Micah Lawrence

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Micah Sumrall (néeLawrence, born July 20, 1990) is an American competition swimmer who specializes in the breaststroke. She was a member of the 2012 United States Olympic team, and finished sixth in the world in the 200-meter breaststroke event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

American swimmer

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Micah Sumrall

Lawrence at the 2011 Santa Clara Invitational
Personal information
Birth name Micah Lawrence
Full name Micah Lawrence Sumrall
National team  United States
Born (1990-07-20) July 20, 1990 (age 31)
Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 146 lb (66 kg) (2012)
Spouse(s) Austin Sumrall (2017present)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Chattahoochee Gold
College team Auburn University
Medal record

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Lawrence was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, but grew up in Pflugerville, Texas and swam for Texas Gold. She attended Pflugerville High School.[citation needed] She was the runner-up in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley at the Texas state championships. She grew up in an athletic family; Her two older sisters were college swimmers for New Mexico State University and her youngest sister swam for Northern Michigan University. While still in high school, Lawrence became a national junior team member in 2007. After graduating from high school, she finished 36th in the 100-meter breaststroke and fourteenth in the 200-meter breaststroke at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Lawrence received an athletic scholarship to attend Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, where she swam for the Auburn Tigers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 2009 to 2011. During her three years as an Auburn swimmer, she won the Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship in the 100-yard breaststroke in 2010, and finished second in the same event, by one one-hundredth (0.01) of a second, at the NCAA national championships in 2011. She was also a member of two of Auburn’s SEC championship relay teams in the 4×100-yard medley relay. She earned two All-American honors during her college career. Lawrence graduated from Queens University of Charlotte after transferring to the institution and training for the 2012 Olympic Games in the Levine Aquatic Center.

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