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Courtney  Laird
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Courtney Laird

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley Northwest

Height:
5-7

Event:
Butterfly/Backstroke

Birthdate:
10/02/1996

Major:
Biology


03/01/2017

31 Pioneers Garner Summit League Swimming and Diving Awards

Schrader named Men's and Women's Swimming Coach of the Year

Top Times:

100 Breast 1:03.00 02/17/17
200 Breast 2:19.07 02/18/17
200 IM 2:08.30 02/16/17
400 IM 4:32.04 02/17/17

Honors and Awards:
2016-17 All-Summit League Honoree (100 breast, 200 breast).

2016-17:
Saw action in 13 meets in the campaign…Recorded the third-best 100 breast time for the program this year with a 1:03.00 at the Summit League Championship…Third-fastest DU swimmer in the 200 breast as well with a 2:19.07 at the Summit League Championship.

2015-16:
Helped team win 18 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships…Helped set nine Summit League Championship records…The DU women won its third consecutive Summit League title

Before Denver:
Swam for the Huskies of Blue Valley Northwest H.S. in Overland Park, Kan…Set school record for WSHS in 100 br and medley relay…First place finish in 100 br and and set two school records for BVNW HS (1:06.54)…Named first team All-State (2012-13)…2013-14 Scholastic All American (Club KCB).

Personal:
Daughter of Paul and Charlene Laird…Has a younger brother, Daniel…Chose DU for its balance of rigorous academics and competitive swimming as well as the beautiful campus and location…Enjoys baking, watching Netflix, eating and sleeping.

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