Shawna Griffith
Shawna Griffith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, GA

High School:
Centennial HS

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance Free

Birthdate:
08/17/1986


Junior ('06-'07): Set personal bests at Sun Belt Conference Championships in 500 free (5:00.55) and 400 IM (4:29.60), finishing 5th and 4th respectively...set all-time personal best in 200 fly at 2:04.73 at Minnesota Invitational (11/17/06)...broke two-minute mark in 200 free with a personal-best of 1:57.55 at FAU Invite (12/16/06)...broke one-minute barrier with season-best 58.89 in 100 fly at Miami (11/3/06).

Sophomore ('05-'06): Advanced to the finals of the 500 free at the SBC to place sixth (5:02.00)...placed fourth in the 400 IM with a season-best time of 4:28.89...earned third place in the 200 fly at the SBC Championships...posted a season-best time of 2:04.77 in the prelims... she placed in the top-three in the 200 fly in every meet except the Georgia Tech Invite where she earned a fifth-place finish...swam her best times of the season in the 200 free and 200 IM at Florida State on Jan. 21...touched the wall in 1:56.71 and 2:11.39 in those events.

Freshman ('04-'05): One of five Owls to advance to the finals of the 500 free at the conference championships...took fifth in the event by touching the wall in 5:03.03...her season-best came in the prelims with a time of 5:02.86...also swam a season-best 4:34.09 in the 400 IM in the finals of the Sun Belt Championships to finish sixth...part of the 800 free relay that placed second at the championships with a time of 7:40.42...placed third in the 200 fly in 2:05.58...during the regular season swam the 200 fly in every meet and won the event six times...her season-best in the event came on 11/5/04 against Miami in 2:03.59.

High School: Swam for Coach Ballog at Centennial High School where she was the most improved high school swimmer and a state champion...excelled in the classroom, was a member of the National Spanish Honor Society and a Scholastic American Student.

Personal: Intercultural communication and Spanish major...born Aug. 17, 1986, in Atlanta, GA...studied abroad during the summer of 2006 in Ecuador.

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