Pepperdine honored by coaches' association for excelling in the classroom.
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.
FRESHMAN/2012-13: Honored as the PCSC Div. I Swimmer of the Meet at the conference championships ... Set the Pepperdine record in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:20.92 ... Earned individual all-conference honors in the 200 IM, 200 breaststroke and 100 breaststroke ... Also picked up All-PCSC accolades in the 400 medley relay and 200 medley relay ... At the conference championship, placed third in the 100 breaststroke, fourth in the 200 IM and sixth in the 200 breaststroke ... Clocked the team's best times in the 50 breaststroke (30.17 relay split, 30.33 flat time), 100 breaststroke (1:04.89), 200 breaststroke (2:20.92), 200 butterfly (2:10.61), 200 IM (2:07.49), 400 IM (4:40.95) ... Other season-best times include 26.00 (50 free, personal record), 58.19 (100 free), 27.24 (50 fly), 1:00.67 (100 fly) ... Won the 100 breaststroke and the 200 butterfly at the PCSC Time Trials ... Earned a team-best three individual top-10 finishes at the Beach Cup including fifth in the 400 IM (4:40.95), sixth in the 200 breaststroke (2:26.17) and ninth in the 200 IM (2:12.98) ... Posted four individual top-five finishes at the Malibu Invite (400 IM, fourth - 4:41.18; 200 fly, third - 2:12.77; 200 breast, fourth - 2:28.47; 100 breast, fifth - 1:08.66) ... Helped the 200 medley relay team to a season-best time of 1:49.88 at the PCSC Championships to place seventh ... Part of the 400 medley relay squad that placed sixth at the conference meet with a season-best time of 3:56.26.
CLUB: Member of the Seal Beach Swim Club since age eight ... National Club Swimming Association Junior National medley relay member in 2009 ... Holds the long course club record in the 100 and 200 breaststroke for the 13/14 and 17/18 age brackets ... Also holds the short course record in the 200 breaststroke for the 17/18 age group.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Los Alamitos High School in 2012 ... Four-year letterwinner and three-year varsity captain ... Placed ninth in the 100 breaststroke at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 finals in 2012 ... Also placed 16th in the 200 IM and ninth in the 200 medley relay with a school-record time of 1:49.18 ... Honored as the team's Swimmer of the Year in 2012 ... Long Beach Press Telegram Swimmer of the Year in 2012 ... Four-time Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team honoree ... Qualified for the CIF Southern Section Division 1 meet in the 100 breaststroke, 200 IM and 200 medley relay all four seasons ... Most thrilling moment was "winning the Sunset League Swim Title in 2012 as the underdogs" ... National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Born in Vancouver, Wash. ... Grew up in Los Alamitos, Calif. ... Daughter of Wendy and Bob ... Has one brother, Nate ... Majoring in psychology ... Chose Pepperdine because "I feel I will be successful in a small college environment. I love the small class sizes, the strong interactive relationships of the fellow students on campus, the positive and encouraging atmosphere that everyone I have met on campus seems to have, and its location in southern California."
FAVORITES: Amanda Beard (pro athlete) ... Los Angeles Angels (pro sports team) ... The Proposal (movie) ... Kid Cudi (musical artist) ... Baseball and softball (sport other than swimming) ... Bones (tv show) ... Chinese (food) ... Blue Like Jazz (book).