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At Michigan ... NCAA Honorable Mention All-America (2010: 800-yard freestyle relay (11th)) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011-12).
Senior (2011-12) ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 21st in the 200-yard backstroke, 24th in the 100-yard backstroke and 56th in the 50-yard freestyle at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... won the 200-yard backstroke and finished second in the 100-yard backstroke against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... seventh in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle against Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... fifth in the 100-yard freestyle, seventh in the 200-yard freestyle, and ninth in the 50-yard freestyle against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... sixth in the 50-yard freestyle and seventh in the 200-yard backstroke against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... finished ninth in the 100-yard backstroke, 10th in the 200-yard backstroke, and 18th in the 50-yard freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2-4) ... eighth in the 100-yard freestyle and 11th in the 50-yard freestyle against IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... second in the 100-yard freestyle and sixth in the 200-yard freestyle against Toledo (Oct. 22) ... seventh in the 100-yard backstroke and eighth in the 200-yard backstroke against Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).
Junior (2010-11) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 12th in the 100-yard backstroke and 17th in the 200-yard backstroke at the 2011 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-19) ... Regular Season ... Swam in four events at Indiana (Jan. 8) and at Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 15)... finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and fifth in the 200-yard backstroke at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 3-4)... finished ninth in the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard backstroke against Stanford/Florida (Nov. 5-6); also finished 10th in the 100-yard backstroke... swam the 100- and 200-yard backstroke (4th/7th) against Indiana/Texas (Oct. 29-30); also swam in all five relays... won 100-yard backstroke and finished second in 200-yard backstroke against Toledo (Oct. 22)... swam in five events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 8), including the 500-yard freestyle for the first time in her career; also swam team-best times in both backstrokes.
Sophomore (2009-10) ... Championship Meets... Earned Honorable Mention All-America status after taking 11th as part of Michigan's 800-yard freestyle relay team at NCAA Championships (March 18-20)... also finished 48th in the 200-yard backstroke with a career-high time of 1:58.40... Regular Season... Won 100-yard Backstroke against Northwestern (Jan. 16)... scored a fourth-place finish in the 100-meter backstroke at Copa Coqui (Jan. 2)... collected first-place tallies in both backstroke races at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 4)... earned an NCAA 'B' mark as a part of U-M's 400-yard Medley Relay team at the Purdue Invitational (Nov. 20)... won the 100-yard backstroke and finished third in the 200-yard backstroke against Toledo and Toronto (Oct. 24)... won the 100-yard backstroke (56.87) at Notre Dame (Oct. 10).
Freshman (2008-09) ... Championship Meets ...took 13th in the 100-yard backstroke (54.67) after a career-best and NCAA consideration time of 54.62 in the prelims, placed 15th in the 200-yard backstroke (2:00.14) after a career-best 1:59.07 in the prelims, and took 43rd in the 50-yard freestyle with a career-best 23.63at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-21) ... Regular Season ... swam the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 24.61and swam the 200-yard freestyle in1:54.93at the Indiana Invitational (Jan. 9) ... finished first in the 200-yard backstroke at the EMU Invitational ... recorded a career-best time of 52.19 in the 100-yard freestyle, and finished in55.63 in the 100-yard backstroke and2:01.08 in the 200-yard backstroke at the Texas A&M Invitational (Nov. 21-23).
Prep... Milford High School (2008) ...four-year letterwinner (2004-07) ... four-time All-Conference (2004-07) ... four-time All-County (2004-07) ... four-time All-State (2004-07) ... four-time All-American (2004-07) ... 2007 State Champion ... 2007 state record holder.
Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... movement science major ... birthday is January 27, 1990.
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