Lauren Pavel
Lauren Pavel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Omaha, Neb.

High School:
Skutt Catholic High

Event:
Breast/IM

01/23/2015

Women's Swimming & Diving Falls to Arkansas in Dual

The Bears competed in their final regular-season meet of the season and were defeated by the host Razorbacks at the Arkansas Natatorium

01/17/2015

Senior Class Goes Out With a Bang, Bears Sweep Truman at HSC

The Missouri State Bears had a first-place finisher in all but three of the 26 events in the final home men's and women's swimming and diving dual this season, leading to a sweep of the Truman State Bulldogs on Senior Day

01/03/2015

Bears Conclude Pentathlon Meet at Rice Saturday

The Missouri State women's swimming and diving team completes its pentathlon-style dual against the Owls at the Rice Aquatics Center Natatorium

11/23/2014

Bears End Louisville Invite With Third, Fourth Place Showings

Miguel Davila, Uvis Kalnins and Paul Le earn B-cut times as the Missouri State Bears swimming and diving teams wrap up the Louisville Invite Sunday

11/22/2014

Swimming & Diving Completes Second Day at U of L Invite

The Missouri State Bears swimming and diving team continues its Louisville Invitational showing by setting multiple season-best times Saturday

Awards and Honors
2013-14 All-MVC First Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll -
Fall 2014,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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