Pepperdine places seventh at the conference championship to conclude the year.
Waves' see countless season and personal-best times lowered during day three of the conference championships.
Waves sit in fourth place with two days left of competition.
Pepperdine earns four top-eight finishes in three events to open the conference championships.
Pepperdine concludes 2012-13 season at the conference championships, held in La Mirada, Calif.
FRESHMAN/2012-13: Earned All-PCSC status for her efforts in the 200 medley relay, 800 freestyle relay and 200 freestyle relay ... Won the 100 butterfly at the Malibu Invitational with a time of 59.58 ... Helped the 200 medley relay team to a season-best time of 1:49.88 at the PCSC Championships to place seventh ... Swam the second leg (24.75) of the 200 freestyle relay at the PCSC Championships and helped the team achieve all-conference status with a sixth-place showing ... 800 free relay team placed seventh at the conference championship ... Placed 19th in the 500 freestyle at the PCSC Championship with a season-best time of 5:14.29 ... Logged her highest individual finish at conference in the 100 butterfly with a 13th-place and personal-record time of 58.76 ... Posted the team's best 50 fly time of the season with a mark of 27.01 ... Also placed 13th at the league championship in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 18:39.39 ... Season-best 1650 free time set at 18:28.86 at the Malibu Invitational ... Other season-best times include 29.37 (50 back), 1:01.37 (100 back), 2:17.38 (200 back), 2:14.29 (200 fly), 24.40 (50 free), 53.02 (100 free) and 1:56.51 (200 free) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
CLUB: Competed for the Victor Swim Club, SEAS swim team and FAST swim team ... Club highlights include going to the Grand Prix, qualifying for open water nationals and competing at super sectionals.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Victor Senior High School, in Victor, N.Y., in 2012 ... Two-time Daily Messenger Swimmer of the Year ... Holds varsity squad records in the 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 400 freestyle relay events ... Also holds the New York Class B and Section Five record in the 200 freestyle ... Won sectional champion honors all four years on varsity ... Placed fifth in the 100 butterfly during senior season.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Beth VanWinkle ... Has one younger sister, Sydney ... Majoring in rhetoric and leadership ... Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Both parents work at universities in New York ... Chose Pepperdine because "it was a perfect fit for me and is everything I ever wanted in a school."
FAVORITES: Lenny Krayzelburg (pro athlete) ... The Hobbit (book) ... Dance Moms (tv show) ... Sushi (food) ... Buffalo Bills (pro sports team) ... The Notebook (movie) ... Lana Del Rey (musical artist) ... Enjoys shopping and reading.