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    Carrera Harris
    Carrera Harris

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Shafter, Calif.

    High School:
    Shafter

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Back/IM



    2007-08: Did not see any action due to injury.

    2006-07: Limited this season due to an injury ... Claimed a pair of top-four finishes in her only dual of the season, finishing in third in the 200 IM and fourth in the 100 back against Hawaii ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2005-06: Saw limited action during the year due to injury ... Despite swimming in just three meets all season, recorded NU's third-fastest times of the year in the 100 back (58.88) and the 200 back (2:07.58).

    2004-05: Recorded two top-12 finishes at the Big Ten Championships, earning 10th in the 100 back and 12th in the 200 back ... Member of the 400 medley relay that finished third in the Big Ten ... Had the Wildcats' fastest time in the 100 back, second-fastest in the 200 back and third-quickest in the 200 fly ... Recorded first victory of her collegiate career in the 200 back against UW-Milwaukee (10/22) ... Second victory came in the 200 back against Purdue (11/12) ... Earned 16 top-three finishes throughout the course of the season ... Recorded three top-three finishes during the Wildcats' upset of Tennessee.

    High School: All-American as a junior and senior ... Three-time Bakersfield Californian Swimmer of the Year ... Five-time Valley champ ... Competed in the Central Valley Championships four times ... Sierra Sequoia Divison record holder in the 200 IM, 200 free, 100 fly and 100 back ... Central Valley record holder in the 100 back ... High School Academic All-American in 2004 ... Veteran of four Junior National Championships and five Senior National Championships ... Participated in the 2002 5K Open Water Championships and 2002 U.S. Open ... Finalist in the 100 back at the 2004 Senior National Championships ... Holds multiple central California age-group records in the 100 and 200 back as well as the 200 IM ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2003 and 2004 ... Made the honor roll four times and earned the Governor's Scholar award twice ... Lifetime member of the Californian Scholastic Federation ... California Senator Dean Flores graduated from the same high school.

    Personal: Born Carrera AA Harris in Calgary on 1/29/86 ... Daughter of Tammy and Spencer Harris ... Has lived in four countries and three different states ... Chose Northwestern over Nevada and Tennessee ... Majoring in communication studies with a minor in business institutions.

    HARRIS' PERSONAL BESTS

    100 Back 56.47
    200 Back 2:01.67
    200 IM 2:06.52