A for Athlete


  • 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

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


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

Stanford Record Book

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

World Champs History

2005: 16, 400m FR

Pan Pacs History

2006: 10, 400m FR

WUGs History

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

U.S. Nationals History

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

NCAA History

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

2007 World Rankings

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

2006 World Rankings

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

2005 World Rankings

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


Co-captain of the 2003-04 National Junior Team


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


High School: http://www.whschaps.com/ College Major: Political Science

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams

To pursue a career in law or business

Family, Village, Community

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

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