Top Times 100-yard backstroke - 1:00.09 (2013 Big 12 Championships, 2/27-3/2) 200-yard backstroke - 2:05.01 (2013 Big 12 Championships, 2/27-3/2) 400-yard IM - 4:36.81 (at Hawaii, 1/18/13)
2012-13 (Freshman) Athletic Director's and Big 12 Commisioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012)... Finished with a season-best time in the 400-yard IM, with a time of 4:36.81 in a dual meet at Hawaii (1/18)... Closed out the season by finishing 20th in the 200-yard backstroke (2:05.01) and 23rd in the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.09) at the Big 12 Championships (2/27-3/2).
High School (Principia Upper School) Lettered two years for coach Dan Sheets, while swimming at The Principia Upper School in St. Louis, Mo... While swimming for the Panthers, Bilsborrow broke school records in the 200m IM, the 200m freestyle and the 100m backstroke... Was named a principal scholar athlete in 2009 and 2010... Received the distinction of USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2011.
Personal Born Laura Christine Bilsborrow in Boulder, Colo... Daughter of Kent and Jan Bilsborrow... Has one brother, Jason Konzak, and one sister, Kari... Father Kent played baseball and football at Principia College... Undecided on major.
Getting to Know Laura Why did you choose KU: I choose KU for its competitive athletics, for its beautiful campus, for its friendly atmosphere and for its challenging academics.
Favorite KU tradition: Rock Chalk Chant
Songs at the top of my iPod: Magic (B.o.B), Call Me Maybe (Carly Rae Jepsen), Good Feeling (Flo Rida)
Websites you visit the most (how often?): Facebook (2-3 times a day), Yahoo (2-3 times a day)