Lara-Ann Schwede
Lara-Ann  Schwede


Goslar, Germany

High School:
Martin Schongauer Gymnasium

Middle Distance, Distance


Deacs Close Regular Season at Virginia Grand Prix

Alexandria Florent claimed her fourth event title of the season


Deacs to Close Out Regular Season This Weekend

Wake Forest will compete at the Virginia Grand Prix and the Penn Relays


Heppenstall Breaks School Record at Virginia Challenge

Junior Robert Heppenstall broke the school record in the 1500m


Deacs Open Competition at the Virginia Challenge

Wake Forest earned five top-five finishes on the first day of competition


Wake Forest to Compete at Virginia Challenge

The Demon Deacons will head to Charlottesville, Virginia for the two-day meet


Wake Forest Invitational

The Wake Forest women's track team competed at the Wake Forest Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Jan. 16, 2016.

Career Results

Outdoor Personal Bests
400m -- 59.49 -- 2015 Wake Forest Open
800m -- 2:10.72 -- 2018 Virginia Grand Prix
1,500m -- 4:32.81 -- 2018 Raleigh Relays

Indoor Personal Bests
400m -- 1:02.84 -- 2016 Camel City Invitational
600m -- 1:39.19 -- 2016 Wake Forest Invitational
800m -- 2:10.82 -- 2015 ACC Championships
1,000m -- 2:55.42 -- 2014 JDL College Kick-Off Classic
Mile -- 4:53.17 -- 2015 Doc Hale VT Elite

2018 Outdoor
Ran in five meets…Opened the season with a second-place finish in the 800m at the WF Outdoor Opener…Set a career-best in the 1500m at the Raleigh Relays…Finished fourth in the 800m at the Charlotte Invitational…Set a career-best and finished fourth in the 800m with a time of 2:10.72 at the Virginia Grand Prix. Also competed in the Virginia Challenge.

2017-18 Indoor
Ran in two meets...Finished eighth in the 800m at the Camel City Invitational and 21st at the Music City Challenge.

2017 Outdoor
Competed in seven outdoor meets where she ran in the 800m, 1500m and 4x400m relay...Had a career-best time of 4:33.48 in the 1500m at the ACC Championships where she finished 20th...Took third in the 1500m at the Tennessee Challenge.

2016-17 Indoor
Ran in four meets...Finished second in the 800m at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational with a time of 2:15.93...Took fifth in the 800m at the Liberty Elite Invitational...Ran the mile at the Virginia Tech Invitational and was a member of the 4x400m relay team at the UNCG Early Bird Duals.

2016 Outdoor
Competed in five meets, seeing action mainly in the 800m, but also in the 1,500m and 4x400m relay ... Had a pair of top-10 finishes in the 800m and placed 11th with a season-best time of 2:13.16 at the NC State Wolfpack Last Chance Meet ... Took fourth in the 1,500m at the Campbell Invitational.

2015-16 Indoor
Ran at six meets in various mid-distance events ... Placed ninth in her collegiate 600m debut with a time of 1:39.19 at the Wake Forest Invitational ... Had a runner-up finish in the 1,000m at the JDL College Kick-Off Classic ... Helped the Deacs take second place in the distance medley relay at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational.

2015 Outdoor
Appeared in seven meets in four different track events ... In the 800m, placed third with a season-best time of 2:10.73 at the Wake Forest Open and won the Radford Highlander Invitational with a time of 2:17.10.

2014-15 Indoor
Competed in five events in five different meets ... Won the 1,000m in her collegiate debut with a season-best time of 2:55.42 ... In the 800m, won the Commodor Invitational and placed second at the Hilton Garden Innvitational ... Season-best 800m time was 2:10.82 at the ACC Championships, good for 13th place ... Had an eight-place distance medley relay time of 11:29.60 at the conference meet.

High School
Did not compete for her school in Germany ... Won multiple state/regional indoor and outdoor 800m state championships ... Placed fifth at the national championships in 2014.

Born in Goslar, Germany to parents Manuela and Juergen Schwede on Jan. 6, 1996 ... Attended Martin Schongauer Gymnasium Breisach.