At AFA: Returns to the team in the spring after returning from Spain ... currently in the CSEAP (Cadet Semester Exchange Abroad Program) at the Spanish Air Force Academy ... 2006 MWC results: part of the 200 medley, 200 free and record breaking 400 free relay teams ... swam the fifth-fastest 100 fly (57.18) time in Academy history ... 2005 MWC results: consolation finalist in the 100 fly ... was on the 200 and 400 free and 400 medley relay teams ... 2004 MWC results: finalist in the 100 fly ... also swam the 100 and 200 back and was on three relay teams ... second-team all-MWC ... two-time MWC all-academic selection ... on the superintendent's list every semester.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 1 ... birthdate is Feb. 3, 1985 ... swam for the Columbia Swim Club under Coach Phil Garverick ... traveled to Poland for a Holocaust study trip through the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation... also completed Operations Air Force at Andersen AFB, Guam, last summer ... competed in the NFL Gatorade Punt, Pass and Kick competition three times as a youngster ... nickname is Linz ... credits sister, Natalie, as having the biggest influence in her sports career ... favorite quote is, ".... God designed the human machine to run on Himself. He Himself is the fuel our spirits were designed to burn . . . God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing." ~ C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity ... has three sisters, Natalie (20), Macall (17) and Gabrielle (13) ... daughter of Marc and Ardith Kirchhoff.