Competed one season at Liberty University before sitting out fall 2013 and transferring to San Diego State in December 2013, competing for the Aztecs over the second half of the 2013-14 campaign.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013-14
Made her first appearance in the double dual meet vs. Air Force and UC San Diego on Dec. 30 ... Was named to the Mountain West all-conference team in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... Captured the 100 breast race at the league championships with a time of 1:01.42 ... That times ranks as the second-fastest ever by an Aztec swimmer ... Place seventh in the 200 breast with a mark of 2:14.82, the fourth-best time in program history ... Also earned all-conference recognition as a member of the 200 and 400 medley relays ... Her 400 medley squad time of 3:35.13 established a new SDSU record ... Her 200 medley relay team time of 1:37.97 was the second-fastest at SDSU ... Registered six first-place, one second-place and a third-place finish in the five meets in which she competed.
Swam at Liberty during the 2012-13 season ... Captured first in the 100 breaststroke at the 2013 Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) Championships with a time of 1:01.45 ... Placed second in the 200 breast with a personal best time of 2:17.17 ... Was third in the consolation final (11th overall) in the 200 individual medley in 2:07.35 ... Her time of 2:06.64 in the prelims was a personal best ... Had a personal best of 1:01.26 in the 100 breast earlier in the season ... Listed in the CCSA record book with two of the top three times in conference history in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.26 and 1:10.45) .. Has the eight-fastest time in league history in the 200 breast (2:17.17).
Was home schooled in Peyton, Colo., and also swam for Lewis Palmer High School ... Was awarded NISCA All-America honors in 100 breaststroke ... Swam the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials ... Was the 4A Colorado State Champion in 100 breaststroke as a sophomore ... Was the 5A Colorado State Runner-up in 100 breaststroke during junior and senior seasons ... Individual school record holder in 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke ... Named Colorado Springs Gazette Swimmer of the Year in 2011 ....2012 Colorado Springs Metro League Swimmer of the Year ... Personal best times at LPHS: 1:02.70 (100 breast - SCY), 1:11.89 (100 breast - LCM), 2:40.61 (200 breast - LCM), 2:26.58 (200 breast - SCY), 2:15.59 (200 IM - SCY).
Competed for Monument Swim Academy, coached by Josh Day and Jonty Skinner.
Laura Day was born April 13, 1994 ... Daughter of Carol Day ... Brother, Justin, swam at Air Force and competed at the 2008 Olympic Trials in the 100 breaststroke... Brother, Matthew, swam at California Baptist ... Majoring in food and nutrition.