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Kiersten Braithwaite Athlete Profile

Kiersten Braithwaite

Kiersten Braithwaite
Positions: Individual Medley, Breaststroke, Distance Height: 5-6 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Brighton High School


Majoring in Bio-chemistry ... Parents are John and Janet Braithwaite ... honor-roll at Brighton HS

Before BYU

Cottonwood Heights Swim Club and Brighton High School ... Swims IM, Breaststroke, and Distance Free events ... Two time defending Utah State 5A champion in both the 200 IM and the 500 Free ... Former Utah State Record Holder: 200 Meter Breaststroke ... 2002 Western Zone Champion in 200 Meter Breaststroke

2003-2004 | Freshman Year

Swam in 10 meets with the Cougars ... Recorded four top-three finishes on the season

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

Swam in six meets with the Cougars ... Recorded six top-five finishes on the season

2005-2006 | Junior Year

Fourth-fastest season-high time in the 100 breast against Colorado State with a time of 1:10.03 ... second-fastest season-high time in the 200 breast, achieved at the Mountain West Conference Championships where she finished 13th overall with a time of 2:23.04 ... finished 17th in the 400 IM at MWC Championships with a season- and personal-best time of 4:35.89 ... finished 28th in the 200 IM at MWC Championships with a season-high of 2:11.07.