CLUB: Competed for the Lexington Dolphins, Wildcat Aquatics, Kentucky Diving Club and the Lexington Country Club ... Ranked second nationally in the butterfly in the 8-under age group and ninth in the 10-under division ... Won several state championships during club career ... Still holds Central Kentucky Swim Conference records for the freestyle and backstroke in the 6-under age group ... Also holds the CKSC record for diving in the 9-10 age group.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Henry Clay High School in 2014 ... Was a varsity swimmer and diver for all four seasons ... State qualifier in both swimming and diving as a freshman, sophomore and senior ... Four-time Academic All-American ... Two-time team MVP ... Three-year varsity team diving captain ... City Champion in diving in 2014 ... 100 breaststroke City Champion as a junior ... Winning time set the city and high school record with a mark of 1:08.2 ... Other high school best times include 2:15.9 (200 IM), 2:28.6 (200 breast), 1:03.3 (100 fly) ... Best 1-meter six dive score set at 204.8 ... Also played volleyball as a freshman ... National Honors Society and Beta Club Member.
PERSONAL: Born in Lexington, Ky. ... Daughter of Kimberly and David Stigers ... Plans to study sports medicine and aspires to become a doctor or physician's assistant ... Both parents are in the medical field ... Has one older sister, Natalie ... Chose Pepperdine because "I fell in love with it the moment I was on campus for the first time and knew it was the place for me. Pepperdine offers the perfect combination of a high academic school with a supporting environment and the only Division I school that would allow me to both swim and dive" ... Uncle Kent Hawkins also attended Pepperdine ... Father played basketball, baseball and track for Centre College
FAVORITES: Ryan Locte (pro athlete) ... Miami Heat (pro sports team) ... Looking for Alaska (book) ... Scandal (tv show) ... Cookies (food) ... Dodgeball (movie) ... Volleyball (sport other than swimming) ... Also enjoys hanging out with friends, yoga, volleyball, spending time at the beach, playing with dogs and lifeguarding.