Lauren Pavel
Lauren Pavel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Skutt Catholic High

Event:
Breast/IM

10/17/2014

Comeback leads to Strong Showing in Duel in the Pool for Bears

The Missouri State men's and women's swimming teams hit their stride midway through annual Duel in the Pool to earn near Sweep of Drury

10/14/2014

Pavel Named MVC Swimmer of the Week

The Missouri Valley Conference names MSU sophomore Lauren Pavel Swimmer of the Week for her performances at Evansville and Southern Illinois

10/11/2014

Bears Split With Salukis in Weekend Finale

The MSU men's swimming and diving team completes an undefeated weekend while the women fall to the Salukis Saturday

10/10/2014

Bears Sweep Purple Aces in First Dual Victory

Missouri State sets the pace in a sweep for the men's and women's swimming and diving teams over Evansville on Friday

10/03/2014

MSU Swimming & Diving Finish Third at Show-Me Showdown

Freshmen play a big role in both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams' debut at the Show-Me Showdown

Awards and Honors
2013-14 All-MVC First Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll -
Fall 2013

2013-14:
Named to All-MVC First Team following A-final appearances at MVC championships ... Placed third for her best finish with a time of 1:03.58 in the 100 breast ... Finished fourth in both the 200 breast (2:20.17) and the 200 IM (2:04.86) at the MVC championships ... Also made it to finals in 50 breast at nine-team TYR Invitational on campus of Northwestern ... Finished seventh in event with a time of 30.08.

Background:
Joins the Bears by way of Skutt Catholic (Neb.) High and Greater Omaha Aquatics (GOAL), which is the same club team that produced current men's swimmer Caleb Schuermann ... Ranked as the No. 2 recruit in the state of Nebraska, by CollegeSwimming.com ... Placed fourth in the 200 IM at the 2013 Nebraska state championship meet; had the second-fastest prelims mark (2:07.65) ... Jumped out to the fastest time in the 100 breast prelims (1:05.15) by nearly a second; settled for third place to cap off her career at Skutt...Had a successful run at the state championship meet as a junior, making the A-Final in the 200 IM (6th) and 100 breast (5th); also helped the SkyHawks to a fourth-place finish in the 400 free relay ... During the summer of 2012, she was crowned Midwest Region champion in the 200-meter breaststroke...Holds club records at GOAL in the 100 and 200 breast.

Personal: Lauren Marie Pavel is the daughter of Scott and Kristi Pavel ... Born Feb. 24, 1995 in Omaha, Neb. ... Has one brother, Luke ... Plans to major in biology at Missouri State.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Breast 29.89 TYR Invitational - Prelims 11/22/13
100 Breast 1:03.58 2014 MVC Championships 2/14/14
200 Breast 2:18.38 2014 MVC Championships - Prelims 2/15/14
200 IM 2:04.86 2014 MVC Championships 2/13/14

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