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Heather White
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Heather White 1261533
Position: IM/Backstroke
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Miramonte HS
Experience: 4 Letters

FINAL BIO (completed her Cal career in 2010)

• Competed in the 200- and 400-meter individual medley, and the 100 and 200 backstrokes.

• In the 2010 NCAA Championships, posted her 200-yard backstroke (1:57.01) and 200 (1:57.04) and 400 (4:09.84) IM personal records in the prelims; finished a Cal-best sixth in the 400-IM final...claimed 15th in the 200-IM B final...did not reach the 200-back finals.
• Claimed her first All-America honor with the 400-IM finish and picked up an honorable mention All-America accolade in the 400 IM at 2010 NCAAs.
• White's 200-back time was Cal's best of 2010...her 200 and 400 IMs both ranked second on the team.
• On Cal's all-time performance charts, White's 400 IM ranks second, her 200 IM ranks third and her 200 backstroke ranks ninth.
• At the 2010 Pac-10 Championships, finished sixth in the 400 IM, seventh in the 200 IM and 16th in the 200 back.
• Garnered 2010 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
• Swam her former PRs in the 200- (1:58.43) and 400-yard (4:12.12) IMs at the 2009 NCAA Championships...her 400 time was Cal's fastest of the season.
• Finished 12th in the 200 IM (2:00.46) and eighth in the 400 IM (4:14.60) at the 2009 Pac-10 Championships.
• Recorded a then-personal best 4:14.70 (and the team's second fastest time of the season) in the 400 IM at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships.
• Swam a then-personal best 2:01.65 in the 200 IM at 2008 Pac-10s.
• Was a 2007 NCAA qualifier in the 200 and 400 IM events as well as the 200 back.

• American studies major.
• Father, Art, attended Cal.

"I chose to go to Berkeley because I realized what an amazing opportunity it was to swim under such a great coaching staff, and to be able to swim alongside such a wonderful group of girls."

200 IM........................ 1:57.04 (3/18/10 NCAAs) 400 IM........................ 4:09.84 (3/19/10 NCAAs) 200 back.....................1:57.01 (3/20/10 NCAAs)
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