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

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.