2016-17 Freshman Season: Outstanding student-athlete award • improved to 17:20.38 in the 1650-yard free at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • earned first place with a 5:03.21 in the 500-yard free against North Dakota • finished third with a 1:53.02 in the 200-yard free against North Dakota • notched second place with a 4:55.31 in the 500-yard free at the Jean Freeman Invitational • earned fifth place with a 1:50.75 in the 200-yard free at the Jean Freeman Invitational • earned 10:29.54 in the 1000-yard free at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • notched a 1:50.87 in the 200-yard free at the 2017 Big Ten Championships • earned a 4:46.78 in the 500-yard free at the 2017 Big Ten Championships.
High School/Club: Graduate of Pinnacle High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., where she swam under head coach Paige LaPorte. • two-time Arizona High School Division I state champion in the 500 free • personal records are 1:49.56 in the 200 free, 4:50.45 in the 500 free, 55.67 in the 100 fly, and 10:05.22 in the 1,000 free • was a 2013 USA Swimming All American in the 500 free, 200 free, 200 free relay, and the 400 free relay • six-time All American • four-year swimming letterwinner • top finisher in the SCAR Open Water Challenge (2013-14) • swam for Lifetime Arizona under head coach Nate Moore.
Personal: Daughter of Kathe and Scott Whited • has two sisters, Hannah and Olivia • intends to major in art education.
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12/6/2017 - W. Swimming
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