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Laura Davis, a current high school junior from Charlotte, North Carolina, has committed to swim for Division I Richmond University. Davis will graduate from Providence Senior High School in spring 2021 and join the Spiders’ class of 2025.
Davis is a current swimmer for SwimMAC Carolina and is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. At the NCHSAA 4A Western Regional Championships, Davis placed 2nd in the 500 freestyle (5:07.31) and 7th in the 200 IM (2:09.02). She also placed 7th in the 400 IM (4:59.95) at Futures and is a Winter Junior Nationals qualifier.
“I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my athletic and academic career at the University of Richmond! Huge thanks to my teammates, coaches, and family for supporting me the whole way! Go Spiders🕷❤️”
At the 2020 Atlantic-10 Swimming and Diving Championships, where Richmond was 4th as a team, Davis would have placed 13th in the 1650 freestyle (17:07.05) and 15th in the 400 IM (4:25.78) with her current best times. Davis has one more year to train before she’ll join the Spiders.
Best SCY Times:
- 200 freestyle – 1:53.01
- 500 freestyle – 5:00.02
- 1650 freestyle – 17:07.05
- 200 backstroke – 2:05.57
- 100 breaststroke – 1:05.76
- 200 IM – 2:05.00
- 400 IM – 4:25.78
This year at the A-10 Championships, the Spiders placed 4th as a team.
Davis will begin her swimming career at the University of Richmond fall 2021.
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