Jenna Dolata
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    Jenna Dolata

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Colorado Springs, CO

    High School:
    Palmer

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Breaststroke

    2008-09 Highlights: Posted team's second-fastest times in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke events ... also swam in the 500 freestyle and 200 IM during the season ... named to the academic All-MWC team.

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming for coaches Kent Christy and Matt Reeves ... competed at state championships in sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... also swam for the Colorado Springs Swim Team, coached by Mike Doane ... also lettered in cheerleading for four years and track one year ... on state competition squad in cheerleading for four years ... four-year academic letterwinner ... academic all-state selection.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 20 ... daughter of Don and Cindi Dolata ... has a brother, Jonathan (17) ... hobbies include hiking, playing guitar, singing, running and swimming ... favorite movie is John Tucker Must Die ... biggest influence on her sports career has been her former coach Kent Christy, who "showed me that heart is the most important aspect to making a great athlete" ... favorite athlete is Natalie Coughlin ... pre-race rituals are eating fruit, listening to music loudly and stretching ... favorite quote: "Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard."

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