Lauren Goodwin
Lauren Goodwin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Albans, W.Va.

High School:
Nitro HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
IM/Breaststroke

Experience:
3L

2006-07 (Junior): Placed third at the conference meet with a time of 4:28.24, setting a new Marshall record in the 400 IM ... Posted the second best time in program history with a 2:08.71 in the 200 IM at the C-USA Championships ... Won the 200-yard IM versus Xavier ... Won the 200-yard breastsroke against Youngstown State ... Took first place in the 200-yard IM versus Radford.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Sat out the fall semester recovering from shoulder surgery...Made her season debut at Ohio State, winning the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:27.73...Finished fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke at Ohio with a time of 2:27.63...Recorded a personal best in the 200-yard IM at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 2:09.36, finishing 12th overall...Also finished 12th in the 400-yard IM finals at the Conference USA Championships in a season-best time of 4:36.03...Finished 10th in the 200-yard breaststroke finals at the Conference USA Championships (2:27.13)...Member of 400-yard freestyle relay team that recorded the season-best time of 3:36.32 at the Conference USA Championships.

2004-05 (Freshman): Scored in the 200-yard IM and 400-yard individual medley at MAC Championships...Currently the school record-holder in 200-yard breaststroke (2:26.13)...Finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke at Miami...Posted a third-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke at EMU (2:30.68)...Posted five top-five finishes in the 100-yard breaststroke, including a second-place showing (1:08.85) against Toledo...Finished third against Radford/YSU (1:09.95) in the 100-yard breaststroke...Posted seven top-five finishes in the 200-yard breaststroke, including a pair of second-place showings against Ohio (2:26.77) and WVU/Xavier (2:30.63).

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Greg Olson at Nitro HS...Was an All-State performer all four years...Led Nitro HS to 2001 West Virginia state championship...Named Most Improved Swimmer in club...Member of HYCAT state champions from 1994-2004.

Personal: Full name is Lauren Courtney Ford...Born on September 7, 1985...Daughter of Mike and Lori Goodwin...Has one younger sister, Callie (13), and one younger brother, Austin (11)...Mother Lori was a cheerleader at Marshall...Was a member of Mu Alpha Theta and Spanish Club...Majoring in finance.