Some of the Dores top events remain for final day.
VUCommodores.com talks with swimmers Laura Dillon and Chrissy Oberg in part two of our SEC Championships Preview.
VUCommodores.com looks ahead to the SEC Swimming & Diving Championships with the first of a two-part preview.
Vanderbilt falls at Arkansas
Swimming defeated by South Carolina (187-122) and East Carolina (214-114)
2010-11 (Junior): Posted her top time of the season in the 100 (1:04.82) and 200 (2:20.62) at the SEC Championships...200 breast time topped her previous season-best by over three seconds...Member of top 400 medley relay squad that recorded a mark of 3:50.69 at the SEC Championships...Won the 200 butterfly at Southern Illinois (2:11.00)...Won 200 backstroke at Miami (Fla.) with a time of 2:25.00...Won the 100 breast at Marshall (1:06.37).
2009-10 (Sophomore):Had outstanding SEC Championships, finishing 14th while setting the school record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:18.16)...set lifetime best time (57.78) in the 100-yard butterfly at the SEC Championships...recorded the top-six times in the 200-yard breaststroke for the team...finished first in 200-yard breaststroke against Tulane, Kentucky and Cincinnati, and South Carolina and UNC Wilmington...first-place finish in the 400-yard IM against Marshall with a time of 4:48.34...finished third in 200-yard butterfly against Alabama and Centenary as well as second in 100-yard butterfly.
2008-09 (Freshman): Dillon established herself as one of the premier breaststroke swimmers in the Southeastern Conference during her freshman campaign on West End ... Set school record in 200-yard breaststroke (2:19.56) at SEC Championships ... Also set school record in 100-yard breaststroke earlier in the season but had it broken by teammate Allie Voss ... Took first place in 200-yard breaststroke in meet against Marshall ... Posted personal best, and team-best time of the year, in 200-yard IM at Hilltopper Invite ... Set personal best in 400-yard IM against in dual meet in Knoxville ... Swam to personal best 200-yard butterfly time against South Carolina ... Also set personal bests in 100-yard butterfly at SEC Championships.
High School/Club Swimming: Earned first-team All-American honors in 200-yard medley relay ... Led team to 2005 AAA Virginia State Swimming Championship ... Member of the state champion 200-yard medley team ... Competed in 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard breaststoke events at 2006 and 2007 Virginia AAA State Finals ... Participated in 2006, 2007 National Club Swimming Association Junior Nationals ... Member of National Honor Society and International Baccalaureate Program ... Coached in high school by Scott Brown ... Swam for the Carl Burke club team ... Club coach was John Flanagan.
Personal: Laura Dillon ... Born October 9, 1989 ... Daughter of Dave and Jennifer Dillon ... Has one brother, Bradley (17) ... Engineering Science major ... Lists being a member of the high school state championship team as her most memorable athletic experience ... Favorites include Planet Earth (TV Show), Harry Potter (Book), Chocolate Chip Banana Bread (Food) and Soccer (other sport).