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Alison English

Pentathlon

Nickname: "Ali"
Height: 5-10 1/2
Weight: 145
Birthplace: Ventura, Calif.
Residence: Santa Cruz, Calif.
High School: 
Foothill Technology H.S. (Ventura, Calif.) '11
College: University of California, Santa Cruz
Year of Graduation: 2015
Major:
Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology (Pre-med)
Coaches: Kim Musch (UCSC Head Swim Coach), Jason York (Buenaventura Swim Club), Tina Donatoni-Frost (Donatoni-Frost Training Stables), and Michael Tiffany (Points West Fencing Center)

Sports Played in High School: tetrathlon, swimming and horseback riding

Hobbies: hanging out with friends, going to the beach, attempting to surf, skiing, and being at the barn

Family: her great grandfather, Douglas Dickie, played football for the University of Michigan (1926); her sister, Amanda English, competes in the tetrathlon

Favorite Foods:
bananas and orange juice

Pre-Competition Meal: bananas, oatmeal, or yogurt and granola

Favorite Athletes:
Matt Grevers

Favorite Movie: "Lion King"

Favorite Music: any type of rock, alternative, and indie rock

Did You Know?: Alison would like to become an opthamologist...she has been a vegetarian for 6 years...she loves the water and is a certified PADI scuba diver...she participated in a DNA barcoding project through her high school and Coast Marine Biolabs on DNA sequencing of different species of rockfish in the Channel Islands, National Park. Her team successfully sequenced and identified the DNA so she is now a published co-author of "Barcoding the Kelp Forests of California's Northern Channel Islands".

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:

2013 World Cup #1 (Palm Springs, California): did not qualify for final
2013
January Senior Ranking (3rd)

2012  Junior World Championship (Drzonkow, Poland): did not qualify for final
2012  January Domestic Qualifier (Colorado Springs): 8th

2011 
December Domestic Qualifier (Colorado Springs): 8th
2011  Domestic Qualifier in Palm Springs: 13th

2010 
U.S.P.C. National Championships in Tetrathlon: Junior Girl Champion

last updated 2/27/13

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