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Christine Merrell Athlete Profile

Christine Merrell

Christine Merrell
Position: Breaststroke Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 1996-2000 Hometown: Vienna, VA


Majoring in chemical engineering ... parents are John and Kay.

Before BYU

Prep team MVP record in 200 medley relay and district record in 100 breaststroke ... second place in state in the 100 breaststroke as a junior.

1996-1997 | Freshman Year

recorded second-best Cougar time in 100 breaststroke and second-best in 200 breaststroke ... qualified for junior nationals.

1997-1998 | Sophomore Year

Qualified for U.S. Nationals in 100 breaststroke (1:04.66) ... ranks 3rd in BYU history in the 100 breast and 7th in the 200 breast.

1998-1999 | Junior Year

Swam third-fastest time of the season in both the 100 and 200 breast ... WAC finalist in 100 breast ... Academic All-Conference all three years ... Cougar Club Scholar Athlete all three years ... competes in breaststroke.

1999-2000 | Senior Year

Swam the third-fastest time of the season for the team in the 100 breast with a time of 1:06.75.