Becky Gleason
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    Becky Gleason

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ballwin, Mo.

    High School:
    Parkway South

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    IM/Fly

    2008-09 Highlights: Recorded the team's fastest time of the season in both the 400 IM and 200 butterfly ... time of 2:06.63 in the 200 fly at the Mountain West Conference Championships ranks as the seventh-fastest in school history, while mark of 4:33.76 in the 400 IM is the eighth-fastest ... swam the team's second-fastest time of the season in the 200 IM, behind school-record-holder Jane Hwang ... also competed in the 500 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 200 breaststroke and 100 butterfly during the season.

    2007-08 Highlights: Registered the team's fastest time of the season in the 200 butterfly ... also competed in the IM, backstroke and breaststroke events.

    2006-07 Highlights: Competed in the 200 freestyle, 200 butterfly and 200 and 400 IM events in freshman season.

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming at Parkway South HS in Chesterfield, Mo., for coach Kristen Collins ... team captain ... National Honor Society member ... DECA award recipient ... swam for Parkway Swim Club, coached by Thom Bick, since 1992.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 1 ... daughter of John and Anita Gleason ... has two sisters, Katie Moss (25) and Meghan (17) ... majoring in behavioral sciences ... plans to become a pilot ... hobbies include taking pictures, shopping and being with friends ... favorite movie is Over the Hedge ... people in history she'd like to meet are Orville and Wilbur Wright, because "their names are awesome and they are credited with inventing the first working airplane" ... most noteworthy thing about her hometown (St. Louis) is the Gateway Arch ... favorite athlete is Jesse Owens ... pre-race ritual: "I always do the exact same warm-up and the same stretch behind the block" ... if she could be on any TV show, it would be Full House, because "I love that show!" ... has everything from country to rap to classical and Disney and rock on her iPod ... favorite quote: "Don't assume that it is too late to get involved." -Doubleday.

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