Mason’s Lauren Thomas Makes Verbal Commitment to Vanderbilt

Mason, Ohio’s Lauren Thomas has announced her verbal commitment to Vanderbilt University women’s swimming and diving team for the 2018-19 season.

“I am so excited to announce my commitment to swim at Vanderbilt University!! Thankful for my incredible family, coaches, and teammates that have helped me get here. Can’t wait to be a part of such an amazing school and program. #ANCHORDOWN ⚓️⚓️??”

A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from Mason High School, Thomas is a ___-time finalist at the OHSAA Division I state meet. This past year she finished 6th in the 200 IM (2:05.57) and 5th in the 100 back (57.03) individually, and she contributed to both Mason High School’s second-place 200 medley (29.78 50 breast split) and 200 free relays (23.76 50 free split).

Swimming with her club team Mason Manta Rays, Thomas ended her short course season with a slew of new PBs at the 2017 Dolfin ISCA Junior National Championship Cup. Those included 50/100 free, 50/200 back, and 100 fly. She finaled in the 50/100 free, 50/200 back and 200 breast. Likewise, she updated all her long course times this summer between the SGSA Eastern Invitational and Columbus Sectionals.

Top SCY times:

  • 50 back – 27.10
  • 100 back – 56.14
  • 200 back – 2:02.96
  • 100 fly – 57.03
  • 200 IM – 2:04.23
  • 400 IM – 4:27.87

If you have a commitment to report, please send an email with a photo (landscape, or horizontal, looks best) and a quote to [email protected].


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Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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