Sara Menke
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    Sara Menke

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Murfreesboro, TN

    High School:
    Father Ryan

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    Distance Free

    02/27/2013

    Three Falcons Named To MW All-Conference Women's Swimming & Diving Team

    Davis, Holcombe and Menke earn all-conference honors.

    02/23/2013

    Air Force Sets Five More School Records Saturday at MW Championships

    Davis sets three records and Menke sets two in one event.

    02/23/2013

    Air Force Sets Two More School Records Friday at MW Championships

    Davis sets school record in the 400 IM and Holcombe in the 100 fly.

    02/21/2013

    Air Force Sets Three More School Records Thursday at MW Championships

    School records fall in 400 medley relay, 200 IM and 500 free.

    02/20/2013

    Air Force Sets Three School Records In Opening Day at MW Championships

    Falcons set school records in 800 free and 200 medley relays and 200 free.

    PERSONAL BESTS
    200 free 1:50.79^
    500 free 4:49.70*
    1000 free 10:02.55*
    1650 free 16:40.77*
    800 free relay 7:19.96*
    * School Record
    ^ Academy Top 10

    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 22...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.

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