Sam Winkelmann named diver of the meet
Several school records fell during the 2012 Big East Championship.
11 Panthers will compete in tonight's finals.
Women's swimming and diving is in fourth-place after three days of event.
Seven Panthers will return for tonight's finals.
2013-2014: After suffering an injury that kept her out of the beginning of the season, she came back and swam the 500 free, 200 free and the 1650 free at the Pittsburgh Invitational...Swam to a fourth place finish in the 200 free at the Western Pa. Invite...Placed fourth in the 200 free at the Western Pa. Invite...In her final meet, she placed in the finals of the 500 freestyle at the ECAC Championship...Placed thirteenth in the 100 freestyle at the ECAC Championship...Helped led the 400 freestyle relay to a first place finish at the ECAC Championship.
2012-2013: Placed third in the 500 free (5:06.40) against St. Bonaventure...Would finish third in the 500 freestyle (5:09.13) against Virginia while also swimming in the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay...On the road against Cincinnati Dunseith placed third in the 500 free (5:03.92) and fourth in the 200 free (1:56.30)...Took third place in the women's 200 yard freestyle against Notre Dame as well as swimming in the 500 free and the 400 yard freestyle relay...Reached the championship finals of both the women's 200 and 500 yard freestyle at the Pitt Invitational, finishing seventh and fifth respectively...Finished fifth in both the women's 200 and 500 yard freestyle against WVU, while helping her group take fifth in the 400 yard freestyle relay...Placed third in the 200 butterfly and helped her 200 medley relay team to a fourth place finish at the Western PA Invitational.
2011 - 2012: Voted the most improved swimmer by her teammates at the season-ending banquet...qualified for the Big East Championship...claimed a place in the top 16 in the 200 free (1:51.46)...recorded NCAA provisional time as a member of the 800 free relay...named Pitt Performer of the Week after the Notre Dame meet (Oct. 28)...earned third in the 500 free and second in the 1000 free against Cincinnati (Nov. 11).
2010 - 2011: Gained a berth in her first-ever Big East Championship.
High School: Swam for Scott Ward's Eagle Swim Team...specialized in middle distance freestyle events...recorded top times of 55.7 in the 100 free and 1:01.1 in the 100 fly.
Personal: Born April 14, 1992...Varsity cross country 2006-2010... Lists favorite athlete as US Olympic swimmer, Ryan Lochte... Two younger siblings, Erin and Sam
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