Kayla Truswell
Kayla Truswell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Banting Secondary

Height:
5-9

Event:
Butterfly

Experience:
3L

2007-08 (Junior): Earned All-Conference USA honors as part of the Herd's 200 Medley Relay team, which finished with a time of 1:47.64 .... Finished seventh in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:06.46 and 10th in the 100 fly with a season-best time of 57.25 ... Also finished fourth at conference with the 400 Medley Relay team ... Swam her season-best time of 2:06.43 in the 200-yard butterfly at the Miami Invitational ... Ranks second in school history in the 100 fly and third in the 200.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Was the team's top competitor in the butterfly, recording top times in both the 100 and 200 fly ... Ranks second and third in Marshall history in the 100 and 200-yard butterfly events, recording times of 58:62 and 2:07.04 respectively to break her previous personal-best times ... Finished fifth in the 200-yard fly at the C-USA Championships.

2005-06 (Freshman): Posted a victory in her first collegiate event, winning the 100-yard butterfly in a time of 59.69 at Radford...Notched her second career victory in the 100-yard fly at Xavier in a time of 59.82...Also finished second in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:10.75...Bested her previous season-best time in the 200-yard butterfly with a Towers Pool record time of 2:08.35 at Duquesne...Member of 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished first at East Carolina with a time of 1:41.13...Posted a season-best time of 2:07.69 in the 200-yard butterfly at the Miami Invitational, en route to a 19th-place finish...Finished first in the 400-yard IM in the Herd's season finale against Akron with a time of 4:40.05.

Club: Was a Provincial, youth national and junior national qualifier for city club coach Paul Midgley.

Personal: Born on July 30, 1987, in London, Ontario, Canada...Daughter of Steve and Carolyn Truswell...Has two younger sisters, Emma (16) and Riley (15), who both attend Banting Secondary School...Majoring in psychology with a minor in criminal justice.