Carolina wins two medals, sets six school records on the week
Flach, Rodriguez, Miller to compete for SEC titles
Flach shatters school record in 500 freestyle with NCAA automatic qualifying time
Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title
Carolina wins 12 events on Saturday, 24 total on the weekend
2011-12 - Swam in every regular season meet and at the SEC Championships...One of Carolina's top sprinters...Had team's second fastest time in the 50 freestyle with a mark of 23.73 at the SEC Championships, which tied a personal record...Posted the second best time on the team in the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships (56.56, PR)...Also recorded the third fastest time in the 100 freestyle with a personal best of 51.91 against Duke and Queens...Had two wins on the season, claiming first in the 100 freestyle against Duke and Queens and East Carolina and Vanderbilt...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11 - One of the Gamecocks' top sprinters as a freshman, particularly on relays...Had team's third-best times in 50 free (23.73) and 100 free (52.32), both at SEC Championships...Also had fourth-best 200 free time (1:52.01) at SEC meet...Part of top 200 FR (1:33.03), and 200 MR (1:41.78) teams; 200 MR was an NCAA `B' cut...Part of three winning relays - 400 FR vs. Duke/Queens and Alabama/Georgia and 200 MR at East Carolina.
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Hillcrest High School...Was team MVP for the Rams...Was runner-up in 100 free and third place in 200 free at 2010 high school state meet...Club team is Middle Tyger YMCA...Named a Scholastic All-American for two years...Four-year all-state selection...Participated in South Carolina select camp...Helped team to Y-Nationals long course national title for three years...Named South Carolina High School League Scholar-Athlete.
PERSONAL - Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Raczkowski...Born October 31, 1991, in Portland, Maine...Parents are David and Mary Raczkowski...Has a sister, Stephanie...Father played soccer at Saint Louis University and the University of Maine...Plans to major in public health...Chose South Carolina because of the academic and athletic programs, and because of the closeness and support of the team.