Lia Porcelli Jorgensen

Lia  Porcelli Jorgensen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denmark

High School:
Falkonergaarden's Gymnasium & HF-Kursus

Height:
5-3

Event:
IM

Birthdate:
07/31/1993

Experience:
2V


02/12/2017

Seventeen Finals for LMU on Last Day of Championships

LMU competed in 17 evening finals on the last day of the PCSC Championships.

02/11/2017

Kozlowski, Calton Reach Championship Finals

Hannah Calton placed second overall in the 100 butterfly, while Lanna Kozlowski placed eighth in the 400 IM.

02/10/2017

Calton Places Fourth in 200 IM

Hannah Calton reached the Championship Final of the 200 IM on Thursday.

01/29/2017

PCSC Championship Prep Complete

LMU swam its final competition prior to the PCSC Championships beginning on February 8.

01/21/2017

Seniors Shine on Senior Day

Hannah Calton and Stacy Maier each won races on Senior Day.

BRIEFLY
Lia Jorgensen is in her second season with LMU swimming...currently acts as the team's social media manager... recipient of the Betty Werner Memorial Endowed Scholarship...

LMU
2015-16... at the PCSC Championships posted her best times in the 50 Free (25.38), the 100 Back (1:00.13), the 200 Back (2:09.96), the 100 Breast (1:13.39) and the 200 IM (2:10.50)... she swam her best time in the 50 Free (25.38) at the 2016 PCSC Time Trials... recorded her best time in the 400 IM (4:46.59) at the 2015 Malibu Invitational

2014-15...LMU gained Lia mid-season after she transferred from Golden West College, and she immediately made a positive impact for the team... with strong PCSC Championship performances in the 200 Backstroke (14th), 100 Backstroke (10th), and 200 IM (18th), she proved to be an integral part of the team... was runner-up for Newcomer of the Year within the LMU Athletics Department...

AT GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE
Served as a team captain under head coach Mark Schubert... finished first in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, and second in the 200 IM, at the 2014 Orange Empire Conference Championships... was integral in helping her team to victories in the 400 medley, 200 medley, 800 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays at the Championships... guided her team to the 2014 CCCAA Swim & Dive State Championships, including victories in the 200 freestyle relay, 800 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay...

AT SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY
Did not compete as a true freshman...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Falkonergårdens Gymnasium & HF-Kursus in Denmark... trained under Paulus Wildeboer and Mick Steen Nielsen at the National Training Center... Danish junior record in the 4x200 freestyle... took bronze in the 200 backstroke at the Danish Championships in 2008... earned a silver medal at the Danish Team Championships in 2011 and 2012... participated at European Juniors and won silver, European Championships in Spain, and also won silver, and World Championships in Adelaide...

PERSONAL
Eliana Marie Porcelli Jorgensen was born on July 31, 1993 in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark... parents are Karina Porcelli and Jesper Jorgensen... father was a swimmer at George Washington University... has two brothers, Alexander and Christopher... chose LMU because it is the perfect fit in terms of location... she is in love with Southern California and the LMU campus, plus LMU has a great arts program and a great swimming program... a graphic design major.

Best Collegiate Times
50 Freestyle
25.38 1/30/16
200 Freestyle
1:57.90 2/18/15
100 Backstroke
59.87 2/20/15
200 Backstroke 2:09.96 2/15/16
100 Breaststroke 1:13.39 10/17/15
200 Individual Medley 2:10.27 2/19/15
400 Individual Medley 4:46.59 10/16/15
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