Pepperdine enters the final day of the conference championship in fourth place.
Pepperdine battles at the conference championship starting on Wednesday.
Katie Giacobbe wins Chris Knorr Leadership Award.
Jessica Mosbaugh wins twice more on day two of the meet at Cal Poly.
CLUB: Most recently competed for Carolina Aquatics under the tutelage of head coach Tripp Montgomery and Y-Spartaquatics ... Swam for the YCSC Mudcats from 2003-10 and for CHRS from 2010-12 ... Dam Swim for Drew Open Water Champion in 2010 ... Won the 50 breastroke short course state championship in 2008 ... Death Valley Jim Keogh Sr. 5K Women's Open Water Champion in 2013 ... Hula Invite Pentathlon Award in 2009.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Hammond School in 2013 ... Led the Skyhawks to first-ever state championship title in 2010 ... Hammond repeated as state champions in 2011 ... Selected as the State Newspaper Swimmer of the Year and chosen as the recipient of the Hammond Skyhawk Leadership award three times ... Co-captain of the team as a sophomore and as a senior ... Won the 100 freestyle at the state championship as a sophomore and junior ... Won the 500 freestyle and the 200 IM at the 2008 state championship, earning SCISA Swimmer of the Year ... SCISA All-State team all six years (including junior high) ... Thomas Sumter Invitational high point overall ... State Newspaper All-Area during junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Michael and Bobbi Presper ... Born in Columbia, S.C. ... Majoring in biology ... Chose Pepperdine because "I was attracted by the strong academics and values, I was inspired by the warmth and enthusiasm of the students and professors on campus, and of course, you cannot beat the campus view."
FAVORITES: The Stranger (book) ... The Proposal (movie) ... The Big Bang Theory (tv show) ... Sushi (food) ... Cleveland Browns (pro team) ... Marcus Lattimore (pro athlete) ... Football (sport other than swimming) ... Enjoys cooking, baking, making jewelry and crafts.