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Lauren ThiesLauren Thies

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School: Lincoln Graduation Year: 1997

Year Inducted: 2016

Sports Played: Swimming

High School Honors: 3-year Letter Winner. PIL 100m Fly and 200 Individual Medley Champion, Freshman; 200 and 500 Free Champion, Sophomore, Senior years (trained for 1996 Olympics as a Junior in Indianapolis).
Set OSAA State records in 200 and 500 Free, Senior (500 record still stands). PIL Team Champions all 3 years; Team Captain, Senior.

Post High School Career: Stanford University 1997-2001 (BA, History and Art History), NCAA Women’s Champions, 1997; Team Captain, Senior. University of Texas 2001-02, Big Ten Champions, 2001.
US National Champion 5 times. On USA Swimming National Team, 1995-2007, represented the US in Italy (1997), Australia (2001) and Brazil (2007). Head Swim Coach, Lincoln High School, 2004-06. 10 years experience as a sales professional in the outdoor and fitness industry with numerous awards. Currently Sales Representative at Portland Pedal Power.

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