Iowa State Finalist Lauryn Schieffer Verbally Commits to Omaha

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NEW COMMIT: Lauryn Schieffer has verbally committed to the University of Nebraska Omaha. Schieffer is a senior at Southeast Polk High School in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, and trains with Greg Temple and the Des Moines Swimming Federation.

Schieffer is a two-time USA Futures qualifier, a three-time high school state qualifier, an Iowa High School First Team All-State Swimmer in 2016 in the 500 Freestyle and an Iowa High School Second Team All-State Swimmer in 2014 and 2015.

At the 2016 State meet she touched in 5:02.80 for bronze in the 500 free. She also stopped the clock in 1:54.66 for eighth in the 200 free. Her double relay duty included anchoring the team’s 200 freestyle (24.60) and 400 freestyle (53.41) relays.

Her best SCY times are:

  • 200 Back 2:04.98
  • 100 Back 58.41
  • 200 Free 1:53.18
  • 500 Free 5:01.47
  • 1000 Free 10:17.14

Schieffer will make the move to Omaha next fall along with Sydney Haynes.

Erin Schieffer contributed to this report. 

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Author: Cathleen Pruden

Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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