2016-17 Freshman Season: Outstanding student-athlete award • earned a 1:06.06 in the 100-yard breast against Iowa • notched a third place finish in the 200-yard IM with a 2:07.88 against Iowa • earned second place with a 2:05.63 in the 200-yard IM at the Minnesota Invitational • finished third in the 200-yard breast with a 2:21.04 at the Minnesota Invitational • improved to 1:05.27 in the 100-yard breast, earning third place, at the Minnesota Invitational • earned two first-place finishes at the Jean Freeman Invitational: 200-yard breast (2:15.94) and 200-yard IM (2:00.85) • finished second in the 100-yard breast with a 1:02.39 at the Jean Freeman Invitational • earned first place in the 100-yard fly at the Minnesota Challenge with a 58.38 • competed in three events at the Big Ten Championships: 200-yard IM (2:04.94), 200-yard breast (2:23.70), and 100-yard breast (1:04.56).
High School/Club: Graduate of Wayzata High School, where she swam under coaches Elizabeth Hansen, Leah Foreman-Keiser and Beth Shimanski • set high school records in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.78) and 200 IM (2:01.00) • three-time Minnesota state champion in the 200 IM (2014-16) • set the Class AA record in the 200 IM in 2016 • competed at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials • earned a time of 54.98 in the 100 fly • notched a time of 55.02 in the 100 back • earned All-America and all-state honors from eighth grade to her senior year • was school MVP in 10th, 11th and 12th grade • honored as a Scholastic All-American in grades 10-12 • participated in the NCSA meet, finishing in the top-three in the 50-fly • represented the United States in Ireland in a 2015 meet • swam for the Aquajets Swim Team under head coach Kate Lundsten.
Personal: Daughter of Merrill Preiss • has two siblings, Ashton and John • majoring in human resources.
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