Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs
Julia Lonnegren (Diver of the Meet) and Jane Figueiredo (Diving Coach of the Year) take top honors for UH
Natasha Burgess leads UH sweep in 1-meter diving
Divers sweep the 3M and two more school records fall
Cougars finished 1-2-3 in the 1M event
SOPHOMORE 2011-12Competed for the Cougars in three events at the C-USA Championships, swimming a PR in the 100 back (1:00.67) and the 200 breast (2:27.82) ... Also swam in the 400 IM at the conference championships.
FRESHMAN 2010-11Notched season-best times of 2:15.51 and 4:50.73 in the 200 and 400 IM at the Cougar Classic (Nov. 18-20) ... Competed for Houston at the C-USA Championships in the 200 breast and 400 IM, placing 17th in the IM.
HIGH SCHOOLCompeted under head coach Rick Veal at Manvel High School...Was Most Valuable Swimmer in 2006-2007, 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 seasons...Also, excelled in club swimming...A member of the First Colony Swim Team from 2004-2009 and the Houston Cougar Aquatics Club from 2009-2010.
PERSONALFull name is Lauren Elizabeth Spano...Born January 2, 1992 in Houston...Daughter of Greg and Mary Spano...Majoring in Nutrition