Laura Askin
Position: Free
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dover, Del.
High School: Caesar Rodney
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At Delaware: UD All-Time Top-10 Lists: 100 Free (8th-52.42).

2012-13 Season: Competed in the 50 free (24.28) and 100 free (52.42) at the 2013 CAA Championships • first leg of the 400 freestyle relay team that finished second at the Bucknell Invitational (3:29.93) • registered a top-10 finish in the 100 free (52.96) and a second place finish in the 200 free (1:54.06) both at the Bucknell Invitational • competed in the 100 fly at CAAs (57.86) • earned a top-five finish against Towson in the 100 free (53.98).

2011-12 Season: Had her best 100-yard freestyle finish of the season with a time of 54.35 while winning the event at the meet against Widener • won the 200-yard freestyle vs. Widener with a time of 1:55.00 • swam the first leg for the 400-yard freestyle relay team that won at the meet against Widener.   

High School: Four-year letter winner in swimming at Caesar Rodney High School • three-year first team All-State honors • also four-year first team All-Blue Hen Conference honors • ranked among the top four in the state ever year • member of the National Honor Society. 

Personal: Laura Victoria Askin • daughter of John Askin and Kathleen Mickle-Askin • born June 27, 1993 • has an older sister, Leigh, who swam also for Delaware 2004-06 • both parents and sister graduated from the University of Delaware • environmental studies major at Delaware • attends UD because of family legacy.

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