Laura Massicotte
Laura Massicotte
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Quebec City, Quebec
High School: Cegep Limoilou
Position: Distance Free/IM

2018-19:

  • Three-time finalist at the America East Championships.
  • Earned silver in the 200 IM (2:03.62) and bronze in the 400 IM (4:21.09); also finished fifth in the 100 free (51.73).
  • Member of the 200 free relay team that broke the school record in a time of 1:33.52.
  • Against East Carolina, went 1-2-3 in the three events she swam (200 IM, 100 free, 200 free).
  • Helped the Retrievers set a new pool record in the 400 medley relay (3:50.00) against Howard.
  • Set a personal best in the 100 back against VMI with a time of 59.10.
  • At the Patriot Invitational, finished fourth in the 400 IM (4:27.34). Also set a personal best in the 500 free with a time of 5:00.06, earning fifth place.
  • Named to the America East All-Academic Team

2017-18: Three-time finalist at the America East Championships… Earned a silver medal in the 200 IM, touching in with a time of 2:03.74… Took fourth in the 400 IM in a time of 4:24.49… Posted a personal-best time of 2:05.51 in the 200 fly, earning sixth place… Earned a gold medal as part of the women’s 800 free relay team… Also helped the women earn a silver in the 400 free and medley and bronze in the 200 free relay… Earned All-America East honors.

2016-17: Aided the Retrievers by helping them take home the gold in the 800 free relay while setting a season best with a time of 1:50.80 at the America East Championships… Took home silver in the 1650 free and the 400 IM… Set a season best in the 200 IM with a time of 2:03.11, winning fourth place... Named to America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015-16: Made a big splash during her first year in Baltimore, earning a pair of silver medals and a fourth place finish at the conference championships in February... She started off the championships with a fourth place finish in the 200 IM, touching the wall in 2:05.25... She followed that up the next day with a silver in the 400 IM, touching in at 4:23.28, just seconds behind teammate Emily Escobedo... She capped her conference run with a silver medal in the 1,650 free with a time of 17:01.25.

Background: Qualified for the Canada Games in 2012... Placed first in the 400 IM at the Eastern Championship back in 2013. 

Personal: Daughter of Lucie St.-Pierre and Normand Massicotte... Has one sibling, Francois... Plans on majoring in mechanical engineering.