Sophomore broke her own school record and improved her NCAA "B" cut
Falcons sent a school-record eight swimmers to event that continues through Saturday
Falcons will compete Dec. 4-6 in Greensboro, N.C.
Falcons win several individual events, third in meet
Falcons sit in third place after day two; Meet concludes on Sunday, Nov. 23
PERSONAL BESTS 200 free 1:49.84^ 500 free 4:49.08^ 1000 free 9:54.79^ 1650 free 16:28.83^ 800 free relay 7:17.34* * School Record ^ Academy Top 10
2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Stellar season, helped achieve the school record for 800 Free Relay (7:17.34) an Academy record at MW Championships... ranks second on the team in 500 Free (4:49.08 / #2 Academy all-time) second on the team in 1000 Free (9:54.79 / #2 Academy all-time) and second on the team in 1650 Free (16:28.83 / #2 Academy all-time) ... ranked third in 200 Free (1:49.84 / #3 Academy all-time) and fourth in the 100 Free (52.17).
2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Set four school records in rookie campaign, three individual and one relay...set school records at MW Championships in 500, 1000 and 1650 free and was the second-leg of the record-setting 800 free relay...swam a time of 4:49.70 in 500 free...swam a time of 16:40.77 in 1650 free...her 1000 split of 10:02.05 during the 1650 swim also set a school record...swam the fourth-fasted 200 free time (1:50:79) in school history...earned freshman most inspirational award at season-ending banquet...MW all-academic and MW scholar-athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered four years in swimming...school record holder in the 200 and 500 free...team MVP all four years...National, Spanish and Math Honors Society member...scholar athlete and science award honoree...high school swimming coach was Shannon Philbin...swam club for Excel Aquatics, coached by Mark Walker...Excel Award winner, national qualifier in the 1650...Excel Aquatics record holder in the 500 and 1000 free.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 4...has two older siblings...hobbies are camping, hiking and boating...favorite food is ribs...favorite movie is How to Train your Dragon...favorite books are the Harry Potter series...group in history she'd like to meet is the Beatles...something most people don't know about her is that she's been to all 50 states...credits her father as having the biggest influence on her sports career...favorite athlete is Missy Franklin...pre-race/meet ritual is a long warm up...favorite quote: "Shoot for the moon because even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." ... daughter of Paul and Julie Menke.