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Natalia Barragan
Natalia Barragan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chowchilla, Calif.

High School:
Chowchilla Union HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
Sprint Free

Experience:
2V

02/12/2013

Waves Culminate Season at PCSC Championship

Pepperdine concludes 2012-13 season at the conference championships, held in La Mirada, Calif.

01/26/2013

Season-Best Times Fall at PCSC Time Trials

Waves earn six first-place finishes at the final regular-season meet.

01/18/2013

Waves Off to Great Start at Beach Cup

Senior Day scheduled to be celebrated prior to the start of the afternoon swim session, around 2 p.m., on Saturday.

01/18/2013

Waves Off to Great Start at Beach Cup

Senior Day scheduled to be celebrated prior to the start of the afternoon swim session, around 2 p.m., on Saturday.

11/17/2012

Arena Classic Brings Out Best In Pepperdine Swim Team

Waves conclude 2012 today in Long Beach and resume season in January.

SENIOR/2012-13: Competed in the freestyle, breaststroke and butterfly disciplines with an emphasis on the freestyle ... Swam a season-best 50 freestyle time of 25.76 at the Beach Cup ... Also clocked a 100 freestyle time of 59.76 at the event ... Posted a season-best 50 breaststroke time of 35.48 and 100 breaststroke time of 1:15.82 at the PCSC Time Trials ... Season-best times of 30.94 and 1:06.46 in the 50 and 100 butterfly, respectively, both set at the Beach Cup.

JUNIOR/2011-12: Joined the team in the fall of 2011 as a walk on ... Swam a personal-record time of 25.59 in the 50 freestyle at the PCSC Championship ... Clocked a personal-best split of 55.14 in the 100 freestyle at the conference meet ... Best 100 freestyle time (non-split) stands at 55.51 ... Set a new PR in the 100 breaststroke at the PCSC Championships with a time of 1:12.34 ... Swam the 50 butterfly at the Arena Classic in a time of 30.76 ... Finished the 100 IM at the PCSC Relays in a time of 1:08.73.

PEPPERDINE/2009-11: Was a student at Pepperdine, but was not a part of the swim team.

CLUB: Spent one year with the Fresno Dolphins and two years with the Clovis West Swim Club.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Chowchilla Union High School in 2009 ... Earned Most Valuable Swimmer recognition during three seasons ... High school best marks include 55.78 (100 freestyle), 1:06.69 (100 butterfly), and 25.85 (50 freestyle) ... Also lettered in water polo and earned All-Northern Sequoia League accolades as junior.

PERSONAL: Born in Fresno, Calif. ... Resides in Chowchilla, Calif. ... Daughter of Sandra and Ray Barragan ... Has four siblings: Nick, Nate, Alek and Aime ... Majoring in psychology and premed ... Aspires to become a pediatrician ... Traveled to Fiji with Pepperdine's International Program and calls the experience "life changing" ... Chose Pepperdine because "I loved the community of the school. Everyone seemed so nice and helpful, and the view was breathtaking."

FAVORITES: Law and Order SVU (TV show) ... Jack Johnson (musical artist) ... Water polo (sport other than swimming) ... Italian (food) ... Pride and Prejudice (movie) ... Since Feeling is First by E.E. Cummings (poem) ... Enjoys spending time at the beach.

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