The lowdown: The senior backstroke specialist got off to a slow start because of sickness but has been a key to the Athenas success in the last four years. Won the 200 individual medley (2:19.55) in a recent dual meet against Whittier. Took third in the 200 back (2:17.01) in a dual meet with Division I Loyola Marymount. Is in her fourth year in the program, her best season being a sophomore year in which she earned all-conference honors in the 200 back and as part of the 200 medley relay.
Hometown: San Diego
High school: Rancho Bernardo High School, 2004
Most memorable moment: Breaking a minute in the 100 backstroke.
Most embarrassing sports moment: My goggles fell off in a 200 backstroke race in college.
Role model: Jesus Christ
Person most influential in your athletic success: Steve Marksbury (cub swimming coach)
Last good book you read: Perelandra
Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
Cant miss television shows: Law and Order: CI
Favorite vacation spot: Hawaii
Favorite food: Sweet potatoes
Best advice anyone has given you: Speed in the butterfly is distance over the water.
Pre-game ritual or superstition: A long warm-up
Whats in your CD player/iPOD? Jars of Clay
Other hobbies: Sewing
What do you want to be doing in five years?: Working on public policy research in Washington.