Pepperdine makes the grade again, and recognized by the CSCAA for its 3.20 team GPA.
Allison Naasz and Jessica Mosbaugh both ink their names in the Pepperdine record book after impressive performances today at the conference championships.
Junior Jessica Mosbaugh lowers 200 IM record to 2:05.23 today at the PCSC Championships.
Pepperdine sits in fourth place after day one with 181 points.
Pepperdine honors Codie Cox, Katie Giacobbe, Blair Kacynski and Cailey Stuebner as they compete for the final time at home on Saturday.
SOPHOMORE/2014-15: Scored 11 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a seventh place finish … Paced the Waves in the 1000 freestyle at the PCSC Championships, placing 16th overall behind a personal-record time of 11:03.10 … Delivered a season-best 200 IM time of 2:16.73 at the PCSC Championships … Broke the 1-minute mark for the first time in the 100 butterfly at the PCSC Championships with a 25th-place time of 59.84 … Other season-best times include 1:00.54 (100 free), 2:05.11 (200 free), 5:31.95 (500 free) and 30.50 (50 fly) … Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
FRESHMAN/2013-14: Earned All-PCSC honors as part of the 800 freestyle relay squad … Ranked seventh on the team with 32 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a fifth place finish ... Member of the 800 freestyle relay team that placed fifth at conference behind a season-best mark of 7:53.39 … Swam a personal-best 200 split of 1:57.51 in the relay … Clocked a personal-best 2:18.43 in the prelims of the 200 butterfly at the PCSC Championships before shaving nearly five more seconds off in the finals (2:13.65) for ninth place … PRed twice in the 200 IM at conference, posting a 2:14.28 in the prelims and a 2:12.72 in the finals for 19th overall … Placed 19th in the 100 butterfly behind a season-best time of 1:00.01 … Set a personal-best 50 free flat time of 26.96 at the PCSC Pentathlon … Relay split time slightly better at 26.04 … Personal-best 200 freestyle flat time set at 2:01.89 at the Mustang Invitational … Swam a personal-best 500 free time of 5:25.82 at the Malibu Invitational … Other season-best flat times include 57.43 (100 free), 32.03 (50 back), 1:07.01 (100 back), 38.42 (50 breast), 28.18 (50 fly, PR) and 1:07.38 (100 IM) … Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Liberty High School in 2013 … Earned four varsity letters in swimming … Earned All-Gold Conference honors in the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 400 freestyle relay as a freshman … As a sophomore, earned all-conference distinction in the 100 butterfly and 200 and 400 free relays … Team captain as a junior and senior … 2012 All-Gold Conference performer in the 200 IM, 100 butterfly and 200 and 400 free relays … All-state swimmer in the 400 free relay as a senior … Other senior accolades include all-conference in the 200 free, 100 butterfly, 200 free relay and 400 free relay and second-team all-district status in the 200 freestyle … Graduated in the top 10-percent of her class.
CLUB: Swam for the Tsunami Swim Team of Kansas City (2007-08, 13) and for the Kansas City Blue Wave (2009-12).
PERSONAL: Born in Columbus, Ohio … Daughter of Esther and Jan Erik Kuhlmann … Younger sister to Christina … Majoring in interpersonal communications … Speaks Danish … Chose Pepperdine because “they offered the major I was looking for, matched with a perfect team for me, and of course a beautiful campus.”
FAVORITES: Sidney Crosby (pro athlete) … Pittsburg Penguins (pro team) … Miss Peregrines’ Home for Peculiar Children and Harry Potter (books) … She’s the Man (movie) Parks and Recreation (tv show) … Pasta, sushi and fruit (foods) … The 1975 and G Eazy (musical artist) … Hockey (sport other than swimming).