Lauren Pojman
Lauren Pojman


Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley

IM, Fly



Redbirds Finish 2nd at MVC's, Breaking Ten School Records

The Illinois State swimming and diving team concluded their final day at the MVC Championships, finishing in 2nd place.


Redbirds Host UNI for Senior Night

The Illinois State swimming and diving team will compete for their last home dual meet Saturday against Northern Iowa.


Redbirds Finish Zippy Invite 4th, Freshman Jones Leads the Way

The Illiniois State swimmers finished 4th this Sunday in the third of three competition days at the Zippy Invitational in Akron, Ohio

2010-11: Participated in the Red/White Intrasquad meet, Notre Dame relays and Zippy invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Northern Iowa, Ball State, Illinois, Western Illinois, Wisconsin-Green Bay and Youngstown State ... earned season-best times in the 50-yard freestyle (27.01) and 200-yard backstroke (2:24.65) against Evansville ... earned a season-best time in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:41.90) at the Zippy Invitational ... ended the season with personal-best times in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.31), 200-yard butterfly (2:13.68), 200-yard IM (2:11.40) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:08.31) at the MVC Championships.

2009-10: Competed in the Zippy Invitational and MVC Championships ... competed in dual-meets against Northern Iowa, Western Illinois, Illinois, Evansville, Iowa State, Ball State and Green Bay.

2008-09: Competed in dual-meets against Northern Iowa, St. Louis University, Western Illinois, Evansville, Missouri State, Illinois, Green Bay, and Youngstown State ... also competed in the Notre Dame Relays, Zippy Invitational, Florida Atlantic Invitational, and the Ed Kennedy Invitational ... Recorded personal-best performances in the 200-yard individual medley, 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly at the Zippy Invitational ...ended the season with an 18th-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly event at the Farm Missouri Valley Conference Championships ... also competed in the 200-yard individual medley and 200-yard butterfly events at the championships.

Neuqua Valley: All-conference performer senior year ... team placed first in conference her junior and senior years ... team place fifth in state her senior year and sixth in state her junior year ... high honor roll member all four years.

Personal: Born 5-4-90 ... daughter of Dave and Beth Pojman ... majoring in middle level education.

Personal Best: 200-yard IM- 2:10.66, 400-yard IM- 4:49.24, 100-yard butterfly- 1:00.31, 200-yard butterfly- 2:13.68, 100-yard breaststroke- 1:08.31, 200-yard breaststroke- 2:24.24, 50-yard freestyle- 25.93, 100-yard freestyle- 55.62, 200-yard freestyle- 2:02.46