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Jill Penner

Synchro

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Club: Walnut Creek
Event:
Team
Height: 5-8
Date of Birth: November 14, 1987
Birthplace: Seattle, Wash.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
Current Residence: Walnut Creek, Calif.

Career Highlights:
2007 - Nominated to the 2007 U.S. Pan American and 2008 U.S. Olympic Teams; FINA World Championships: Combo 3rd, Team Tech 5th, Team Free 5th; Pan American Games: Team 1st (Olympic Games qualifying event); FINA World Trophy Cup: Combo 2nd, Team 3rd
2006 - U.S. National Championships: Duet 7th, Team 4th; Swiss Open: Team 1st; FINA World Cup: Team 4th; FINA World Trophy Cup: Combo 1st, Team 4th
2005 - Junior National Championships: Team 7th, Trio 5th, Solo 6th, Figures 7th; FINA Junior World Championships: Team 4th; U.S. Open: Team 2nd, Combo 3rd; Junior Pan American Games: Team 2nd, Combo 1st, Figures 5th
2004 - Senior National Championships: Solo 14th, Team 9th; Junior National Championships: Solo 8th, Duet 6th, Team 6th

Personal:
Daughter of Leslie and Craig Penner...Moved to Walnut Creek during high school to train with the Walnut Creek Aquanuts...Attributes her synchro inspiration to her grandmother who still competes...Goal has always been to compete in the 2008 Olympic Games...Made the Washington state finals in speed swimming and also participated in water polo...Hopes to eventually compete for The Ohio State University and possibly study photography or interior design.

Awards:
2006 - Named to the USSS All-America Team I
2005 - Named to the USSS Junior All-America Team.