Qualified for her third consecutive NCAA Championships competing in the 200 backstroke and the 200 and 400 individual medley ... won her second BIG EAST individual championship defeating archrival Maddy Crippen of Villanova in the 400 individual medley ... is one of the best individual medley specialists in the country ... holds the Notre Dame record in the 400 IM.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in the 200 and 400 IM and the 200 backstroke at the 2003 NCAA Championships ... placed 19th in the 400 IM, 28th in the 200 backstroke and 39th in the 200 IM ... won the 400 individual medley at the 2003 BIG EAST Championships ... defeated archrival Maddy Crippen of Villanova in the race, just touching ahead of Crippen with a winning time of 4:16.24 ... placed sixth in the 200 IM at the conference meet ... won the 200 IM and was second in the 1,650 free against Michigan ... took first in the 200 and 400 IM and was second in the 200 backstroke against Illinois ... won three events against Pittsburgh including the 1000 free, the 200 backstroke and the 200 IM ... won the 400 IM at the Minnesota Invitational ... won 200 back and 400 IM against Indiana and the 400 IM versus Indiana.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Qualified for her second consecutive NCAA Championships, swimming the 200 and 400 individual medley ... was 25th in the 400 individual medley and 54th in the 200 IM ... set the Notre Dame record in the 400 individual medley against Villanova with a time of 4:14.47 ... in that race, she battled eventual BIG EAST Champion Maddy Crippen to the wire before just being touched out in the end ... recorded the second-fastest time in Notre Dame history in the 1,000 free against Purdue with a time of 9:57.54 ... also posted the sixth-fastest time in Notre Dame history in the 1,650 free at the Minnesota Invitational at 16:39.79 ... won the 200 IM against Pittsburgh ... won the 1,000 freestyle and the 200 IM against Michigan State ... won the 1,000 and 400 individual medley against Purdue ... won two events at the Minnesota Invitational in the 200 and 400 individual medleys and was second to Kelli Barton in the 1,650 freestyle ... was second in the 200 butterfly at the Notre Dame Invitational, helping the Irish to a 1-2-3 finish with Lisa Garcia and Brooke Taylor ... won the 200 and 400 IM at the Notre Dame Invitational and at the Notre Dame Dual Meet Invitational versus Iowa and Illinois.
AS A FRESHMAN: Earned honorable mention All-America honors as a freshman after placing 11th in the 400 individual medley at the 2001 NCAA Championships ... also competed in the 200 individual medley and the 1,650 freestyle at the NCAA Championships, placing 20th and 31st, respectively ... shattered the two oldest records in Notre Dame history in the 200 (2:01.74) and 400 (4:16.94) individual medley ... came in first place in the 200 individual medley at the BIG EAST Championships ... also finished second in the 400 individual medley and the 1,650 freestyle ... won the 200 and 400 individual medley and the 1,650 freestyle at the Indiana Invitational and the Notre Dame Invitational ... took first place in the 100 and 500 freestyle against Northwestern ... won the 1,000 freestyle and the 400 individual medley against Michigan ... won the 1,000 freestyle and 200 individual medley against Miami ... also finished second in the 200 backstroke ... won the 1,650 freestyle and the 400 individual medley in the quad meet ... posted an undefeated dual-meet season in the 200 individual medley ... placed in the top five in eight different events and took first place in seven different events ... won 24 races for the Irish in 2001-02.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned three swimming letters at Germantown Academy and one at Archbishop Wood High School ... was undefeated in all individual events in her prep career ... 11-time All-American in individual and relay events ... was nationally ranked as a sophomore, junior and senior ... as a senior, swam backstroke leg on the 200-yard medley relay team that tied the national prep school record ... qualified in four events (200, 400 IM and 100, 200 back) at the 2000 Olympic Trials ... named Outstanding Swimmer at the National Catholic meet as a freshman ... named Philadelphia Area High School Swimmer of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a senior ... set new Archbishop Wood and Philadelphia Catholic League record in the 200 individual medley ... three-time conference champion ... named team MVP as a freshman ... served as team captain as a senior ... swam for 13 years at Richboro Swim Club ... was a member of Form Council and Student-Faculty Advisory Council ... born April 27, 1982 in Churchville, Pa. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in American studies ... was a member of the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team.