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Alicia Aemisegger[]

PRONOUNCED: AHM-eh-seg-ger


  • Swimmer at Germantown Academy Aquatic Club (GAAC-PA)]]
  • in 2008 = 20 DOB: Nov 1, 1987
  • 5' 10" (177.8 cm)
  • Hometown = Oreland, Pa.
  • former resident of Frankfurt, ]]Germany]]]
  • Coach = Dick Shoulberg
  • Wikipedia:Alicia Aemisegger
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:[]

Took silver in the 500y freestyle and bronze in the 400y IM at the 2008 NCAA Championships … earned silver in the 400y IM and bronze in the 500y free as a freshman at the 2007 NCAA Championships … Finished fifth in the 200 IM and sixth in the 400 IM at the 2006 World Championships

World University Games:[]

2007: 4, 200m IM; 4, 400m IM

Short Course Worlds[]

Took fifth in the 200m IM and sixth in the 400m IM at the 2006 Short Course World Championships.

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2007(FR): 2, 400y IM; 3, 500y FR; 15, 200y BR

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2008 (So): 4th, 400y IM; 5th, 500y FR; 8th, 1650y FR; 16th, 800y FR-R

2005 World Rankings:[]

58th, 800m free; 24th, 200m IM; 10th, 400m IM


National Teams: Two-time National B Team (2005-06) Collegiate: Three-time NCAA All American. High School: Named high school All-American and Academic All American at Germantown ... member of the 2005 Prep School National Champion team.


High School: Germantown Academy ‘06 College: Princeton '10 College Major: Political Science, Photography

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams[]

International Affairs

Family, Village, Community[]

Parents: John and Gaynor … father works in business acquisition, and mother is a teacher Sibling(s): Two younger sisters (Sarah and Katie) who both also swim Sports Played Before Swimming: Field hockey, soccer, softball, track, basketball, gymnastics Nickname(s): Licie Hobbies Outside the Pool: Rock climbing, music, cooking, photography, playing the harmonica. Ultimate Way to Relax: Hanging out with friends, listening to music, watching a movie Most Influential Person: Erika Hanson … “Her knowledgeable influence has inspired me, and her amazingly positive personality helps me get through tough situations.”

Training Notes[]


Swims 15-18,000 yards per day, 6 hours a day, 7 days a week More: Speaks Latin and Italian.

Top Times[]

Event Best Year 200m IM 2:13.92 Jan 08 400m IM 4:41.65 Jan 08


Swimvitational - 13 Final, 200m BR 08 OSU GP - t2 Final, 100m BR; t2 Final, 200m BR; t4 Final, 200m FL; t1 Final, 200m IM NCAA - 2 Prelim, 500y FR; 3 Prelim, 400y IM; 16 Final, 800y FR-R; 1 Final(pr), 400y MED-R


WUGS - 4 Final, 200m IM; 4 Final, 400m IM 07 ULTRA GP - 7 Final, 200m FR; 4 Final, 400m FR; 2 Final, 800m FR; 6 Final, 200m BR; 4 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM


SUM NATS - 5 Final, 200m IM; 4 Final, 400m IM SC WORLD - 15 Semi, 100m IM (Short Course Meters); 5 Final, 200m IM (Short Course Meters); 6 Final, 400m IM (Short Course Meters) SPG CHAMPS - 10 Final, 200m BR; 4 Final, 400m IM


SUM NATS - 11 Final, 800m FR; 3 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM WC TRIALS - 12 Final, 200m BR; 6 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM


US OPEN - 22 Final, 100m BR; 15 Final, 200m BR; 2 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM SUM NATS - 16 Final, 100m BR; 12 Final, 200m BR; 4 Final, 200m IM; 2 Final, 400m IM SPG NATS - 28 Final, 800m FR; 6 Final, 400m IM


US OPEN - 14 Final, 200m IM; 17 Final, 400m IM