12 swimmers set lifetime bests during the final day of competition
The team also had 12 lifetime bests on the first day of competition at the 24th Annual Speedo Winter Championships
Both the women and men are ranked fifth after the first day of competition
Abbey King, Agi Bucz, and Frida Nilsson each had two first place finishes in the meet
The Owls had 13 first place finishes combined with Anett Kovacs accounting for three
Freshman (2013-14): Finished fourth place and broke a school record as part of the 800 free relay team (6:36.39) at the Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championships...finished 17th in the 200 free (1:41.69) and 500 free (4:36.94) and 12th in the 200 butterfly (1:52.94) at C-USA Championships.
High School: Swam at Dr. Phillips High School for Head Coach Natalie Nickson...five-time school record breaker...Metro-champion...district champion...regional champion...national qualifier for the United States and Puerto Rico...earned Principals Honor Roll honors...member of the National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society...All-Academic honors...achieved highest GPA in the conference.
Personal: Communications major...son of Omar and Shannon Olivares...father played MLB...professional goal is to make the Olympic swim team and to become an actor or newscaster...enjoys skydiving, ultimate frisbee, and ping-pong.