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Sport: Swimming
Height: 6’0”
Current Residence: Long Beach, Calif.
School: Long Beach Wilson High School

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, Bronze in 4x100-meter Freestyle, 7th place in the 50m freestyle, gold in the 4x100m medley relay
Career Highlights:
  • 2012, FINA World Short Course Championships 4x100m freestyle relay gold medalist, 4x100 medley relay bronze medalist
  • Won gold in the 50m breast and swam a leg on the silver medal winning 4x100m free relay at the 2011 FINA World Championships
  • Four-time gold medalist at the 2010 MOO Pan Pacific Championships
  • Won her first NCAA title in the 100y breast at the 2006 NCAA Championships

Fun Facts: Mother, Denise, was a former swimmer at Indiana State University ... Grandfather (John Tourtellot) was on the crew team at Columbia University and maternal grandfather invented the diamond tip needle on the record player ... She has a cat named King Tut ... Her favorite television show is Planet Earth

Learn more: 
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