Wildcats build large early lead and do well to thwart a late Illini comeback attempt
2013-14: Ranked among NU's top times in 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 fly...Swam top times at Big Ten Championships...Finished No. 41 in 100 breast at Big Tens (2/21), ranking No. 4 on the `Cats top times (1:05.71)...Finished No. 28 in 200 breast at Big Tens (2/22), ranking No. 3 on the `Cats top times (2:19.76)...Finished No. 42 at Big Tens (2/22) in 200 fly (2:07.05), which ranked No. 4 for NU on the year...Reached finals at TYR in100 breast, 200 breast and 200 fly...Made college debut vs. Illinois/E. Mich (10/18) swimming in 200 fly.
High School: Competed for La Salle Academy in Providence, R.I., for three seasons before moving to Santa Rosa, Calif., and swimming at Analy High School as a senior ... Four-time Rhode Island individual state champion (three times in the 100 breast and once in the 200 IM) while also winning 200 medley and 200 free relay state titles in both 2011 and 2012 ... Ranked as the No. 2 recruit from that state by Collegeswimming.com ... Three-time Providence JournalAll-State and All-Division honoree ... Led La Salle to three-straight Rhode Island state team titles ... Holds LSA school records in the 100 fly, 100 breast, 200 IM and 200 medley relay ... Competed with Bluefish Swim Club in Rhode Island and Neptune Swim Club in California ... Member of Bluefish's national team and Neptune's elite team ... National Honor Society and Honor Roll member.
Personal: Born Georgia Clement Pettibone ... Daughter of Chip and Margie Pettibone ... Chose Northwestern over UC Davis, University of San Diego and Emory ... Anticipated major is cognitive science.