Sara Goff
Sara Goff

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka

Height:
6-0

Position:
Backstroke

Experience:
3V

2009-10: At the Big Ten Championships finished 9th in the 100 yard backstroke (54.58), 15th in the 200 yard backstroke (1:58.60), and 46th in the 50 yard freestyle (23.73)... Set a personal best in the 100-yard freestyle at the Texas Invitational in 54.38... finished 3rd in the 100 yard backstroke in 58.91 at the Milwaukee Dual... also finished 3rd in the 100 yard backstroke at the Green Bay Dual in 59.18... took 3rd as part of the Badgers' 200 yard freestyle relay at the Texas Invitational (1:31.79)... also finished 3rd with the Badgers' 200 yard medley relay in 1:47.85 at the Green Bay Dual

2008-09: Took ninth in the 100-yard backstroke (54.07), 14th in the 200 back (1:58.08) and 19th in the 50 freestyle (23.27) at the Big Ten championships (Feb. 19-21) ... set personal-best marks in the 100 back, 200 back and 50 free in the prelims at the Big Ten meet, posting NCAA 'B' qualifying marks in the 100 and 200 back ... posted NCAA 'B' qualifying mark in finals of 100 backstroke at Texas Invitational (Dec. 5), taking 11th in a time of 55.06 ... also finished 17th in the 200 back in Texas (1:58.08) ... U.S. Olympic Trial qualifier in the 100 backstroke during the summer of 2008

2007-08: Took 12th in the 100-yard backstroke (55.41), 21st in the 200 back (2:02.26) and 28th in the 50 freestyle (23.64) at the Big Ten championships ... helped Badgers to seventh-place finishes in the 400 medley relay (3:47.44) and 200 medley relay (1:43.03) at the Texas Invitational

2006-07: Finished eighth in the 100-yard backstroke (55.92), 23rd in the 200 back (2:02.33) and tied for 35th in the 50 freestyle (23.94) at the Big Ten championships ... helped UW finish fourth in the 200-yard medley relay (1:45.97) and also took eighth in the 100 back (57.96) at the Minnesota Invitational

Prep: Minnesota state champion in 100-yard backstroke as a senior ... holds Minnesota state records in the 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay and 200 free relay ... earned all-state and all-conference honors three times ... voted team MVP three times ... three-time NISCA High School All-American ... member of the 2006 Minnetonka Honor Society

Personal: Parents are Rodney and Lorin Peterson and Henry and Laura Goff ... major is business


Personal Bests (SCY)
50 Free: 23.21 (2/19/2009)
100 Back: 53.62 (2/21/2009)
200 Back: 1:57.83 (2/21/2009)

Personal Bests (LCM)
50 Free: 27.65 (6/5/2008)
100 Back: 1:04.16 (6/5/2008)
200 Back: 2:20.71 (7/10/2009)

At the Big Ten Championships
2010
50 Free: 46th (23.73)
100 Back: 9th (54.58)
200 Back: 15th (1:58.60)

2009
50 Free: 20th (23.31)
100 Back: 9th (53.62)
200 Back: 14th (1:59.22)

2008
100 Back: 12th (55.41)
200 Back: 21st (2:02.26)

2007
50 Free: 35th (23.94)
100 Back: 8th (55.92)
200 Back: 23rd (2:02.33)

National Competitions
2009 USA Swimming National Championships
100 Back: 69th (1:06.88)
200 Back: 61st (2:20.71)

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