I'm a 20-year-old student at Stanford University. I decided to give up my remaining two years of NCAA eligibility and go professional in the sport of swimming, with a focus on open water racing and distance races in the pool. I grew up as a distance swimmer and triathlete, becoming the youngest ever winner of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim and a two-time member of USA Triathlons national team, but was recruited to row at Stanford once I arrived on campus. I left the rowing team this past October and have returned to swimming full time, teaming up with Clark Burckle (2012 US Olympian and student at the Stanford Business School) as my coach. Training has been going great, and I am excited to start competing. My first race of the season will be the Crippen Cup 10k in Fort Myers, Florida, which will feature some of the best open water swimmers in the world. Other events on my schedule this year include the Santa Clara Grand Prix, the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, the Trans Tahoe Relay, and the Waikiki Roughwater Swim, and I am still working on adding a couple other big races to the schedule for this year.
Qualified and now training towards the Fran Crippen Cup 10k open water race and 10k open water nationals in the Spring. Looking to qualify for 2016 Olympic trials this summer in the 400 meter freestyle and 1500 meter freestyle. Former member of USA Triathlon's Junior National team