yard freestyle (4:50.40) with a personal-best all leading to an All-Big 12 Second Team spot
  • Took home gold in five of the 200-yard freestyle events she competed in as a freshman
  • Swept the pool in the 1,000-yard freestyle against William Jewell with a time of 10:24.33
  • Lead Kansas’ trio in her first collegiate race at the Collegiate Open Water Nationals (CSCAA) (9/16) with a fourth-place finish time of 1:05:02.27

High School

  • School record holder in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events
  • School record holder as a member of the 200 and 400 freestyle relays
  • IHSAA Mental Attitude Award winner in 2017
  • Fishers high school Business Student of the Year 2017

Personal

  • Daughter of Shawn and Aimee Parrish
  • One younger sister Sydney
  • Father played basketball at Ball State
  • Mother played basketball at Valparaiso
  • Management major