Renee Lambert
Renee Lambert
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maryville, Tenn.

High School:
William Blount HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Mid/Dist./Free

Experience:
3L

2006-07 (Junior): Recorded the team's top times in the 100, 200 and 500-yard freestyle events with times of 53.98, 1:54.25, 5:03.49 respectively ... Was part of the 200-yard medley relay team that finished first-place against Xavier ... Finished first in the 200 free against Xavier and against Youngstown State.

2005-06 (Sophomore): Helped guide the 400-yard freestyle relay team to a first-place finish at Radford in a time of 3:42.44...Member of 400-yard medley relay team that set a Fitch Pool record with a time of 3:56.46 against Akron...Also member of the Herd's top 200-yard freestyle relay teams, including a season-best time of 1:37.86 at the Miami Invitational...Member of 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished sixth at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best time of 7:37.98, eclipsing the previous season-best by nearly eight seconds...Missed a large part of the season battling an illness, making her return against Ohio State Jan. 13...Finished third in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:57.74...Finished second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 55.21 at Ohio State...Finished 15th in the 500-yard freestyle finals at the C-USA Championships with a time of 5:04.92.

2004-05 (Freshman): Finished first in the 100-yard freestyle at Buffalo with a time of 53.98...Placed second in the 100-yard freestyle against Toledo (54.20)...Had another second-place showing at Eastern Michigan...Had nine top-four finishes in the 200-yard freestyle, including three first-place finishes...Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:02.69 against Radford/Youngstown State...Member of 400-yard medley relay team that finished first at the Doug Coers Invitational with a time of 3:59.68...Also finished first against Radford/Youngstown State in the 400-yard medley relay...200-yard freestyle relay team finished fourth at the MAC Championships...Member of 400-yard freestyle relay that finished first in five different meets...Member of 800-yard freestyle relay team that set school record at Miami Invitational and set it again at the MAC Championships (7:32.16).

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner for head coach John Matson at William Blount HS...Finished fifth in the 200-yard freestyle and ninth in the 100-yard freestyle during senior season...Was an All-American performer in the 200-yard freestyle...Placed second in the 200-yard freestyle, fourth in the 100-yard freestyle and the 400-yard freestyle at the Southeastern Championships...Qualified for Zones and finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and fourth in the 400-yard freestyle...Swam with teammate Ashley Ezell for the Maryville-Alcoa Flying Dolphins.

Personal: Full name is Renee Elizabeth Lambert...Born on May 14, 1986...Daughter of Keith and Kathy Lambert...Has two younger sisters, Sara (18) and Tina (16), who both attend Maryville HS...Mother Kathy swam for the University of Tennessee...Majoring in adult fitness.