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Laura Turpen
Laura Turpen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Vacaville, Calif.

High School:
Vacaville

Height:
5-6

Event:
Fly/IM

Experience:
2L

Club Team:
Vacaville Swim Club


08/20/2014

Swimming & Diving Announces Schedule For 2014-15 Season

Green Wave to host LSU, West Florida and North Texas in first season in American Athletic Conference

07/11/2014

Swimming & Diving Receives CSCAA Scholar All-America Status

Green Wave claim academic honor for spring semester after posting a cumulative 3.53 GPA

03/02/2014

Sills Sets 200 Fly Record In Final Day Of 2014 C-USA Championship

Green Wave finish sixth after posting 35 season-best and 22 career-best marks to go with four school marks

03/01/2014

Swimming & Diving Sets Two More Team Records In Day 3 Of C-USA Championship

Schachter sets school mark and posts NCAA B cut in 100 breast, helps 400 medley relay post school-record time

02/27/2014

Schachter Wins 50 Free In Record Fashion During Day 2 Of C-USA Championship

Green Wave swimming & diving team post four career-best times among six season-best performances

TOP TIMES
100 breast: 1:15.51 at UH Cougar Classic (11/18/11)
100 fly: 1:03.95 at San Diego State (1/10/12)
200 fly: 2:11.30 at C-USA Championship (2/18/12)
500 free: 5:17.82 at Houston Tri-Meet (1/28/12)
1000 free: 10:45.27 vs North Texas (10/15/11)
1650 free: 18:02.16 at C-USA Championship (2/18/12)
200 IM: 2:19.29 at LSU (9/30/11)
400 IM: 4:35.27 at C-USA Championship (2/17/12)

2011-12: Swam all nine meets as a true freshman...posted top times of 1:03.95 in the 100 fly at San Diego State (Jan. 10), 1:15.51 in the 100 breast in the preliminaries of the UH Cougar Classic prelims (Nov. 18), 2:11.30 in the 200 fly at the C-USA Championship preliminaries (Feb. 18), 2:19.29 in the 200 IM at LSU (Sept. 30), 4:35.27 at C-USA Championship (Feb. 17), 5:17.82 in the 500 free at the Houston Tri-Meet (Jan. 28), 10:45.27 in the 1000 free vs North Texas (Oct. 15) and 18:02.16 in the 1650 free at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 18)...tallied a pair of individual third-place finishes: in the 1000 free vs North Texas and the 400 IM vs Vanderbilt...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Vacaville High...helped the Bulldogs win three Monticello-Empire League titles...as a senior, won league's 200 IM and 100 fly and was a member of the 200 medley relay team...also finished second in the 400 free relay with an anchor split of 53.67.

Personal: Born Laura Rae Turpen on May, 21, 1993, in Vallejo, Calif...daughter of Thomas and Ann Turpen...has one brother, Jeremy, and two sisters: Chandra and Colleen...proposed major is public health.