SOPHOMORE/2013-14: Spent the fall semester studying abroad before rejoining the team in January ... Scored 13 individual points at the conference championship, helping the Waves to a fifth place finish ... Placed 14th in the 1,000 freestyle after clocking a season-best mark of 12:14.61 ... Swam a season-best 50 freestyle time of 25.77 at conference ... Also saved best 100 freestyle performance for the PCSC Championship, clocking a season-best time of 55.66 ... Other season-best flat times include 2:14.38 (200 free), 6:06.45 (500 free), 32.28 (50 fly) and 1:09.60 (100 fly) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
FRESHMAN/2012-13: Reached the finals of the 100 freestyle at the PCSC Championship with a season-best time of 55.32 ... Clocked a 55.34 in the finals to finish in 35th place ... Placed 51st in the 50 freestyle at the PCSC Championship with a season-best time of 25.77 ... Took 39th in the 100 butterfly at the conference championship with a time of 1:05.37 ... Season-best time in the 100 fly set at the PCSC Time Trials with a mark of 1:05.21 ... Clocked a personal-best 2:30.96 in the 200 butterfly at the Malibu Invitational ... Other season-best times include 2:11.39 (200 free), 5:43.30 (500 free), 31.11 (50 back), 1:08.03 (100 back) and 28.10 (50 back, PR) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
CLUB: Competed for Chattahoochee Gold from 2004-08 and later the Dynamo Swim Club from 2008-12 ... Achieved AAA times in the 50 and 100 freestyle.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Marist School in 2012 ... Lettered in swimming and track and field ... Clocked prep school-best times of 24.44 and 53.40 in the 50 and 100 freestyle, respectively ... Earned the Most Dedicated Swimmer award as a senior ... Three-time Georgia High School Association All-American ... Member of the 200 medley relay team that holds the Marist varsity record ... Led team to three GHSA AAAA state championship titles ... National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Grew up in Marietta, Ga. ... Daughter of Dave and Dana ... Has two younger siblings, Caroline and David ... Majoring in nutritional science ... Has spent significant time in Chinendega, Nicaragua working for Amigos for Christ ... Considers Dara Torres her biggest sports hero because "her tenacity and refusal to give up is an inspiration to athletes of every sport and caliber" ... Chose Pepperdine "because of its commitment to developing the whole person in the image of Christ, its academic opportunities and the incredible feeling I had after walking on campus for the first time. I just felt as if I belonged!"
FAVORITES: Kathleen Hersey (pro athlete) ... Atlanta Braves (pro sports team) ... Under the Tuscan Sun (movie) ... Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (book) ... White Collar (tv show) ... Peanut butter and jelly sandwich (food) ... Soccer (sport other than swimming) ... Foster the People (band) ... Enjoys volunteering and going on mission trips, photography, cooking and baking.