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  • Swimmer at Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics (FORDAZ)]]
  • in 2008 = 23 DOB: Sep 8, 1984
  • 5' 5" (165.1 cm)
  • Hometown = Oxford, Ohio
  • in 2008 resides in Tucson, Ariz.
  • former resident of Oxford, Ohio
  • Coach = Frank Busch
  • Wikipedia:Whitney Myers
  • USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.

Career Highlights:[]

Won international gold in the 200m IM at the 2006 Pan Pacifics; her performance earned her Female Swimmer of the Meet honors ... also won the Golden Goggle Award for "Female Race of the Year" for the performance ... won two NCAA titles in 2006 in the 200y and 400y IM ... earned gold swimming prelims of the 800m free relay at the 2005 World Championships, where she also finished fourth in the 200m IM ... runner-up in both the 100y fly and 200y IM at the 2005 NCAA Championships

World Championships[]

2005: Gold, 800m FR-R(pr); 4, 200m IM; 10, 200m FR

World Championships[]

2007: 4, 200m IM

NCAA NCAA logo Championships[]

2007(Sr): 1, 200y IM; 2, 200y FL/400y FR-R/400y MR-R; 4, 800y FR-R; 5, 400y IM

2007 World Rankings:[]

46th, 100m free; 80th, 200m free; 12th, 200m IM

2006 World Rankings:[]

35th, 100m free; 46th, 200m free; 27th, 100m fly; 39th, 200m fly; 2nd, 200m IM;

2005 World Rankings:[]

20th, 200m free; 55th, 100m fly; 61st, 200m fly; 5, 200m IM

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States Swim Titles[]

100m Fly (1): '02 SPG


General Accolades: 2006 USA Swimming Female Performance of the Year (Pan Pac 200m IM) ... 2005 USA Swimming Relay Performance of the Year (World Champ 800m free relay) National Teams: Two-time National A Team (2005-06) … 2004 National B Team … 2001 National Junior Team Meet Honors: 2006 Pan Pacific Female Swimmer of the Meet Collegiate: 2006 Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year ... 2007 NCAA Woman of the Year ... ====2007==== Arizona Female Athlete of the Year ... five-time NCAA Champion ... 2007 Pac-10 Leadership Scholarship Winnter Collegiate: 2007 NCAA Woman of the Year High School: Two-time Ohio Swimmer of the Year (2001, 03) ... eight-time high school State Champion ... 2002 U.S. National Champion (100 fly)


High School: Ursuline Academy '03 College: Arizona '09 College Major: Science Education / Pre-Pharmacy

Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams[]

Pediatric pharmacist 

Family, Village, Community[]

Parents: Timothy and Sally … father is a real estate broker, and mother was formerly the Director of Rec Sports at Miami (Ohio) University (now retired) Sibling(s): Older brother (Lindsey) attended Miami (Ohio) University and now sells real estate with his father … older brother (Travis) was a diver at Ohio State and Miami (Ohio); he is currently a diving coach and works at a nutrition store Sports Played Before Swimming: Jazz, tumbling, tap, ballet Nickname(s): Munchkin because of her small size Pet(s): One dog (Soapy Suds) Hobbies Outside the Pool: Dancing, cooking, arts and crafts Ultimate Way to Relax: Movies Most Influential Person: Her parents … “They lead by example and put their hearts and souls into everything they do.” Charities: Pre-Pharmacy Club community service events ... also interested in charities associated with colon cancer research; "My dad had colon cancer, and I recently found out that I have a genetic disposition for it." Sponsor(s): Nike

Training Notes[]


Swims 10,000 meters/yards per day, 3-5 hours a day, 6 days a week


  • One World medal (1g)

International Medals[]

2007 Duel in The Pool 2007: Bronze, 200m IM

Top Times[]

Event 100m BR 100m FL 200m FL 200m IM 400m IM Best 1:17.08 59.35 2:10.76 2:10.11 4:53.57 Year Jun 05 Aug 06 Jul 04 Aug 06 Mar 00


Swimvitational - 14 Final, 100m FR; 18 Final, 200m FR; 13 Final, 100m FL; 1 Final, 400m FR-R 08 SCSC GP - 21 Final, 100m FL; 13 Final, 200m IM; 4 Final, 800m FR-R; 1 Final, 400m MED-R


SUM NATS - 13 Final, 100m FR; 10 Final, 200m FR; 22 Final, 200m FL; 8 Final, 200m IM; 1 Final, 400m FR-R; 1 Final, 800m FR-R; 3 Final, 400m MED-R MoO DiP - 4 Final, 100m FR; 3 Final, 200m IM WORLD - 4 Final, 200m IM


PAN PAC - 10 Final, 100m FL; 1 Final, 200m IM SUM NATS - 7 Final, 100m FR; 11 Final, 200m FR; 5 Final, 200m FL; 2 Final, 200m IM NCAA - 3 Final, 200y FL; 1 Final, 200y IM; 1 Final, 400y IM


MoO DiP - 4 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 200m IM WORLD - 10 Semi, 200m FR; 4 Final, 200m IM; 6 Semi, 200m IM WC TRIALS - 3 Final, 200m FR; 6 Final, 200m FL; 2 Final, 200m IM 2004 OLY TRIALS - 9 Final, 100m FL; 3 Final, 200m FL; 7 Final, 200m IM 2003 SPG NATS - 18 Final, 100m FL; 5 Final, 200m FL


US Open - 20 Final, 200m FR; 9 Final, 200m FL; 11 Final, 200m IM SUM NATS - 19 Final, 200m FR; 23 Final, 200m FL; 18 Final, 200m IM SPG NATS - 4 Final, 200m FR; 1 Final, 100m FL; 3 Final, 200m FL; 4 Final, 200m IM