Background[edit | edit source]

  • School: Stanford University- Senior
  • Club: Longhorn Aquatics
  • Specialty: Freestyle Long Distance
  • DOB: Apr 21, 1989
  • Height: 5' 9" (175.3 cm)
  • Hometown: Austin, TX
  • Birthplace: New Orleans, LA

Career Highlights[edit | edit source]

Placed fifth in the 800m free at the 2010 CP National Championships, up two places from the 2009 CP National Championships … member of the U.S. team at the 2009 World University Games … finished third in the 1650y free at the 2008 NCAA Championships … earned bronze medals in the 800m and 1500m free at the 2007 World University Games ... competed in the 400m free at the 2005 World Championships, finishing sixteenth

All-American[edit | edit source]

1650 Free (2008), 500 Free (2008), 500 Free (2010)

Stanford Record Book[edit | edit source]

500 Free (6th-4:41.30), 1650 Free (3rd-16:00.62),

World Champs History[edit | edit source]

2005: 16, 400m FR

Pan Pacs History[edit | edit source]

2006: 10, 400m FR

WUGs History[edit | edit source]

2007: Bronze, 800m FR; Bronze, 1500m FR; 8, 400m FR

U.S. Nationals History[edit | edit source]

2010: 5, 800m FR ... 2009: 7, 800m FR … 2005: 2, 1500m FR … 2004: 3, 200m FR

NCAA History[edit | edit source]

2009(So): 17, 1650y FR ... 2008(Fr): 3, 1650y FR; 9, 500y FR

2007 World Rankings[edit | edit source]

62nd, 400m FR; 28th, 800m FR; 30th, 1500m FR

2006 World Rankings[edit | edit source]

26th, 400m FR; 18th, 800m FR; 13th, 1500m FR

2005 World Rankings[edit | edit source]

83rd, 200m FR; 20th, 400m FR; 11th, 800m FR; 17th, 1500m F

Leadership[edit | edit source]

Co-captain of the 2003-04 National Junior Team

Details[edit | edit source]

High School: Salutatorian ... National Merit Finalist ... National Honor Society ... Mu Alpha Theta math society...PAC-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year

Personal:[edit | edit source]

High School: College Major: Political Science

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams[edit | edit source]

To pursue a career in law or business

Family, Village, Community[edit | edit source]

Parents: Steve and Betsy … father is with Hewlett Packard and mother is a homemaker

Sibling(s): Older brother (Chris)

Started Swimming: Age 6 ... "The summer league team looked like fun."

Sports Played Before Swimming: Softball, soccer, track

Hobbies Outside the Pool: Reading and baking

Ultimate Way to Relax: Listening to Taylor Swift

Most Influential Person: Parents … “They've always been so supportive of my dreams and have sacrificed a lot of their time for me." ... Role model: Janet Evans ... "She's achieved so much in her swimming career and is such a humble and inspiring person."

Training Notes[edit | edit source]

Swims 10,000 to18,000 yards per day, 6 days a week...In high school was named "most likely to appear on ESPN.".. Favorites: U.S. city: Palo Alto, CA ... int'l destination: Sydney, Australia ... music: Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Garth Brooks,...TV: Gilmore Girls, Jeopardy, The Office, Arrested Development

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