Gamecock sophomore finishes fifth in the finals
Meet begins Monday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title
Carolina men's 800 free relay team earns NCAA A cut
PRE-COLLEGE - 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.
PERSONAL - 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...Plans to major in exercise science.