Laura Kenney
Laura Kenney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Senior

Height:
5-9

Position:
IM,Back,Free


TWO-TIME ACC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL

2003-04: Scored valuable points for the Seminoles in three consolation-final swims at the ACC Championships (Feb. 18- 21)...Top event was the 400-yard individual medley where she touched in at 4:25.68 to take 11th...Added a season-best time of 2:04.73 in a 13th-place swim during the 200 IM, while hitting the wall in 14th-place with a 200-yard backstroke time of 2:04.23...Swam her best time of the year in the 400-yard IM at the Texas A&M Fall Invitational (Nov. 21-23) as she placed 11th with a mark of 4:25.16...Also posted two other top-16 times at the meet...Came on strong during the second half of the dual meet season with seven top three finishes, including a victory against Alabama (Jan. 23) in the 400 IM.

2002-03: Competed in two individual events at the ACC Championships, recording a pair of top 20 finishes...Notched a season-best 400 IM time of 4:25.96 in a 17th-place showing at the ACC Championships...Added a 20th place finish in the 200-IM as she hit the wall with a season-best time of 2:05.65 and a 19thplace showing in the 200-back (2:04.50)...Dual meet season included eight top three finishes...Highlight was a first place mark in the 200 backstroke against UNC Wilmington and North Florida (Jan. 4)...Named ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2001-02: Made her mark immediately with a great performance at the Georgia Invitational where she posted three of the top times in school history...Swam a 4:24.42 in the 400 individual medley, placing her third in FSU lore. Came back to notch the tenth-best 200 backstroke time (2:03.32) and the fourth-fastest 200 IM mark (2:05.92)...Point scorer at the ACC Championships with her performances in the individual medley races. Placed 11th in the 200 IM, while coming in 13th at the 400-yard race...Notched eight top three finishes, including victories in the 200 back against UNC-Wilmington, LSU/Louisiana-Monroe/Rice and South Carolina...Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year member of the varsity team under the direction of coach Craig Harris...Earned All-America honors and was named Regional Swimmer of the Year her senior season...Named First-Team All-State and All-Area by the Dallas Morning News following her junior and senior campaigns...Eleven-time Junior National finalist from 1996- 2000...Swam for the Plano Swimmers club team.

PERSONAL: Born January 31, 1983...Majoring in interior design...Daughter of William and Linda Kenney...Joined this year on the team by her younger sister Lindsay.

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