Lauren Byrne
Lauren Byrne
Year: So.
Hometown: Cranford, N.J.
High School: Cranford
Major: Exercise Science
  • Has been a standout in her first two years in the program, earning both the Landmark Conference Swimmer of the Year (2018-19) and Rookie of the Year (2017-18) already in her career
  • Victorious seven times in two Landmark Championship meets, earning Landmark Conference First-Team accolades in each event
  • Three-time All-Landmark Conference Second Team selection
  • Holds three Scranton and Landmark Conference records
  • 2018-19 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection; two-time recipient of the CSCAA Academic Honorable Mention award

Sophomore Season (2018-19) 

  • Won three individual titles at the Landmark Conference Championships, finishing first in the 100 breaststroke (1:04:51), 200 IM (2:06:41), and 200 backstroke (2:06:70)
  • Had a NCAA "B" Cut time in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM at the conference championship meet
  • Named Landmark Conference Female Swimmer of the Year
  • Earned First Team All-Conference honors in three events
  • Broke Scranton school records in the 50 breaststroke, 100 breaststroke, 200 backstroke, and 200 IM
  • Competed in 13 meets during the season
  • Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week three times and University of Scranton Athlete of the week honors once

Freshman Season (2017-18)

  • Was named the Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year after earning First Team All-Conference honors in three individual events
  • Won three individual titles at the Landmark Conference Championships, finishing first in the 100 backstroke (58:35), 100 breaststroke (1:04.71), and 200 IM (2:07.17)
  • Had an NCAA "B" Cut time in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.71) at the conference championship meet
  • Set conference championship and overall conference records in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM
  • Broke Scranton school records in the 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, and 200 IM
  • Competed in 10 meets during the season
  • Won 22 of the 24 events she competed in during the season while finishing as the runner-up in the other two races
  • Twice named the Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week and also picked up University of Scranton Athlete of the Week honors once

Landmark Conference Championships Results

2019

  • 100 Breaststroke (1st, 1:04:51)
  • 200 Backstroke (1st, 2:06.70)
  • 200 IM (1st, 2:06:41)

2018

  • 100 Backstroke (1st, 58:35)
  • 100 Breaststroke (1st, 1:04.71)
  • 200 IM (1st, 2:07.17)

Awards/Honors

  • Landmark Conference Female Swimmer of the Year (2018-19)
  • Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year (2017-18)
  • First Team All-Landmark Conference (100 backstroke, 2018; 200 backstroke, 2019; 100 breaststroke, 2018 & 2019; 200 IM, 2018 & 2019; 200 freestyle relay, 2019)
  • Second All-Landmark Conference (200 medley relay, 2019; 200 freestyle relay, 2019; 400-medley relay, 2019)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team (2019)
  • CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention (2017-18, 2018-19)
  • Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week (Oct. 30, 2017; Nov. 20, 2017; Jan. 29, 2018; Oct. 29, 2018; Nov. 5, 2018; Jan. 14, 2019)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Dec. 4, 2017; Feb. 18, 2019)

Notables

  • Royals' record-holder in the 100 backstroke (58.35)
  • Royals' and Landmark Conference record-holder in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.71)
  • Royals' and Landmark Conference record-holder in the 200 IM (2:06.41)
  • Posted NCAA "B" Cut time twice at the Landmark Conference Championships in the 100-breaststroke and once in the 200-IM 

Personal/High School

  • Earned four varsity letters in both swimming and cross country at Cranford
  • The daughter of James and Mary-Beth Byrne. Her father played basketball at Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Has two older sisters, Megan and Julie. Julie is on the swimming & diving team at Bucknell