The championships will continue on Thursday, Feb. 27.
The Owls collected four first-place finishes against the Panthers
Both the men's and women's team came in second to FSU
Florida Atlantic Student-Athletes Excel Academically
Owls will next swim at FSU, Jan. 17
Freshman (2013-14): Named Rookie of the Year for the 2013-14 season...recorded career bests in the 200 breaststroke (2:24.65), 200 IM (2:06.78), and the 100 breaststroke (1:04.92).
High School: Swam at Seminole High School for Head Coach Cashel Mack...placed first at states in the 100 yard breaststroke and placed sixth in the 200 IM...named all-state and all-county...set school records in 2010 for the 100 breaststroke and 200 IM...Knology Cup athlete.
Personal: Biological science major...daughter of Sam and Vonna Roper...sister Whitney Roper swam for FAU...goals are to swim and final at conference championships and become an occupation therapist...enjoys sleeping and eating.