Pepperdine concludes 2012-13 season at the conference championships, held in La Mirada, Calif.
Waves earn six first-place finishes at the final regular-season meet.
Waves honor eight student-athletes who will soon be finishing their swim and dive careers at Pepperdine.
Waves conclude 2012 today in Long Beach and resume season in January.
Waves set 22 new season bests and 13 new personal bests on day two in Long Beach.
FRESHMAN/2012-13: Reached the finals of the 100 breaststroke at the PCSC Championship and placed 30th overall behind a time of 1:12.85 ... Season-best time in the event set at the Mustang Invitational with a relay split time of 1:12.14 ...Swam the 100 breaststroke at the Arena Classic in a time of 1:12.81 ... Placed 32nd in the 200 breaststroke at the PCSC Championship with a time of 2:37.58 ... Clocked a 200 breaststroke time of 2:35.08 at the Malibu Invite ... Swam a 50 breaststroke time of 33.71 at the PCSC Championship, breaking a personal-record and good enough for third on the Waves' descending order list ... Also ranked in the top-three on the team in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events ... Other season-best times include 28.17 (50 free), 1:00.15 (100 free), 33.65 (50 back), 1:11.79 (100 back), 2:29.40 (200 back), 31.25 (50 fly), 1:13.30 (100 breast), 1:07.81 (100 IM), 2:22.89 (200 IM) and 5:06.94 (400 IM).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Fairfield Ludlowe High School in 2012 ... Competed on the varsity swim team during freshman and sophomore seasons ... Also lettered in track and field ... Specialized in the breaststroke and IM ... Was a state finalist in the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM ... Selected to the Dean's List all four years of high school.
CLUB: Member of the Westport YMCA Water Rat swim team from 2006-12 ... Prior to that, competed for the Fairfield YMCA Fly Fins swim team from 2003-06 ... Qualified for the YMCA National Team in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:28.87 ... Other best times include 1:09.86 (100 breaststroke) and 2:20.25 (200 IM).
PERSONAL: Born in Hartford, Conn. ... Daughter of Paul and Carol ... Younger sister of Andrew ... Father played hockey at Northeastern, and did a brief stint in the NHL and AHL ... Chose Pepperdine because "the school was a perfect fit both academically and athletically, and there is a great team dynamic" ... Participated in Relay for Life and St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound to raise money for cancer treatment.
FAVORITES: Ryan Lochte (pro athlete) ... Water for Elephants (book) ... It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (tv show) ... Sushi (food) ... Jack Johnson (musical artist) ... Boston Red Sox (favorite sports team) ... Zoolander (movie) ... Tennis (sport other than swimming) ... Enjoys art.