This will the Herd's final home meet of the year
Fourth of eight in a profile series on swimming and diving seniors
Fitch Natatorium record in the 800-yard freestyle relay broken by Marshall
Career Top Times
50 yard Freestyle: 25.91
100 yard Freestyle: 58.26
100 yard Backstroke: 1:03.36 (MU Invite 2/4/12)
100 yard Butterfly: 1:08.30
2011-12 (Junior): Posted her career best time in the 100 backstroke during the MU invite (1:03.36)...honored for her academic performance by C-USA by being named to the commissioner's academic honor roll.
2010-11 (Sophomore):Recorded four career-best times including improving her times in the 50 freestyle (25.21) and 100 freestyle (58.26)...posted a personal best in the 200 backstroke (2:38.54) at Akron and another in the 100 backstroke(1:03.29) against James Madison.
2009-10 (Freshman):Posted season-best times at the Appalachian Conference Championships in the 100 freestyle (58.26) and 100 butterfly (1:08.30)...recorded a season-best time in the 50 freestyle against Akron (26.24)...was named to the 2010 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School:Swam for head coach Keith Gast...state qualifier in 2007 and 2008...named academic all-state and All-American...earned all-conference honors in 2008...swam for Pace Setters Aquatics and Jeffersonville Aquatic Center.
Club: Swam for Pacesetters Aquatics and coach Keith Gast
Personal:Daughter of Richard and Cathleen Akalski...has one sister, Stephanie...majoring in secondary education.