The Pepperdine swimmers and divers head to La Mirada, Calif. for the PCSC Relays on Friday.
Pepperdine enters the final day of the conference championship in fourth place.
Ally Bernard, Mae Corbin, Stephanie Ertl, Kelsey Maguire and Priyanka Shah compete for final time at the Raleigh-Runnels Memorial Pool.
Katie Giacobbe wins Chris Knorr Leadership Award.
Erin Himes leads Waves in 1650 freestyle on day one of Chris Knorr Invitational.
SOPHOMORE/2013-14: Scored 18 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a fifth place finish ... Placed 16th in the 400 IM at the PCSC Championships behind a season-best time of 5:20.59 ... Clocked a 1:13.02 in the finals of the 100 breaststroke to place 21st in the event at the conference championship ... Finished in 22nd in the 200 breaststroke at the PCSC meet behind a season-best time of 2:40.44 ... Set a new personal record at the Chris Knorr Invitational with a 1,650 freestyle time of 22:01.34 ... Other season-best flat times include 28.22 (50 free), 1:04.52 (100 free), 6:33.94 (500 free), 33.84 (50 back), 33.94 (50 breast), 1:12.74 (100 breast), 31.05 (50 fly), 1:12.83 (100 fly), 1:08.53 (100 IM) and 2:34.64 (200 IM) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
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 ... Majoring in psychology and art.
FAVORITES: Ryan Lochte (pro athlete) ... Water for Elephants (book) ... Arrested Development (tv show) ... Apples with peanut butter (food) ... Red Hot Chili Peppers (band) ... Boston Red Sox (favorite sports team) ... Zoolander (movie) ... Tennis (sport other than swimming) ... Enjoys art.