Lauren Votava  
Lauren Votava


Des Peres, Mo.

High School:
Parkway South HS

Sprint Free/Butterfly


Seventh Annual Golden Goldys Handed Out at TCF Bank Stadium

Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics


Twenty Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.


Gophers Finish 10th at 2013 NCAA Championships

It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.


NCAA Championships Day Three Prelim Results

Haley Spencer looks to earn her fourth-straight All-America honor in the 200 breast tonight.


Gophers Complete Day Two of NCAA Championships

Minnesota sits in 10th place with 99 points following Friday night's events


Firday Finals

Women's Swimming Championships


Friday Prelims

Women's Big Ten Swimming

2012-13 • Freshman Season:Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week (10/9) • notched first place honors in the 50 free and the 200 medley relay, along with finishing in second in the 100 fly and 200 free relay at Kansas (10/20)• won the 200 free and tied for second in the 100 fly against Iowa State (10/12) •placed first in the 100 free and as a member of the 400 free relay, second in the 50 free and third with the 200 medley relay team at Michigan (10/5).

High School: Was a member of the Rockwood Swim Club coached by Mary Liston • made the US Olympic trial cuts in both the 100 and 200 freestyle events • also made the USA Swimming Senior National cuts in five events, including the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, and the 100 and 200 butterfly • placed ninth in the 100 freestyle and 18th in the 200 freestyle at the 2011 US Junior National Championships.

Personal: Born November 9, 1993 to Steve and Sue Votava • majoring in chemical engineering • was teammates at the club level with former Golden Gopher Haley Spencer.

Votava's Top Times
2013 • 50 free • 23.00
2013 • 100 free • 49.54
2013 • 200 free • 1:48.55
2012 • 100 fly • 56.69