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Maria Carlson
Maria  Carlson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Livermore, Calif.

High School:
Livermore

Height:
5-11

Event:
Breast/IM/Free

2014-15: Led the team in the 100-yard breaststroke and holds the second-fastest time in program history (1:00.74) after placing ninth at the Big Ten championships ... in the 200-yard breaststroke, she owns the sixth-fastest time in program history (2:11.73) ... earned NCAA honorable mention All-America honors after helping the 400-yard medley relay to a 16th-place finish ... also competed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the NCAA championships.

2013-14:
At Big Ten championships, recorded the seventh-fastest time in school history in the 100-yard breastsroke (1:02.10) ... also posted 10th-fastest in the 200-yard breaststroke prelims (2:14.73) before finishing 15th in the event's finals (2:16.35) ... set a pool record in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:20.35) at the Green Bay Dual.

Prep: Named the MVP of her varsity swim team during her senior year, Carlson was an Olympian Scholarship winner ... earned a top-8 finish in the 100 Breast at the California Coast Sectionals ... garnered Most Improved Swimmer award during freshman campaign ... named to school's honor roll during all four years ... FIDM Fashion Club founder and President.

Personal: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... parents are Barbara and Joseph ... has one sister, Melissa, who is currently a member of the varsity crew team at Cal-Berkeley.

Top Times
50 Free: 24.59 (12/5/2013)
100 Free: 54.74 (12/5/2013)
100 Breast: 1:00.74 (2/20/2015)
200 Breast: 2:11.73 (2/21/2015)
200 IM: 2:05.37 (2/19/2014)

NCAA Honorable Mention All-America Honors (1)
2015:
400-yard Medley Relay: 16th (3:34.92)

Honors
2015 Academic All-Big Ten

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