University of Iowa Athletics
Fly/IM

Laura Mozdzen

Class Sr.
Hometown Gilbert, Ariz.
High School Chandler

Iowa Items — her best times in 100 fly (55.66), 200 fly (2:02.96) and 200 IM (2:05.97) rank fourth, fourth and sixth on Iowa’s all-time best performers list… swam on 200 medley relay (1:43.81) that ranks fifth in school history and on three 400 medley relays that rank in the top 10.

2008-09 — led team in 200 fly (2:03.37) and swam on team-leading 400 medley relay (3:43.73)… the relay time ranks second in school history… swam collegiate bests in 100 fly (55.66) and 200 IM (2:05.97) at Big Ten Championships… those times rank fourth and sixth, respectively, in school history… posted 13 top-five finishes, winning 200 fly three times and 100 fly twice… earned CSCAA all-academic individual honorable mention honors… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007-08 — swam on team-leading 200 (1:43.81) and 400 medley relays (3:44.05)… those times rank fifth and third, respectively, in school history… also led team in 100 fly (56.49)… recorded two victories and seven runner-up finishes… swam season bests in the 50 (26.80), 100 (56.49) and 200 fly (2:04.45) and 200 IM (2:08.50)… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2006-07 — swam collegiate-best 2:02.96 in 200 fly, which ranks fourth in school history… won 100 fly at Minnesota (57.57)… recorded 14 top-five finishes… letterwinner.

High School — won 100 fly state title as a sophomore, placing second as a senior… won conference 100 fly and 200 free titles senior year… set school records in 100 free (54.27), 100 fly (56.20) and as part of 200 free relay (1:44.79)… placed fifth in 100 fly and 14th in 200 fly at 2006 Junior National Championships… four-time swimmer of the year, earning rookie of the year honors as a freshman… two-time Chandler High School female athlete of the year… five-time scholar-athlete award winner… National Honor Society member… coaches were Richard Johnson and David Tait.

Personal — born December 20, 1987… daughter of Tom and Barb Mozdzen… engineering major.

Mozdzen’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Fly 26.34 vs. Western Illinois 1/19/07
100 Fly 55.66 at Big Ten Championships 2/20/09
200 Fly 2:02.96 at Big Ten Championships 2/10/07
100 IM 1:01.54 at Missouri Dual 11/4/06
200 IM 2:05.97 at Big Ten Championships 2/19/09