1996 U.S. Olympian 1996 U.S. Champion - 100 breaststroke
Will miss the entire season after undergoing shoulder surgery in the fall...will still be a vital member of the program as her experience will lend itself well to the remaining members of the team... won the 1996 United States Championship in the 100 breaststroke and was a member of the 1996 United States Olympic team as a 15-year old.
AS A JUNIOR: Missed all of last season due to a shoulder injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley ... posted season's best times at the conference meet going 1:07.93 in the 100 breaststroke and 2:25.43 in the 200 breaststroke ... was 25th in the 100 and 26th in the 200 breaststroke events ... was fifth on the Irish roster in the 200 and sixth in the 100 breaststroke.
AS A FRESHMAN: Took fifth place in the 200 breaststroke at the Notre Dame Invitational ... earned third place in the 200 breaststroke in the quad meet ... placed second in the 400 individual medley against Tampa ... finished fourth in the 100 and 200 breaststroke against Miami . . .captured a third-place finish in the 100 breaststroke against Iowa ... finished in fourth place in the 200 breaststroke against Northwestern ... took fifth place in the 200 breaststroke against Michigan ... swam on the 400 breaststroke relay that set a meet record time of 4:31.13 at the Notre Dame Relays ... member of the the 400 butterfly relay which set a meet record time of 3:56.20 at the Notre Dame Relays ... tallied eight top-five finishes.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned four swimming letters at Providence High School ... member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team ... member of the 1998 World Cup team ... national champion in 100 breaststroke in '96 ... registered All-America honors her sophomore, junior and senior years ... was nationally ranked as a junior and senior ... member of the 1997 high school national championship team ... won three team state championships ... was a member of four undefeated swimming teams ... four-time conference champion and three-time regional and state champion ... was all-conference, all-city and all-state in each of her last three seasons ... named Charlotte (N.C.) Swimmer of the Year in 2000 ... set school records in the 100 breaststroke, 200 individual medley, 100 freestyle, 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly ... set conference records in the 100 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley ... named team MVP as a junior and senior ... served as team captain her senior year ... was a member of National Honor Society, Latin Honor Society and Vesta ... born Nov. 20, 1981 in Winter Park, Fla. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in psychology asnd computer applications ... was a member of the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team.