Pepperdine places seventh at the conference championship to conclude the year.
Waves' see countless season and personal-best times lowered during day three of the conference championships.
Waves sit in fourth place with two days left of competition.
Pepperdine earns four top-eight finishes in three events to open the conference championships.
Pepperdine concludes 2012-13 season at the conference championships, held in La Mirada, Calif.
CLUB: Competed for the Victor Swim Club, SEAS swim team and FAST swim team ... Club highlights include going to the Grand Prix, qualifying for open water nationals and competing at super sectionals.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Victor Senior High School, in Victor, N.Y., in 2012 ... Two-time Daily Messenger Swimmer of the Year ... Holds varsity squad records in the 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 400 freestyle relay events ... Also holds the New York Class B and Section Five record in the 200 freestyle ... Won sectional champion honors all four years on varsity ... Placed fifth in the 100 butterfly during senior season.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Beth VanWinkle ... Has one younger sister, Sydney ... Majoring in English and communications ... Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Both parents work at universities in New York ... Chose Pepperdine because "it was a perfect fit for me and is everything I ever wanted in a school."
FAVORITES: Lenny Krayzelburg (pro athlete) ... The Hobbit (book) ... Dance Moms (tv show) ... Sushi (food) ... Buffalo Bills (pro sports team) ... The Notebook (movie) ... Lana Del Rey (musical artist) ... Enjoys shopping and reading.