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Lauren Lamendola
Lauren  Lamendola


Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Pine Richland HS



South Carolina Honors 33 Fall 2016 Graduates at Senior Ring Ceremony


Lamendola Chosen for CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

All-American diver adds academic honors to trophy case


Gamecocks Finish 17th at NCAA Championships as Three More Earn All-America Honors

South Carolina earns highest finish under McGee Moody, best team result since 1991


Nied Earns All-America Honors as Gamecocks Finish NCAA Championships

South Carolina finishes with three All-Americans for first time since 2004


Gamecocks Continue NCAA Championships Run

Freshmen Barksdale, Nied to represent Carolina Saturday as NCAAs come to a close


2016 NCAA Championships

Pictures from the 2016 NCAA Championships - Atlanta, Ga.


2015 SEC Championships

2015 SEC Championships


South Carolina vs. Duke (1/11/14)

South Carolina vs. Duke (1/11/14)

  • 2016 All-American 1-Meter
  • 2016 CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American
  • 2016 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 2016 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2015 Second Team All-SEC
  • 2015 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2014 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2013 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Two-time SEC Diver of the Week

  • 2016 (SENIOR)
  • Earned All-America status by finishing 15th at the NCAA Championships in the 1-meter (285.20)
  • Also dove the 3-meter at the NCAA Championships, placing 39th (276.40)
  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships by finishing eighth in 3-meter (611.00) and 10th in 1-meter (558.80) at Zone Diving
  • Posted two strong finishes at the SEC Championships, ending the event fourth in 1-meter (317.45) and sixth in 3-meter (319.80)
  • Won the 3-meter (307.80) in a dual against Alabama
  • Garnered both 1-meter (312.75) and 3-meter (352.57) at the ECU Tri-Meet, setting ECU's pool record in the 3-meter
  • Won SEC Diver of the Week honors for her performance at East Carolina
  • Finished the season with 12 podium placements

  • 2014-15 JUNIOR
  • Dove in two events at the SEC Championships and also qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships
  • Had her best finish at the SEC Championships, finishing third in the 1-meter with a score of 328.15
  • Placed 25th in the 3-meter with a score of 263.05
  • Placed 12th in the 1-meter at the Zone Championships (560.55) and 14th in the 3-meter (559.80)
  • Won the 3-meter in tri-meet competitions against East Carolina and College of Charleston and also Duke and Harvard
  • Tallied five top-five finishes in the 1-meter
  • Finished in the top-five six times in the 3-meter
  • Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

  • 2014 (SOPHOMORE)
  • Competed at the SEC Championships, finishing 29th on the three-meter (252.40) and 30th on the one meter (197.40)
  • Won her first of event of the season in the one-meter at College of Charleston with 329.92 points
  • Earned wins in both the one-meter and three-meter at East Carolina and against Duke
  • Claimed five first place finishes
  • Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

  • 2013 (FRESHMAN)
  • Dove at all but one meet during the regular season and competed at the SEC Championships and NCAA Zone B Championships
  • Scored on both the one and three-meter springboards at the SEC Championships
  • Claimed 20th on the one-meter with a score of 249.90 and 22nd on the three-meter with a score of 265.85
  • Placed 21st on the one-meter at the Zone Championships with a score of 243.90 and 25th on the three-meter with a score of 258.60
  • Finished runner-up on two occasions during the regular season
  • Named to the SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

  • Graduated from Pine Richland High School
  • Lettered three years for the Rams under head coach Maria Misenhelter
  • Named All-American and earned Academic All-American honors
  • Two-time Western Pennsylvania champions
  • Pennsylvania state champion in 2012
  • Pennsylvania state silver medalist in 2011
  • Pine Richland school and pool record holder
  • Also lettered one year in gymnastics
  • Dove for the Pitt Aquatic Club for coaches Julian and Doe Krug
  • Placed 13th at Age Group Nationals in 2011
  • Spring Eastern Nationals qualifier in 2012
  • Highest Honor Roll all four years
  • Received the Music Department Achievement Award
  • Member of the National Honor Society

  • Full name is Lauren Virginia Lamendola
  • Born July 23, 1994
  • Parents are Ron and Jody Lamendola
  • Has two brothers, Alex and Andrew, and one sister, Christine
  • Father played football at Allegheny College
  • Majoring in exercise science

  • Lauren Lamendola
    Lamendola's Top Scores
    Event Score Date Meet Location
    1 Meter (6 Dives) 329.92 10/12/12 College of Charleston Charleston, S.C.
    1 Meter (12 Dives) 558.80 3/7/16 NCAA Zone B Championships Atlanta, Ga.
    3 Meter (6 Dives) 354.35 --- --- ---
    3 Meter (12 Dives) 611.00 3/8/16 NCAA Zone B Championships Atlanta, Ga.
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