Laia Coma
Laia Coma
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Barcelona, Spain

Senior (2018-19): Participated in all 10 meets and the NCAA Division II National Championship…received CSCAA Scholar All-America honors…set personal-best times in the 100 individual medley (1:05.16) in a dual meet against Millersville (1/5) and the 100 backstroke (58.38) at the Sunshine State Conference Championship…earned a bronze medal at the SSC Championship as part of the 400 medley relay team that became the first relay to qualify for the NCAA Division II National Championship in program history…earned SSC Commissioner Honor Roll recognition for earning a 3.2 grade point average or better.

Junior (2017-18): Participated in all eight meets for the Fighting Knights…posted nine top-three finishes…swam in the St. Leo vs. Lynn meet and placed second in the 100 Back (1:01.30) 200 Back (2:12.97) and forth in the 200 IM (2:17.83) (10/14)…during the Lynn vs. Keiser, Rollins meet placed second in the 100 Back (1:02.33) (10/28)…swam the SCAD Invitational and placed second in the 200 Back (2:06.66) and third in the 200 Back (2:05.28) (12/02)…during the Lynn Sprint Invitational placed second in the 50 Back (30.55) and third in the 100 Back (1:02.99) (01/06) … during the Florida Tech vs. Saint Leo meet placed second in the 200 Back (2:15.53) and third in the 100 Back (1:02.29) (01/27) …swam second place in the 100 Back (1:03/11) and fifth in the 50 Free (26.31) during the Rollins vs. Lynn & FIT meet (02/03)...earned SSC Commissioner Honor Roll recognition for earning a 3.2 grade point average or better.

Sophomore (2016-17): Swam in all six regular season meets in her first season at Lynn…logged 16 top-three finishes with four first-place performances, two vs. Rollins (12/3) in the 200 medley relay and the 200 back and two at Rollins (1/28) in the 400 medley relay and again in the 200 back…set all her season-best times at her first ever Sunshine State Conference Championship (2/16-19), recording new top times in the 100 back (58.91), 200 back (2:05.17), 200 IM (2:11.31) and 400 IM (4:49.87)…appeared in four A-Finals (200 back, 200/400 medley relays and 200 free relay) and two B-Finals (100 back and 200 IM) during the SSC Championship…earned SSC Commissioner Honor Roll recognition for earning a 3.2 grade point average or better.

Freshman (2015-16): Competed at Limestone College where she finished in the top-10 of three races and four relays...swam her fastest 50-yard backstroke relay split time at the 2016 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships with a time of 27.56…had her best individual finish at the Emmanuel vs. Limestone meet when she placed third in the 200 free clocking in at 2:02.48.

High School: Attended INS Montsacopa.

Personal: Born November 5, 1996…daughter of Anna Planella Quer and Josep Maria Coma de Cruz …has two siblings; Judith Coma Planella and Roger Coma Planella…majoring in Sports Management…likes to watch Grey’s Anatomy and listen to Nickelback in her spare time.