Pepperdine honored by coaches' association for excelling in the classroom.
Waves honor eight student-athletes who will soon be finishing their swim and dive careers at Pepperdine.
Pepperdine sitting in fourth place after two days of competition.
Pepperdine bids a fond farewell to its four seniors during the final home meet of the 2011-12 season.
Pepperdine hosts the PCSC Time Trials next week Saturday in preparation for the PCSC Conference Championships on Feb. 8-12.
SOPHOMORE/2012-13: Saw action at the Beach Cup and the PCSC Time Trials ... At the Beach Cup, clocked a 29.73 in the 50 free, a 1:12.14 in the 100 back and a 1:07.08 in the 100 free ... At the PCSC Time Trails, delivered times of 29.96 (50 free), 1:12.44 (100 back) and 1:06.91 (100 free).
FRESHMAN/2011-12: Set a personal-record in the 50 freestyle at the PCSC Championships with a time of 28.19 ... Also lowered career-best performance in the 100 freestyle at the conference championships with a time of 1:02.64 ... Finished the 100 backstroke at the league meet in a personal-best time of 1:07.82 ... Other season-best times include 2:23.99 (200 free), 36.94 (50 breast), 1:27.63 (100 breast) and 1:13.17 (100 IM) ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.
CLUB: Swam for the Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics swim team from 2003-06 ... Competed and coached for the Covington Swim Team in 2010 and 2011 ... Placed second in the 50 backstroke and fourth in the 50 breaststroke at the League Meet in July of 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Mountain View High School in 2011 ... Was team captain of the swim team as a senior ... Honored with the Spartan (Coach's) Award during her junior season ... Also lettered in volleyball ... Recognized as the American Legion School Award winner, an award that recognizes girls for displaying courage, honor, leadership, scholarship and service ... Completed more than 100 hours of community service within one years' time to win Obama's Bronze Presidential Service Award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jim and Bryn Stuebner ... Has two younger siblings, Jake and Bridget ... Aunt Sue Gaylor played basketball at Dartmouth ... Her cousin, Andrew, played baseball at Kenyon College ... Has an uncle who competed in tennis at Montana ... Member of Pepperdine's Ioata Alpha champter of Alpha Phi ... Member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society ... Enjoys swimming because "it is the ideal sport to showcase personal improvement, while maintaining a `team' identity. It's also a sport that a person can participate in for his or her entire life" ... Chose Pepperdine "because attending a school with Christian values was especially important to me. I love the fact that Pepperdine encourages students to serve the greater community, and that it is an academically rigorous school."
FAVORITES: San Francisco Giants (pro sports team) ... A Walk to Remember (movie) ... Relient K and Mat Kearney (musical artists) ... Pride and Prejudice and the Bible (books) ... Modern Family (TV show) ... Volleyball (sport other than swimming) ... Enjoys being involved in community service projects and University Ministries, hanging out with friends, spending time with family, and reading.