2010-11 Highlights: Swam the team's fastest 200 IM and the fourth-fastest in school history ... swam the second-fastest 100 and 200 fly times on the team ... 100 fly time is fifth and 200 fly is fourth-fastest in school history ... swam fourth-fastest 100 breast time, and fifth-fastest 100 and 200 back times on the team ... also swam the 100 meter fly at the Indianapolis Grand Prix.
HIGH SCHOOL (Biloxi): Lettered four years in swimming and one year in softball ... team captain ... earned gold awards in the 100 fly and 200 IM and silver in the 100 fly and bronze in the 100 free at the state championships ... set five school records ... was the class vice president as a senior ... National Honor Society member ... AP scholar ... girls' swimming scholar athlete ... graduated sixth in her class of 338 ... high school swimming coach was Al Pickich ... also swam for Biloxi Elit Swim Team coached by Jamie Lee.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 40 ... has twin siblings ... nickhames are Gabby and Gabs ... hobbies are salsa club, just dance, `Stumbling' on StumbleUpon, Karaoke, watching Jersey Shore, getting swoll with swimming trainer Overton Spence ... person in history she'd like to meet is Tupac ... credits her club coach Jamie Lee as having the biggest influence on her sports career ... noteworthy thing about her home town is that it is headquarters for Barq's Rootbeer ... daughter of Alex and Anne Aranda .
Getting to Know Gabby...
Favorite food: Mama's Shepard's Pie and Daddy's Menudo
If you could be on any reality TV show, what would it be? Real Housewives of Miami.
Favorite quote: "Things may come to those who wait...but only the things left by those who hustle."